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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

Time 4 Genetic Application Deadline Extended: 1/10/23

January 3, 2022 — Happy New Year! We are actively recruiting for 16 new Time 4 Genetics Clinics to be part of our Cohort #2. If you are a primary care provider in our 8-state region (AZ, CO, MT, NV, NM, TX, UT, WY) then Time 4 Genetics is for you! Watch this short video for an overview of... 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. 

MSRGN Launches Red Flags 4 Genetics Handout for Families and Providers

June 28, 2021 — The MSRGN’s Genetic Ambassador group designed a survey for families which was shared in January 2021 and collected responses until March of 2021. This survey asked families (whose child went on to get a genetic diagnosis) about the “red flags” or symptoms, warning signs, or details that concerned them as parents. The responses of 114... Read More

Texas Genetics Conference ~ July 10, 2021

June 22, 2021 — 2021 Texas Genetics Conference Saturday, July 10, 2021  LIVE / FREE / ONLINE CONFERENCE Program/Agenda Here Continuing Education Info Here Register Here With advances in Genetic testing, an understanding of genetic principles is becoming an increasingly important part of healthcare. Genetic testing is changing the way physicians are diagnosing certain diseases, but also raises important... Read More