Ellen Matloff, MS, CGC is a certified genetic counselor and the President and CEO of My Gene Counsel, a digital health company that provides scalable, updating genetic counseling solutions. Matloff founded the Yale Cancer Genetic Counseling program, served as its director and a faculty member at Yale School of Medicine for 18 years, and was an individual in the SCOTUS BRCA gene patent case of 2013.
When it comes to hereditary cancer risk, Matloff can easily be considered an early pioneer in both the expert and support spaces. She has worked closely as an advocate for patients and families impacted by hereditary cancer risk, since before genetic testing was widely available (and continues to). Thanks to her work and vision, today’s world of genetic testing is much more accessible, accurate, and equitable.
Matloff is an expert in responsible return of genetic test results for population studies, healthcare systems, and precision medicine partners. She serves as a Forbes.com contributor on all things genetic counseling, genetic testing, and digital health.
Here’s what Matloff wants all Breasties to know about the Myriad Genetics Supreme Court ruling and responsible genetic testing in the past, present, and future.
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