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Pedieos IVF Center

11/11/17 – 11:53

‘I’m a grown-up IVF baby – here’s what I want IVF parents to know’

Loren was born in 1994, she was one of the first babies in Australia conceived through embryo donation and IVF, she has an important message all IVF parents need to hear. One night, when I was thirteen, my parents sat me down. Being the kind of child…

Pedieos IVF Center

14/10/17 – 12:22

Thalassemia and Future Treatment

A genome editing technique called ‘base editing’ has been used to correct the mutation causing the inherited blood disorder beta-thalassemia in human embryos. Although all resulting embryos were mosaic, the researchers at Sun Yat-sen University, Chin…

Pedieos IVF Center

03/08/17 – 12:40

Correction of a pathogenic gene mutation in human embryos

Genome editing has potential for the targeted correction of germline mutations. Here we describe the correction of the heterozygous MYBPC3 mutation in human preimplantation embryos with precise CRISPR–Cas9-based targeting accuracy and high homology-d…