Sherman Silber

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    Amy Tucker: Area Woman First U.S. Cancer Survivor to Have Child from Frozen Ovary

    Photo: Jennifer SilverbergSherman Silber: Ice sculptor.​Add another bullet point to the already impressive resumé of St. Louis fertility expert Dr. Sherman Silber. In May, one of Silber's patients -- Amy Tucker of Columbia, Illinois -- became the first U.S. cancer survivor to give birth as a resu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2009

    Former Senator Jeff Smith Will Likely Go to the Marion, Illinois, Clinker

    Jeff Smith remains free on bond -- until he gets the letter from the U.S. Bureau of Prisons telling him where and when to report. ​Susan Uchitelle wanted Jeff Smith to do more community service at Confluence Academy. Vince Estrada wanted the former poli-sci instructor for Washington University to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2009

    One Good Egg

    Egg donation, clearly, is not for everybody. Really, is there any woman in the world who relishes daily shots in the ass, wildly fluctuating hormones and a mildly-invasive surgery that involves a really, really long needle into the ovaries, not to mention a screwed-up menstrual cycle and several mon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2008

    Egg Man Delivers -- Again

    Famed St. Louis fertility pioneer, Dr. Sherman Silber, has reached another milestone. In a report published yesterday in the New England Journal of Medicine, Silber announced that one of his patients recently gave birth from a transplanted ovary. Reuters news service reports that it's the first time ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2007

    This Week's Issue

    Chad Garrison explores ovarian-tissue freezing with world-renowned infertility physician, Dr. Sherman Silber. Unreal investigates the culture of kilts, too-tight baby socks and the mind of Mencia. Across the Universe turns the sexual revolution of the '60s into a PG-13 affair. Ella Taylor tells ... More >>

  • News

    October 3, 2007

    The Egg Man

    Dr. Sherman Silber says he can extend a woman's fertility by decades. All he needs is an ovary and some ice.