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DM and Genetics: Your Questions Answered

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DM and Genetics: Your Questions Answered
Monday July 22nd
12 PM PST / 2 PM CST

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Join Certified Genetic Counselor Tiffany Grider from the University of Iowa for an interactive webinar on DM and genetics. Topics will include:

  • The underlying genetic cause of myotonic dystrophy type 1.
  • How this genetic cause leads to so many different medical problems including muscle weakness.
  • Inheritance, the risks for congenital myotonic dystrophy and the genetic basis for the more severe symptoms.
  • Different types of genetic testing including diagnostic, presymptomatic, and prenatal.
  • Research being done for gene therapies.

Click here to download the slideshow! (.pptx)

For more information, contact MDF Program Director Leah Hellerstein by email or phone at 415-872-7924.


Monday, July 22, 2019





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