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Saturday, April 27 • 9:30pm - 10:45pm
You Are Both Carriers for the Same Jewish Genetic Disease: Now What?

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A short description of Jewish genetic diseases, why, where, and how to get screening and when is the best time to be screened. This will be followed by a discussion of In Vitro fertilization and how pre-implantation genetic diagnosis can help the couple who are both carriers to have healthy children. Other reproductive options will also be discussed.

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Jay Schinfeld

Chief Reproductive Endocrinologist at Abington Hospital; OB/Gyn Clinical Professor at Jefferson Medical; OB/Gyn Adjunct Professor at Temple University; Trustee at Adath Jeshurun Synagogue in Elkins Park
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Adele Schneider

Dr. Adele Schneider is Medical Director of the Victor Center for Jewish Genetic Diseases Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia and Professor of Pediatrics at Jefferson Medical College. She graduated from Witwatersrand University Medical School in South Africa and trained in genetics at CHOP.

Saturday April 27, 2013 9:30pm - 10:45pm
Gray Library