Thousands of British couples who are struggling to have children could benefit from a new "three-parent" IVF technique that has enabled a previously infertile woman to give birth.Read more
A baby has been born to a previously infertile couple in Ukraine using a new type of "three-person". Doctors in Kiev used a method called pronuclear transfer in what is a world first.Read more
It was a first for the entire world: Using a controversial in vitro fertilization technique, doctors in Kiev, Ukraine, helped a previously infertile couple conceive and deliver a baby girl.Read more
Details of a pioneering IVF technique using mitochondrial replacement therapy (MRT) have been revealed, giving hope to those families with inheritable mitochondrial disorders that they may be able to have healthy children in the future.Read more
When reproductive endocrinologist John Zhang introduced a new in vitro fertilization technique at a medical conference in China in 1997, the audience responded with snickers and modest applause.
Twenty years later, Zhang, 53, made headlines when his team announced the delivery of the world’s first “three-person” baby using a version of the procedure known as mitochondrial replacement therapy.
This is the first baby to be born using a particular "3-parent-baby" technique to treat infertility. With the help of this method, a 34-year-old woman who had suffered from infertility for more than 15 years gave birth to a healthy baby that's genetically her own.Read more