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Arizona Team Developmental Delay Algorithm

December 1, 2019 — The Arizona State team created a version of a developmental delay algorithm for genetic testing.  The team also created another tool: a laboratory document for pediatricians and primary care doctors, to aid in ordering these tests. Click here to read The Arizona Developmental Delay Algorithm.  Mountain States Regional Genetics Network (MSRGN) organized the development of... Read More

Texas DSHS Hosts Newborn Screening Grand Rounds: Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)

November 7, 2019 — Texas DSHS Newborn Screening Grand Rounds  Gene Therapy: A Landmark in Spinal Muscular Atrophy Treatment Newborn Screening Grand Rounds is a lecture series at TX DSHS. There is no cost to participate and continuing education credit is available for some professions. Participate in Grand Rounds by webinar or in-person in Austin. Wednesday, November 13, 2019,... Read More

Utah State Team Developmental Delay Algorithm

November 5, 2019 — Mountain States Regional Genetics Network (MSRGN) organized the development of an algorithm to guide primary care clinicians in evaluating young children with a developmental delay with genetic and other types of testing. See Developmental Delay Algorithm & Resources (MSRGN) for the original algorithm and a number of related resources, including information about informed consent, patient... Read More

Virtual Education Series Newborn Screening: Colorado, Past Webinars

October 15, 2019 — Three webinars have been completed in the Colorado Virtual Education Series covering newborn screening topics,  held in conjunction with Children’s Hospital Colorado and our MSRGN Colorado State Team. If you missed either of the first 2 webinars, please visit our archive page to watch the recordings of the past webinars. The 3rd webinar will be... Read More

Nevada ECHO on Genetics now Available

October 4, 2019 — In June, our Nevada state team partnered with Nevada ECHO for their series on Genetics. The entire series YouTube Playlist archive can be found here. Two of the talks are highlighted here: Cancer as a Genetic Issue, Nathan Slotnick, MD, PhD, MA, MS- presented 6/12/19:  The archive of the presentation can be found here. Neonatal and... Read More

MSRGN Celebrates Newborn Screening Month

September 16, 2019 — September is Newborn Screening Month (NBS). In celebration of the life-saving screening done across our region and in the United States, we have a learning session at our upcoming 2019 Genetics Summit, dedicated to NBS. We invite you to join us in Albuquerque, New Mexico on September 23-25 to learn more about the advances in... Read More

Registration for the 2019 Genetics Summit- Now Open

July 30, 2019 — To read more about the upcoming Genetics Summit Announcement click here. Please feel free to share the PDF  link: www.mountainstatesgenetics.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/257/2019/07/MSRGN-2019-Genetics-Summit-Registration-Announcement.pdf  to the 2019 Genetics Summit announcement with your friends, colleagues and social media outlets. All the details about the 2019 Genetics Summit can be found here.

Monthly Newborn Screening Virtual Education Series Launching in August

July 29, 2019 — In conjunction with members of our Colorado State team, CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL COLORADO PRESENTS… Newborn Screening Virtual Education Series Every 2nd Tuesday of the Month • 12 to 1 p.m. Via Teleconference (Vidyo Link and Instructions sent upon registration) Overview, Target Audience, and Learner Outcome: This activity, designed for the primary care providers and interdisciplinary healthcare... Read More

IHS Clinical Rounds: How to Interpret Genetic Test Results

July 15, 2019 — Please save the date and register today for the: IHS Clinical Rounds:  How to Interpret Genetic Test Results This one hour webinar will be presented by: Rebecca O. Littlejohn, MS, CGC Tuesday, August 13, 2019 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Eastern 2:00 pm –3:00 pm Central 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Mountain noon – 1:00... Read More

Project ECHO Nevada Presents: Genetic Testing for Healthcare Professionals

May 14, 2019 — 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month • 8–9 a.m. Beginning: Wednesday, May 22, 2019 This short series will focus on Genetics for Health Care Providers. We will address the areas of DNA sequencing, Cancer genetic screening, newborn genetic testing, and the practice whole genome sequencing. Please join us for this new and unique series! Guest... Read More