ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Nov. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Researchers from Ambry Genetics (Ambry), a leading clinical
Ambry has been selected by NSGC to lead a platform presentation entitled, "In a Class all by Itself: The Importance of Reclassifying Genes and Variants to Better Guide Patient Care (Powis, Z. et al) on Friday, November 16 at 11:15AM. In this session, Ambry will present the value of their 'patient for life' program and how exome reanalysis can find more answers for patients.
"Exome sequencing is a powerful tool for identifying inherited conditions at the pace of modern personalized medicine," stated Brigette Tippin Davis, Ph.D., FACMG, Sr. Vice President, Research & Development, Ambry Genetics. "Our findings show that proactive reanalysis that keeps pace with the continuum of new gene discovery and variant interpretation can improve diagnosis and bring clarity to patients, ultimately improving their care."
Additionally, Ambry will be sponsoring a session entitled "Maximizing Genetic Testing Results for Hereditary Cancer Using RNA Studies." This CEU eligible event will be held on Thursday, November 15 at 12PM.
Ambry will also be presenting 6 poster abstracts focused on delivering insights on various hereditary conditions and in particular the benefit of using multi-gene panels to better identify individuals at-risk. Poster presentations also include interesting new findings on genes related to several syndromes including Li Fraumeni, Von Hippel-Lindau and Marfan.
Ambry's Presentations Schedule: Wednesday, November 14
Thursday, November 15
Friday, November 16
For more information on Ambry's presentations at NSGC, please visit: Ambrygen.com/NSGC
About Ambry Ambry Genetics is a leader in clinical diagnostic and software solutions, combining both to offer comprehensive genetic testing. As part of the Konica Minolta family, Ambry is applying new technologies to the clinical molecular diagnostics market to advance precision medicine and improve patient care. For more information about Ambry Genetics, please visit http://www.ambrygen.com.
About NSGC The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) promotes the professional interests of genetic counselors and provides a network for professional communications. Access to continuing education opportunities, professional resources, advocacy and the discussion of all issues relevant to human genetics and the genetic counseling profession are an integral part of belonging to the NSGC. The National Society of Genetic Counselors advances the various roles of genetic counselors in health care by fostering education, research, and public policy to ensure the availability of quality genetic services.
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