Diseases, Genetics and Clinical Trial Resources
Disease Lecture Video
Psychological consequences and predictors of adverse events in the first 5 years after predictive testing for Huntington's Disease
Choose an inherited disease of interest to you. You can look for interesting Mendelian diseases in the Genetics Home Reference web site or the Genes and Diseases web site. Read what is known about the disease and its genetics or family inheritance in the following resources:
Examine existing treatements and experimental treatments for the disease in these web sites:
Write a short 1-2 page paper describing 1) the classical diagnosis and treatment of the disease, 2) what is known about the genetics of the disease and 3) have any novel diagnoses or treatements resulted from the genetic information.