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...
Do direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies take appropriate measures to secure the genetic privacy of consumers?
Case study on PGT for ADPKD, also referred to as PGD for ADPKD.
How can PGT and prenatal testing help prospective parents take charge of their future child’s health before and during pregnancy?
The benefits of expanded carrier screening include more thorough risk assessment for hundreds of genetic diseases, regardless of ethnicity.
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.
When undergoing IVF, you can have the embryos screened to look for potential issues. Learn more about PGT-M vs. PGT-A and which one is right for you.
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).