The CRYOGATT RFID Freezing System

Our IVF Centre has installed the Cryogatt Freezing Susten which is a Safety net for freezing Embryos, Sperm and eggs through Artificial Intelligence so that there is no mixup of samples. We are the first IVF Centre in Asia to have installed this system. During IVF, there is a surplus of embryos that are created. These can be stored indefinitely…

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Cumulus Aided Transfer (CAT)

CAT Enhances IVF Success at Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre An innovation developed for the first time in the world has dramatically increased the success of IVF. The technique known as CAT (Cumulus-Aided Embryo Transfer), has been developed by Dr. Firuza Parikh and her team at the Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre in Mumbai. Dr. Firuza Parikh describes the technique…

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Sperm DNA Fragmentation Index (DFI) / Sperm Apoptosis

The DNA Fragmentation Index (DFI) test is used to determine whether the male partner has a high, fair, or poor fertility potential. Apoptosis is a mode of programmed cellular death based on a genetic mechanism that induces a series of cellular, morphological and biochemical alterations, resulting in fragmentation of the genomic DNA. The sensitive TUNEL method is based on the…

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Birth of Twins free of BRCA1 Mutation using the PGT-M technique (Preimplantation Genetic Testing for Monogenic Diseases) – Times of India

A mutation in Breast Cancer 1 or 2 genes (BRCA1 or BRCA2) can predispose women to breast and ovarian cancers and men to prostate, colon and breast cancers. A couple with 3 miscarriages, with the female partner being heterozygous for BRCA1 (autosomal dominant) mutation approached us for their desire to have a child free of BRCA1 mutation. Preimplantation genetic diagnosis…

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