The current state of genetic research at the stage of prenatal diagnosis

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Ivan V. Chubkin, the founder of the Centre for Family Medicine “Medika” (LLC) on Pulkovskaya Str., Chief Physician of the Multidisciplinary Clinic of Dr. Chubkin in the Moskovsky District, Cand. Sci. (Med), professor of Russian Academy of Natural History. (Saint Petersburg)

Currently, discoveries and advances in medical genetics are being promptly introduced into practical health care, including pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology. Modern reproductive technologies inherently assume and carry out certain manipulations with human germ cells and embryos. Genome editing technologies are being developed to treat genetic pathologies. Therefore, in the medical environment, there is a growing need to solve moral and legal problems that may emerge with the use of new methods of diagnosis, related to human reproductive function.

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