|27 August 2016 by Dr DPankar Banerji|
|15 August 2016 by Barbara Czub|
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) who undergo IVF using frozen embryos are more likely to have successful pregnancies than those using fresh embryos, a study suggests.[Read more]
|15 August 2016 by Dr Katie Howe|
Researchers have identified an enzyme that helps ensure egg and sperm cells contain the right number of chromosomes.
The finding may improve the understanding of meiosis and what happens when it goes wrong, leading to chromosome abnormalities such as Down's syndrome as well as miscarriages.[Read more]
|15 August 2016 by Antony Blackburn-Starza|
Fertility clinics in Australia have been warned not to offer flat fees to egg and sperm donors, reports the Sydney Morning Herald.
The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has written to clinics across Australia reminding them that giving patients set payments for donations could constitute 'valuable consideration' or an inducement, which is illegal under federal law. It is an offence to pay egg or sperm donors anything beyond out-of-pocket expenses, punishable by up to 15 years' imprisonment.[Read more]
|15 August 2016 by Matt Holmes|
Don't miss seeing the recording of last week's webinar, “Real World Best Practices in IVF Cell Culturing- Continuous pH monitoring." The webinar was presented by Klaus Wiemer PhD, Lab Director of the POMA Fertility Clinic in Kirkland, Washington and Mr. Steven Geelhood, SAFE Sens Project Manager.
|15 August 2016 by Martine Nijs|
Embryolab Academy, REDLARA Brazil, SBRA and Pronucleo are organising a two-day Joint Symposium on ‘Total Quality and Risk Management in your IVF laboratories’ in Belo Horizonte, Brazil on September 14-15, 2016.
Validation, audits, risk analysis, quality indicators, traceability, internal and external quality control, KPI’s, …. Total Quality Control and Risk Management (TQM) in the IVF laboratory plays a very important role in the success of any IVF program!
This two-day symposium is designed for reproductive scientists, embryologists, quality managers in IVF as well as ART Unit managers who desire to improve their knowledge and understanding of all the recent advances in Quality and Risk Management for ART laboratories.[Read more]
|11 August 2016 by Jean Popwell, PhD, HCLD CC|
Please save the date for the upcoming 2017 Southwest Embryology Summit (SWES) held on January 6-7 in Phoenix!
|11 August 2016 by Dr. Sasikala Natarajamani|
Applications are invited for a one year two semester, Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Embryology awarded by the University of Madras, in collobaration with Crea Conceptions Pvt ltd for the year 2016. Aimed at equipping candidates with the diverse aspects of assisted reproductive technologies, the program is offered through the University - Industry Community Interaction Center (UICIC). Awarded by one of the oldest and reputable Universities of Southern India, this course is ideal for candidates who want to pursue a career in ART.
|09 August 2016 by Ms.Bindu Shah|
Learn How to Setup IUI and IVF Services - Hands-on IVF IUI ICSI training courses in India for Gynaecologist and Embryologist - Start Setup World Class IVF Clinic - IVF Short Courses - IUI ICSI Training & Embryology Courses - IVF TRAINING
|07 August 2016 by Lone Hørlyck|
Australian IVF clinics are calling for parents to be permitted to choose the sex of their third child if they already have two children of the same gender.
These demands are under consideration by a committee which has been reviewing Australian assisted reproduction laws since 2013. The committee, which is formed of members of the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council, has been urged by experts in the fertility industry to allow parents to 'balance' families with boys and girls.[Read more]