Webinars

Alzheimer’s Disease: An Approach to Genetic Counseling and Testing

Date: Thursday, August 11, 2016

Author: Goldman, Jill, MS, MPhil, CGC
Senior Staff Associate and Genetic Counselor
Columbia University,
Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer’s Disease and the Aging Brain
  
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Category: For Credit, Webinar

Description: Jill Goldman describes the different inheritance patterns associated with Alzheimer disease (AD) and other dementias, instructs attendees on how to use key family history questions to guide genetic testing for AD and other dementias as well as distinguishes the common genes associated with AD and frontotemporal dementia.

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
• Describe the different inheritance patterns associated with Alzheimer disease (AD) and other dementias
• Use key family history questions to guide genetic testing for AD and other dementias
• Distinguish the common genes associated with AD and Frontotemporal dementia

ASCLS P.A.C.E.® credits are available to laboratory professionals through February 1, 2017.