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Department of Molecular and Human Genetics

Evenings with Genetics Videos

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Does Cancer Run in Your Family? Understanding the Genetics of Cancer

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This seminar will discuss red flags to look for in your personal or family history, what to expect at a cancer genetics evaluation and gene tests for hereditary breast and colon cancer syndromes. In addition, a leader of a support organization to raise awareness about ovarian cancer and a patient advocate will share information and personal journey.   

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Using Genetics To Make Personal Care Plans for Children with Developmental Disabilities and Autism

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Dr. Daryl Scott, professor of molecular and human genetics at Baylor College of Medicine, discusses the genetic evaluations for 3 families and the increase in our ability to identify the genetic diagnosis due to new testing. Laura Buckner, a community training coordinator with the UT Texas Center for Disability Studies, discusses Person-Centered Planning and the Trajectory Across Life Stages and Life Transitions. 

This webinar is brought to you by Evenings with Genetics in collaboration with UT Texas Center for Disability Studies and sponsored by Texas Department of State Health Services. 
 

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Autismo y genes

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La Dra. Claudia Soler-Alfonso discuta que es el autismo, como puede averiguar si un nino tiene autismo, y si es genetico la causa. Aimee Ortiz-Day discuta las practicas centrado en personas y la vision y trayectoria para una buena vida.

Este seminario web es presentado por Evenings with Genetics en colaboración con el Centro de Estudios de Discapacidad de UT Texas y patrocinado por el Departamento de Servicios de Salud del Estado de Texas.

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Care of Patients with Down Syndrome

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Dr. Carlos Bacino, professor of molecular and human genetics at Baylor College of Medicine, discusses the genetics of Down Syndrome, common findings along with universal recommendations and screenings for children with Down Syndrome.

This webinar is brought to you by Evenings with Genetics in collaboration with UT Texas Center for Disability Studies and sponsored by Texas Department of State Health Services. 

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Recomendaciones universales para niños con síndrome de Down,¿qué hay de nuevo?

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Dra. Lizbeth Mellin-Sanchez discuta generalidades del sindrome Down, pautas para el asesormiento inicial y seguimiento de pacientes con syndrome de Down y opciones terapeuticas. 

Este seminario web es presentado por Evenings with Genetics en colaboración con el Centro de Estudios de Discapacidad de UT Texas y patrocinado por el Departamento de Servicios de Salud del Estado de Texas.
 

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Using Genetics to Make Personal Care Plans for Children with Developmental Disabilities and Autism

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Presenter: Dr. Daryl Scott, associate professor of molecular and human genetics, Baylor College of Medicine

April 12, 2019

The seminar was presented and recorded thanks to the support by the University of Texas: Texas Center for Disability Studies and the Department of State Health Services.

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Seizures and Epilepsy in Children: Advances in Genetics and Treatment Part I

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Presenter: Dr. Angus Wilfong, Director, Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, Blue Bird Circle Clinic for Pediatric Neurology, Texas Children's Hospital

Nov. 10, 2015

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Seizures and Epilepsy in Children: Advances in Genetics and Treatment Part 2

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Presenter: Dr. Carlos Bacino, Chief, Genetics Service, Texas Children's Hospital

Nov. 10, 2015

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Puberty and Sexual Development in Teens with Disabilities

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Presenter: Dr. Adiaha Spinks-Franklin, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine

Oct. 13, 2015

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The Genetics of Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Presenter: Christian Schaaf, M.D., Ph.D.

Objectives:

- Identify individuals with autism spectrum disorder who should undergo genetic testing

- Describe diagnostic tests that would be considered first or second tier in the evaluation of ASD

- Become comfortable explaining the benefit of genetic testing in the context of ASD to families

- Know when to consult a clinical geneticist in the care of individuals with ASD

This teleconference was sponsored by Baylor College of Medicine / Texas Children's Hospital and was possible thanks to funds from the Texas Department of State Health Services.

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Should You Have Your Whole Genome Sequenced?

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Presenter: Richard Gibbs, Ph.D.

Sept. 17, 2013

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Children with Chromosomal Disorders: New Tests Guide Management, Treatment and Counseling

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Presenters: Dr. Lorraine Potocki and Susan Fernbach, RN, BSN

Aug. 8, 2013

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Genetics and Care for Children with Congenital Heart Defects

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Presenters: Dr. John Belmont and Susan Fernbach, RN, BSN

Aug. 1, 2013

This seminar was offered to enhance the healthcare of children with Congenital Heart Defects in the area of genetics by incorporating new knowledge around the process of the genetic evaluation, current treatment, and resources available to improve identification and care of children who would benefit from a genetic evaluation.