Baby monkey is first primate created using sperm from tissue transplanted into dad – Nature.com

NEWS 21 March 2019 The technique could help boys made infertile by cancer treatment to become fathers later in life. Heidi Ledford Search for this author in: Grady, pictured at two weeks old, is the first primate born using sperm from a tissue-grafting technique.Credit: OHSU A one-of-a-kind rhesus macaque named Grady is growing up under intense scrutiny at the Oregon National Primate Research Center in Beaverton. That’s because she has an unusual pedigree: researchers created her using sperm from tissue harvested from her father’s testicles when he was young, and then grafted onto his body as an adult. If all ...

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