GeneticsA branch of medicine concerned with disorders and diseases caused by abnormalities in genes and chromosomes.ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZSkip List ContentAAdult Cystic FibrosisCystic fibrosis, an inherited disease, causes a buildup of thick mucus in the lungs. Early detection and better therapies help people live longer.BBirth DefectsBirth defects are health problems that are present at birth. They can range from mild to severe, and some babies have more than one.CChromosome MosaicismMosaicism is a condition that occurs when a person has two or more genetically separate sets of cells in his or her body.Clinical TrialsNew drugs and medical treatments need to go through a series tests called clinical trials. This is how new and better treatments are made possible.Cystic Fibrosis in ChildrenCystic fibrosis is a genetic disorder affecting mucous movement in the respiratory, digestive and reproductive systems. Learn about symptoms and treatment.Cytogenic Studies for Leukemia DiagnosisCytogenic Studies are precision medicine used to diagnose leukemia at a molecular level and determine treatment options.FFamilial hypercholesterolemiaFamilial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is a genetic disorder that causes abnormal buildup of LDL, or “bad“ cholesterol. Learn about symptoms and treatment.GGaucher DiseaseGaucher disease is a rare, inherited disorder that causes fatty substances to build up in the spleen, liver and other organs.Genetic Evaluation and CounselingGenetic evaluation and counseling involves a consultation that provides an individual's risk of acquiring inheritable conditions. Learn more about this service.HHereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT)Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT) is a condition that causes abnormally formed blood vessels, which increases risk for clots. Learn about symptoms and treatment.Huntington's DiseaseHuntington’s disease is a rare, inherited disease that causes nerve cells in the brain to break down over time. Learn about symptoms and treatment.IInherited CancersInherited cancers are cancers that can be passed down from one family member to another through genes. Learn about symptoms and treatment.LLynch syndromeLynch syndrome is an inherited genetic disorder linked to an increased risk of developing cancer earlier in life. Learn about symptoms and treatment.MMolecular DiagnosticsMolecular diagnostics involves analyzing DNA or RNA for red flags that can pinpoint the potential emergence of a specific disease.NNeurogeneticsNeurogenetics is a field of study that attempts to better understand genetic causes of brain disorders.PPolycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)Polycystic kidney disease is a condition that causes fluid-filled sacs called cysts to grow in the kidneys. Learn about symptoms and treatments.WWhole Exome SequencingWhole exome sequencing is a type of genetic sequencing performed from blood or saliva samples. Learn about this procedure.Whole Genome SequencingWhole genome sequencing allows doctors to closely analyze a patient's genes for mutations and health indicators. Learn about this procedure.