Clinical Diagnosis and On-site Genetics Laboratories
Medical Genetics offers the region's only comprehensive spectrum of genetics services, including both clinical diagnosis and on-site genetics laboratories. Two physician clinical geneticists and four genetics counselors provide prenatal, pediatric, adult/familial, and cancer diagnoses and genetic counseling.
The nationally recognized, state-of-the-art medical genetics laboratories include cytogenetics, molecular cytogenetics, DNA diagnostics and a large screening program. The molecular laboratories are equipped to perform large screening program. The molecular laboratories are equipped to perform large-scale sequencing and genotyping studies. There is an internationally renowned research program on the genetics of common diseases with major emphasis on asthma, mental retardation, diabetes and cancer.