Rare Disease Day 2018

Rare Disease Day 2018

Rare Disease Day is an opportunity to raise awareness for 7,000+ rare diseases and the 30 million Americans who are affected by a rare disease(s). The theme for this year's Rare Disease Day is "Research" and the important role that patients play in gaining an...

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Trailblazing Genetic Counselors: Episode 14

Trailblazing Genetic Counselors: Episode 14

This is the fourteenth installment in our series, “Trailblazing Genetic Counselors”, in which we highlight genetic counselors who are pioneers in the field. Genetic counselors are health professionals with specialized graduate degrees and experience in the areas of...

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Ellen Matloff Shares Her Expertise in Home DNA Kits on WNPR

Ellen Matloff Shares Her Expertise in Home DNA Kits on WNPR

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...

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Genetic Testing for only $249? – MyGeneCounsel

Genetic Testing for only $249? – MyGeneCounsel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4UEvD5sdK0&w=854&h=480 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...

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How Students Aspire and Inspire

How Students Aspire and Inspire

How To Get Your High School Kids Interested In Science, Without Them Knowing It Me, at age 15, soldering When I entered high school, I didn’t know that I wanted to advance in the fields of science and technology. Looking back on that transition now, after taking...

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