Category Archives: Three Parent Embryo


New IVF Technique Boosts Fertility Of Older Women By Rejuvenating Their Eggs

Baby-handRecently, there were several articles that were published on a new IVF technique that will help older women conceive. “Eggs may be rejuvenated by replacing its ‘batteries’, called mitochondrial DNA. A certain egg precursor cell in the ovaries carries younger mitochondrial DNA, which may be harvested and replaced into an older egg.

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DR. JOHN ZHANG COMMENTS ON THREE-PARENT EMBRYO TECHNIQUE

On Monday, members of the UK’s House of Commons approved an IVF technique called Mitochondrial DNA transfer, which uses the DNA from three parents in order to prevent serious genetic diseases like muscular dystrophy passing from mother to child.

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