Madras Andrology and Assisted Reproduction Research Centre, Chennai, is one of the foremost 'Male infertility Centres' in India. The only centre started by the Urologist Dr.A.Rajasekaran, who has the experience of evaluating more than 30,000 infertile couples since 1972.
Being the foremost infertility center in India, with main focus on Andrology, the ICSI programme and Sperm Retrieval methods were introduced in MARC from 1997.
MARC Infertility team has the expertise in Andrology, and all the Assisted Reproductive procedure (IVF/ICSI) and also Cryobiological application of sperms and embryos.
Committed to evolve New Strategies for evaluation and Management of Male Infertility and performing advanced Sperm Retrieval and Intra Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) & Cryopreservation of Sperms & Embryos at Madras Andrology & Assisted Reproduction Research Centre ( MARC)
An Illustrious Profile that speaks volume!
Professor of Urology, Kilpauk Medical college & Madras Medical College
Started First Infertility Clinic, at Govt.Royapettah Hospital, Chennai
STYPTOE & EDWARDS at Cambridge invented IVF & Birth of Louis Brown .
'Cryopreservation of Human Semen' - Published in Indian Journal of Urology.
Presented paper at AUA New Orleans on Male Infertility & Internal Urinary fistula
Orientation to Male Infertility – Amelar( New York) , Sherman sibler ( St Louis ) , Mark Goldstein ( NY) USA.
Participated at Edinburgh Infertility Conference (UK)
Selected by UNFPA/ AVSC /GOI as core officer for training in Microsurgery at San Francisco, USA.
Awarded FRCS by Royal college of Surgeons, Edinburgh
Established 'MARC - I' Madras Andrology Research Centre for evaluation of Infertile Male
Elected as 'President , Urological Society of India'
Awarded 'Urology Gold Medal & Delivered HIMADRI SARCAR oration , Topic 'Clinical , Cytologic& Genetics of Male Infertility'.
Invention of ICSI by VAN STEIRTEGHEM & POLERMO
Visited Sydney IVF & Interacted with David Mortimor on Andrological Techniques.
Established MARC II, Madras Andrology & Assisted Reproduction Research Centre performing ICSI in Male Infertility.
President , National Board of Examinations ( DNB), New Delhi
Awarded Dr.B.C.Roy National Award by President of India in recognition of Development of Specialities
Awarded Doctorate of Science , DSc ( Honoris Causa) by Dr.MGR Medical University- Chennai
As President of National Board of Examinations ( Second Term) developed 'Fellowship Programme in Reproductive Medicine recognizing several centres of Excellence in India.
Awarded Padma Shri by the Her Excellency the President of India