'Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis 2018: Current Practice and Beyond', 9-10 November 2018
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PGS (preimplantation genetic screening)

PGS (preimplantation genetic screening) is a test that can be carried out on IVF embryos, to ensure that only embryos with no obvious chromosome abnormalities are returned to the woman's womb.

Articles using this Glossary Item

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DNA shed by embryos could offer non-invasive testing 5 July 2018 News
Back to basics: Improve access to fertility care by subtracting the 'add-ons' 19 March 2018 Comment
We need progress in French ART law 19 February 2018 Comment
Book Review: Selective Reproduction in the 21st Century 29 January 2018 Review
Preimplantation genetic screening: unvalidated methods discard healthy embryos 11 December 2017 Comment
New imaging technique could help pick embryos for IVF 4 September 2017 News
Mitochondrial replacement techniques, Mexico and the legal unknowns 24 April 2017 Comment
Podcast Review: Naked Genetics – Testing, testing 6 March 2017 Review
Benefits of IVF add-ons 'not based on evidence' 5 December 2016 News
TV Review: Panorama – Inside Britain's Fertility Business 5 December 2016 Review
Book Review: Where Science and Ethics Meet – Dilemmas at the Frontiers of Medicine and Biology 21 November 2016 Review
Testing, Testing 1, 2, 3: PGS and PGD 26 September 2016 Comment
TV Review – Fertility & Me 26 September 2016 Review
Fertility specialists warn against unnecessary, expensive treatments 23 May 2016 News
IVF: the next generation – first UK baby born after DNA screening technique 9 May 2016 News
Reply to the signatories of the COGEN Consensus Statement 21 March 2016 Comment
Reply to Mertes, Repping and de Wert 'Stating the obvious: discarding embryos does not increase your chance of having a baby' 22 February 2016 Comment
Stating the obvious: discarding embryos does not increase your chance of having a baby 18 January 2016 Comment
Mitochondrial DNA test improves IVF success rates 26 October 2015 News
The real cost of infertility? 19 January 2015 Comment
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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...
Reproductive Medicine: Causes and Treatment of Infertility
10 September 2009 Institute of Physics, 76 Portland Place, London W1B 1NT, UK
An event addressing current issues and latest developments in fertility, clinical embryology and reproductive biology...