The Importance of Genetic Counseling

The Importance of Genetic Counseling

Ellen Matloff, president and CEO of My Gene Counsel, was recently interviewed by Chené Murphy for DNAWeekly.com. What is the story behind founding My Gene Counsel? My co-founder, Danielle Bonadies, and I are genetic counselors who ran the Cancer Genetic Counseling...
Six Women Who Impacted Genetics

Six Women Who Impacted Genetics

International Day of Women and Girls in Science is celebrated on February 11th and recognizes the critical role women and girls play in science and technology. Here are just some of the international women who paved the way for us in the field of genetics: Nettie...
Gene Therapy Aims to Cure Blindness

Gene Therapy Aims to Cure Blindness

Doctors have used the up-and-coming gene therapy tool CRISPR in a human for the first time as part of an ongoing clinical trial to treat a genetic condition called Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA). LCA is an inherited eye disorder that affects the retina (the layer of...