Testing laboratory-fertilized embryos for genetic diseases before implantation can be done through a procedure called preimplantation genetic testing (PGT) or
My name is Roley Corrigan-Halpern and I am a Junior at Grinnell College majoring in Psychology. On campus, I work
Today, more people than ever use ancestry testing to learn about their family’s past and to connect with far- flung relatives. But while some ancestry tests provide limited health-related information, these tests are no substitute for genetic screening tests and the clinical support that comes with them.
My mom and I love traveling over the holiday weekend to fill our travel itch and tap into our roots. And exploring our family cultural history also lends itself to discussion about our shared family health history.
Any parent-to-be wants to provide their child with a healthy life, and prenatal genetic tests can help. There are a wide variety of genetic tests available, including carrier screening, diagnostic testing, and aneuploidy screening.
Welcome Lilli Arbetter, the Sarnoff Center's Lewis Summer Intern for 2021. Lilli is a rising sophomore at the University of Michigan and interested in pursuing a career in healthcare.
By Carol Guzman Even more than 25 years after the discovery of the BRCA gene, there are still misconceptions about