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Care Connection Webinar: Genetic Testing for Dementia in the Era of Precision Medicine
May 14, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
This webinar will focus on how to identify who is most at risk for having a hereditary dementia, and discuss genetic counseling and genetic testing protocols. Discussion will include:
- Explaining the difference between sporadic and familial disease history.
- Describing the benefits and limitations related to diagnostic and predictive genetic testing.
- Detailing what is involved when participating in a Heredity Dementia Risk Assessment
Guest speaker: Jill S. Goldman, MS, MPhil, CGC, Professor of Genetic Counseling in Neurology, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Scientists, and Genetic Counselor at Columbia University’s Taub Institute.