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Hereditary Neuropathies and the Benefits of Genetic Testing

Wednesday, October 11, 2023, at 10:30 am CST/11:30 am EST/ 8:30 am PST

The Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy welcomes Amanda C. Peltier, MD, of Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and Emily Brown, a certified genetic counselor practicing at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, for a one-hour program on hereditary neuropathies and the benefits of genetic testing. During this webinar, our experts will address the problem of misdiagnoses and the benefits of getting genetic testing early on, to lead patients down the right path for treatment. This program will also address the value of genetic counseling for families that are impacted by hereditary diseases. There will be a Q & A session following the presentation.

About our speakers:

Amanda Peltier, MD, is an Associate Vice Chair, Academic Affairs Division Chief and Neuromuscular Professor in the Neurology department at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Peltier specializes in peripheral neuropathy, diabetic neuropathy, amyloid neuropathy, autonomic disorders, and identification of secondary endpoints for clinical trials in neuropathy.

Emily Brown is a certified genetic counselor practicing at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. She has spent the last nine years working with patients and families with hereditary amyloidosis. Emily has been involved in both the clinical and research side of patient care, and she has had the honor of presenting her research on amyloidosis both nationally and internationally.

This webinar is generously sponsored by:

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