Mosaicism: What We Know, What We Don’t Know

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Embryonic chromosomal mosaicism has been one of the hottest topics in the ART community for the past few years. Opinions about mosaicism are many and varied. As CooperGenomics’ clinical science liaison, clinicians frequently ask me...

How PGT-A Can Help Reduce the Chance of Having a Miscarriage

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Miscarriage. For too many women, this word lays heavy, bringing a flood of emotion that is all encompassing: sorrow, shock, confusion, guilt. If you have not experienced a miscarriage, there is a good chance you...

PGTai platform Updates and More at ASRM 2019

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Every year, the CooperSurgical Fertility and Genomic Solutions team is proud to attend the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) Scientific Congress and Expo -- and 2019 was no exception! The American Society for Reproductive...

How to Find a PGT-A Test That Fits Your Needs

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In this day and age, it goes without saying that the field of genetics (especially within the fertility world) is constantly changing. In the early years of preimplantation genetic testing (PGT), patients could decide whether...

Our 6 Favorite Fertility & Genetics Summer Reads

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There are still a few weeks of summer left, so there is plenty of time left to grab a good book and head to the beach or pool to get your read on. If you,...

May Gene Therapy: Making Decisions About Mosaic Embryos

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Preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) is a genetic test designed to improve in vitro fertilization (IVF) success rates by providing information about embryos' chromosomal health. Embryos with the correct number of chromosomes (called euploid) have a...

Gene Therapy March 2018: Pandora and Your Polygenic Score

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I love Greek mythology. The drama, the deceit, the scandal; it’s like The Real Housewives of New Jersey, 1300 BC. One of my favorite stories is the one about Pandora. The Cliff Notes version goes...

PGS 102 – What to Expect on Your PGS Report Card

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From what I’ve gathered, infertility treatment is a lot like high school: it’s highly hormonal, everyone’s in your business, and there’s nothing but test after test after test. I’d term it “Infertility High”, as goodness...

Matchmaker, Make Me a (Genetic) Match!

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Well, now that I’ve got that song stuck in your head for the rest of the day, you might be thinking you know where I’m going with this. A blog post from a genetic counselor...