Extracting the Story of You
Deoxyribonucleic acid (or DNA) is the chemical novel of you. A little less than half of your story comes from a paternal inheritance (for some people this […]
What is Non-Disclosure Preimplantation Genetic Testing
As the title states, non-disclosure involves keeping the at-risk individual’s status for a condition such as Huntington disease, for example, unknown. How can this be done, you may ask?
The Alphabet Soup of PGT
Throughout your pre-implantation testing journey, you might hear terms like PGT-A, PGT-M, PGT-SR, PGT-HLA, NGS, PCR, etc. All these letters can get pretty confusing if you aren’t sure what they mean, so let’s break it down.
Genetic Carrier Screening and Prenatal Genetic Diagnosis Extends to Adult Onset Disorders
Screening is now pan-ethnic, and uses DNA platforms. Couples of mixed ethnicities are screened without regard to specific ethnicity. Over 400 disorders can be screened, identifying approximately 2% at-risk couples.
PGT for Inherited Heart Disease
According to the CDC, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US. We all know our family medical history is very important. We know […]