The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) published new
guidelines that define a subset of predictive genetic alterations with well-established implications for medical care, and recommend that laboratories test for and disclose these results in all circumstances as a routine part
The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) supports continuing the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children (SACHDNC). While its charter expires in April, it is critical that the committee’s work continues.
Women who give birth to infants with a genetic condition or congenital anomaly may be twice as likely to suffer from postpartum depression as women whose babies are born without such a condition, suggests research being presented here at the 31st Annual Education Conference of the National Society
The National Coalition for Health Professional Education in Genetics (NCHPEG) and National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) have collaborated on development of a fact sheet about the use of non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) to screen for Down syndrome
Prenatal genetic testing can help parents-to-be find out if their baby is at risk for certain genetic disorders, and advances in technology are providing more information more accurately than ever before. Genetic counselors play a vital role in helping patients fully understand genetic tests