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Ellen T. Matloff, President and CEO of My Gene Counsel, breaks down the controversy surrounding the recent 60 Minutes episode on Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD). Listen to find out what PGD means, how it's used and why its purpose is often misinterpreted.

One genetic testing company recently grabbed headlines by announcing that for just $249 they will be offering a cancer gene panel that will test for 19 hereditary cancer genes. There is no doubt that low-cost options like these will break access to genetic testing wide open.

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February 11, 2017 - This Singapore-based Instagram account is featuring trailblazing women around the globe. The project aims 'to connect and inspire all women, everywhere'. Their hope is that we can contribute to a world where all women - young and old - focus on dreams and goals that are not limited by stereotypes or preconceived ideas of what women should be. 

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Forbes Features mGC in Fueling The Growth Competition

 

November 18, 2016 - The competition started with over 300 female-led tech startups applying, 150 invited to UberPITCH, and ended with 10 finalists pitching in front of judges and an audience of a few hundred investors and supporters at the Stamford Innovation Center.

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NPR Highlights mGC during UberPITCH

 

November 16, 2016 - Cynthia Tseng from Fairview Capital interviews a female entrepreneur, including our CEO/President Ellen Matloff, in New Haven as part of a nationwide competition to grow female-led businesses. 

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mGC Semi-Finalist in UberPITCH

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October 26, 2016 -  150 women tech entrepreneurs (selected from the over 275 that applied) pitched to investors in Ubers for seven minutes and received seven minutes of feedback.  Thirty investors heard the pitches in five cities, including Providence, New Haven, Stamford, Washington DC and Kansas City.  The investors selected the top companies from those rides to be the semi-finalists.

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Ellen T. Matloff Presents at BioHaven's Event

October 18, 2016 - Our CEO/President speaks at BioHaven's "Specialized Clinical Data Analysis Delivers Better Medical Care" about My Gene Counsel's contributions to the revolution in personal medical care and role in sharing the latest clinical data analysis developments.

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October 13, 2016 - Our President/CEO shares her genetic counseling expertise in a recent article, "Advocacy group anecdotes present one-sided picture of genetic testing for breast cancer", highlighting the point that patients who have Jewish ancestry warrant genetic testing and counseling for hereditary and ovarian cancer, regardless of their family history. 

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Danielle Bonadies Speaks at BioScienceClubhouseCT Event

 

September 21, 2016 - Our Cancer Genetics Division Director presents to fellow bioscience companies in the Branford, CT area.

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mGC Quoted in Forward on Male Breast Cancer

August 10, 2016 - My Gene Counsel's Ellen T. Matloff stresses the importance of understanding men can carry BRCA mutations, have the increased risk for developing cancers associated with the mutation, and pass this mutation onto children. 

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CURE Welcomes New Member My Gene Counsel

August 8, 2016 - My Gene Counsel is a honored to be a member of CURE. CURE serves as the bioscience cluster of Connecticut, a diverse community of small and large life and healthcare sciences companies, ranging in scope from therapeutics, to healthcare technology, to medical devices.

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May 26, 2016 – This recent Medivisor article highlighted the importance of closing the gaps in your family's health history to make sure you have a clear record. My Gene Counsel's Ellen T. Matloff explains that this is crucially important when seeking out genetic testing and counseling, especially now that access to these tests is opening up. She also provides advice on how to find a certified genetic counselor.

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March 2, 2016 – This past March we were honored when Ellen was invited speaker at the FDA’s workshop entitled, "Patient and Medical Professional Perspectives on the Return of Genetic Test Results" as part of the President’s Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI). The slides and webcast from this workshop are available.

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mCG Keynote Speaker at Jackson Laboratory Bioscience Forum

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Mar. 11, 2016 – Bioscience leaders from across Connecticut came together to discuss how students can attain a career in this cutting edge industry. My Gene Counsel's CEO Ellen T. Matloff gave the keynote address asserting that the inclusion of women and minorities can only improve science, as with more diversity comes more creative ideas and effective solutions.  

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mCG Quoted in 2016 IMAP Global Pharma/Biotech Report

Feb. 22, 2016 – In this year's edition of IMAP's Pharma & Biotech, writers analyze last year's deal flow in the industry; regional trends; and genomics. My Gene Counsel's CEO Ellen T. Matloff comments on consumer genomics in a changing environment and the importance of digital tools moving forward.

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Connecticut Bioscience Innovation Fund Approves $1 Million in Funding for Two Healthcare IT Companies

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Nov. 17, 2015 – Connecticut Innovations (CI), the leading source of financing and ongoing support for Connecticut’s innovative, growing companies, today announced that the Connecticut Bioscience Innovation Fund (CBIF) has approved $1 million in funding to support bioscience innovations during the latest review of project applications.

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Podcasts

Cancer Bytes: By Ellen Matloff

Welcome to Cancer Bytes, featuring interviews with people touched by cancer. We hope that by listening to stories from cancer survivors we can help you through your process of healing and coping with the disease. 

All Podcasts are available on iTunes.