Which genetic diseases can be prevented with PGD for gender selection?

By Zaira Salvador.
Last Update: 09/03/2018

Recessive genetic disorders linked to the X-chromosome such as Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), hemophilia, color blindness, fragile X syndrome (FXS), etc.

It is also possible to prevent certain diseases associated with the Y-chromosome, including but not limited to, azoospermia factor (AZF) microdeletions.

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 Zaira Salvador
Zaira Salvador
BSc, MSc
Embryologist
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Valencia (UPV). Biotechnology Degree from the National University of Ireland en Galway (NUIG) and embryologist specializing in Assisted Reproduction, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI)
License: 3185-CV
Embryologist. Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Valencia (UPV). Biotechnology Degree from the National University of Ireland en Galway (NUIG) and embryologist specializing in Assisted Reproduction, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI) License: 3185-CV.
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