According to multiple reports published on November 26, 2018, He Jiankui of the Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen, China claims to have genetically edited the DNA of embryos during an IVF-style procedure, resulting in the birth earlier this month of genetically-modified twins
Genetic counselors are at the forefront of an ever-evolving world of genetics. Their unique expertise and ability to connect with and empower patients positions the profession as an important part of the healthcare team.At the 37th Annual Conference in Atlanta, we’re celebrating genetic counselors
NSGC Director of Policy and Government Relations, John Richardson, shares information about the H.R. 7083, “Access to Genetic Counselor Services Act of 2018," introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives.
As a genetic counselor working in oncology for 23 years, I’ve seen amazing progress in treating people through personalized medicine. We’ve begun to see less cancer in relatives of people with the disease because knowing their family history has prompted them to take steps to reduce their risk. And
When Parents magazine wrote about 13 female celebrities who delivered babies after age 40, it was more than a story about the lifestyles of the rich and famous. Fertility preservation is increasingly recognized as an option for individuals or couples who want to be parents in the future. For exampl