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Down Syndrome, Genetic Counselling and Prenatal Screening

Prof Dr Thong Meow Keong, Consultant Paediatrician and Clinical Geneticist

06-Apr-17 16:00

Down Syndrome, Genetic Counselling and Prenatal Screening

Of the many genetic conditions known to affect humans, Down Syndrome is perhaps the most recognisable. Prof Dr Thong Meow Keong was a member of an international team that published a study on Down Syndrome in diverse populations. He joins us to explain the scope of the study, the importance of genetic counselling, and whether it’s worth it to undergo prenatal genetic screening.


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Tags:  Health and LivingThe Bigger PictureGeneticsdown syndromegenetic disordergenetic diseasesprenatal screeninggenetic screeningtrisomy 21HealthParenting, Family, Relationships


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