Division of Genetics and Genomics Specialty Programs

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The Division of Genetics and Genomics offers a variety of programs that provide integrated care for patients with different genetic conditions. They include:

Brain Development and Genetics Clinic
Bridging the fields of neurology, cardiology and genetics, the BrDG Clinic helps patients with disorders of brain development or brain structure.

Cardiovascular Clinic for Brain Development
Caring for patients with periventricular nodular heterotopia (PVNH), a developmental brain disorder that also causes cardiovascular disease.

Cardiovascular Genetics Program
Staffed by cardiologists and clinical geneticists, this clinic serves children and adults with genetic heart conditions such as Marfan syndrome, Noonan syndrome and Velo-Cardio-Facial syndrome.

Connective Tissue Genetics
Providing integrated care for patients of all ages with connective tissue diseases, including Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, Marfan syndrome, Loeys-Dietz syndrome and others. 

Craniofacial Genetics
Offering multidisciplinary evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of children and adults with congenital or acquired facial deformities.

The Feingold Center for Children
Providing diagnostic and treatment services to children born with birth defects, genetic diseases and intellectual disorders. The Center coordinates multiple appointments so children can see more than one specialist at the same visit.

Fragile X Program
Providing diagnostic evaluations, genetic counseling, occupational therapy and behavioral and developmental services to children and adults with Fragile X syndrome.

Galactosemia Program
Providing comprehensive care for children and adults with galactosemia caused by GALT enzyme deficiency and the related disorders of GALE and GALK deficiency.

Lysosomal Storage Program
Bringing together specialists in genetics, metabolism, cardiology and neurology to serve families with Gaucher disease, Tay Sachs disease and related disorders.

Metabolism Program
Providing comprehensive evaluation and treatment for infants, children and adolescents with a wide variety of metabolic disorders. 

Neurofibromatosis (NF) Program
Offering comprehensive diagnostic evaluations, genetic counseling and follow-up care by pediatric specialists from many medical areas, including ophthalmology, endocrinology, orthopedics and neuro-oncology.

Pediatric Cancer Risk Program
Providing integrated care to patients and their families whose condition or family history suggests an increased risk of cancer.  

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