Cardiovascular (heart) disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. Almost half of all adults in the United States have some form of cardiovascular disease.
Through its competitive Genetic Counseling Assistant position, the Smith Family Clinic is helping to meet the rising national demand for certified genetic counselors
Having seen firsthand the difference that genetic and genomic medicine can make in a patient’s life, Dr. Hurst is an advocate for integrating genetic testing and counseling in her patients’ care plans. She shares why she believes the Smith Family Clinic is uniquely poised to offer patients life-changing answers with Lillie Mermoud, HudsonAlpha Marketing and Development Specialist.
Have you ever wondered why certain medications work wonders for some people but not for others? Or why one class of medication did not alleviate your symptoms while another one did? The answer may lie within your genome.
Many genetic tests are not covered by insurance. So, when families struggle to find answers for their child’s undiagnosed medical problems, the journey can be difficult and genetic testing is not always feasible. Thanks to a recent grant from the Quarterbacking Children’s Health Foundation, more families will be able to find answers through the Smith
Smith Family Clinic for Genomic Medicine celebrating five years of serving the community and finding answers When the Smith Family Clinic for Genomic Medicine opened in 2015 on the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology campus, it was the one of the first clinics in the world to use genomic sequencing technology to find answers for rare
The Smith Family Clinic for Genomic is celebrating four years since its grand opening on the HudsonAlpha campus. Since 2015, the clinic has seen more than 300 patients and continued to find answers for those with rare and undiagnosed diseases like Robert Barnette. Robert’s mother, Carol Barnette sat down with AL.com to discuss how she spent 55 years searching for
Alabama family finds answers at Smith Family Clinic for Genomic Medicine “Years went by, and we knew nothing.” This is a common phrase heard at the Smith Family Clinic for Genomic Medicine. Usually from a patient or family member who has spent years searching for a diagnosis for themselves, or a loved one. Carol Barnette
The Smith Family Clinic for Genomic Medicine was featured in a new series from Front Line Genomics, “Digital DNA,” which explores the role of large-scale genetic testing in science, industry and society. David Bick, MD, discussed how the Smith Family Clinic uses the power of genomics to diagnose patients with rare diseases. “We think the