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clinical genetics

[′klin·ə·kəl jə′ned·iks]
(genetics)
The study of the role of genetic factors in human disease susceptibility by observation of patients and their families.
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Its Cartagenia Bench platform helps technicians, lab workers and clinicians to visualise, evaluate and report clinical genetics data in the context of patient information.
The financing of clinical genetics research by disease advocacy organizations: A review of funding disclosures in biomedical journals.
Dr Fatima Bastaki, consultant paediatrician in clinical genetics and metabolism at Latifa Hospital and head of the campaign's organising committee, said that the Centre for Arab Genomic Studies, a division of the Award for Medical Sciences, has catalogued 350 rare genetic disorders in Arab populations.
Dr Fatima Bastaki, Consultant Pediatrics and Clinical Genetics and head of the drive's organising committee, said the UAE will celebrate the day in conjunction with 40 countries around the world.
Genetics centers around the world offer all manner of prenatal diagnosis, cytogenetic laboratory services, molecular genetics, cancer genetics, clinical genetics, identity testing, and paternity testing services.
In a developing country, lack of supporting services such as clinical genetics means that surgeons often have to take the initiative in establishing such services in the management of breast cancer.
FROM THE FDA'S MOLECULAR AND CLINICAL GENETICS PANEL MEETING
Marion (pediatrics and obstetrics and gynecology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and clinical genetics, Montefiore Medical Center and Blythedale Children's Hospital) shares stories of cases he has been involved with during his career as a geneticist, such as conjoined twins who shared a skull and were successfully separated; a child whose broken bones were found to be a genetic condition rather than child abuse; a baby with a genetically-transmitted absence of sweat glands; a child suffering from Sanfilippo syndrome; and a child who died of spinal muscular atrophy.
The authors are a broad range of experienced scientists and clinicians from various fields including human molecular genetics, clinical genetics and exercise science departments.
The day-long debate featured contributions from expert panelists drawn from fields as diverse as clinical genetics and space discovery and was the culmination of the 2008 Rolex Awards for Enterprise.
The Cheshire and Merseyside clinical genetics department, which provides a counselling and information service for patients, was officially opened in the presence of patients and staff.
Matthew Taylor, director of adult clinical genetics at the University of Colorado in Denver.
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