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Announcement: CAP Accreditation

Announcement: CAP Accreditation

Monday, March 27th, 2017

The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) has awarded accreditation to Viafet Genomics Laboratory based on results of a recent on-site inspection as part of the CAP's Accreditation Programs. By obtaining this...

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In the News: Bone marrow of HLA-matched child helps cure thalassemic firstbor

In the News: Bone marrow of HLA-matched child helps cure thalassemic firstbor

Sunday, March 12th, 2017

Could finding an HLA Match help your affected family member? Gulf News shares the story of one UAE couple who underwent IVF with HLA Matching utilizing Viafet's services and have now conceived a health baby who is donating bone marrow to their...

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In the News: Advances in genetic testing can help couples avoid wide range of genetic diseases

In the News: Advances in genetic testing can help couples avoid wide range of genetic diseases

Sunday, March 12th, 2017

This week, Gulf News highlights the importance of preventative carrier screening, the availability of IVF and PGD for those who are known carriers of inheritable disease, and the possibility of curing an affected family member by finding an HLA...

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Illumina's iCommunity Newsletter - Spotlight on Viafet

Illumina's iCommunity Newsletter - Spotlight on Viafet

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

This month, Viafet has been selected by Illumina for a spotlight article in the iCommunity Newsletter. Read the full article attached below to read the question and answer session with Dr. Ali Hellani, Viafet's Laboratory Director.

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Dr. Ali Hellani on with Dr. Maryam Matar, Emarat TV (VIDEO)
 تقنية الفحص الوراثي للأجنة قفزه نوعية في الكشف عن الأمراض الوراثية  علوم_الدار

تقنية الفحص الوراثي للأجنة قفزه نوعية في الكشف عن الأمراض الوراثية علوم_الدار

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

تقنية الفحص الوراثي للأجنة قفزه نوعية في الكشف عن الأمراض الوراثية #علوم_الدار https://t.co/mJWtaBEPwe — علوم الدار (@oloumaldar) May 22, 2016

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In the News: Pre-natal genetic testing is reality in the UAE

In the News: Pre-natal genetic testing is reality in the UAE

Sunday, February 14th, 2016

Read the full article here: Gulf News: Pre-natal Genetic Testing is Reality in the UAE. See Dr. Ali Hellani's (Viafet's Laboratory Director) comments on this topic as well as the services available at Viafet to aid couples concerned about...

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Publication: Can the noninvasive morphokinetic analysis by time‑lapse imaging replace embryo biopsy for preimplantation diagnosis?

Publication: Can the noninvasive morphokinetic analysis by time‑lapse imaging replace embryo biopsy for preimplantation diagnosis?

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

ABSTRACT Embryo selection has moved from static observations to a dynamic evaluation. Time-lapse imaging can be utilized more effectively for improving in vitro fertilization outcome using morphokinetic parameters to choose chromosomally competent...

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Publication: Personalized Medicine and Genetic Testing: The Need for Personalization

Publication: Personalized Medicine and Genetic Testing: The Need for Personalization

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

International Journal of Advances in Case Reports PERSONALIZED MEDICINE AND GENETIC TESTING: THE NEED FOR PERSONALIZATION Khaled K. Abu-Amero(1,2,3), Altaf A. Kondkar (1,2), Amanda Fakih (3) and Ali M. Hellani (3,4)(1) Molecular Genetics...

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For PGS Market Entry, Agilent Draws on Dubai IVF Clinic Partnership, New 16-Plex Array Format

For PGS Market Entry, Agilent Draws on Dubai IVF Clinic Partnership, New 16-Plex Array Format

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Agilent Technologies became the most recent company to enter the reproductive health market when it introduced its GenetiSure Pre-Screen Kit last month.The company is marketing the comparative genomic hybridization...

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