UNC Adult Genetics Clinic

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We specialize in evaluating adults who are suspected to have a genetic condition or who have family members with a known or suspected genetic condition.

Our clinical practice includes evaluations for a variety of conditions, including:

  • Connective tissue disorders, such as Marfan syndrome or Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
  • Hereditary neurological conditions, such as Huntington disease, ataxia, or Alzheimer disease
  • Neuromuscular disorders, such as Duchenne muscular dystrophy or hereditary neuropathy
  • Suspected mitochondrial disorders and/or metabolic disorders
  • Intellectual disability and/or autism syndromes, such as Fragile X syndrome
  • Conditions involving differences in physical features, sometimes known as dysmorphic features or congenital anomalies (birth defects)
  • Inherited heart conditions, such as long QT syndrome or cardiomyopathy

For information about our Cancer Genetics Clinic, please see this website.

Our team also provides genetics expertise in several specialty clinics at UNC, including:

If you are unsure whether you should be seen in a specialty clinic, please call our office at 919-843-8724 so that we can guide you.

If you would like to learn how the results of a direct-to-consumer genetic test might influence your health, please contact our clinic to discuss how we might be able to assist you.