Maternal spindle transfer (MST) – process, indications and prospects

Patricia Muñoz
Embryologist at IVF-Spain, IVF-Spain

Category:
Advanced Maternal Age, Donor Eggs, Genetics PGS / PGT-A

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From this video you will find out:
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  • How common are mitochondrial diseases?
  • How does mitochondrial replacement therapy work?
  • How is Maternal Spindle Transfer performed?
  • When can MST be indicated?
  • In which countries Maternal Spindle Transfer is offered?

What is maternal spindle transfer and when it is indicated?

In this session, Patricia Muñoz, Embryologist at IVF-Spain, will explain maternal spindle transfer (MST), when it can be indicated, and how the process looks.

Authors
Patricia Muñoz

Patricia Muñoz

Patricia Muñoz Espert graduated in Biotechnology at the Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain). She completed her Master's Degree in Biology & Technology of Reproduction in Mammals, in the University of Murcia, and specialized in Human Reproduction. Patricia became part of IVF Spain team in August 2017 and she has been working since then alongside the IVF Laboratory, completing her training in the Assisted Reproductive techniques. She speaks fluent English and Spanish.
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Caroline Kulczycka

Caroline Kulczycka

Caroline Kulczycka is an International Patient Coordinator who has been supporting IVF patients for over 2 years. Always eager to help and provide comprehensive information based on her thorough knowledge and experience whether you are just starting or are in the middle of your IVF journey. She’s a customer care specialist with +10 years of experience, worked also in the tourism industry, and dealt with international customers on a daily basis, including working abroad. When she’s not taking care of her customers and patients, you’ll find her traveling, biking, learning new things, or spending time outdoors.

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