Welcome

The Genetics in Wisconsin website gives health professionals, patients, and families access to genetics information and resources. There are helpful links to other sites, as well as family stories that illustrate how Wisconsin genetics services benefit patients and families. 

To learn more about Genetics and Public Health in Wisconsin, click here.

Highlights

AAP PediaLink Online CME course:  Dive Into the Gene Pool

 UW Madison Pediatric Grand Rounds, Dr. Brian Skotko presenting on prenatal diagnosis of Down Syndrome. October 30, 7:30 AM, HSLC.

NEW! Family story about a child's genetic condition.

"Receiving a Diagnosis: From Cope to Hope"  Video for families.

Sickle Cell Trait: you’ve been tested! More than 2 million people have Sickle Cell Trait, do you?  If you were born in Wisconsin after November 1, 1988, you were tested at birth.  A result is available and you do not need to be re-tested.  Find out how to obtain your result

 

 


 

Featured Genetics Professional

David Wargowski MD

"Genetics is truly on the frontier of modern medicine.  As with all frontiers, it presents tremendous opportunities, foreboding challenges, and an ever-appealing horizon of new developments.  Working with Genetic Counselors and others to help patients and families navigate this landscape safely is tremendously rewarding."

 

 

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