As of February 1, 2023, incoming Xytex donors will undergo screening with Invitae’s Comprehensive Carrier Screen. This panel includes up to 569 genes, including the diseases recommended by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG).  Genetic carrier testing has seen recent advancements over the past decade and offers vital information on hundreds of diseases. As carrier screening has evolved, the number of tested conditions. Read More

ATLANTA, Ga. (January 26, 2021) —- In the never-ending quest for the best sperm in the industry, Xytex sperm bank is leading the way with resources for improved sperm quality and the overall physical and mental health of their sperm donors.    Xytex, who has partnered with a Nationally Board Certified and Licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist, will provide holistic guidance for their already exceptionally qualified donors. Along with the rigorous vetting process, which includes,. Read More

Xytex continues in its commitment to keeping women healthy during all stages of their lives, especially when making reproductive decisions.   Dr. Joan Diamond DNP, our in-house expert, was Johns Hopkins educated and has over 35 years of experience caring for women. We are pleased to announce that she will be attending the Association of Women’s Health Obstetrical and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) conference this week in Atlanta Georgia.   AWHONN is the leading. Read More

Like many women considering having a child, you’ve entertained the idea of using a sperm bank. Whether you’re intrigued or terrified (or maybe a mix of both!), there are a lot of misconceptions surrounding sperm banks, and subsequently a lot of potential mistakes you can make when selecting one.   Mistake 1: Neglecting to consider your own genetics While many people pursuing sperm donation are hesitant about the potential donor’s genetic makeup,. Read More

AUGUSTA, GA—October 19, 2018 A study published in ScienceNews in December 2017 uncovered how stress changes the genetic makeup of a male’s sperm. Although the discovery that stress could be passed from one generation to the next through the father’s sperm had previously been documented, this is the first time that researchers have been able to witness the way in which stress is transferred. This study, using mice, focused on the location. Read More

AUGUSTA, GA—October 15, 2018 Xytex is pleased to welcome Jamie Dokson MS, LCGC, to the team as our Genetics Counselor. Board certified in Genetic Counseling by the America Board of Genetic Counselors (ABGC), Dokson brings 10 years of experience in Genetics and is licensed in 10 states. She holds an undergraduate degree from Brown University, a Master of Science in Genetic Counseling from The Johns Hopkins University and is an adjunct professor. Read More

AUGUSTA, GA – October 12, 2018 Xytex honored its commitment to providing quality donor sperm by sending staff to Denver, Colo., for the 74th Annual American Society for Reproductive Medicine Scientific Congress and Expo Oct. 6-10. This year’s theme was “Focus on the Next Generation.” Participants attended lectures, symposia and interactive sessions to learn about the latest in fertility technology and treatments in reproductive medicine. Xytex staff also joined panel and round. Read More

Atlanta, GA – November 15, 2017 Xytex, a global leader in sperm banking and cryoservices, is proud to announce the appointment of four new members to their Board of Directors: Roni Bollag, MD, Ph.D., Ms. Mary Hartley, Ms. Sue Simmons and Ms. Heather Brooks. Elected to the Board by shareholders in September, these highly qualified individuals bring over 80 years of industry experience and dedication to Xytex. Roni Bollag, MD, Ph.D. has. Read More

Augusta, GA – September 13, 2017 – Xytex, a global leader in sperm banking and cryoservices, is pleased to offer the most expansive genetic carrier testing available for donor sperm. In addition to providing donors with extensive screening and industry-standard genetic testing, Xytex offers xyGene donors who undergo expanded carrier testing of more than 170 genetic conditions. xyGene donors are an option for women pursuing sperm donation who have been tested and found to. Read More

Augusta, GA – August 30, 2017 – Xytex is pleased to announce an exclusive, limited-time offer for new account registrations during the month of September: 7-days of free Premium Access. With Premium Access, account holders can view enhanced sperm donor profiles to gain a better idea of the available donors during their selection process. All new account registrations will automatically receive Premium Access for seven days when they sign up. Read More