Interviews

®ESHRE. David Adamson Photography Beatriz Rodríguez Alonso is a PhD student at University College Dublin. Her research group studies the interaction between early embryo and the oviduct in the bovine model. Embryologist Media has contacted her to tell us about her career and her research on embryo-maternal communication. “Embryology fulfilled all my requirements, and I would say it even surpassed all my expectations.” Embryologist Media: Welcome Beatriz. First, we would like to know you a little more. Could you tell…

Director of the IVF laboratory in HM Fertility Center Montepríncipe (HM Hospitals) Dr Prados is the coordinator of the National Spanish Register Committee and member of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) Embryology Certification Committee. Due to his broad experience in ART (Assisted Reproductive Techniques) and his strong connection with ESHRE, Embryologist Media has contacted him to ask about his view on the current situation of ART and what the future perspectives of ART development are in Spain.…

Embryologist Media has contacted Dr María Enciso, iGLS scientific director, to ask her about their revolutionary endometrial receptivity test ER Map®. iGLS is an innovative company that provides advanced and integrated genetic services for reproductive medicine. The ER Map® test allows for the identification of the best endometrial moment to perform embryo transfer, thus increasing the probability of implantation and pregnancy. Such an improvement will surely help many couples to achieve their dream of becoming parents. “The ER Map® test analyses the expression of 40…

Director of the IVF laboratory, IVI Zaragoza, Spain Born in Teruel (Spain), she began her career in the world of human reproduction after finishing her studies in Valencia. She has developed her entire career in IVI, first working in IVI Valencia, then moving to one of their centres in Madrid, to end up in IVI Zaragoza, where she is currently working. “It still seems miraculous to me that small group of cells eventually developing and becoming a baby” E.M. First, we…

Preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) and preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) are complementary techniques to in vitrofertilization (IVF), whose aim is to screen every embryo for aneuploidies (PGS) and/or a specific monogenic disease (PGD). PGS is indicated in those cases in which the woman is older than 38, has a history of recurrent pregnancy loss, implantation failure or trisomy pregnancies, and also in couples carrying balanced chromosomal translocations