Personal Genetics Education Project

Blog

New mini-lesson on Mitochondrial Replacement Therapy

Mitochondrial replacement therapy (MRT) is a new technique that enables prospective parents to avoid passing down certain serious medical conditions, called mitochondrial diseases, to their children. This therapy has drawn media attention in recent […]

Roadtrip to Cleveland, OH

In early October, pgEd and the members of Ting’s research lab got on a bus to Cleveland, OH. On our way West, we visited Howe Cavern and spent a night at Niagara Falls. The […]

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 […]

Archives