Grant Awarded for Research into Mitochondrial Donation
Monash IVF researchers in collaboration with Monash University have been awarded a $15 million medical research grant to help establish an Australian-first clinical program to investigate a lifesaving technique known as mitochondrial donation or ‘three-person IVF’.
Time To Focus On Male Fertility This Men's Health Week
Male fertility is more common than many men realise. Male fertility problems could include low sperm count, erectile dysfunction or blockages - many of these male fertility issues are treatable with expert help, allowing men to go on to have healthy children.
NSW Government Rebate For Patients Undergoing IVF In NSW
IVF in NSW has just become easier. On Sunday 29 May 2022, NSW Government announced an $80 million package to support people undergoing IVF in NSW, including IVF rebates. Here’s an overview of what was announced and what it means for you when accessing IVF in NSW.
Top 5 things you need to know about genetic carrier screening
Genetic carrier screening assesses your chance of having a child with a single gene condition. If you are planning to have a baby one day, we suggest you consider genetic carrier screening. If you don’t know too much about genetic carrier screening – here are the top five things you need to know to help you decide if genetic carrier screening is right for you.
Genetic screening is not about designer babies - it's about choice
Dr Tristan Hardy discusses the importance of genetic screening to provide patients with choice, sharing his experience supporting patients that are carriers of serious genetic conditions as they navigate their options for conceiving.
Medicare Rebates For Preimplantation Genetic Testing (PGT)
Medicare rebates for preimplantation genetic testing of embryos will be introduced to the Medicare Benefits Schedule on 1 November 2021. In this blog post, Dr Tristan Hardy discusses the significance of more affordable preimplantation genetic testing for IVF patients.
New Research Into The "Golden Window" For Timing Embryo Transfer
Monash IVF has published promising new IVF research that could pinpoint the "golden window" for pregnancy success and timing embryo transfers. Professor Luk Rombauts and Professor Beverley Vollenhoven are researchers for this published IVF research paper.