What is a Genetic Counselor and How Can they Help Me?
Genetics is a complicated subject, but many parents have concerns about whether they may pass down a genetic condition to their child. If this sounds like you, scheduling an appointment with a genetic counselor can help you develop the best plan for your pregnancy. What is a Genetic Counselor? A genetic counselor is a health care
UNDERSTANDING GENETIC TESTING, Andrei Rebarber, MD (Video)
To begin, let’s discuss what genetic disorders are. Genetic disorders are caused by a change in a person’s genes. Aneuploidy is a condition where there are missing or extra chromosomes. In a trisomy, there is an extra chromosome, while in a monosomy, a chromosome is missing. Inherited genetic disorders are caused by changes in genes