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Screening Through the Life Course

March 2014

Through the end of March 2014, Genes in Life will be putting the spotlight on Screening through the Life Course, covering the importance of genetic and other types of screening from birth to adulthood and everywhere in between.

The Genes in Life blog will feature information on newborn, pediatric, and cascade screening, with questions answered by featured experts.

Genes in Life was created by Genetic Alliance, a nonprofit organization founded in 1986 and based in Washington, DC. Genetic Alliance is a health advocacy organization committed to transforming health through genetics and works to connect consumers to the smart services they need to make informed decisions about their health and healthcare. Genetic Alliance's network includes more than 1,200 disease-specific advocacy organizations, as well as thousands of universities, private companies, government agencies, and public policy organizations.