When Exome Sequencing is the Answer

Better Health

Ask any parent whose child has a serious health condition or birth defect “What is the value of a diagnosis?” and they will tell you that an answer is worth everything. When a child presents with an undiagnosed condition, they may undergo multiple genetic tests in search of an answer. When those tests come back […]

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

Insights

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?

Insights

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

Better Health

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

Better Health

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

Epilepsy Awareness – Dispelling Myths

Insights

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

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World Rare Disease Day

Insights

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

Innovation

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