The history of preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD)

Today, for potential parents with genetic markers for serious hereditary conditions and diseases, conceiving a healthy child is not only possible but probable — largely due to advances in assisted reproductive technology. In particular, in-vitro fertilization (IVF) with preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) can screen embryos for hundreds of different genetic diseases — greatly reducing the likelihood of passing on one of these conditions. However, this transformation in understanding genetics and reproduction is recent.

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