Genetics and Pharmacogenomics

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The Importance of a Genetics Evaluation for Patients in Need of Genetic Testing

The Importance of a Genetics Evaluation for Patients in Need of Genetic TestingThis presentation examines the roles of a genetic counselor in the laboratory and in clinic, gives an overview of a genetics evaluation, and illustrates why patients in need of genetic testing should be referred for a genetics evaluation.

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2015 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting

2015 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting [Events]Learn what is new from our Laboratory Genetics division, view our featured genetic testing resources, and, if you're attending, visit us at booth #531.

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Using Autopsies to Analyze Genetic Abnormalities

Using Autopsies to Analyze Genetic AbnormalitiesFewer than five percent of people who die in hospitals are autopsied today. Autopsies are beneficial to discovering new advances in diseases, including cancer, dementia, and heart disease. In an article in the Wall Street Journal, Joseph Maleszewski, a cardiovascular pathologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., discusses how “molecular autopsies” can provide useful information about a patient's genetics.

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