DM and Genetics Your Questions Answered


Join Certified Genetic Counselor Tiffany Grider from the University of Iowa for an recorded webinar on genetic testing. Topics include:

+ The underlying genetic cause of myotonic dystrophy type 1.
+ How this genetic cause leads to so many different medical problems including muscle weakness.
+ Inheritance, the risks for congenital myotonic dystrophy and the genetic basis for the more severe symptoms.
+ Different types of genetic testing including diagnostic, presymptomatic, and prenatal.
+ Research being done for gene therapies.

View Tiffany Grider's clinical profile.

Download the slides (.pptx).

For more information contact Myotonic Program Director Leah Hellerstein by email ( or by phone at 415-872-7924.

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