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FILM: Careful What You Look For - What Should We Be Testing For in Sperm and Egg Donors?

28 September 2020
By BioNews
Appeared in BioNews 1065

This film documents the Progress Educational Trust event 'Careful What You Look For: What Should We Be Testing For in Sperm and Egg Donors?', produced in partnership with the Scottish Government.

(If you cannot see the film below, click here to view it.)

0:00:00 Sarah Norcross
Director, Progress Educational Trust

0:03:21 Professor Zosia Miedzybrodzka
Professor of Medical Genetics, University of Aberdeen
0:14:29 Professor Scott Nelson
Professor of Reproductive and Maternal Medicine, University of Glasgow
0:29:47 Dr Véronique Berman
Scientific Adviser and Community Development Manager, Chana
0:38:46 Professor Guido Pennings
Professor of Ethics and Bioethics, Ghent University

0:49:23 Responses to audience questions and comments

This film was made by Video Production Edinburgh.

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14 September 2020 - by Dr Marieke Bigg 
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7 September 2020 - by Sarah Norcross 
This week, the Progress Educational Trust – in partnership with the Scottish Government – will be exploring the role of traditional and expanded carrier screening in assessing the suitability of sperm and egg donors...
17 August 2020 - by Professor Guido Pennings 
More and more fertility centres are imposing expanded carrier screening (ECS) on their gamete donors. ECS allows for the detection of the carrier status of hundreds of recessive disorders in donors who are not at an increased risk...
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