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Fitting into Your Genes: Jewish Genetic Diseases—Data, Dilemmas and Decisions
“Fitting into Your Genes: Jewish Genetic Diseases—Data, Dilemmas and Decisions”
Einstein Healthcare Network’s Victor Center for the Prevention of Jewish Genetic Diseases, along with Har Zion Temple, Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia, and Emily’s Entourage will host a special symposium on Sunday, January 12, 2014 at Har Zion Temple, 1500 Hagys Ford Road, Penn Valley, PA 19072 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm for the community to learn about and advocate for the screening of genetic diseases with a higher prevalence in the Jewish community.
The symposium will be followed by a Screening event from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm at Har Zion Temple for ages 18-44 to be tested for 19 specific genetic diseases. Registration for the screening can be found at www.victorcenters.org. Walk-ins are welcome too! The maximum out of pocket cost for screening is $99 with insurance being billed.