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Medical & Molecular Genetics

Required Texts

McFarlane I. Genetic Counseling Research: A Practical Guide, 2014

Uhlmann WR, Schuette JL, and Yashar BM (Eds) A Guide to Genetic Counseling, 2nd ed, 2009

Professional Resources

CDC Public Health Genomics - Timely and credible information for the effective and responsible translation of genomics research into population health benefits.

 

GeneReviews - Expert-authored, peer-reviewed disease descriptions focused on clinically relevant information on genetic disorder diagnosis, management, and genetic counseling.

 

Genetic Alliance - Nonprofit health advocacy organization with a network includes more than 1,200 disease-specific advocacy organizations as well as thousands of universities, private companies, government agencies, and public policy organizations.

 

Genetic Testing Registry - A voluntary registry of genetic tests and laboratories, with detailed information about the tests such as what is measured and analytic and clinical validity

 

Genetics of Cancer (National Cancer Institute)

 

MedGen - MedGen is NCBI's portal to information related to Medical Genetics. 

 

National Human Genome Research Institute - Nonprofit health advocacy organization with a network includes more than 1,200 disease-specific advocacy organizations as well as thousands of universities, private companies, government agencies, and public policy organizations.

 

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences - Promotes research on how the environment affects people in order to promote healthier lives.

 

Genetics & Medicine Portal  (National Center for Biotechnology Information)

 

Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) - Comprehensive, authoritative compendium of human genes and genetic phenotypes.

 

UCSC Genome Browser Welcome to the UCSC Genome Browser website. This site contains the reference sequence and working draft assemblies for a large collection of genomes.

 

Practice Guidelines

Genetic Counseling Practice Guidelines (National Guideline Clearinghouse)

Genetic Counseling Organizations

National Society of Genetic Counselors

 

MotherToBaby- A service of the non-profit Organization of Teratology Information Resources that provides evidence-based information to mothers, health care professionals, and the general public about medications and other exposures during pregnancy and while breastfeeding.

Their Indiana affiliate is MotherToBaby Indiana.

 

Other Genetic Organizations

Patient Education

MedlinePlus Genetics/Birth Defects - Links to authoritative resources for laypeople

 

MedlinePlus Newborn Screening

 

Baby’s First Test - Newborn screening information

 

Does It Run in the Family? - Family health history tool from Genetic Alliance

 

Genetics Home Reference - Consumer-friendly information about the effects of genetic variations on human health

 

March of Dimes - Prenatal care, healthy pregnancy, birth defects

 

MotherToBaby Fact Sheets - Answers frequently asked questions about exposures during pregnancy and breastfeeding

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