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By Kristi Krueger – Anchor/Health Reporter About 500,000 South Floridians run risk of having baby with severe genetic disorder MIAMI – An estimated 500,000 South Floridians run the risk of having a baby with severe genetic disorders. However, knowing their risk factors in advance can play a major role in family planning. “Looking back, it …
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Jewish? Not Jewish? Not Sure? It doesn’t matter! The Victor Center for the Prevention of Jewish Genetic Diseases is here to help! This event is an amazing opportunity for our South Florida Community. FREE. I repeat. FREE Screening for Jewish Genetic Diseases on Tuesday, December 18th – 7pm – at Temple Beth Am, Miami. If …
Victor Center was recently highlighted in B’nai B’rith Magazine’s spring edition. Our own Debbie Wasserman, Genetic Counselor for the National Victor Center, was featured in the article. Click here to read the full story.
Victor Center would like to remind everyone that February 28 is Rare Disease Day 2018. This year, events observing Rare Disease Day are happening in over 80 countries and regions. This year’s theme is research. Families and patients have an important role in research. We would like to extend our thanks to both the families …
Our Medical Director, Dr. Saima Aftab, was recently published in South Florida Parenting magazine. In her article, Dr. Aftab gives an educational overview and issues to consider around preconception screening. The leadership of Victor Center has identified knowledge and awareness as a key initiative.