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...
This infographic explains autosomal recessive (AR) inheritance. Cystic fibrosis, sickle cell anemia, and spinal muscular atrophy are examples of AR conditions.
Metabolism is the series of chemical reactions that break down food into energy in the body. Inborn errors of metabolism are rare genetic conditions that result in blockages in that pathway, typically due to the lack of or ineffective function of certain enzymes. A...
Preimplantation genetic testing (PGT) for hereditary colorectal cancer sub-type familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP); Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) for hereditary colorectal cancer sub-type familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP)
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) for hemophilia A and hemophila B; preimplantation genetic testing (PGT) for hemophilia A and hemophila B.
Case study on PGT for ADPKD, also referred to as PGD for ADPKD.
Because the heart muscle is controlled by the automatic (involuntary) nervous system, we often take our heartbeat for granted. The characteristic, steady rhythm that sounds like “lub, dub...lub, dub...lub,dub” is controlled by our body’s very own coordinated...
After receiving SMA carrier screening results, many couples choose to use preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGT) to have a healthy baby.
PGT for Huntington disease helps prospective parents ensure they don’t pass the condition on to their children.