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Fertility, Genomics and COVID-19

The 2020 Annual Conference of the Progress Educational Trust (PET) is taking place today, from 9.15am-5.30pm (GMT).

The conference will explore what we know about, and how we might deal with, coronavirus/COVID-19 in relation to fertility and genomics.

Please note that attendance fees, once paid, cannot be refunded.

Conference sessions include:

  1. The Impact of COVID-19 on the Fertility Sector

  2. Examining the Evidence: Can COVID-19 Affect Fertility? Can It Affect the Fetus?

  3. Correlation and Causation: What Can Genetics and Genomics Tell Us about COVID-19?

  4. Resuming Treatment: What Can European Countries Learn from One Another?

Confirmed speakers and chairs include Sally Cheshire, Dr Sharon Moalem, Dr Qian Zhang, Professor Julian Savulescu, Dr Jane Stewart, Professor Allan Pacey, Dr Anna Veiga, Professor Ashley Moffett, Dr Luca Gianaroli, Dr Rita Vassena, Dr Edgar Mocanu, Dr Nathalie Vermeulen, Dr Roger Highfield, Fiona Fox and Sarah Norcross.

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If tweeting about the conference, please use the hashtag #PETconf20

The conference is supported by the Anne McLaren Memorial Trust Fund, the Edwards and Steptoe Research Trust Fund, ESHRE, Wellcome, the European Sperm Bank, Ferring Pharmaceuticals, the London Women's Clinic, Merck, Theramex and Vitrolife.

The conference is also funded by the Institute of Medical Ethics. Please visit www.instituteofmedicalethics.org for further information.

If you are a journalist and are interested in covering the conference, please email PET's Head of Communications at chill@progress.org.uk


09/12/2020 09:15 AM - 05:30 PM

Event to be held online via Zoom Video Webinars 







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