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Dr. Marisa López-Teijón

The Embryo Adoption Increases

The Embryo Adoption Programme of Institut Marquès has come of age. Since 2004, more than 2,000 children have been born thanks to this pioneering idea. The first babies are now 18 years old and more and more patients are coming to our assisted reproduction clinic to have a child by adopting an embryo. I think...

A Love Story

I would like to share with you this letter from a patient that I have received today. It is a story of love, struggle and hope that deserved this happy ending. Enjoy it every second. As it deserves to be. We are not yet aware of what is happening. It has taken us a...

Fresh or frozen embryos? Which is best?

Today the Director of our Laboratory, presented the results from last year and I am really amazed, because the pregnancy rate per transfer were the same regardless whether fresh or frozen (vitrified) embryos were used. And that is including embryos that have been frozen twice! This occurs when we defreeze more embryos than the...

We keep on with your genetics

Also you are carrying genetic mutations that predispose you to have serious diseases. Would you like to know which ones? Nowadays, you have the possibility to know the degree of genetic predisposition that you have to develop diseases such as Alzheimer’s, cancer, heart attack, multiple sclerosis, etc. They are responsible for most natural deaths...