ACOG Guidelines on Prenatal Screening for Aneuploidy

In October 2020 the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine (SMFM) released an updated practice bulletin regarding genetic screening and testing for… Read more »

Does it Run in the Family? How to Gather the Health Info You Need

Family health history is one of the most important ways to understand the likelihood of future health developments. While gathering this information is recommended, it’s not always easy.  Compiling this… Read more »

Chadwick Boseman and Colon Cancer: The World Knew No Better

This one hit differently. In 2016, I received the ecstatic news of being accepted into my Genetic Counseling Graduate Program at the University of Minnesota. In 2016, Chadwick Boseman received… Read more »

Carrier Screening Tests for Expecting Parents: A Discussion on VUS

My colleagues and I were recently discussing some issues around carrier screening, particularly when it comes to variants of uncertain significance (VUS). As the name implies, VUSs are changes that… Read more »