My Gene Counsel, a digital health company that provides personalized, easy-to-understand genetic testing reports, today announced a partnership with Ambry Genetics to offer the first One-Stop Solution for direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic test results confirmed through medical-grade testing. They will also provide proper genetic counseling for consumers determined to be at high risk for hereditary forms of cancer.Read More
On the latest episode of The Beagle, our President/CEO, Ellen Matloff, explains what we offer at My Gene Counsel to a typical customer who has done
The digital genetic counseling company expands its coverage to hereditary cardiovascular content. The expansion comes just two months after the initial launch of their hereditary cancer product and is another step towards My Gene Counsel becoming the most complete, publicly available resource for hereditary diseases as the demand for personalized genetic information grows.Read More
These companies blur the line between real data and genutainment – one of the greatest problems with DTC genetic testing. We as consumers deserve to know which results are accurate and which are simply genutainment.Read More
“My Gene Counsel is proof that Connecticut is home to the best innovators in the world. Ellen and Danielle are leading the way in genomics, creating a platform for folks to stay up to date on their genetic testing results, while also training the next generation of students in this growing industry. I’m happy to highlight My Gene Counsel as my Innovator of the Month, and I look forward to seeing this company continue to grow.” ~Chris Murphy, Connecticut SenatorRead More
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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