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Instituto Bernabeu researches new ways of optimising oocyte retrieval during ovarian stimulation in donation cycles

  • 09/18/19

Instituto Bernabeu has submitted research work about optimisation of ovarian stimulation in oocyte donation cycles to the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE). The research involves using oral progesterone instead of the GnRH antagonist, the alternative pharmaceutical drug that has traditionally been used to control when ovulation takes place. The main advantage of this strategy is how easy it is for patients because it entails fewer injections.

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The American Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics references research work on fluorescence in situ hybridisation sperm analyses and the results obtained in assisted reproduction techniques

  • 09/12/19

The August 2019 issue of the Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics (JARG) referenced research work about abnormal sperm analysis using the FISH (fluorescence in situ hybridisation) diagnosis technique and in which Instituto Bernabeu is participating. This specialist journal, which is published by the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), accepted the research on the use of FISH in assisted reproduction techniques which involves analysis of part of the chromosomal make-up of spermatozoa.

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Instituto Bernabeu research reveals similarities between pregnancy results using Embryoglue® and other conventional culture media

  • 09/11/19

Instituto Bernabeu has submitted research work to the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), the leading worldwide entity in the field of reproductive medicine. The purpose of the research was to understand if using Embryoglue® as the culture medium for embryo transfer to the mother's uterus improves results.

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Instituto Bernabeu research confirms that ova vitrification does not affect the aneuploidy and mosaicism rate in embryos

  • 09/05/19

Instituto Bernabeu is unrelenting in its research work and its trials are featured in leading congresses in the field of reproductive medicine. 

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A further year of scientific collaboration and success at ESHRE 2019 for Instituto Bernabeu

  • 07/19/19

For a further year, the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) has summoned a broad group of specialists from Instituto Bernabeu to take part in their scientific round table discussions and debate groups concerning infertility at the largest reproductive medicine and embryology scientific conference held in 2019. Our clinic experts, who contributed their own scientific papers, have thus collaborated in the development of reproductive medicine for a further year.

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New IB Newsletter: Instituto Bernabeu's genetic laboratory achieves the highest accreditation for the PGT-A test

  • 07/11/19

The new Instituto Bernabeu Group newsletter is now available. Thanks to a flawless technical test and a highly regarded report, our embryo PGT-A (pre implantation genetic test) screening was awarded the top score.

 

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Instituto Bernabeu and the University of Alicante manage the 8th edition of the Master's Course in Reproductive Medicine

  • 07/10/19

Instituto Bernabeu and the University of Alicante (UA) will manage the 8th edition of the Master's Course in Reproductive Medicine for the 2019-2020 academic year. The aim is to provide experts from the world of health sciences with excellent and comprehensive training in the field of reproductive medicine.

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Closing ceremony for the 7th Reproductive Medicine Master's Degree by UA held at Instituto Bernabeu

  • 07/09/19

Students from the 7th Reproductive Medicine Master's Degree by University of Alicante (UA) and Instituto Bernabeu have concluded their 2018/2019 course with a closing ceremony held at the clinic's premises.

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Instituto Bernabeu to gather worldwide reproductive medicine experts at the III International Meeting the Experts conference to be held in September

  • 07/02/19

Next September 2019 will see a number of renowned, worldwide experts in the different reproductive medicine areas meet at Instituto Bernabeu's III International Meeting the Experts conference. This triennial event is aimed at sharing new fertility related developments and knowledge with the purpose of attaining a renewed approach concerning the most important challenges facing reproductive medicine.

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Instituto Bernabeu has participated in several expert congresses during the month of June

  • 06/20/19

Instituto Bernabeu undertakes vital healthcare work which is supplemented by its participation in congresses and both national and international events. One of this month's most relevant event took place in Cordoba. The 7th SEF National Meeting of Groups of Interest was held on 7th and 8th June. Every two years, the Spanish Fertility Society brings together experts in assisted reproductive medicine in order to share updated ideas and make new contributions across various fields.

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The PGT-A test performed by the Instituto Bernabeu genetics laboratory is awarded the highest possible mark by a European evaluator

  • 06/18/19

The genetics laboratory at Instituto Bernabeu has been awarded the highest possible mark in an assessment of its PGT-A genetics test by an external and independent European organism. The assessment was performed anonymously on 56 European laboratories. The PGT-A test assesses if the embryo is chromosomally normal or aneuploidy. It is recommended for women who are older when having children; women who have a background of recurrent pregnancy loss; and women who have suffered from implantation failure. This test is also recommended for couples who have chromosomal abnormalities.

