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New White Paper from My Gene Counsel Releases Data on Frequency of Medical Guideline Revisions and Offers Solutions for Keeping Patients and Providers Informed

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New White Paper from My Gene Counsel Releases Data on Frequency of Medical Guideline Revisions and Offers Solutions for Keeping Patients and Providers Informed

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (PRWEB) October 16, 2019 My Gene Counsel, a digital health company that provides personalized, easy-to-understand web-based genetic counseling information, has published a new white paper that explores how frequently medical management guidelines have been updated over a five year period and provides guidance as to how patients and medical providers can be…

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5-year BRCA SCOTUS Anniversary

Today, June 13th, 2018, marks the 5 year anniversary of the Supreme Court of the United States’ Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics case regarding the BRCA gene patent. The result was a unanimous decision, genes could not be patented as they occur naturally. We reflected back on this day, how far we have…

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Jackson Lab's Forum on Healthcare Innovation

“The Forum on Healthcare Innovation: Technology and the Future of Healthcare Delivery” was hosted by Jackson Laboratories in Farmington, CT on the UCONN Health campus on October 25-26, 2017. The conference was full of healthcare innovators and professionals and covered genetic testing (including direct-to-consumer), genomics, the microbiome, patient advocacy and healthcare technology. Check out some…

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Genome Generation

Genetic Counseling Note:  TP53 is a gene located on chromosome 17p that is often mutated, or changed, in tumors.  However, some people are born carrying one mutation in the TP53 gene in all of their cells.  These mutations are called germline mutations, and result in Li-Fraumeni Syndrome (LFS).  People with LFS have a high lifetime…

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Ellen Matloff to Give Keynote on Careers for Women in Biosciences

Bioscience is Connecticut’s fastest growing business sector. If achieving a career in bioscience is your goal, then join us for The Bioscience Careers Forum at The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine on 11th March. Bioscience leaders from across Connecticut will discuss how students can attain a career in this cutting edge industry. The afternoon will…

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