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Genetics Center Director First Up in Opening Session of NSGC Annual Meeting

Genetics Center is proud that one of our directors, Dr. Neda Zadeh, will be the first speaker in the opening session of the National Society of Genetics Counselors (NSGC) 32nd Annual Education Conference (AEC) in Anaheim. That session is on Thursday morning, 10/10/13, and will address prenatal microarrays. You can also get your Passport-to-Prizes stamped at our Booth 113.

Genetics Center Counselor Presents Paper at NSGC Annual Meeting

Genetics Center is pleased to announce that one of our newest genetic counselors, Adrienne Miller, will be presenting her work on Newborn Screening’s Impact on Sickle Cell Awareness, on Saturday afternoon, 10/12/13, during the concurrent paper sessions at the National Society of Genetics Counselors (NSGC) 32nd Annual Education Conference (AEC) in Anaheim. Be sure to also stop by our Booth 113 and get your Passport-to-Prizes stamped.

Genetics Center Featured Exhibitor at NSGC 32nd Annual Education Conference

Genetics Center is pleased to announce that we will be a featured exhibitor at the NSGC 32nd Annual Education Conference (AEC) in Anaheim, California, October 9-12, 2013. The AEC is the only national conference that focuses specifically on the education needs of genetic counselors. We are also a Passport-to-Prizes Sponsor, so be sure to stop by our Booth 113 to get your passport stamped. The future is now and NSGC is leading the way in genomic health — with diverse … Continue reading

Genetics Center’s CAP Accreditation is Reaffirmed and is Congratulated

Based on results of a recent on-site inspection as part of the College of American Pathologists’ (CAP) Accreditation Programs, Genetics Center’s director, Touran M. Zadeh, MD , was advised of this national recognition and congratulated for the excellence of the services being provided.   During the CAP accreditation process, designed to ensure the highest standard of care for all laboratory patients, inspectors examine the laboratory’s records and quality control of procedures for the preceding two years. CAP inspectors also examine … Continue reading

BRCA Testing: GENETICS CENTER Supports Supreme Court’s Decision to Eradicate Gene Patents

In a highly anticipated ruling, the Supreme Court finally upheld that specific human genes cannot be patented. This comes at a critical time, as public awareness of the importance of genetic testing of the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes – genes associated with breast and ovarian cancers—is higher than ever before. Those who may be genetically susceptible to breast and ovarian cancers as well as current cancer patients will now have access to life altering genetic testing at a much lower … Continue reading

Announcing Genetics Center’s New Comprehensive Rett Syndrome Panel

We are now offering a comprehensive Rett Syndrome Panel, which includes testing of the MECP2, FOXG1, and CDKL5 genes to detect both classic and atypical Rett syndrome. Please see our brochure, Rett Syndrome.

ACMG conference in Phoenix March 20-22

Genetics Center was an exhibitor at the 2013 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics meeting on March 20th-22nd in Phoenix, AZ.   Hosted by the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics, the ACMG meeting is growing bigger every year, attracting healthcare professionals from around the world with an interest in the rapidly evolving field of clinical genetics and genomics. We had the opportunity to interact and connect with more than 1,800 leaders in medical genetics, highlighting services such … Continue reading

Visit Us at the ACMG Annual Meeting

Genetics Center will be at the ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Phoenix, AZ on March 20-22. Please visit us at our booth.

GENETICS UPDATE (March 2013) Newsletter

Please see our latest newsletter, GENETICS UPDATE.

Next Generation Sequencing Now Offered

The latest testing platform brought in-house by Genetics Center is next generation sequencing (NGS). We have the capabilities to do exome sequencing, mitochondrial genome sequencing, and targeted panels. Please contact us with your clinical genetic testing needs.   Please see our brochure, Next Generation Sequencing.