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News: Teen cancer patients not told about fertility risks

01 November 2019 by Jakki Magowan

The Teenage Cancer Trust (TCT) has recommended that the negative effect of cancer treatments on fertility needs to be better communicated to patients.

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Conference: 2020 Southwest Embryology Summit (SWES)

28 October 2019 by Jean Popwell, PhD, HCLD
2020 Southwest Embryology Summit (SWES)

Don't miss out, reserve your seat at the next SWES conference in Phoenix, Jan 4-5, 2020!  Block room rates are available until Dec. 3, 2019.

Online SWES registration is available through our website www.theSWES.org.  The number of summit participants is limited and is on “first come, first served” basis with a registration fee of $75.

 

 

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Announcement: Embryolab Academy Best Practices in PGT

27 October 2019 by Embryolab Academy
Embryolab Academy Best Practices in PGT

7th-8th December in Thessaloniki, Greece

Workshop’s Objectives

  • to present an overview of the current state of genetic screening, biopsy techniques and every day challenges in a PGT program
  • to offer hands – on training in Blastocyst biopsy, tubing, vitrification / warming of biopsied blastocysts and the interpretation of the genetic results
  • to offer an insight of best practices for a modern PGT program through networking, interaction and discussion between experts and participants

http://www.pgt-workshop.org/home/  and https://embryolab-academy.org/best-practices-in-pgt/

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News: First 'blastoids' from mouse stem cells implanted in womb

21 October 2019 by Jennifer Frosch

US researchers have generated novel early embryo models – called blastoids – from mouse stem cells and implanted them into surrogate mice.

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News: Scientist starts editing human eggs to study deaf gene

21 October 2019 by Helen Robertson

Russian biologist Dr Denis Rebrikov has begun genome editing eggs with the reported objective of learning how deaf couples can have children without the genetic mutation that impairs hearing. 

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Article: We need to talk about the artificial womb

21 October 2019 by Elizabeth Chloe Romanis

This week, researchers based at the University of Technology in Eindhoven announced they had received Horizon 2020 funding to build their artificial womb prototype. This follows the news, in 2017 and again in 2019, of successful animal testing of artificial womb prototypes, named the Biobag and the EVE Platform, in the USA and Australia. This latest development towards the artificial womb improves the prospects of the technology coming to fruition. The race to develop the artificial womb is on!

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News: Artificial womb to be developed for premature babies

21 October 2019 by Bethany Muller

A €2.9m grant has been awarded to a consortium in the Netherlands to fund the development of an artificial womb to support premature babies.

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News: Tomato compound improves sperm quality

21 October 2019 by Jen Willows

A new study has shown that sperm quality – but not quantity – may be improved by an antioxidant related to the red pigment in tomatoes.

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News: IVF AND EMBRYOLOGY TRAINING

12 October 2019 by Chennai Fertility Center and Research Institute

November training batch schedule - 11th -25th 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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News: Fertility treatment is becoming safer says HFEA report

07 October 2019 by Laura Riggall

A new report from the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) has shown that fertility treatment is becoming safer, with the standard of care improving across UK clinics.

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