How Are Genetic Conditions Passed On?

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We’ve all discussed genetic conditions around the dinner table and heard things like, “that disease skips generations” or “we don’t have that condition in our family so it’s not coming from me”. While it can...

How Do We Know the Effects of a Mutation?

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We have more than 22,000 genes. Just over 5,000 of them are disease causing. Our carrier screen looks at around 300 of them. When we look at these genes, we are looking for mutations, or...