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Donor 3541 California Cryobank- Medical Alert

ALERT: Donor 3541 California Cryobank! From a DSR Mom: “My children have a disease called cavernous malformation disease: gene is called CCM1 (this is what all his offspring & he should be tested for). All three who have it, have … Continue reading

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Connecting Donor Families – Calling All Airlines!

Madi, a donor conceived college student on the Donor Sibling Registry had a great idea for her school project. This is what she wrote to me a few weeks ago: In our class we have been given the vague assignment … Continue reading

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Today: DSR’s 13th Anniversary & 40,000 Members!

Reflections at the 13-Year Mark Sometimes in life we take small steps that end up having huge consequences. That is what happened for me 13 years ago today. My small step on that day—posting a short request on our new … Continue reading

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DNA Testing and Donor Offspring

NEW Article, February 2013: NATURE: Genetic privacy needs a more nuanced approach, Misha Angrist. Excerpt: “…an article in Science last month raised doubts about the privacy of volunteers who hand over their genetic data (M. Gymrek et al. Science 339, … Continue reading

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ASRM’s Mental Health Professional Group’s sponsorship

For over a dozen years, the Donor Sibling Registry has been focused on openness, mutual consent contact and acknowledging kinship, and the updating and sharing of medical information amongst families. We have also taken a strong stance for the comprehensive … Continue reading

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