ASHG Honors Kathleen Blazer & Jeffrey N. Weitzel with the Arno Motulsky-Barton Childs Award for Excellence in Human Genetics Education

Published: Monday, July 22, 2019, 12:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Ann Klinck, 301.634.7342, Geneticist to Receive Award at ASHG 2019 Annual Meeting ROCKVILLE, MD – The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has named Jeffrey N. Weitzel, MD, and Kathleen Blazer, EDD, MS, LCGC, as the 2019 recipients the Arno Motulsky-Barton Childs... Read More

Medical Genetics

Medical Genetics

Impact of Genetics on Health and Disease It is estimated that 3-7% of the general population will be diagnosed with a recognized genetic disorder. This does not include common disorders such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and psychiatric disorders. All diseases or medical conditions have a genetic component (except trauma). Understanding how variations in an... Read More

Genome Sequencing Found Feasible and Informative for Pediatric Cancer Treatment

For Immediate Release Wednesday, October 17, 2018 5:30 p.m. U.S. Pacific Time Media Contact: Ann Klinck 301.634.7342 Recommendations Reported at ASHG 2018 Annual Meeting SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Comprehensive genetic testing of tumors and non-cancerous tissue from pediatric cancer patients is a feasible and clinically useful approach that can guide patient care, according to... Read More

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