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Nine items of Instituto Bernabeu research work present at ESHRE, the leading European congress on fertility

  • 06/11/19

Leading experts worldwide in the field of infertility will gather in Vienna in June. The event is unmissable for Instituto Bernabeu since the clinic will play an active role and will make research work developed by the clinic public. 

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New IB Newsletter: See you at ESHRE!!

  • 06/06/19

The new Instituto Bernabeu Group newsletter is now available. Our group will be actively present at the 35th edition of ESHRE in June. The scientific committee has accepted 9 clinical studies borne of the team of human resources at Instituto Bernabeu based on our research work that focuses on poor ovarian reserve and embryo implantation failure.

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Dr Jorge Ten participates in a panel of experts for developing strategies to treat with patients who have a difficult prognosis

  • 05/28/19

Dr Jorge Ten, Director of the Embryology Unit, participated in a gathering of specialists who debated the main trends in terms of techniques and protocols for treating patients who have a difficult prognosis.

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“Save the date”: “Meeting the Experts” 3rd Edition has already been scheduled.

  • 05/13/19

The next 27th and 28th September will take place the 3rd Edition of "Meeting the Experts", the international reproductive medicine conference organized by Instituto Bernabeu.

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Instituto Bernabeu in Albacete addresses updates in reproductive medicine on the Master's Course in Primary Healthcare at the University of Castilla La Mancha

  • 05/10/19

Instituto Bernabeu has participated in the first edition of the Master's Course in Primary Healthcare at the University Of Castilla La Mancha (UCLM) with an intervention on latest developments in the field of reproductive medicine. The specialist training course is aimed at general practitioners, resident doctors and nursing students and its objectives include increasing participants’ capacity to resolve most of the problems presented by patients who request appointments with their general practitioner, the most proximate level of healthcare. The Master's Course includes updates on the latest developments in terms of diagnosis and treatment in primary healthcare. It is for this reason that gynaecology and reproductive medicine play a significant role.

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Training session on vitrification and devitrification by our Head of reproductive laboratory in IB Madrid

  • 05/09/19

Leyre Herrero, our Head of Human Biology laboratory in Instituto Bernabeu Madrid, will lead a practical theoretical workshop this Thursday where the protocol Kitazato on vitrification and devitrification will be addressed. The training session will take place in Marbella at the HC International Hospital.

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Instituto Bernabeu obtains Quality Clinic status on the Autonomous Community of Valencia Health Clinic Official Register

  • 05/06/19

Instituto Bernabeu has been included as a Quality Clinic on the Autonomous Community of Valencia Official Register of Health Clinics. This means that the clinic has been included on the Autonomous Community of Valencia Register of Quality Certifications for Health Clinics, Services and Establishments. It covers, on the one hand, the ISO 9001:2015 certification that the clinic was awarded in January 2016 for ‘Provision of assisted reproduction clinic healthcare, gynaecology consultations and pregnancy control. Performing molecular biology, andrology laboratory, semen bank, oocyte bank and embryo bank activities.’ On the other, the Autonomous Community Register has added UNE-EN 179006:2013 for ‘Management of patient safety risks’, awarded in December 2015.

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Instituto Bernabeu research selected as one of the best oral presentations at the 2nd Human Genetics Interdisciplinary Congress

  • 04/25/19

Research that was carried out by the Genetics Unit at Instituto Bernabeu Biotech and entitled ‘Mosaic segmental aneuploidies in trophectoderm cells do not affect pregnancy rates in cycles of in vitro fertilisation (IVF)’ has been selected as one of the best oral presentations at the 2nd Human Genetics Interdisciplinary Congress held in Madrid between 3rd and 5th April 2019.

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Instituto Bernabeu presents research work on the impact of mitochondrial DNA when predicting an embryo's ability to implant at the 18th Congress of the Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis International Society

  • 04/16/19

The Genetics Department at Instituto Bernabeu was present at the 18th International Conference on pre-implantation genetics organised by the Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis International Society (PGDIS) and held in Geneva (Switzerland) between 15th and 18th April. Leading experts in reproductive biology, genetics and embryology met at the event which addressed development of pre-implantation genetic testing (PGT) technology.

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The Medical Co-Director of Instituto Bernabeu addresses poor ovarian response at the National Fertility Congress in Italy

  • 04/10/19

Medical Co-Director of Instituto Bernabeu, Dr Joaquín Llácer, and Dr Paolo Cirillo participated in the 2nd National Congress of the Reproductive Medicine Foundation of Italy (PMA) held in Florence on 21st and 22nd March. Dr Llácer, an expert in poor ovarian reserve, gave a conference delivered to specialists in assisted reproduction that addressed the ‘Challenges of treating patients with poor ovarian response.’ 

