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Memorial Şişli ART Center has received two awards at ESHRE

Homapage / Memorial Şişli ART Center has received two awards at ESHRE

The Grant for Fertility Innovation (GFI) is a prestigious foundation supporting the advancement of science in the fertility field. Prof. Dr. Semra Kahraman has been recently awarded by GFI for the first time in Turkey.

The Grant for Fertility Innovation (GFI) Award

 

The Grant for Fertility Innovation (GFI) is a prestigious foundation supporting the advancement of science and innovative technologies in the fertility field. Prof. Dr. Semra Kahraman has been recently awarded by GFI for the first time in Turkey for her project entitled “Identifying markers of oocyte competence through a maturation analysis”.

   

The Grant for Fertility Innovation (GFI) was launched at the 25th Annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) in June 2009. Since 2010 GFI has been awarding grants that total up to 8 million euros to translational research projects that could potentially improve take home baby rate for the benefits of the patients. In the last 5 years, 640 proposals were received from over 50 countries around the world, all of which were reviewed by the GFI Scientific Committee.

   
   

Every year, the GFI awardees are announced during a ceremony at ESHRE’s annual meeting and this year the GFI Awards Ceremony took place in Munich, Germany on June 30, 2014, announcing nine winning projects. For more information on the winners click here! http://www.grantforfertilityinnovation.com

FertiliTech Abstract Award

Molecular biologist Caroline Pirkevi, PhD working in the R&D department of Istanbul Memorial Hospital and also as the Quality Manager of the IVF Laboratory has received the first prize of the FertiliTech Abstract Award at ESHRE 2014 held in Munich for her work entitled "Cleavage synchronicity thresholds derived from aneuploid embryos predict embryo implantation and live birth in an infertile cohort without PGS".

In this retrospective study, two kinetic ratios based on selected cleavage cycles defining mitotic synchronicity were used to construct a ploidy model, which provided high predictivity of implantation and live birth in an infertile cohort without Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGS). Implantation was increased by two-fold and the live birth rate was multiplied by three in the high euploidy category when compared to the high aneuploidy category. 

 
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