Archive for the ‘Genetic Testing’ Category


PGS versus PGD

by | October 3rd, 2017

TFC is here to explain the different types of genetic testing Genetic testing has given us an incredible gift – the power to prevent the transfer of inheritable genetic diseases to our children. It also lessens a woman’s risk of miscarriage, as it significantly increases the likelihood that fertility specialists will transfer genetically normal embryos  

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TFC has a new perspective on genetic testing

Anthony Propst, MD

by | June 23rd, 2015

Broader is better. If you visit St. Louis this summer, don’t miss Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code at the St. Louis Science Center. It took 13 years and $3 billion to complete the Human Genome Project that maps out DNA—that familiar double helix that holds the blueprint for your health, personality traits and appearance. A genetic  

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Genetic Screening Day

by | August 18th, 2014

Are you planning to start a family in the near future? Genetic screening is recommended for ALL women of reproductive age. Genetic diseases like Cystic Fibrosis and Spinal Muscular Atrophy are more common than you think. In fact, 1 in 16 individuals carry a genetic mutation for one of these disorders. There are usually no  

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Dr. Anthony Propst Shares Insights on Genetic Advances in Reproductive Medicine

by | March 13th, 2014

Dr. Antony Propst, director of TFC Round Rock, spoke  to medical students, residents and doctors about advances in genetic testing, and applications for infertility, recurrent miscarriage and disease management. He presented the educational session for medical professionals at St. David’s Medical Center Grand Rounds on Tuesday, March 11. Proactive PGD: Discovering Potential Problems Prior to  

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