Why genetics matter: genetic contributions to the developmental journey

Tuesday, March 12, 2024 from 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities Grand Rounds webinar

When:  March 12, 2024
2-3 p.m. EST

Topic: "Why genetics matter: genetic contributions to the developmental journey" 

Presenters: Radhika Sawh, Certified Genetic Counselor, Continental States Team Lead, New York Mid-Atlantic Caribbean Regional Genetics Network

Alissa Bovee Terry, Genetic Counselor, NYMAC Regional Genetics Network

Learning objectives:

  1. Define basic genetic concepts
  2. Explain how genetic changes can impact development/health
  3. Describe how genetic services can benefit families

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