Emory National Fragile X Research Center is the oldest continuously NIH-funded fragile X center in the nation. Among the research insights into the cause and treatment of fragile X syndrome, Emory investigators have led the field.  Click here for more information.

Dawn Laney, MS, CGC, CCRC was awarded a 2016 Rare Impact Award by NORD.  Click here for more.
Until Dr. Michael Gambello suggested whole exome sequencing, the Stinchcomb family thought their 19-year-old daughter had cerebal palsy.


Our goal is to bring genetic discoveries to the patient's bedside without delay. We do this by having a unique combination of a full-fledged basic research faculty along with a comprehensive clinical genetics division. In other words, we've got the best and the brightest in the areas of genetic discovery and patient care, working side-by-side. This puts the Department of Human Genetics, which ranks among the top departments in the country, at the forefront of contemporary translational research and training.  To learn more, click here.

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Department of Human Genetics launches JScreen to help prevent Jewish genetic diseases

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