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  • Post by Carrie Haverty, MS, CGC, Senior Director of Clinical Products (Prenatal Screening), Counsyl Early in my career as a genetic counselor at Massachusetts General Hospital, I worked with a patient who had a son with Down syndrome. He was diagnosed after delivery, and now mom was pregnant with her second. She sat in my […]

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  • This month, we’ve had the pleasure of working with the Bessey family and the Hearts for Ezra Foundation to raise awareness for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). The Besseys have been advocates of expanded carrier screening as well as SMA awareness and research since they lost their son Ezra in 2013. We had the opportunity to partner with […]

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  • Q&A with Shivani Nazareth, MS, CGC, Director of Medical Affairs, Counsyl August is SMA Awareness Month. If you’re unfamiliar with SMA (spinal muscular atrophy), you may be surprised to learn it is the number one genetic cause of death for infants in the United States. The condition causes progressive weakness in the muscles, making it very difficult for […]

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  • This month, we are striving to bring awareness to spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a serious inherited condition caused by changes in the SMN1 gene, which controls motor neurons in the spinal cord and brainstem. DID YOU KNOW? 1 in 50 Americans is a carrier for SMA. SMA is the #1 genetic cause of death for […]

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  • Genetic counselor and Counsyl’s Director of Cancer Screening, Kaylene Ready recently interviewed Georgia Hurst, the founder and executive director of the nonprofit ihavelynchsyndrome.org. After losing one brother to colon cancer and having another brother diagnosed, Georgia learned she has Lynch syndrome, a hereditary cancer syndrome that puts her (and any of her relatives that share […]

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  • 5 questions with our webinar speakers Last week, in a 30 minute live webinar, authors of a recent study in Prenatal Diagnosis discussed the key differences between the two most common genome sequencing methods used for noninvasive prenatal screening (NIPS): whole-genome sequencing (WGS) and the single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) method.   Co-authors of the paper and […]

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  • We are excited to announce industry-leading improvements to our flagship carrier screening test as well as new names for all of our genetic screens, on Wednesday, July 19. Counsyl Foresight Carrier Screen: Utmost confidence in every result   The Counsyl Foresight Carrier Screen (formerly Family Prep Screen) is methodically designed to maximize detection rates for […]

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  • We are excited to announce new names for all of our genetic screens as well as industry-leading improvements to our flagship carrier screening test. Introducing our new product names We are excited to introduce our new names to further emphasize the benefits that each genetic screen offers to healthcare providers and their patients. Beginning Wednesday, […]

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  • Introducing the Counsyl Insights video series At Counsyl, we are committed to sharing data with the scientific and medical communities. That’s why we are excited to introduce our new Counsyl Insights video series, which highlights new research and peer-reviewed publications relevant to clinical genetics and women’s health. In this series, we will strive to communicate key […]

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  • Convenient, real-time access to sample status for patients and healthcare providers Now patients and healthcare providers can access real-time status of any Counsyl genetic testing sample in Counsyl’s patient and provider portals. Counsyl’s provider portal enables providers to order tests, access patient results, and view all documentation associated with Counsyl genetic counseling sessions. The M...

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  • by James Goldberg, MD, Counsyl Chief Medical Officer One of our most powerful weapons in the fight against cancer – genetic testing – remains greatly underused. As inherited genetic mutations play a major role in five to 10 percent of all cancers, it’s possible that up to 1.4 million cancer diagnoses globally could have been … Continue reading "Realizing the full potential of inherited cancer scre...

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  • Efficient Django QuerySet Use

    This talk is about advanced use of Django’s QuerySet API based on lessons learned at Counsyl. You’ll learn how to debug, optimize and use the QuerySet API efficiently. The main examples focus on demystifying how QuerySet maps to SQL and how seemingly simple Python code, presumably fast O(1) queries, can result in unacceptably long runtime and often O(N) or worse queries. Solutions are provided fo...

  • How I Learned to Stop Worrying about Big Data and Love the Data That Actually Counts - Counsyl Tech Talk

    July 18, 2013 Counsyl Tech Talk on "How I Learned to Stop Worrying about Big Data and Love the Data That Actually Counts." Speaker: Imran Haque, Director of Research, Counsyl. Video: https://vimeo.com/71282924 Check out our openings: jobs.counsyl.com

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