Trailblazing Genetic Counselors: Episode 11

Trailblazing Genetic Counselors: Episode 11

This is the eleventh 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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My Gene Counsel, a Top Twitter #BRCA Contributor

My Gene Counsel, a Top Twitter #BRCA Contributor

In the Social Media + Society Journal article, Twitter and Non-Elites: Interpreting Power Dynamics in the Life Story of the (#)BRCA Twitter Stream, author Stefania Vicari explores how individual patient advocates are having a larger impact on the BRCA Twitter...

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To Have or Not To Have Genetic Testing?

To Have or Not To Have Genetic Testing?

We asked previvors in the community: what would you like to say to the person on the fence about whether or not to have genetic testing? Here's the advice they offer! Photo Credit: Laura Rice It's not painful. You'll get so much out of it (the answer). You're strong...

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What You Need To Know About New NCCN Guideline Updates

What You Need To Know About New NCCN Guideline Updates

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) provides guidelines to help determine who should have genetic testing for hereditary cancers and how individuals should be followed after testing. They recently published updates to these guidelines that we’ve...

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I Survived the NSGC Conference in Columbus

I Survived the NSGC Conference in Columbus

Swarms of genetic counselors recently descended on Columbus, Ohio, for four days of the genetic counseling immersion that is a National Society of Genetic Counselor's Annual Education meeting. I was thrilled to go and also very fortunate to have won an NSGC travel...

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Our CEO’s College Roommate Has Gone Wild

Our CEO’s College Roommate Has Gone Wild

This is the second installment in our brand new series, "Our CEO's Crazy Friends and Their Science Adventures". Each episode is written by one of our CEO's friends, who is not necessarily a science expert, but wants to share their passion for science.  December...

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Genetic Book Lovers Recommend Their Favs

Genetic Book Lovers Recommend Their Favs

To celebrate book appreciate days (like National Book Lover's Day, National Science Fiction Day and Read Across America Day) we asked our genetics community to share their favorite genetic/healthcare books. Check out all the book recommendations below!...

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