Alzheimer's Foundation of America

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Care Connection Webinar: Genetic Testing for Dementia in the Era of Precision Medicine

May 14 @ 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. 

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Date:
May 14
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT