The Huffington Post – Mitochondrial DNA 101: What You Need to Know

Dr Sonya Kasyap of Genesis Fertility shares insight into recent developments with mitochondrial DNA

 

In a historic vote on February 3, 2015, the UK became the first country to allow a new, modified IVF technique called mitochondrial DNA transfer, which uses DNA from three people–two women and one man–to create a baby.

Our very own Dr Kashyap breaks down the medical terminology surrounding this new process and explains what it  may mean for the future of Artificial Reproductive Technology here.

Infertility Does Not Discriminate; Why Should We?

By: Dr. Sonya Kashyap

Evelina Zachariou, Infertility Does Not Discriminate; Why Should We?

Infertility Does Not Discriminate; Why Should We? (Photo Credit: Evelina Zachariou; Flickr)

The comments published on May 12’s edition of the National Post with regards to “Pregnancy is a want, not a need,” were very disheartening to read. I understand that the opinions in the article are not meant to be hurtful, but as a fertility doctor, I would like to bring to light that infertility is not a choice, much like many other medical conditions that public health care treats on a regular basis.

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