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Gene Therapy, Genetics and Genomics

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Family History Tool (hhs.gov)

Tool from the US Surgeon General's office to help consumers create a family health history: Family Health Portrait project

Genes and Gene Therapy (MedlinePlus)

Definition of Gene Therapy, Genetic basics, FAQs, Genomics and personalized medicine plan, epigenomics, pharmacogenetics, proteomics. Read: What Is A Gene? (written for kids, from Nemours Foundation, kidshealth.org) Genomic factors reportedly play a role in nine of the ten leading causes of death in the United States. Learn about the Human Genome Project and genetic ancestry testing

GeneTests: US Clinic Search

Voluntary listing of US and international genetics clinics providing genetic evaluation and genetic counseling. Lists services by state; contact information; links to clinic Web sites (if available); and selected clinic staff certifications and credentials. May search by Adult, Pediatric Genetics, biochemical, cancer genetic counseling, preimplantation genetic diagnosis, prenatal diagnosis, or telemedicine CLINIC LIST TO BE DISCONTINUED DECEMBER 1, 2017

Genetic Tests for Cancer: AHRQ Technology Assessment

Detailed Horizon Scan looks at genetic tests available for cancer prevention, diagnosis or management - those currently available for clinical use, and those that were under development

Genetics - Resources for Genetics Information

Extensive set of reference materials from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, geared to student learning. Includes references on biotechnology, cloning, DNA, epigenetics, stem cells, gene therapy, genetic mutation, bioethics and genetics

Genomics - CDC Office of Public Health Genomics

Find out the definition of Genomics, and read the Fact Sheets from Emory University for subjects such as genetic testing and newborn screening, family history for cancer or mental illness, and prenatal testing. Genetics: the study of inheritance. Genomics: the study of people's genes and how they interact with each other and with the environment

Mountain States Genetics Network

Resources for the diagnosis and management of genetic disorders, including an online directory of genetic support groups. Focus is on services in eight states: AZ, CO, MT, NM, NV, TX, UT and WY

Other Helpful Listings

GeneTests: International Clinic Search

Directory of International Clinics in the genetics field, lists services provided in clinics in dozens of different countries, including Canada and the United Kingdom (none listed in Mexico), Buenos Aires, Prague, middle east, Japan, Australia, Scandinavia. Funded by the NIH. CLINIC LISTINGS TO BE DISCONTINUED DECEMBER 1, 2017

New York - Clinical Laboratory Evaluation Program (CLEP) - Approved Labs for all types of testing

Laboratories approved for certain specialty testing in New York are listed here by category of testing. Examples include Andrology (fertility assessment e.g. sperm count), Blood transfusion testing, Cellular Immunology, Endocrinology (e.g. thyroid function tests, TSH), Virology, Genetic testing, Toxicology labs, Trace Element labs, Transplant monitoring; many more. Nearly 100 labs overall

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