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IVF with PGS/PGT-A – success stories

Evi Timotheou, BcS, MSc
Senior Clinical Embryologist, Lab Director at Assisting Nature, Assisting Nature – Human Reproduction & Genetics

Genetics PGS / PGT-A, Success Stories

From this video you will find out:
  • What is PGT, and how does it work?
  • When should PGT-A be indicated?
  • What are the 3 categories of embryos after PGT-A analysis?
  • What does mosaicism mean?
  • What do the guidelines say about using Preimplantation Genetic Testing?

What are the pros and cons of Preimplantation Genetic Testing (PGT/PGS)?

In this webinar session, Evi Timotheou, BcS, MSc, Senior Clinical Embryologist, Lab Director at Assisting Nature, Thessaloniki, Greece has talked about the indications for preimplantation genetic testing (PGT-A). Evi has presented 5 different IVF cases and explained all the steps taken that allow the couple to achieve a pregnancy.

Evi Timotheou, BcS, MSc

Evi Timotheou, BcS, MSc

Evi Timotheou, BSc, MSc is a Senior Clinical Embryologist, Lab Director at Assisting Nature, Thessaloniki, Greece. Evi Timotheou received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Bologna, Italy in 2004. Her thesis included research about the influence of different culture systems in human ovarian tissue preservation after cryopreservation. Evi began her embryology career in 2004 at University Hospital Sant’ Orsola Malpighi, Institute of Gynecology & Obstetrics, Human Reproduction Unit, Bologna, Italy, trained by Raffaella Fabbri in freezing/thawing ovarian tissue, ovarian tissue culture and electron microscopy techniques. She completed her internship in IVF techniques at Ravenna Hospital, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Italy in 2006. In 2007, she was recruited as an embryologist at Genesis IVF Center, Patras, Greece. She joined American Fertility Services Clinic in New York, USA in 2007 and specialized in assisted reproduction techniques including pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) and extended embryo culture. In 2009 Evi joined the Team of embryologists at “IVF Athens Center” in Athens, Greece. She obtained her MSc. in Reproductive Science from the University of Athens, Medical School. Her research included the use of metabolomics in in-vitro fertilization for embryo development and their relation with the genetic profile of women. Since 2013 Evi is ESHRE certified Clinical Embryologist. She joined Assisting Nature as a Senior Embryologist in 2015 and was promoted to Laboratory Director in January 2016. Evi is responsible for all functions of the clinical laboratory including in vitro fertilization, ICSI, assisted hatching, testicular and epididymal sperm preparation, preimplantation genetic diagnosis, oocytes and embryo cryopreservation. Finally, she is responsible for the quality assurance and quality control of the Embryology Laboratory. She has co-authored numerous research journal articles in her field and is an active member of The European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology.
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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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