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Dodie Roskies to Present at the 2015 International Health Conference in Oxford UK

June 25th and 26th 2015.  Download the presentation here.

Pittsburgh Delegates Assembly votes unanimously to adopt a policy on genetics education and screening

Policy on Genetic Testing and the Jewish Community Passed 4/27/2015 Research shows that a quarter of the Jewish population carries at least one of the many preventable Ashkenazi Jewish genetic diseases (AJGD) – and the list is growing rapidly. The Jewish Healthcare Foundation

PITTSBURGH SCREENING

1 in 4 Ashkenazi Jews is a carrier for a Jewish genetic disease (JGD). No family should need to endure the grief and suffering of losing a child to a preventable Jewish genetic disease. Carriers are healthy individuals, who are only at

In Jewish Community, Genetic Screenings Can be a Matter of Life and Death

In Jewish Community, Genetic Screenings Can be a Matter of Life and Death by Toby Tabachnick, Senior Staff Writer, The Jewish Chronicle More than 25 percent of Ashkenazi Jews in Pittsburgh are carriers of a genetic mutation for at least one