Experts in Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

After obtaining her BSc in Molecular Biology from the University of Surrey, UK and her MSc and PhD in human genetics from University College London, Elpida Fragouli worked at the UCL Centre for PGD and then took up a position at Yale University Medical School’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. In 2007 she returned to the UK, and now works as the director of Cytogenetics in Repogenetics UK, and also part-time as a post-doctoral research fellow in the Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Oxford. Her research interests focus on the incidence of chromosome abnormality in human oocytes and embryos, and the mechanisms leading to aneuploidy. Dr Fragouli has a good record of publications, including many on the optimization and clinical application of comparative genomic hybridization.