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PGD (preimplantation genetic diagnosis)

A technique that can enable people to avoid passing gene mutations, and therefore disease predisposition, on to their children. It involves testing the genes of embryos created through IVF.

Articles using this Glossary Item

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Event Review: The Future of Your Genetic Health 12 March 2018 Review
We need progress in French ART law 19 February 2018 Comment
Book Review: The Ethics of Pregnancy, Abortion and Childbirth - Exploring Moral Choices in Childbearing 12 February 2018 Review
Hopes and dreams for the new law on assisted human reproduction in Ireland 29 January 2018 Comment
New Assisted Reproduction Bill in Ireland gathers pace 22 January 2018 News
Revolutionising reproduction: setting a new moral compass 22 January 2018 Comment
What next for genome editing? Politics and the public 15 January 2018 Comment
ESHRE 2018: Past, present and future 8 January 2018 Comment
Reform of assisted reproduction in Ireland is long overdue 23 October 2017 Comment
Ireland to offer state-funded IVF 9 October 2017 News
Podcast Review: Editing the Embryo - removing harmful gene mutations 4 September 2017 Review
We need to talk about... CRISPR 21 August 2017 Comment
Book Review: The Gene Machine - How Genetic Technologies Are Changing the Way We Have Kids 24 July 2017 Review
Podcast Review: Naked Genetics – Testing, testing 6 March 2017 Review
Book Review: Where Science and Ethics Meet – Dilemmas at the Frontiers of Medicine and Biology 21 November 2016 Review
Therapeutic editing of the human genome – Jewish bioethical perspectives 14 November 2016 Comment
Event Review: 'Genome editing: an ethical review' launch 31 October 2016 Review
Testing, Testing 1, 2, 3: PGS and PGD 26 September 2016 Comment
Book Review: GMO Sapiens - The Life-Changing Science of Designer Babies 30 August 2016 Review
Book Review: The End of Sex and the Future of Human Reproduction 15 August 2016 Review
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Events using this Glossary Item

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Testing, Testing 1, 2, 3: PGS and PGD
13 September 2016 6pm (registration), 6.30pm-8.30pm (discussion) Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH
The Progress Educational Trust's FREE-to-attend event about testing and screening human embryos is taking place TOMORROW EVENING - book NOW. The event will be chaired by Dr Sue Avery, with speakers including Dr Tony Gordon, Dr Christine Patch, James Lawford Davies and Professor Michael Parker...
Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis Workshop
10 September 2014 University College London
An event providing attendees with a comprehensive understanding of the field of preimplantation genetic diagnosis...
Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis Workshops
3 September 2014 University College London'
Three workshops organised by University College London's Embryology and PGD Academy ...
Risk Assessment: Breast Cancer, Prediction and Screening
8 May 2014 6.30pm-8.30pm Darwin Lecture Theatre, Darwin Building, University College London, Malet Place, London WC1E 6BT
The second FREE public event in the Progress Educational Trust's 'Breast Cancer: Chances, Choices and Genetics' series...
Karyomapping
20 November 2012
A webinar introduced by Professor Alan Handyside, Head of Preimplantation Genetics at BlueGnome...
Where To Next for Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis? From Polar Body to Blastocyst: The Evolving Genome
16 May 2012 Bregenz Festival House, 1 Vienna Symphony Plaza, Bregenz 6900, Austria
The 11th International Conference of the Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis International Society...
Genetic Testing in the 21st Century: Should We Screen the Human Embryonic Genome before Implantation?
8 March 2011 1.15pm-1.55pm Darwin Lecture Theatre, Darwin Building, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT
A presentation by Dr Joyce Harper to mark International Women's Day...
Use of Arrays in Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis
2 July 2009 9am-5pm Amsterdam RAI, 22 Europaplein, NL 1078 GZ, Amsterdam, Netherlands
An event addressing the clinical use of arrays in preimplantation genetic diagnosis...