PGT-M – monogenic diseases diagnosis

Carmen Morales, PhD
Genetic Counselor and Laboratory Coordinator at Reproclinic, Reproclinic

Category:
Genetics PGS / PGT-A, IVF laboratory

PGT-M-diagonosis
From this video you will find out:
  • What is PGT?
  • What types of PGT are there?
  • How is PGT performed?
  • What is embryo biopsy?
  • What is a monogenic genetic disorder?
  • What does PGT-M stand for and when is it indicated?
  • How is genetics disorder inherited?
  • Can PGT-M be combined with PGT-A?
  • What are the most common disorders?
  • Is PGT-M allowed in all countries? What exceptions are there?

What does PGT-M test for?

In this session, Dr Carmen Morales, PhD, a Genetic Counsellor and Laboratory Coordinator at Reproclinic, Barcelona, has discussed PGT-M, formerly known as PGD, preimplantation genetic testing for monogenic/single gene defects.

Authors
Carmen Morales, PhD

Carmen Morales, PhD

Dr Carmen Morales is a Genetic Counselor and Laboratory Coordinator at Reproclinic, Barcelona, Spain. She obtained her degree in Biology in 2000 at the University of Barcelona. She started working at the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona as a Specialist in the Biochemical and Molecular Genetics Service, where she developed her research in molecular cytogenetic. In 2011, she obtained her PhD in human genetics at the University of Barcelona. Since 2012, she is working in Reproductive Genetics. She was a teacher in the Master of Genetic Assessment (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona) and published more than 20 papers in peer-reviewed international journals, different chapter books and collaborated in several research projects. Since 2012, she has accreditation in Human Genetics by the Spanish Association of Human Genetics.
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Caroline Kulczycka

Caroline Kulczycka

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