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Article: Removing donor anonymity retrospectively in Victoria, Australia – two years on

15 May 2019 by Louise Johnson

It has been over two years since world-first changes to donor conception laws were implemented in Victoria, Australia, allowing all donor-conceived people to learn their sperm or egg donor's identity. What have we learnt about the things people want, don't want, or are prepared to try in relation to donor linking communication and connection?

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News: Gene behind major cause of women's infertility found

07 May 2019 by Jakki Magowan

A gene that plays a key role in causing polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) has been discovered, and could lead to better disease prediction and treatment.

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News: WiFi devices affect sperm, suggests study

07 May 2019 by Catherine Heffner

A small study by researchers in Japan has indicated that exposure to WiFi may have detrimental effects on sperm function.

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News: Embryos not 'living persons' judges rule in Ohio case

07 May 2019 by Suzi Denton

An appeal court in Cleveland, Ohio, has ruled that a couple's embryos lost in a freezer-failure incident last year were not 'living persons', and should not therefore have been treated as patients rather than property.

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Article: FILM: 40 Years of IVF – Past, Present and Future

29 April 2019 by BioNews
FILM: 40 Years of IVF – Past, Present and Future

This film documents the Progress Educational Trust/Scottish Government event '40 Years of IVF: Past, Present and Future'.

The event marked the 40th birthday of the world's second ever IVF baby (and first IVF boy), Alastair MacDonald. Alastair and his mother, Grace MacDonald, looked back on the circumstances of Alastair's conception, birth and childhood.

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News: Private IVF clinics 'exploiting' older patients, says HFEA chair

29 April 2019 by Martha Henriques

Sally Cheshire, chair of the UK's Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA), has warned that private IVF clinics are misleading older patients about success rates and overcharging for their services. 

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News: Post- Doctoral Fellowship Program

26 April 2019 by Chennai Fertility Center and Research Institute
Post- Doctoral Fellowship Program

Chennai Fertility Center and Research Institute, Chennai

(Affiliated to The TamilNadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University, Chennai)

Offers Two years Post -Doctoral Fellowship program in "Reproductive Medicine"

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA - M.S / M.D/ D.N.B (Obs & Gynae**) ** Fresher / One Year Work experience in Reproductive Medicine Post M.S / M.D.,/D.N.B (Obs & Gynae)

Admissions open for 2019 July batch,

contact immediately for admissions 044 45588833/22; 9003111598

Chennai Fertility Center is a hi-tech fertility practicing unit that enables childless couples to experience the joys of parenthood. State-of-the-art Technology assists our team of highly reputed endocrinologists, physicians, embryologists and geneticists in delivering excellent supportive reproductive services. Complete fertility services from basic evaluation and testing to the very latest in Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART)

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Announcement: MSc in clinical embryology & pre-implantation genetics

22 April 2019 by Dr Yogita

 

MSc in Clinical Embryology & Pre-implantation Genetics

Awarded by the University of Mysore

Admissions open for August 2019 batch

 

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News: First baby born in mitochondrial donation for infertility trial

15 April 2019 by Catherine Heffner

A baby conceived via IVF using genetic material from three people has been born to a mother not affected by mitochondrial disease.

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News: ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGY AND EMBRYOLOGY TRAINING

10 April 2019 by Chennai Fertility Center and Research Institute

May training batch schedule - 6th - 20th May 2019

The International School of Embryology was established to offer training for clinicians in advanced reproductive technologies. Our skill and precision to all aspirants help them to know in-depth knowledge and experience. The members of our teaching faculty aim to bring doctors and embryologists to the highest level of knowledge about reproductive techniques and practical capability in the field.

For the aspirants in the field of embryology, Our course on embryology covers, the basics in andrology, embryology, ICSI, and cryosciences (100% Hands-on).

For the clinicians, our course covers ovulation induction procedures, follicular study, egg pickup and transfer, endoscopic surgeries, and basics in embryology.

Limited Seats. For admission Contact 044 45588822 / 9003111598

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