Video: Breeding Out Disease

Video: Breeding Out Disease

Last autumn 60 Minutes aired a controversial episode on Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD), a loaded topic to say the least. In preparation for Newborn Screening Awareness Month this September, we’re revisiting this topic in order to help break it...
Video: Breeding Out Disease

Video: Genetic Testing for only $249?

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...
Video: Breeding Out Disease

Video: We All Have a Stake in Personalized Medicine

In the last year or so you have probably heard the terms personalized medicine or precision medicine. Recently, the medical community has shifted the way it conducts research in order to move away from ‘cookie-cutter medicine’...
Video: Breeding Out Disease

Video: Fertility and Age

Sometimes popular media gives us the false impression that it’s common and easy for women to have babies into their mid-forties and fifties, but in truth it’s more complicated. That’s why we were so thankful to see singer Sophie B. Hawkins...