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The embryology laboratory at Instituto Bernabeu attends the Human Reproduction Refresher event held in Cuenca

  • 04/03/19

Instituto Bernabeu participated in the 20th Human Reproduction Event held in Cuenca on 21st and 22nd March and organised by the European Fertility Institute. Reproductive medicine professionals from clinics in Madrid attended the event. The Head of the In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) Laboratory at Instituto Bernabeu in Madrid and Instituto Bernabeu biologist, Iván Ochando, attended the event where participants discussed, debated and were updated on matters within the field of assisted human reproduction.

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Instituto Bernabeu in Albacete addresses gynaecological ultrasound scans on the Master's Course in Primary Healthcare at the University of Castilla La Mancha

  • 04/01/19

Instituto Bernabeu in Albacete participated in the Gynaecological Ultrasound Scan Workshop organised by the University of Castilla La Mancha within the framework of its Master's Course in Primary Healthcare. María Antonia López Rubio, a doctor at the clinic in Albacete, was responsible for teaching some of the finer details of clinical practice at Instituto Bernabeu to students on the specialist training course.

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The Scientific Director of Instituto Bernabeu Biotech addresses the importance of genetics at the 1st Understanding Disability Scientific Event held at UMH

  • 03/29/19

The Scientific Director of Instituto Bernabeu Biotech, Dr Belén Lledó, gave a conference entitled ‘The importance of genetics in early diagnosis’ within the framework of the 1st Scientific Event ‘Understanding Disability: the importance of early diagnosis in intellectual disability and neurodevelopmental disorders’ held at Miguel Hernández University (UMH) in Elche. The gathering was organised by the Tempe/ASPA Disability and Employability Chair at UMH. Dr José Antonio Ortiz, Head of the Molecular Biology Department at Instituto Bernabeu, was also present and moderated the lecture.

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Doctors Llácer, Castillo and Ten selected as scientific research reviewers for the world's most important infertility congress

  • 03/27/19

The congress sponsored by the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) and the world’s most important gathering for experts in the field has selected three doctors from Instituto Bernabeu for the role of scientific research reviewers. The reproductive medicine clinic participates annually in this essential gathering for leading researchers in the field of fertility by presenting scientific research on infertility, genetics and embryology, amongst others. Furthermore, Medical Co-Director of Instituto Bernabeu, Dr Joaquín Llácer, is a spokesperson on the society’s committee of representatives and the Spanish specialists’ representative at ESHRE until 2020.

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The Manager of the Embryology Unit at Instituto Bernabeu addresses ova and ovarian tissue vitrification on the Master's Course in Human Reproduction given at Complutense University

  • 03/12/19

The Manager of the Embryology Unit at Instituto Bernabeu, Dr Jorge Ten, gave a lecture on the Master’s Course in Human Reproduction organised by Complutense University in Madrid (UCM) and the Spanish Fertility Society (SEF).

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Instituto Bernabeu Gyneacologist addresses diagnostic guidance during the Treatment of the Sterile Partner course organised by the Spanish Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics

  • 03/05/19

Instituto Bernabeu's gyneacologists specialised in reproductive medicine, participated in the course on Treatment of the Sterile Partner that was held on 1st March in the Madrid headquarters of the Spanish Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (SEGO). The training course is for gynaecologists who are interested in reproductive medicine. It is organised by the Sterility and Infertility section at SEGO and Dr Rafael Bernabeu, Vice President of SEISEGO, addressed the issue of diagnostic guidance.

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Instituto Bernabeu in Albacete delivers a seminar on embryology for students of Medicine at Castilla La Mancha University

  • 02/28/19

Instituto Bernabeu in Albacete is actively involved in the community in Castilla La Mancha. Its work includes talks, workshops and courses in which staff from the reproductive medicine clinic participate. Instituto Bernabeu researchers collaborate and participate in the training courses for future specialists and they help to teach them the techniques and processes that are used in reproductive medicine.

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At the 3rd Galician and Portuguese Event on Assisted Reproduction, Dr Joaquín Llácer addresses demeanour when dealing with patients who have a poor prognosis

  • 02/27/19

In February, Dr Joaquín Llácer, our Medical Co-Director, participated in two events aimed at reproductive medicine specialists. On 2nd February in the 3rd Galician and Portuguese Event on Assisted Reproduction, the gynaecologist who specialises in poor ovarian response gave a presentation addressing demeanour when dealing with patients who have a poor assisted reproduction prognosis. Spanish and Portuguese specialists gathered at the event in order to address legislative challenges, the challenges faced by reproductive medicine and some of the field’s ethical debates.

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