PGD conditions awaiting consideration
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) is a technique that enables people with a specific inherited condition in their family to avoid passing it on to their children. It involves checking the genes of embryos created through IVF for this genetic condition.
If a clinic wishes to use Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) to test for a new genetic condition, then it must apply to the HFEA for permission.
The following conditions are those which the HFEA is considering to allow clinics to use PGD to test for:
Have your say on conditions awaiting consideration
If you have any feedback on the genetic conditions awaiting consideration by the HFEA, send us an email and we will discuss your comments at the next Licence Committee.
Page last updated: 07 May 2013