PGT-A, PGT-M, and PGT-SR What do all these acronyms mean and why do they keep changing? By Gena Shepherd, MS, CGC; Genetic Counselor When I first began working in the fertility sphere, I felt like I was learning an entirely newLearn more
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By Emily Mounts, MS, CGC; Director of Genomic Services + Genetic Counselor Preimplantation genetic screening (PGS, or Comprehensive Chromosome Screening, CCS) is now widely used in the IVF field to identify and transfer embryos free from major chromosome abnormalities. As aLearn more
By Serena Talcott Baughman, MS, CGC; Genetic Counselor During our genetic consults, patients commonly ask, “What is the difference between PGS and PGD?” Fertility treatment is full of three-letter acronyms and genetic testing is no different. PGS stands for preimplantationLearn more
By Leslie Evans, MS, CGC; PGD Program Manager April 22-28, 2018 is National Infertility Awareness Week, a campaign founded by RESOLVE in 1989 to raise awareness about the disease of infertility and encourage the public to understand their reproductive health.Learn more
Perspectives in Genetic Counseling, the newsletter of the National Society of Genetic Counselors, published a Q&A with ORM Genomics Director, Emily Mounts, and her coauthor, Andria Besser from NYU, about their recent publication regarding chromosomal mosaicism in embryos, Counselling ConsiderationsLearn more