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Driving Toward 100% Success Rate in Preimplantation Genetic Screening in Malaysia

Dr. Colin Lee Soon Soo is a gynecologist and fertility specialist at the Alpha Fertility Centre in Selangor, Malaysia. Dr. Lee’s interest in preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) and fertility has led to more than 100 scientific publications over the years. The discussion below touches on current challenges for in vitro fertilization (IVF) research and how Dr. Lee’s team addresses...

THE ADVANTAGES OF PREIMPLANTATION GENETIC SCREENING (PGS)

"Preimplantation Genetic Screening (PGS) is an advanced technique used in conjunction with IVF where embryos can be screened for chromosomal abnormalities. PGS provides genetic information about embryos’ genetic health to help the physician select the best embryo for transfer and improves the chance of achieving a successful pregnancy." - Adelle Lim, Chief Embryologist of Alpha...

SAVIOUR SIBLING PROGRAMME (SSP) A New Lifeline – A Brand New Hope

Couples with autosomal dominant or recessive disorders have a significant chance of conceiving a pregnancy that has serious genetic consequences. Beta thalassaemia is one such disorder that is endemic in Malaysia and Southeast Asia. Thalassaemia, in general, constitutes a public health problem in Malaysia. It is estimated that 350 babies are born each year in...

ALPHA FERTILITY CENTRE BAGGED THE TOP AWARD FROST & SULLIVAN’S 2018 MALAYSIA FERTILITY CENTRE OF THE YEAR

Alpha Fertility Centre is Awarded Fertility Centre of The Year by Frost & Sullivan KUALA LUMPUR, June 26 – Alpha Fertility Centre was named as the 2018 Malaysia Fertility Centre of the Year by Frost & Sullivan at its 14th Annual Malaysia Excellence Awards banquet held at Hilton Kuala Lumpur. The Alpha Fertility Centre, shortlisted out...

How to choose the best fertility centre?

A guide aimed at helping couples identify a top fertility centre with the best treatment option. Every couple has their own unique story to becoming parents and for some, their joyous journey begins with their decision to consult a fertility specialist. If your next step to becoming pregnant is aimed at consulting a good fertility...

INVESTING IN YOUR SUCCESS

Fertility treatment is amongst one of the most challenging medical treatment to understand as it is an elective procedure with an average success rate of around 50-50. At Alpha Fertility Centre, however, all the odds are tipped in your favour. From investing in revolutionary technologies to continuous training and Research & Development, every investment is...

4 secrets to conquering the emotional IVF rollercoaster ride

Trying to get pregnant and keeping up with the IVF procedures can get emotionally draining. Be it the crucial waiting period or having to undergo the various physically demanding procedures, it is not out of the ordinary if you start to feel overwhelmed with emotions during your IVF journey. An IVF journey is unique. Every couple...

Dato Dr Colin is invited to give a talk at Obsterical & Gynaecological Society of Singapore (7 – 8 October 2017)

Dato Dr Colin Lee is invited to present at the OGSS clinical update on 7th-8th October to share his knowledge, insight and latest findings on Preimplantation Genetic Testing as well as treatment for poor IVF responders. Being a doctor that is passionate in the area of ART & PGT, this invitation is truly a recognition...

ASPIRE Pre-Congress Biopsy Workshop (29th March 2017)

In conjunction with the 7th Congress of the Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE 2017) held at KLCC, Kuala Lumpur, Alpha Fertility Centre (AFC) were honored to collaborate with ASPIRE to organized a Pre-Congress biopsy workshop that took place at Kota Damansara, Petaling Jaya on 29th March 2017. Embryologists from Indonesia, Philipines, Vietnam, Singapore and Malaysia...