Employee Spotlight: Christina Zaleski Elected Vice President of Wisconsin Genetic Counselors Association
PreventionGenetics’ Director of Genetic Counseling and Client Services, Christina Zaleski, MS, CGC, has been elected Vice President of the Wisconsin Genetic Counselors Association (WIGCA). This is a tremendous honor for the Wisconsin native who has dedicated her career to helping patients and helping grow her profession.
As fall approaches, our summer interns are wrapping up their projects at PreventionGenetics. The goal of our internships is to allow college students the opportunity to develop and improve their skills, while gaining real world knowledge within their field of study. “Mentoring bright students pursuing careers in genetics is both important and rewarding for us,” said company Founder and President, James Weber, PhD.
During the past few months, PreventionGenetics has had a record nine interns within five departments
Selecting the Right Test Just Got Easier: Connective Tissue Disorder Panels Expanded
We are pleased to announce that our Marfan Syndrome & Aortopathies Panel and our Ehlers-Danlos syndromes panels have been expanded to include a wider clinical spectrum.
Each of our PhD experts each focuses on a specific subset of the genome. As new publications become available, we curate our gene lists and rise to the challenge to keep our test menu current. In light of some new publications and at the request of expert clinicians, we have recently expanded a few of our connective tissue disorder panels. Our goal is to make it easy to select the right test for your patients.
Employee Spotlight: Dr. Steiner named Editor in Chief of Genetics in Medicine
PreventionGenetics’ Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Robert Steiner, MD, FAAP, FACMG, has been named Editor in Chief of Genetics in Medicine (GIM) to succeed James P. Evans, MD, PhD, FACMG. Genetics in Medicine is the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics’ monthly peer-reviewed journal. Dr. Steiner has been involved with GIM since 2000, when he began reviewing for the journal. Since 2004, Dr. Steiner has authored or coauthored various publications in the journal and was asked to serve as Biochemical Genetics Editor in 2006. In 2011, he became deputy editor of the journal.
A proud supporter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association, PreventionGenetics sponsored an employee to volunteer at MDA Summer Camp. MDA Summer Camp is a weeklong camp held across the United States designed for kids diagnosed with muscular dystrophy and related diseases. Campers are able to participate in a variety of camp activities including zip lining, swimming, paintball, bonfires, fishing, mini golf, a carnival, and much more! MDA Summer Camp provides campers with an opportunity to gain independence and fosters lifelong friendships with fellow campers at no cost to the families.