Ellen Matloff, President/CEO, joins our Communications Lead, Kira Dineen, on her genetics podcast, DNA Today. In this episode, they discuss direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic testing including:

  • DTC test types available to consumers
  • Difference between medical-grade and DTC genetic tests
  • Accuracy of DTC genetic tests
  • What to know before choosing a DTC test
  • Examples of when a DTC test may be more appropriate than a medical-grade test and vice versa
  • Why health care providers can’t afford to ignore DTC anymore
  • Potential implications of sending a sample to a DTC company
  • Benefits of signing up for My Gene Counsel