IVF: Lab Technology for Embryo Culture

At Washington Fertility Center, we have begun using the Cook Medical MINC incubators for embryo culture. These mini incubators help decrease the recovery time for temperature, humidity, and gas concentration ... Read more

Oxygen Concentration & IVF

Optimizing the success of IVF treatment is one of the main objectives of research in reproductive medicine. An area that has received significant focus is improving the environment that embryos ... Read more

Upcoming Methods to Help Choose the Best Eggs

by Dr. Susan Daniel Using high-speed photography, scientists at the University of Cambridge, UK have discovered that the insides of mouse eggs pulse and vibrate after fertilization. They found that ... Read more

How Does an Embryo Get Its Shape?

by Dr. Susan Daniel When you look at an early embryo in the lab, it is amazing to think that in a few short weeks this ball of cells will ... Read more

Embryos Correct for Genetic Abnormalities

by Dr. Susan Daniel Early human embryos can contain both genetically normal and abnormal cells. They are said to exhibit mosaicism. At the recent meeting of the European Society for ... Read more