Jewish genetic diseases

New Site To Combat ‘Genetic Illiteracy’

YU relaunches site about genetic health issues.

05/06/2014 - 20:00

Last year, the Program for Jewish Genetic Health at Yeshiva University/Albert Einstein College of Medicine relaunched an online resource designed to educate people about a wide range of complex genetic issues. 

Chani Wiesman: Dispelling myths about genetic testing.

New Genetic Testing Method Can Be Mixed Blessing

‘Microarray’ has implications for women over 35, when many Jewish women are often bearing children.
10/15/2012 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Anew method of genetic testing that can detect more problems in a fetus, but also reveal confusing information about chromosomal anomalies, will soon become more widely available to expectant mothers; a clinical trial has proven its advantages over standard methods of fetal genetic testing.

enetic counselor Barbara Bernhardt.
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