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Georgia Everett

Georgia Everett is a volunteer writer at BioNews and works as a Trainee Embryologist at 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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Stress impacts sperm and brain development of offspring
30 March 2020 - by Georgia Everett
Prolonged paternal stress may impact the composition of sperm and have far-reaching effects on any resulting offspring... [Read More]
Israeli high court extends surrogacy right to same sex couples
2 March 2020 - by Georgia Everett
Israel's Supreme Court has ruled that its surrogacy laws are discriminatory, and that same-sex couples and single men should be able to have children through surrogacy... [Read More]
Lab-grown eggs and sperm a step closer
10 February 2020 - by Georgia Everett
A study, published in Cell Reports, investigating when and how human stem cells develop into egg and sperm cells could help generate lab-grown gametes to treat infertility... [Read More]
Hungary to provide free fertility treatment to boost population
20 January 2020 - by Georgia Everett
Hungary will be providing free IVF to couples to combat the country's declining birth rate, announced the Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orban... [Read More]
IVF clinics accused of 'embezzling' cash from desperate patients
9 December 2019 - by Georgia Everett
IVF clinics are seemingly 'embezzling' money from vulnerable patients by offering them unnecessary expensive add-ons to their treatment, according to a fertility expert... [Read More]
PET launches egg freezing #ExtendTheLimit campaign
4 November 2019 - by Georgia Everett
The Progress Educational Trust (PET) has launched its #ExtendTheLimit campaign, asking the UK public to sign an online petition requiring Parliament to address the law on egg freezing time limits... [Read More]
Sperm donor sues clinic over alleged 'irresponsible' use of his sperm
7 October 2019 - by Georgia Everett
A doctor is suing a fertility clinic in Oregon, US, for being 'irresponsible' with the sperm he had donated... [Read More]
Fertility clinic ordered to reveal donor list after sperm mix-up
16 September 2019 - by Georgia Everett
A New Jersey couple is suing a fertility clinic after another man's sperm was accidentally used during their IVF treatment... [Read More]
Trump plans to 'extract' DNA from undocumented immigrants
2 September 2019 - by Georgia Everett
The US administration wants to allow Customs and Border Protection to collect genetic material from undocumented immigrants in government custody, according to a leaked draft policy... [Read More]
US senators call for international stand on germline genome editing
22 July 2019 - by Georgia Everett
A resolution to encourage international cooperation in regulating human genome editing has been introduced in the US Senate... [Read More]