What is genetic prion disease? Prion diseases are a group of rare, degenerative neurological disorders caused by changes in proteins normally found in the brain, called prions. The exact role of prion protein is unknown, but it is believed to be important to the...
Individuals who have family members with certain medical conditions may benefit by seeing a genetic counselor to explore the risk to develop the condition themselves as well as pass it on to their children. One part of the consultation will usually be to record the...
Case study on PGT for ADPKD, also referred to as PGD for ADPKD.
Learning that an adult-onset disorder like Huntington Disease runs in your family can be scary. PGT is a way to prevent passing on the related mutation.
How to manage your genetic predisposition in order to have a child without a genetic disease using carrier screening and PGT (formerly known as PGD).
HBOC Syndrome puts women (and men) at a much higher risk of developing breast, ovarian and other types of cancer.
PGT (formerly known as PGD) for ADPKD is a medical technique that can be used to help affected patients have babies free from the disease.
Heritable genetic mutations cause cancers, and testing embryos via PGT (formerly known as PGD) can prevent passing these mutations onto offspring.