Genetic Link to Cerebral Palsy May be More Common Than Thought, Suggests Large Study Presented at NSGC MeetingAs Genetic Testing Expands, Studies Demonstrate the Importance of Genetic CounselingATLANTA – Nov. 14, 2018 – Up to 1 in 3 people with cerebral palsy (CP) may have the condition due to an
According to multiple reports published on November 26, 2018, He Jiankui of the Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen, China claims to have genetically edited the DNA of embryos during an IVF-style procedure, resulting in the birth earlier this month of genetically-modified twins
Genetic counselors are at the forefront of an ever-evolving world of genetics. Their unique expertise and ability to connect with and empower patients positions the profession as an important part of the healthcare team.At the 37th Annual Conference in Atlanta, we’re celebrating genetic counselors
NSGC Director of Policy and Government Relations, John Richardson, shares information about the H.R. 7083, “Access to Genetic Counselor Services Act of 2018," introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives.
As a genetic counselor working in oncology for 23 years, I’ve seen amazing progress in treating people through personalized medicine. We’ve begun to see less cancer in relatives of people with the disease because knowing their family history has prompted them to take steps to reduce their risk. And