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Dystonia (DYT1 and other types) Sep 15 2016

LESSON 14: Learn about dystonia and its Jewish genetic component

APBD: Adult Polyglucosan Body Disease Jul 20 2016

LESSON 13: Learn more about APBD

Female Reproductive Aging and Egg Freezing Feb 17 2016

LESSON 12: Learn more about the benefits and limitations of egg freezing and fertility preservation

Mental Health, Genetics, and the Jewish Community Oct 08 2015

Lesson 11: Learn more about mental illness and the Jewish community

Jewish Medical Ethics: Genetic Testing Jun 11 2015

LESSON 10: Learn what Jewish medical ethics has to say about genetic testing

BRCA in the Jewish Community (Update and New Developments) Mar 11 2015

LESSON 9: Highlights from a panel discussion about BRCA and the Jewish community at the JCC Manhattan

Nonclassic Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Dec 18 2014

LESSON 8: Learn more about the signs and symptoms of Nonclassic Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

Understanding the Genetics of Parkinson’s Disease Sep 10 2014

LESSON 7: Learn more about Parkinson’s disease and its genetic link to the Jewish community.

Delaying Aging May 13 2014

LESSON 6: Learn more about how to delay aging and age related diseases, and increase your longevity.

The Basics of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) Feb 18 2014

LESSON 5: Gain an understanding of what is involved in in-vitro fertilization (IVF) and preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD)

Preconception Carrier Screening: Tay-Sachs, and Many Other Genetic Diseases Nov 05 2013

LESSON 4: Gain an understanding of recessive inheritance and the utility of preconception carrier screening for hereditary diseases which are more common in the Jewish population

Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Jul 23 2013

LESSON 3: Learn about the symptoms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, and the differences between Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Apr 30 2013

LESSON 2: Learn about the genetic basis of cancer, specifically focused on Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer

Genetics 101: Parts 1 & 2 Apr 30 2013

LESSON 1: Gain an understanding of basic concepts and terminology in human genetics