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Dr. Alberto Barros Genetics of Reproduction Center

Clinic founded and directed by Alberto Barros - Specialist in Medical Genetics at the Medical Council, Professor and Director of the Department of Genetics, Faculty of Medicine of Porto - Portugal pioneer of Intrauterine Artificial Insemination with preparation in vitro of sperm (May 1985) cryopreservation of sperm in nitrogen liquid (October 1985) Artificial insemination in utero with sperm donor (October 1985) and in vitro fertilization Intracytoplasmic microinjection (June 1994). 

Team did the world's first pregnancies in two situations: total immobilization of spermatozoa (by intracytoplasmic microinjection, 1996) and absence of ejaculation with paraplegia due to spinal cord injury with a firearm (intracytoplasmic sperm microinjection after harvest by endorectal electroejaculação, 1997). 

Achieved the first pregnancy with sperm obtained by epididymal aspiration level (1994), with spermatozoa (1996) and spermatids (1997) obtained directly from the testis, introduced the Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (1998) and the washing and preparation of spermatozoa in cases of male patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV positive), hepatitis B or hepatitis C (1999).