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Specialized Center for
Advanced Genetic Testing
Safembryo is a specialized center of advanced genetic tests
Non Invasive Prenatal Testing

We have crewed the most specialized staff in Greece in non-invasive prenatal testing of cell free embryonic DNA with long-term education abroad, scientific publications and global prestigious collaborations. This test responds to the need of pregnant women for a painless, 100% safe technique to investigate the health of their fetus about the most common chromosomal abnormalities.

Expanded Carrier Screening

We provide the most comprehensive Carrier Screening Testing with free genetic counseling. This is a test that enables both individuals and couples to check with a simple blood sampling before or during a pregnancy if they are healthy carriers not only for one but for many genetic disorders at the same time, which can lead to serious hereditary illnesses in their children.

Personalised Medicine

For the first time in Greece, we bring Genetix23 specialized genetic tests that give you personalized information about your predisposition for disease, nutrient absorption, aging of your skin, etc. according to your genetic profile and provide solutions to improve your health.

We aim

To provide the best a possible update on non-invasive prenatal testing, extended carrier screening, infertility control, other genetic tests and personalized genetic examinations having as result that everyone makes the best choice for themselves and their future children.

Our ambition

Is to become synonymous with specialized genetic tests for everyone, couples and pregnant women during their reproductive age in Greece, providing the best information and service but also helping them individually to choose the most appropriate test according to their personalized  indications and risk factors.

We collaborate

Exclusively with the Pioneer American company Sequenom and its cfDNA tests. The most experienced and capable of detecting common Trisomies, sex chromosomal abnormalities, microdeletion syndromes and even all fetal chromosomes in single and twin pregnancies. In addition, we provide extended carrier screening, genetic infertility testing by SynLab, Counsyl and qgenomics and nutrigenetics and lifestyle tests by Genetix23.


Who are we?
Ageliki Gerovassili
Ageliki GerovassiliPhD in Genetics

My name is Ageliki Gerovassili and in 2001, I graduated from the Department of Molecular Genetics, University of King’s College London with Honours. In 2002, I completed my master’s degree in “Prenatal Genetics and Fetal medicine” at University College London. In 2007 I received my PhD in Genetics from King’s College London, University of London, by investigating the non-invasive prenatal diagnosis of aneuploidies and monogenic diseases, funded by the Fetal Medicine Center and supervised by Professor Kypros Nicolaides.
In collaboration with Professor Dennis Lo (the scientist who discovered free fetal DNA) we presented new findings published in some of the most reputable and prestigious journals. Having completed my studies on ethics, philosophy and religious dissertation, I was elected Associate of King’s College. I was retrained in Genetic Counseling from the European Genetics Foundation. I am an adjunct lecturer in postgraduate scientific degrees of the Medical School of the University of Thessaly and the undergraduate dregrees of the Departments of Medical Laboratory and Nursing at the Technological Institution of Thessaly since 2007.
Why to choose us
      • Safembryo is a specialized center which focuses on NIPT and in specialized genetic tests that detect the likelihood of a couple inheriting a hereditary disease to their children and the genetic causes of infertility. We constantly monitor developments in the rapidly evolving field, and provide the best available options for every woman individually.
      • We are supported by scientific experts in the field of Prenatal Diagnosis.
      • Our scientific director has a longstanding clinical and research experience in NIPT, having received her PhD on this (University of King’s College London under the supervision of Professor K. Nicolaides), and having worked and published research on the most important scientific journals (Nature, Clinical Chemistry, Prenatal Diagnosis) with internationally leading scientists in the field including the initiator and “father” of free fetal DNA, Dennis Lo. She is also frequently invited speaker at international conferences on NIPT.
      • Our specialized experience in the field of prenatal diagnosis and the deep knowledge of the technology used, can help pregnant women to choose the most appropriate for them non-invasive test.

      • Safembryo offers a comprehensive range of lifestyle tests paying special attention to high quality of laboratory services and pioneering research in the field.
      • Our staff has appropriate training in order to offer high quality health services and follow the scientific developments of maternal-fetal medicine and nutrigenetics with continuous retraining.
      • Our equipment is modern and high tech.
      • There is individualized attention to every person by our geneticist, which maintains constant the quality of our services.
      • We maintain permanent collaborations and direct communication with external reference centers.
      • Our appointments are predetermined and designed to have the least possible delay.
      • We ship our samples every day to United States and Spain and we report back results even during weekends and Bank Holidays.