HeyReprotech's October roundup
Ongoing studies, recent academic papers, good reads, good listens and some upcoming events.
Leeds Beckett - The online sperm donation project
University of Waterloo, University of Ottawa and Toronto Metropolitan University - Ova obscura: Egg donors in Canada
California Northstate University College of Health Sciences - Attachment and lie detection in donor-conceived adults
University of Leicester - Children's voices in surrogacy law
University of Ottawa - Surrogacy laws in Canada: Exploring intended parents' experiences and perspectives
University of Adelaide - Men's psychosocial needs when diagnosed with male infertility
ConnecteDNA, University of Manchester - One-on-one interviews with donors, parents and donor-conceived adults
University of Birmingham - Survey of LGBTQ+ parents
Sindre Petersen et al. "Risk of Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy After Fresh and Frozen Embryo Transfer in Assisted Reproduction: A Population-Based Cohort Study With Within-Sibship Analysis." Hypertension. 26 Sep 2022.
Daniel Groll. "Gamete donation: anti-anonymity does not equate to anti-donation." Human Reproduction Open. 04 Oct 2022.
Sarka Lisonkova et al. "Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Perinatal Health of Infants Conceived by ART." Pediatrics. 19 Oct 2022.
Jenny Kleeman."‘We are expected to be OK with not having children’: how gay parenthood through surrogacy became a battleground." The Guardian. 01 Oct 2022.
Maria Varenikova and Andrew Kramer. Photos by Lynsey Addario. "How Ukraine's surrogate mothers have survived the war." The New York Times. 16 Oct 2022.
Emily Feng. "Chinese families navigate a maze of laws and COVID rules to have babies in the U.S." NPR. 22 Oct 2022.
Jen White. "One in six: a fertility journey." CBC Listen.
22-26 Oct - American Society for Reproductive Medicine in-person annual meeting - Genes, gametes, and genetics: What will the future hold?
02 Nov - Progress Educational Trust free online event - 30 years of ICSI: An injection of hope for male infertility
10 Nov - Monash Bioethics Centre online seminar - The maternal imprint
14 Nov - Center for Genetics and Society online event - Forging new disability rights narratives about heritable genome editing
16 Nov - Progress Educational Trust free online event - Your guide to genetics and genomics in the fertility clinic
23 Nov - Progress Educational Trust free online event - Till death do us part: Embryos and gametes after death, divorce or separation
07 Dec - Progress Educational Trust paid online event - Annual conference: Making fertility treatment fair
10-13 Jan - in-person meeting of the British Fertility Society and the Association of Reproductive and Clinical Scientists - Reproduction in an ageing world
12-13 Jan - University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, in-person - Reproductive Ethics Conference
13 Jan - Politics of Reproduction online speakers series - Empirical research on assisted reproduction in Canada
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