NOW FEATURING: The Basics of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) (February 2014)

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Know Your Genes Your Risks
and Your Options (formerly GeneSights) is a free, ongoing, online educational series that is designed for the Jewish community. It consists of lessons, prepared by experts in various fields of science and medicine, about genetic diseases that are commonly found in the Jewish population. Many lessons also have associated PSAs (public service announcements)–short videos featuring real patient stories with focused take home messages.

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Program for Jewish Genetic Health

Aiming to promote good health through education, accessible genetic testing, and support networks

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Funding for this series is provided in part by a generous grant in honor of Beatrice Milberg


These lessons and videos are produced for by the Program for Jewish Genetic Health in conjunction with other organizations and expert lecturers. They are meant to educate the general public about genetic diseases, and they reflect information as of the date of production. They are not meant to be a replacement for professional medical care, nor should the information be used to diagnose or treat medical conditions. Note that our videos also can be posted in the public domain, and therefore disclosure of personal information about yourself and others in a ‘Comments’ section can and will be seen by others.