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Preimplantation genetic diagnosis


Bioethics press synthesis

“The embryo has a remarkable ability to correct itself”

30 March 2016

A study published in the Nature journal and directed by Professor Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz shows that “the presence of abnormal cells in premature embryos does...

Pre-implantation screening – a “lucrative business” in Pakistan

05 November 2015

A report by Liberation in Pakistan has highlighted pre-implantation screening spin-offs in the gender selection market, “designer babies have become a...

Switzerland: heading towards a PGD referendum?

03 September 2015

In June 2015, with 62%, the Swiss nation voted in favour of pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD ) (See Gènéthique 15.06.2015) et Gènéthique informs you 09....

62% of Swiss in favour of PGD (pre-implantation genetic diagnosis)

15 June 2015

Yesterday, the Swiss voted in favour of pre-implantation diagnosis.  62% accepted the general amendment to the Constitution which creates a framework...


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