Screening for fetal abnormalities

You will be offered some screening tests during pregnancy to try to find any health problems that could affect you or your baby, such as infectious […]


Thalassemia (British English: thalassaemia), also called Mediterranean anemia, is a form of inherited autosomal recessive blood disorder characterized by abnormal formation of hemoglobin.[1] The abnormal hemoglobin […]

Fragile X syndrome

Fragile X syndrome (FXS), also known as Martin-Bell syndrome, or Escalante’s syndrome (more commonly used in South American countries), is a genetic syndrome. Nearly half of […]

Cerebral palsy

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a group of permanent movement disorders that appear in early childhood. Signs and symptoms vary between people. Often, symptoms include poor coordination, […]

Intellectual disability

Intellectual disability (ID), also called intellectual development disorder (IDD), general learning disability,[1] or mental retardation (MR),[2][3][4] is a generalized neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by significantly impaired intellectual […]

Down syndrome

Down syndrome (DS or DNS), also known as trisomy 21, is a genetic disorder caused by the presence of all or part of a third copy […]

Prenatal diagnosis

Prenatal diagnosis or prenatal screening (note that prenatal diagnosis and prenatal screening refer to two different types of tests) is testing for diseases or conditions in […]

Nausea During Pregnancy

“Morning sickness” is a misnomer. For some pregnant women, the symptoms are worse in the morning and ease up over the course of the day, but […]

Top 5 Pregnancy Fears

It was a few weeks before my firstborn was due — and suddenly panic set in. By night, I would dream that I forgot to feed […]

Your Second Pregnancy

Your Baby in Utero Most women find that their second pregnancy is different from their first. For example, the intensity of fatigue or how soon you […]

Prenatal Screening Tests

There are three different blood tests that are offered as part of prenatal screening for birth defects. The blood tests look at proteins produced by the […]

Alireza rashidian the governer of Khorasan Razavi visited genetics Foundation.

We should aware our people about benefits of genetics tests before and during the pregnancy and we can use the IRIB programs or use other way […]

Welfare President visited genetics Foundation

Chief Welfare Mr. doctor Anushiravan Mohseni Bandpei  visited  Genetics Foundation suddenly. The visit took place on Friday 4 May and were accompanied  by director of the […]

Holding Conference “The role of genetics in disease prevention congenital”

The conference has retraining rating for general practitioners, gynecologists, pediatricians, nurses and midwives as well as four workshops metabolic disorders, mental retardation, dysmorphic disorders and neuromuscular […]