The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) provides information to the media regarding genetic counselor and genetic and genomic services in health care. NSGC has member spokespersons available to conduct interviews with local, regional and national media.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Sept. 13, 2017 – Many doctors don’t assess their patients for familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), a common and treatable genetic condition that puts people at a 20 times greater risk for early and aggressive heart disease, suggests a survey being presented at the National Society
$1.5 Million Gift from The Engelberg Foundation Ensures Ongoing Genetic Counselor Research Funding COLUMBUS, Ohio – Sept. 14, 2017 – On the 25th anniversary of the Jane Engelberg Memorial Fellowship (JEMF), The Engelberg Foundation has given the Genetic Counseling Foundation (GCF), the charitable af
Elite athletes with an inherited heart condition aren’t the only ones who have a difficult time adjusting to doctors’ orders to avoid intense and competitive exercise to reduce their risk of sudden death, suggests a new study being presented at the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC)
Most college athletes would agree to be tested for a gene that increases their risk of a poor recovery from concussion or other brain injury, but say a positive result wouldn’t change their behavior or style of play, according to research being presented at the National Society of Genetic Counselors
Desperate to find out why their child has autism, parents may turn to genetic testing only to find that these tests often don’t provide the answer, suggests research being presented at the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) 33rd Annual Education Conference.