October 8, 2009 - Experts from Connective Tissue Gene Tests (CTGT) were invited to appear on the TV program Tempo In Depth to discuss genetic testing and genetic counseling. The program was aired today on Public Broadcasting Service affiliate WLVT, Allentown / Bethlehem / Easton, PA..
The program, titled Genetic Counseling, discussed what genetic testing is, and its benefits for helping patients to manage disease or the possibility of disease.
“We are very pleased to have an opportunity to inform the public about genetic testing and its benefits,” said Dr. James Hyland, Medical Director of CTGT. “And we’re grateful for Tempo In Depth’s recognition of our expertise in the area of genetic tests for inherited connective tissue disorders.”
CTGT staff appearing on the program included:
- Dr. James Hyland, Medical Director
- Dr. Leena Ala-Kokko, Director of Research, Development and Technology
- Corrine Fillman, Genetic Counselor
- Jennifer Kush, Supervisor
- Robert DeNadai, Laboratory Technician
To view this program in its entirety, please visit the link below, and click on the Oct. 8 program icon from the 2009-2010 Season Video.