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Application OPEN for Genetic Navigator Role in New Mexico and Utah

June 14, 2022 — The MSRGN Genetic Navigator Program is seeking 2 individuals or family members who have navigated genetics for themselves or their loved ones in New Mexico or Utah. In the Genetic Navigator role, the individual chosen for the role, will assist other families in their state with accessing and navigating the genetic services system. This position... Read More

Public Health Genetics Week: May 23-27

May 20, 2022 — Public Health Genetics Week is next week! May 23-27, 2022 #PHGW #PublicHealthGenetics The goal of this week is to raise awareness of genetics and genetic information and to celebrate all those involved in the field, including family and patient advocates, genetics professionals, students, and nonprofits, among others. Learn more about upcoming programming for Public Health... Read More

MSRGN Launches SPANISH Red Flags 4 Genetics Handout for Families and Providers

April 27, 2022 — In June 2021, MSRGN launched the ENGLISH Version of the Red Flags 4 Genetics Handout for Families and Providers. Today, on April 27, 2022, MSRGN is launching the SPANISH Version of  Señales de alarma sobre genética / Red Flags 4 Genetics Handout for Families and Providers. To learn more about the family survey and history... Read More

Time 4 Genetics Webinar~ Genetic Testing Webinar: May 18

March 18, 2022 — MSRGN is inviting you to our  Time 4 Genetics Webinar: Genetic Testing: It’s Not Rocket Science May 18, 2022 (at 10am PT, 11 am MT, noon  CT, and 1pm ET)  featuring Guest Presenters: Guest Presenters: Daryl A. Scott, MD, PhD Associate professor at Baylor College of Medicine & Clinical Geneticist at Texas Children’s Hospital Haley Streff, MS,... Read More

2022 Genetics Pop-Up Dates Announced

February 8, 2022 — MSRGN will be hosting 3 Virtual Regional Genetics Pop-Ups on March 3rd, 4th and 5th. The theme of this year’s pop-ups are: Ask a Genetic Navigator and will include an introduction and overview of MSRGN’s newly launched Genetic Navigator program. The March 4th Genetics Pop-Up will offer Spanish Interpretation and the March 5th Pop-Up will... Read More

Genetics Pop-Up Promoter Application Deadline: 1/10/22

January 3, 2022 — We are planning for our 2022 Genetics Pop-Up season! This year our Genetics Pop-Ups will be VIRTUAL and REGION-WIDE on March 3rd-5th! In order to help spread the word, in each of our 8-states, we are recruiting 8 Genetics Pop-Up Promoters. There are 8 open pop-up promoter spots available: one for each of our eight... Read More

Time 4 Genetics Webinar~ Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome: January 6

November 3, 2021 — MSRGN is inviting you to our  Time 4 Genetics Webinar: What to do when you suspect Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome: A Practical Guide January 6, 2022 (at 11am PT, noon pm MT, 1pm CT, and 2pm ET)  featuring Guest Presenters: Dr. Abdallah (Abe) Elias Clinical Geneticist, Medical Director of the Department of Medical Genetics at Shodair Children’s Hospital To... Read More

Time 4 Genetics Webinar~ Developmental Delays & Genetics: September 30

September 9, 2021 — MSRGN is inviting you to our  Time 4 Genetics Webinar: An approach to genetic diagnosis for patients with developmental delay September 30, 2021 (at 11am PT, noon pm MT, 1pm CT, and 2pm ET)  featuring Guest Presenters: Austin Larson, MD, Assistant Professor Pediatrics from The Children’s Hospital Colorado Clinical Genetics and Inherited Metabolic Diseases To register please click: here... Read More

MSRGN honors Newborn Screening Awareness Month #2021NBS

September 1, 2021 — September is Newborn Screening Awareness Month! MSRGN has a long tradition of supporting, promoting and encouraging newborn screening professionals, education and awareness in our 8-state region. Check out these resources and upcoming events/resources that honor Newborn Screening Month! (click on words underlined for more info about the event): #2021NBS Toolkit from Expecting Health 2021 NBSTRN... Read More

Registration OPENS for the MSRGN Genetics Summit 2021

August 13, 2021 — The registration is now OPEN for the Virtual MSRGN Genetics Summit 2021 to be held on November 9-10, 2021. The Genetics Summit is a virtual summit to educate, engage, and connect families, providers, and public health professionals around contemporary topics in genetics. The Agenda is available here, Speaker information here, and CME/CEU information here.