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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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National Cancer Institute’s ENRICH Webinar Led by Ellen Matloff

May 21, 2018

Our CEO/President led a webinar the National Cancer Institute’s ENRICH series, “A Scalable Model for Returning Continually Updated Genetic Results to Consumers and Clinicians”. Matloff outlines the ethical principles that must be considered in returning understandable, useable and current genetic information. She also discusses how to make people stewards of their genetic data, provide them with research opportunities, and offer them the ability to provide outcome data and share their genetic data in public databases. She describes how research participants in clinical trials and large-scale genomic studies worldwide, and the 12 million consumers who’ve had consumer testing fit into this equation.

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Ellen Matloff Becomes a Forbes Contributor

Apr 19, 2018

Our CEO/President has joined as a Contributor. Her first article, “Health Care Providers Can’t Afford To Ignore Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing” was timely released on DNA Day. The question is no longer whether DTC genetic testing will happen, it’s already happening. We need to get accurate genetic counseling directly into the hands of every single consumer having genetic testing.

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mGC Video Launch

Mar 19, 2018

We are excited to share our new promotional video! Our video provides an overview of My Gene Counsel and the importance of proper interpretation of genetic test results. We also explain mGC features for patients and physicians, such as push notifications for updates and clinical trial opportunities.

Please share widely in your networks by sending or posting the link to our video. Don’t forget to tag us with our social media accounts!

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Ellen Matloff Shares Her Expertise in Home DNA Kits on WNPR

Jan 19, 2018

WNPR’s “Where We Live” explored the implications of inexpensive commercial genetic testing. Ellen Matloff, our CEO/President, discussed the difference between these home DNA kits and tests ordered through genetic counselors/physicians, legal implications of home DNA tests, and insurance coverage.

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Press Releases

My Gene Counsel CEO Statement Re: Dangers of Misreading Genetic Testing Results

Nov 19, 2017
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Matloff Chosen to Launch 1st Genetic Counselor Awareness Day

Oct 21, 2017
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Ellen Matloff Weighs In On Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing To FORCE

Oct 20, 2017
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My Gene Counsel, a Top Twitter #BRCA Contributor

Oct 19, 2017
Read More Home Page Feature

Sep 22, 2017
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NSGC’s Magazine Features Article By Ellen Matloff

Apr 27, 2017
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Ellen Matloff Marchs for Science

Apr 22, 2017
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CURE Quotes Ellen Matloff

Apr 17, 2017
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Ellen Matloff Recognized for STEM Accomplishments

Mar 23, 2017
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“Women And Their Story” Highlights Ellen Matloff for “Women In Science” Day

Feb 11, 2017
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Forbes Features mGC in Fueling The Growth Competition

Nov 18, 2016
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NPR Highlights mGC during UberPITCH

Nov 16, 2016
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mGC Semi-Finalist in UberPITCH

Oct 26, 2016
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Ellen T. Matloff Presents at BioHaven’s Event

Oct 18, 2016
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Ellen T. Matloff quoted in Health News Report

Oct 13, 2016
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Danielle Bonadies Speaks at BioScienceClubhouseCT Event

Sep 21, 2016
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mGC Quoted in Forward on Male Breast Cancer

Aug 10, 2016
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CURE Welcomes New Member My Gene Counsel

Aug 8, 2016
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mCG Quoted in Medivizor on Genetic Counseling and Family Health History

May 26, 2016
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mCG Keynote Speaker at Jackson Laboratory Bioscience Forum

Mar 11, 2016
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Ellen T. Matloff Speaks at FDA Public Workshop on Genetic Test Results

Mar 2, 2016
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mCG Quoted in 2016 IMAP Global Pharma/Biotech Report

Feb 22, 2016
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Connecticut Bioscience Innovation Fund Approves $1 Million in Funding for Two Healthcare IT Companies

Nov 17, 2015
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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.