Our President/CEO,¬†Ellen Matloff, was a guest host on Australian Genetic Counselor Matthew Burgess’s podcast, Demystifying Genetics, for a Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Awareness-themed episode. Patient advocates join Matthew later in the program to share their experiences. Their discussion explored:

  • The role of the genetic counselor
  • What a gene is and what variants in a gene means
  • My Gene Counsel’s Living Lab Reports
  • Hereditary cancer testing, including BRCA1 and BRCA2
  • APOE testing and dementia
  • Gene patents
  • Case studies of misinterpretation of genetic results