|29 January 2017 by Human Reproduction|
|28 January 2017 by Antony Blackburn-Starza|
A baby has been born in the Ukraine following the use of an experimental IVF procedure known as mitochondrial donation.
Dr Valery Zukin, director of the Nadiya Clinic for Reproductive Medicine in Kiev, announced two pregnancies in October last year following use of a mitochondrial technique called pronuclear transfer that had been performed at the clinic, and which led to the birth of a baby girl on 5 January.[Read more]
|28 January 2017 by Dr Loredana Guglielmi|
Researchers have successfully turned stem cells into 'totipotent' cells, with characteristics resembling those of fertilised eggs.
This is the first time that stem cells with the capacity to generate all cell types have been created. The researchers say it could broaden the range of tissues that can be generated from stem cells, paving the way for new applications in regenerative medicine.[Read more]
|28 January 2017 by Rachel Reeves|
Genes linked to attaining higher levels of education are declining.
Researchers have found that people with these genes tend to have fewer children and so contribute less to the gene pool. If this decline continues, they predict it could reduce the IQ of future generations.[Read more]
|28 January 2017 by Anna Leida|
A recent YouGov poll has shown that almost half of the general public is in favour of legalising research on embryos up to 28 days old.
Human embryo research is currently regulated in the UK by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology (HFE) Act 1990, which states that no research can be carried out on embryos beyond 14 days after fertilisation.[Read more]
|24 January 2017 by Dr Yogita|
MSc in Clinical Embryology & Pre-implantation Genetics from The University of Mysore, India, offered by ASPIER (Asia Pacific Institute of Embryology)
On the occasion of centenary celebrations of the University of Mysore, ASPIER (Asia Pacific Institute of Embryology) offers the above course starting from July 2016
|22 January 2017 by Annabel Slater|
Three US experts say public conversation should begin now on the ethical questions raised by a new fertility technology that could reprogram any human cell into eggs and sperm.
In the future, the technology of in vitro gametogenesis (IVG) could 'reprogram' adults cells, such as skin cells, into functional gametes to produce embryos. Writing in Science Translational Medicine, the authors warn IVG could lead to unique regulatory challenges and they call for debate on its prospective use and impact on society.[Read more]
|20 January 2017 by Hans Stöhr|
On February 6 United Kingdom National External Quality Assessment Service (UK NEQAS) will next distribution for inter-laboratory quality control in reproductive science of periode 2016 - 2017.[Read more]
|16 January 2017 by Marc Van den Bergh|
FINALLY A LABORATORY TO TRAIN EMBRYOLOGISTS[Read more]
|15 January 2017 by Reproductive Biomedicine Online|