Positive Newborn Screen Family Outcomes Listening Session

February 8, 2024 — MSRGN will be holding 2 listening sessions in March for families in our 8-state region who have recieved a positive newborn screen (bloodspot testing). Are you a family who has received a positive newborn screening result that lives in one of the 8 states in the MSRGN Region? If you are and would like to... Read More

Time 4 Genetics Webinar~ Newborn Screening: May 16, 2023

March 30, 2023 — MSRGN is inviting you to our  Time 4 Genetics Webinar: 60 Years of Newborn Screening in a Nutshell May 16, 2023 (at 11am PT, noon MT, 1pm CT, and 2pm ET) featuring Guest Presenter: Guest Presenter: Dietrich Matern, M.D., PH.D. Clinical Biochemical Geneticist Director, Biochemical Genetics Lab, Mayo Clinic To register please click: here For a clickable and ready... 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

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

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

Newborn Screening Communication MOC4

April 25, 2019 — Sign up today for the Patient-Centered Newborn Screening Communication MOC4 module brought to you by Midwest Genetics Network and MN AAP.   There is no charge to participate and completion is worth 25 points.  The project will begin in June, 2019 and can be completed by Dec. 1, 2019. Spaces are limited so if you are interested in participating, please sign up... Read More

Newborn Screening Webinars from NERGN and Weitzman

March 25, 2019 — In partnership with the New England Regional Genetics Network, Weitzman Learning Institute aims to improve access to genetics services for underserved populations through webinars for primary care providers. Here are the first 2 webinars in the series: Newborn Screening 1 Newborn Screening 2 To sign up for other webinars in the series click here.