Webinars

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August 29, 2018

Getting More From Your Sequencing Test: Copy Number Variant Detection by Next Generation Sequencing

Presented by Dr. Diane Allingham-Hawkins, Ph.D, FCCMG, FACMG
By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
  1. Explain the benefits and limitations of copy number variant detection by next generation sequencing
  2. Compare copy number variant detection by next generation sequencing to other methods of copy number variant detection such as microarray
  3. Provide examples of how performing copy number variant detection by next generation sequencing adds value to a sequencing test

August 15, 2018

Genetic Testing for Cystic Kidney Diseases and Nephrotic Syndrome

Presented by Dr. Wuyan Chen, Ph.D. and Dr. Robert M Haws, MD
By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
  1. Understand the importance of genetic testing for inherited kydney disorders
  2. Describe current testing options for cystic kidney diseases at PreventionGenetics
  3. Describe current testing for nephrotic syndrome at PreventionGenetics

July 18, 2018

PGxome Custom Panels

Presented by Christina Zaleksi, MS, CGC and Madison Aliff
By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
  1. Create and order custom panels based on phenotype cluster(s) or gene(s)
  2. Identify how to enhance genes within a custom panel to approach 100% coverage of coding regions
  3. Use the custom panels’ tool to save panels for future orders

May 23, 2018

Genetics of Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Presented by Dr. Greg Fischer, PhD and Moumita Chaki, PhD
By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  1. Gain familiarity with different types of neurodevelopmental disorders (NDDs), specifically intellectual disability (ID) and autism spectrum disorders (ASD)
  2. Understand the importance of genetic testing for NDDs
  3. Gain familiarity with the current guidelines for diagnostic testing of NDDs
  4. Learn about the most up-to-date genetic testing options at PreventionGenetics

November 10, 2017

Inborn Errors of Metabolism Advances in Diagnostic Testing

Presented by Robert Steiner, MD and McKenna Kyriss, PhD
By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
  1. Describe signs and symptoms suggesting Inborn Errors of Metabolism (IEM)
  2. Understand the current testing paradigm with biochemical testing
  3. Explain current molecular genetic testing for IEM Diagnosis

October 3, 2017

Clinical Implementation of Pharmacogenetics Adding Pharmacogenetic Testing to PGxome 2017

Presented by: Dr. Jiabin Zhang, Ph.D. and Dr. Emili Leary, PharmD.
By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  1. Review the key principles of pharmacogenetics
  2. Describe the role of pharmacogenetics in clinical practice
  3. Discuss implementation of pharmacogenetics into clinical practice

June 29, 2017

Genetic Testing for Inherited Retinal Dystrophies

Presented by: Madhulatha Pantrangi, PhD
By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
  1. Explain the importance of genetic testing in Ophthalmology
  2. Discuss different testing options for genetically and clinically heterogeneous IRDs
  3. Describe the benefits of PreventionGenetics' Comprehensive IRD Panel and understand the testing approach

May 19, 2017

Genetic Testing for Infertility

Presented by: Fang Xu, PhD and Gina Londre, MS, CGC
By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss the incidence and major causes of infertility
  2. Describe the major genetic contributors to infertility
  3. Explain the benefits and limitations of genetic testing for infertility

April 27, 2017

Value of Genome Sequencing

Presented by: James Weber, PhD Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer, PreventionGenetics
At the end of this activity the participant will be able to:
  1. Recite many of the applications of genomic sequencing
  2. Compare different genome sequencing tests
  3. Understand current limitations of genome sequencing
  4. Gain a better appreciation for the value of genomic sequencing

March 29, 2017

Genetic Testing for Kidney Disorders

By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss various genetic tests for kidney disease
  2. Describe the characteristics of multiple kidney disorders
  3. Learn about various cases tested at PreventionGenetics

February 1, 2017

PGxome: The Power of Many

By the end of this webinar, participants should be able to:
  1. Determine the indications for PGxome testing
  2. Describe the exome variant interpretation process at PreventionGenetics
  3. Learn about various cases detected by PGxome

November 9, 2016

Finding Answers: Comprehensive Miscarriage, Stillbirth & Neonatal Death Panel

By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss the incidence and major causes of miscarriage, stillbirth, and neonatal death.
  2. Describe the major genetic contributors to miscarriage, stillbirth, and neonatal death.
  3. Explain the benefits and limitations of genetic testing in cases of miscarriage, stillbirth, and neonatal death.

Aug 11, 2016

Genetic Testing in Ophthalmology - Focus on Eye Panels at PreventionGenetics

By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
  1. Explain the importance of genetic testing in Ophthalmology.
  2. Discuss different testing options for hereditary eye disorders.
  3. Describe the benefits of testing panels vs. single gene tests for heterogeneous hereditary eye disorders.

June 1, 2016

A Specialized Lab's Utilization Management Journey-Adding Value With a Little TLC

What does TLC mean to you, and how does it fit into your utilization management (UM) strategy? In this webinar, Amy Nystrom - Chief Business Officer, discusses why Trust, Longevity and Collaboration are an essential pieces of any UM program.

May 17, 2016

Finding Value: Assessing Quality in Genetic Testing

Jerry Machado, PhD, DABMG, FCCMG, discusses the diversity of genetic testing options in a growing industry and how quality and utilization management go hand in hand.

May 12, 2016

Deletions and Duplications: Why They're Important and How to Get the Most Accurate Results

This Webinar focuses on:

  1. The importance of testing for deletions and duplications in patients with genetic diseases.
  2. Different methods of testing for deletions and duplications.
  3. The benefits of comprehensive testing for deletions and duplications by comparative genomic hybridization microarray.

June 18, 2015

Genetic Testing of Inherited Blood Disorders and Maximizing Clinical Utility

During this webinar, Dr. Michael Chicka, Ph.D. discusses genetic testing for Inherited Blood Disorders including: Thrombocytopenia, Familial Hemphagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis (FHL) and Fanconi Anemia. A question and answer session followed Dr. Chicka's presentation.