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Dr Joyce Harper


BioNews Comment articles written by Dr Joyce Harper:

23andMe only heightens the need for genetic counselling

02 February 2015 - by Dr Joyce Harper

Partially out of curiosity and partially as an assignment for Radio 4's PM show, I was one of the first to 'get to know me', as their company slogan goes, and have my genome analysed by 23andMe... [Read More]

What next for preimplantation genetic screening (PGS)?

13 July 2009 - by Dr Joyce Harper

Preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) for aneuploidy was first reported by Verlinsky et al (1995) and Munne et al (1995). Both of these initial studies analysed polar bodies. The aim of the technique is to help determine the best IVF embryo for transfer on the grounds of the polar body or embryo's chromosomes, by performing biopsy and analysis of the chromosomes using fluorescent in situ hybridisation (FISH). There have been hundreds of papers on the use of PGS. It is well known that for pa... [Read More]




 

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