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Georgia Everett

Georgia Everett is a volunteer writer at BioNews and works as an IVF Laboratory Practitioner for King’s Fertility in London. She completed an MSc in Reproductive Medicine: Science and Ethics at the University of Kent. Her thesis involves investigating the morphological and morphokinetic traits of ‘successful’ IVF embryos using time-lapse imagery, with the research being conducted in partnership with GENNET City Fertility in Farringdon. Prior to this, she studied her BSc in Medical Genetics at the University of Leicester, graduating top of her class, where she became particularly interested in embryology and medical ethics. Her undergraduate dissertation focused on the public perceptions of the legalisation of mitochondrial replacement therapy. She tweets as @GE_Everett

BioNews Review articles written by Georgia Everett:
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Film Review: Thank You For Coming
22 October 2018 - by Georgia Everett
Watching this film truly brought me into the shoes of a donor-conceived child. As an embryologist, I’ve been trained to be empathetic and well-counselled on the rollercoaster that is fertility treatment, but film-maker Sara Lamm’s search for her donor father opened a world of emotions I had yet to consider... [Read More]

BioNews News articles written by Georgia Everett:
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Sperm counts halved in sons of smoking dads
3 December 2018 - by Georgia Everett
Men who smoked while their partners were pregnant have sons with lower sperm counts, according to a study in Sweden... [Read More]
NHS to be sued over failing to offer trans patients egg and sperm freezing
1 October 2018 - by Georgia Everett
The Equality and Human Rights Commission is preparing to sue NHS England over failing to offer fertility preservation services to transgender patients... [Read More]
Freeze eggs before 35 for IVF success, says UK report
17 September 2018 - by Georgia Everett
The age at which a woman freezes her eggs has a significant impact on IVF success when they are thawed, suggests a new report by the UK's fertility regulator... [Read More]
'Freeze all' policy for embryos not always best for IVF
28 August 2018 - by Georgia Everett
A study looking at whether frozen or fresh embryo transfers yield the best outcomes for IVF patients has found that the best technique varies from person to person, depending on their cycle so far... [Read More]
Lebanon becomes tenth country to perform uterus transplant
30 July 2018 - by Georgia Everett
A team of doctors have successfully completed Lebanon's first ever uterus transplant... [Read More]
Women freeze eggs waiting for partners, not for careers
9 July 2018 - by Georgia Everett
Women are more likely to freeze their eggs due to a lack of a stable partner, rather than for career planning, according to a new study... [Read More]
Four-fold rise in births to women over 50 in England and Wales
18 June 2018 - by Georgia Everett
Hundreds of babies are being born every year to women aged over 50, according to official figures for England and Wales... [Read More]
First full genital transplant performed in the USA
30 April 2018 - by Georgia Everett
A team of surgeons in the USA has successfully performed the first full penis and scrotum transplant on a wounded veteran... [Read More]
Arizona embryo bill raises 'personhood' concerns
12 March 2018 - by Georgia Everett
The Arizona House of Representatives is considering a bill that would mean a couple's cryopreserved embryos could still be used by one of the parties if they split... [Read More]
Woman uses dead son's sperm for IVF grandchildren
19 February 2018 - by Georgia Everett
A woman in India has used the frozen sperm of her dead son in order to have grandchildren via a surrogate... [Read More]