Editor’s note: The following article is a part of the National Society of Genetic Counselors’ patient blog post series. Written by real patients, these stories share a glimpse into the sometimes complicated world of genetics and the role a genetic counselor
In 2016, Genome magazine and the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) held the inaugural Code Talker Award — an essay contest sponsored by Invitae for patients and their families to pay tribute to a genetic counselor by nominating him or her for an award to be presented at NSGC’s Annual Con
Recently, I read in a newspaper article that I would soon be able to get my entire genome sequenced for less than $1,000. That’s crazy! Is this true? I thought that genome sequencing would cost like a billion dollars. Should I do it?
MTHFR: Hope or Hype?
Genome WebSpring 2017
A New CRISPR Breakthrough Could Lead to Simpler, Cheaper Disease Diagnosis
The Washington PostJoel AchenbachApril 13, 2017
The controversial laboratory tool known as CRISPR may have found a whole new world to conquer. Already the favored method of editing genes, CRISPR could soon become a low-cost d
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