Items Tagged ‘pediatric genetics’

Genetics counselors help people understand hereditary disorders

November 8, 2018

Genetics counselors help people understand hereditary disorders

By uclahealth uclahealth

  Research on the human genome has revealed that nearly all diseases have a genetic component caused by gene mutations present at birth or the interaction between genes and the environment. This research has given rise to genetic tests that help diagnose, predict risk and guide treatment for certain hereditary conditions. At UCLA, genetic counselors […]

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Tags: amniocentesis, cancer genetics, clinical genetics, genetics, hereditary disorders, medical geneticist, non-invasive prenatal blood testin, pathology, pediatric genetics, prenatal genetic diagnosis, UCLA Cancer Genetics

March 29, 2018

We love our pediatrician!

By chialyn khpatterson

As a first-time mother of a wonderful child who presented with some unexpected health challenges that required two hospitalizations with many diagnostic procedures and two surgeries within the first year of his life, we are so thankful and appreciative of our pediatrician, Dr. Karen Lin. From the day our little one was born, she has […]

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Tags: bedside manner, Doctors Day, Dr. Elaheh Vahabnezhad, Dr. Iqbal Rashid, Dr. Karen Lin, Dr. Mindy Ross, first-time mother, health challenges, hospitalizations, medical team, patient stories, pediatric gastroenterology