The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) provides information to the media regarding genetic counselors and genetic and genomic services in health care. NSGC has member spokespersons available to participate in interviews with local, regional and national media.
For Media Inquiries or Interview Requests with NSGC Spokespersons, Contact:
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- Genetic Testing of Children in the Adoption Process and Prenatal Testing for Adult-Onset Conditions Position Statement Revisions
Jul 13, 2018 07:59 AM
The Public Policy Committee is pleased to announce Member-Comment periods for two position statement revisions: Genetic Testing of Children in the Adoption Process and Prenatal Testing for Adult-Onset Conditions. The comment period will close on Monday, July 30, at 11:59 PM EDT....
- Newborn Screening
Dec 12, 2017 01:28 PM
The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) strongly supports newborn screening for the Recommended Uniform Screening Panel (RUSP) as approved by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. NSGC also supports state-mandated newborn screening systems for the universal protecti...
- Blood Spot Storage and Use
Dec 12, 2017 01:27 PM
The National Society of Genetic Counselors supports newborn screening laboratories' storage and use of blood spot samples, and transparent policies to regulate these activities. Dried blood spots are valuable resources that significantly contribute to lifesaving newborn screening and advance public...
Dec 12, 2017 01:26 PM
The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) recognizes and celebrates a person’s inherent value including differences in one’s physical, cognitive, or psychiatric functioning. Individuals should be viewed holistically and not defined by others solely in terms of a single characteristic. Tec...
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