PGD Assistance

Genea patients seeking Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) as part of their fertility treatment can apply for support from the PGD Assistance Program, a program established by generous donations to provide financial assistance to families who would otherwise be unable to afford PGD.

PGD is an advanced screening technique that can determine whether an embryo has a genetic condition; common examples include cystic fibrosis, Huntington's disease or muscular dystrophy. Tests for over 200 different genetic conditions have been developed to date. More tests are being developed as required. PGD is most commonly used by couples who are aware of the possibility their children risk inheriting a serious genetic condition.

The PGD Assistance Program provides couples with financial assistance to access Genea's PGD services. Here's how to assess your eligibility and details on how to apply for the annual grant.