Chromosomal Analysis of Single Cells in Human Embryos

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified January 2008 by Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Information provided by:
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Identifier:
First received: January 30, 2008
Last updated: February 11, 2008
Last verified: January 2008

Optimise genetic screening of human embryos using higher resolution techniques

Chromosomal Abnormalities

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Chromosomal Analysis of Single Cells in Human Embryos

Resource links provided by NLM:

Further study details as provided by Katholieke Universiteit Leuven:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • genetic constitution of single blastomeres [ Time Frame: 3 day old embryos ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA

Single blastomeres of human embryos

Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: October 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2008
Estimated Primary Completion Date: March 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 4 Days
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

3-4 day old human IVF embryos


Inclusion Criteria:

  • 3-4 day old embryos from IVF couples with both partners younger than 36 years old
  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00614367

University Hospital Leuven, Catholic University Leuven
Leuven, Belgium, 3000
Sponsors and Collaborators
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Principal Investigator: Joris Vermeesch, Prof PhD University Hospital Leuven, Catholic University Leuven
Study Director: Thomas D'hooghe, Prof MD PhD Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Prof Joris Vermeesch, University Hospital Leuven - Catholic University Leuven Identifier: NCT00614367     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ML4102005
Study First Received: January 30, 2008
Last Updated: February 11, 2008
Health Authority: Belgium: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Katholieke Universiteit Leuven:
chromosomal abnormalities in single cells

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Chromosome Aberrations
Chromosome Disorders
Congenital Abnormalities
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Pathologic Processes processed this record on October 06, 2015