Karen Sage

Karen Sage, Genetic Counsellor

Karen Sage, Genetic Counsellor


Karen graduated in Biology and Genetics and later gained a Master's degree in Genetic Counselling from Cardiff University, Wales.


Karen Sage is the UK's first Genetic Counsellor specialising in fertility and she leads the Genetic Service at CARE Fertility. Working closely with the clinical and scientific teams at CARE, Karen is developing CARE's innovative work in genetics developing a Centre of Clinical Excellence working with world-class pioneers in this field.


Karen specialized in preimplantation genetic testing for monogenic diseases (PGT-M) and structural rearrangements (PGT-SR) and preimplantation genetic testing for aneuploidy (PGT-A), and is experienced in general and cancer genetics. With a background in industry and education, Karen worked at the National Genetics Education and Development Centre (NGEDC) in Birmingham, UK, developing education materials for healthcare practitioners working across the specialized areas of the NHS as genetics/genomics are increasingly introduced into routine clinical practice.