Genetics of DEE’s

This “Genetics of DEE’s” webinar was planned in coordination with Invitae and Children’s Hospital Colorado. The webinar was originally held on April 29, 2020.

This webinar on the genetics of DEE’s includes information about types of genetic testing, how to read a genetic report, family planning with a genetic mutation in mind and details on the collaborative Behind the Seizure initiative to increase access to genetic testing and bring families closer to a diagnosis.

This webinar was moderated by Gabrielle Conecker of Wishes for Elliott and the panelists were:

Katie Angione, a certified genetic counselor in the Neurology Department at Children’s Hospital Colorado
Dr. Dianalee McKnight, a board-certified clinical molecular
geneticist and Medical Director at Invitae

Caregiver Voices included:

Jenny Burke, whose son Alex has SCN2A-related epilepsy, Member of the Board Of Directors at The FamilieSCN2A Foundation

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