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Ellen Matloff Guest on Genetics Podcasts

October has been a very busy month for My Gene Counsel! Our BRCA1 and BRCA2 product line officially launched last week and consumers may now sign up! We were invited to attend the Genetic Health Information Network Summit in Nashville, TN earlier in the month. Our CEO, Ellen Matloff, is speaking at the National Organization of Rare Disease…

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“Demystifying Genetics” Podcast Guest Ellen Matloff

Our President/CEO, Ellen Matloff was a guest host on Austrailian Genetic Counselor Matthew Burgess’ podcast, “Demystifying Genetics” for a Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Awareness themed episode. Patients advocates join Matthew later in the program to share their experiences. Their discussion explored… The role of the genetic counselor and their role in the ordering and interpretation…

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Blazing The Trail: Why Genetic Counselors Must Lead The Genomics Revolution

To celebrate the first Genetic Counseling Awareness Day (November 9th), our CEO/President, Ellen Matloff, presented as the inaugural speaker for The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) webinar event. Here’s a recap of a few career challenges she shared and her call to action for fellow genetic counselors. You can watch the full webinar on…

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4 Years Post-Gene Patents: How Has Life Changed In The Genomics World?

Four years ago today, in a landmark decision, the Supreme Court of the United States, in a unanimous 9-0 decision banned gene patents.  What has changed in the genomics world in these past four years?  And what changes are yet to come? Within 5 hours of the decision, laboratories began offering genetic testing for mutations…

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