22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome: Awareness Can Make a Difference


Prenatal screening for the 22q11.2 deletion is now available by cell-free DNA screening, also known as noninvasive prenatal screening.

What is the APOE gene and how is it related to Alzheimer’s Disease?


There is currently no proven way to prevent or cure Alzheimer disease. Is there a role for genetic testing to predict risk?

Cystic Fibrosis – Pathway to a Cure

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Did you know that although it can occur in any ethnic group, cystic fibrosis (CF) is the most common and severe inherited disease in Caucasians? 

Spring into Heart Health

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Understanding your risk factors for heart disease is a great first step towards taking care of your heart.

Epilepsy Awareness – Dispelling Myths


Epilepsy has many causes. For many, seizures are caused by a genetic change, called a mutation.

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World Rare Disease Day


February 28, 2018, is World Rare Disease Day, a day that calls upon policy makers and the public to consider the daily impact that living with a rare disease has on patients and their families.

New Lung Cancer Test to Help Physicians Choose the Best Personalized Medicine for Patients


Quest Diagnostics and Thermo Fisher have teamed up to make the Oncomine Dx Target Test broadly accessible nationwide.



Did you know that 50% of patients are taking medications which do not work well for them or cause unwanted side effects? There are many reasons for differences in the way drugs work for different people, including a person’s height and weight, the presence of other health problems and individual genetic make-up.  Additionally, interactions with […]