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    The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) provides information to the media regarding genetic counselors and genetic and genomic services in health care.  NSGC has member spokespersons available to participate in interviews with local, regional and national media.

    For media inquiries or interview requests with NSGC spokespersons, contact:

    Veronica Jackson
    Public Communications Inc.
    vjackson@pcipr.com
    312-558-1770

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    Position Statements

    • Human Cloning By Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer (SCNT) For Reproductive or Therapeutic Purposes
      Mar 19, 2014 08:40 AM
      Cloning by somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) involves replacing the nucleus of an egg cell with the nucleus of a somatic cell from a donor, to create a zygote with the same nuclear DNA as the donor. ...
    • Genetic Testing and Adoption
      Jan 17, 2014 10:24 AM
      The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) supports the thorough collection of family, genetic, and medical history for children entering the adoption process....
    • Incidental Findings in Genetic Testing
      Sep 27, 2013 08:20 AM
      Genetic testing that utilizes a broad scope technology such as array-based testing or genomic sequencing may produce findings of likely medical significance unrelated to the primary indication for testing. When these incidental findings relate to a serious, well-characterized medical risk with...
    • Family Health History in the Electronic Health Record
      Jun 01, 2013 08:05 AM
      Electronic health records (EHR) must have the capacity to adapt to ongoing genetic and technologic advancements. The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) supports standards to integrate appropriate family health history (FHH) information into the EHR and strongly encourages...

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