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Preimplantation genetic diagnosis


Bioethics press synthesis

"All stages in the human selection process are now being implemented"

13 July 2017

While complex technologies, popularized by the media, are encroaching upon living science, from Crispr-Case 9 to the gene drive, we can see that "the eugenic...

Switzerland: pre-implantation diagnosis will come into force on 1 September

03 July 2017

The Federal Council has confirmed a review of medically assisted procreation (MAP) legislation adopted in Switzerland on 5 June 2016 (see Pre-implantation...

MAP: a highly scientific business

24 February 2017

Stéphane Viville, "infertility specialist"[1], published an article in Le Monde in which he denounced "certain tests (…) available to and paid for by patients...

MAP: Pre-implantation genetic screening "is of no interest"

04 October 2016

PGS or Preimplantation Genetic Screening is an embryo selection technique used in in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) protocols[1]. The aim is "to eliminate embryos...


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