Webinar: Hereditary Neuropathy & Genetic Testing (2022)
The Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy welcomes Sami L. Khella, MD, of Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, and Shawna Feely, MS, LGC, of the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 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.
A Q&A session follows the presentation.
Webinar generously sponsored by Alnylam Pharmaceuticals and held live on October 6, 2022.
Link to follow-up Q&A with Dr. Khella and Ms. Shawna Feely.
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