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See you at American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) October 15-19, 2019!

pgEd’s Marnie and Nadine are presenting a breakfast workshop at ASHG on Wednesday, October 16th at 7:15am. Check out our abstract below, and meeting details are here: https://www.ashg.org/2019meeting/
We are looking forward to a […]

Privacy and informed consent: “Operation Double Helix” charges 35 people with fraud over genetic testing

Even with a good understanding of informed consent and an awareness of the risks and benefits of genetic testing, there are unfortunately ways in which well-meaning people, hoping to use genetic testing to improve […]

pgEd wraps up 2019 Summer Tour!

The pgEd team was busy this summer, getting out and talking to people about genetics and all the ways it may impact their lives. 

Between June and August, we hosted or participated in teacher workshops […]

How are patients being impacted by new genetic therapies?

With the advent of CRISPR and the hopes associated with using genetic engineering to treat genetic diseases, it is challenging to keep up with the many reports of clinical trials, FDA approvals, and families […]

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