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LHVPN Genetic Resources

  • American Board of Genetic Counseling
    The not-for-profit organization incorporated in 1993 for the purpose of certifying and recertifying genetic counselors.
  • American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG)
    A primary professional membership organization for human genetics specialists worldwide. Our members work in a wide range of settings, including universities, hospitals, institutes, and medical and research laboratories.
  • CDC Office of Genomics and Disease Prevention
    The CDC Public Health Genomics and Precision Health Knowledge Base (PHGKB) is an online, continuously updated, searchable database of published scientific literature, CDC resources, and other materials that address the translation of genomics and precision health discoveries into improved health care and disease prevention.
  • Disability Rights
    Advancing rights and enhancing the lives of people with disabilities
  • Directory of Genetic Support Groups
    Genetic Counseling, Support and Advocacy Groups Online
  • Family Voices of New York (FV of NY)  
    Provides information and resources to families of children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) and the professionals who work with them through individual information and referrals, parent matching, conferences and sharing of materials including care notebooks and resource guides. 
  • GeneTests 
    A publicly-funded medical genetics information resource developed for physicians, other healthcare providers, and researchers, available at no cost to all interested persons.
  • Genetics Alliance 
    This is an organization devoted to promoting optimum health care for people suffering from genetic disorders.
  • Understanding Genetics: A Guide for Patients and Professionals
  • Does It Run in the Family? 
    A family health history toolkit
  • Genetics Education Center
    For educators interested in human genetics and the human genome project
  • Human Genome Project Information
    The Human Genome Project (HGP) was an international 13-year effort, 1990 to 2003. Primary goals were to discover the complete set of human genes and make them accessible for further biological study, and determine the complete sequence of DNA bases in the human genome. See Timeline for more HGP history. 
  • March of Dimes
    Today we educate medical professionals and the public about best practices; we support lifesaving research; we provided comfort and support to families in NICUs; and we advocate for those who need us most, moms and babies. 
  • National Human Genome Research Institute
    National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) is the driving force for advancing genomics research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest biomedical research agency in the world.
  • National Organization for Rare Disorders
    NORD, a 501(c)(3) organization, is a patient advocacy organization dedicated to individuals with rare diseases and the organizations that serve them.  NORD, along with its more than 280 patient organization members, is committed to the identification, treatment, and cure of rare disorders through programs of education, advocacy, research, and patient services.
  • National Society of Genetic Counselors
    This directory has been developed to assist physicians, patients and genetic counselors in accessing genetic counseling services.
  • Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man
    Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man® An Online Catalog of Human Genes and Genetic Disorders. OMIM is a comprehensive, authoritative compendium of human genes and genetic phenotypes that is freely available and updated daily.
  • Reprotox
    Contains summaries on the effects of medications, chemicals, infections, and physical agents on pregnancy, reproduction, and development.

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