A Day in the Life of a Genetic Counselor

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What is a typical day like for a genetic counselor? It’s a question that I’m asked frequently when people find out what I do for a living (second only to - What’s a genetic counselor?)...

CooperGenomics’ Holiday Gift to You

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Happy holidays to all of our readers! We’re excited to share our new and improved blog with all of you! As you can see, we have an updated layout, but rest assured that we’ve kept...

Being Thankful for Genetics

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As the holiday season approaches, it’s the time of year where many of us start to consider what we’re most thankful for in our lives. While most people would say they are thankful for their...

Do You Know What Hemochromatosis Is? Should You?

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You may be asking yourself, “What is Hemochromatosis?” And really, that’s what we want you to ask yourself! Hereditary hemochromatosis (HH) is an adult-onset genetic condition characterized by too much iron circulating in the body....

Cue the Fireworks and Welcome CooperGenomics!

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We are excited to announce that Reprogenetics, Recombine, and Genesis Genetics have joined forces as CooperGenomics, bringing the best of these three companies together as part of the CooperSurgical family. (As I like to say,...

Why We Can’t Predict Your Baby’s Future

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One of the most anticipatory events in someone’s life is confirming a pregnancy. For the next nine months, it is difficult to stay planted in the present. Instead, it is natural for expecting parents to...

Wait, There’s More to Worry About Than Tay-Sachs?!

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The first time I ever gave any kind of real thought to the possibility of genetic landmines in my Jewish ancestry, I was in my mid-20s, not dating anyone too seriously — Jewish or otherwise...