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Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis: The Who, the What, the Why and the How


BioNews lists forthcoming events about genetics, assisted conception, embryo/stem cell research and related areas. A selection of these events is also included in weekly BioNews email newsletter.

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A Fertile Future: Preserving Fertility in Young People with Cancer
05 October 2017 6pm-7pm Anatomy Lecture Theatre, Old Medical School, University of Edinburgh, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG
A public lecture about fertility preservation by Professors Richard Anderson and Hamish Wallace... [Read More]
Fertility Preservation in Childhood Cancer: Protect, Preserve, Restore
06 October 2017 8.45am-5pm South Hall Complex, Pollock Halls, University of Edinburgh, 18 Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh EH16 5AR
A conference focusing on clinical and research aspects of fertility preservation in males and females, with expert speakers from the UK, mainland Europe and the USA... [Read More]
Life after Death: A Woman's Victory in Having Her Deceased Husband's Children
24 October 2017 6.30pm-8pm Lecture Theatre 4, Arts Tower, University of Sheffield, 12 Bolsover Street, Sheffield S3 7NA
A FREE-to-attend Progress Educational Trust event in Sheffield about the 20th anniversary of the Diane Blood case, chaired by Professor Allan Pacey with speakers including Diane Blood herself, Professor Ian Cooke (an obstetrician and gynaecologist involved in Diane's care), Michael Fordham QC (a key member of Diane's legal team) and Liam Blood (son of Diane Blood and the late Stephen Blood)... [Read More]
Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis: The Who, the What, the Why and the How
03 November 2017  Roben's Suite, 29th Floor, Guy's Hospital, London, SE1 9RT
A course for those considering establishing a PGD service and/or who wish to broaden their experience... [Read More]
Trauma Perspectives on Infertility
03 November 2017 9am-4.30pm Chancellors Hotel, Chancellors Way, Moseley Road, Fallowfield, Manchester M14 6NN
A workshop for counsellors organised by the British Infertility Counselling Association... [Read More]
Surveying Galton's Legacy
15 November 2017 9.50am-5pm Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG
The Annual Conference of the Galton Institute... [Read More]
Crossing Frontiers: Moving the Boundaries of Human Reproduction
08 December 2017 9.30am-5pm Venue: Amnesty International, 17-25 New Inn Yard, London EC2A 3EA
The 2017 annual conference of the Progress Educational Trust with speakers including Professor Azim Surani, Professor Robin Lovell-Badge, Sally Cheshire, Professor Guido Pennings, Katherine Littler, Professor Richard Anderson, Dr Sue Avery, Dr Elizabeth Garner, Professor Allan Pacey, Dr Anna Smajdor, Dr Andy Greenfield, Philippa Taylor and Dr César Palacios-González... [Read More]

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Moving the Boundaries of Human Reproduction

Public Conference
8 December 2017

Speakers include

Professor Azim Surani

Professor Robin Lovell-Badge

Sally Cheshire

Professor Guido Pennings

Katherine Littler

Professor Richard Anderson

Dr Sue Avery

Dr Elizabeth Garner

Professor Allan Pacey

Dr Anna Smajdor

Dr Andy Greenfield

Philippa Taylor

Dr César Palacios-González

Fiona Fox

Sarah Norcross

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