General genetics news

General genetics news

Designer Babies: DNA testing on embryos can provide hopeful parents with the answers they need, but is it right?
(Child Magazine) PGS can improve the success rates of pregnancy, says Jaysen Knezovich, laboratory director at Genesis Genetics. “Embryos that are genetically normal are more compatible with life,” says Knezovich, so failure rates are reduced. Read More »

Derbyshire sisters Rose and Daisy picked as embryos to beat killer disease
Three-year-old Rose Mulchinock and baby Daisy, five months, were born from embryos screened by fertility doctors to ensure they would not suffer from Huntington’s Disease. Read More »

Breaking our family’s Curse – Decades of disease ends with my girls
(Chat Magazine) The story of the Mulchinock family, written by Karen Mulchinock, who used IVF and PGD to conceive two beautiful, healthy daughters without the fear of passing along Huntington’s Disease, which Karen knew she carried. Read More »

One women’s view on her recurrent miscarriage and how PGS can help people like her, plus the role of PGD
In a strong opinion piece Amy Klein discusses the role of PGS and PGD Read More >>

Gene testing of embryos in SA
An advanced embryo screening technique that boosts the chances of conceiving a healthy baby is now offered in South Africa. Read More »

Six New Stem Cell Lines Now Publicly Available
ScienceDaily (June 14, 2012) — Six new human embryonic stem cell lines derived at the University of Michigan have just been placed on the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s registry, making the cells available for federally-funded research. Read More »

Family’s thanks to fertility clinic’s life-saving research
An IVF clinic in Nottingham has described a family as “inspirational” after they used its facilities to conceive a baby which could save the life of their first child. Read more »

NOVA – Cracking Your Genetic Code
We are on the brink of a new era of personalized, gene-based medicine. Are we ready for it? Aired 3/28/12 on PBSWatch now »

Embryo Chromosome Test – Array CGH Triples Success Rates
A UK-pioneered test to screen embryos for chromosome abnormalities has increased embryo implantation threefold, states a paper published in the Journal, Fertilisation in VitroRead More »

Cover story of the Detroit Jewish News, June 30, 2011 – Microscopic Miracles: Modern technology screens embryos for Jewish genetic disorders.

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