A Look at Genetic Diseases
Welcome to the Chair’s Corner
As researchers unlock the secrets of the human genome, testing and treatment for genetic diseases has improved tremendously. This series takes a look at genetic diseases and what we understand about them today, featuring UNC experts who provide up to date information for listeners.
With a leading episode focused on genetic testing and technology, seven specific diseases will be described in-depth throughout this series on questions and concerns that people often have. They explore topics related to genetic testing and when it’s most helpful, and talk about how the incredible advances in technology have changed the testing, treatment, and outlook for many diseases.
The Chair’s Corner is an educational podcast hosted by Dr. Ron Falk, Department of Medicine Chair at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. We hope you’ll join Dr. Falk, a caring physician, world-renowned researcher and mentor of young physicians and scientists. He is passionate about helping patients and their caregivers have access to information that’s empowering and vital to managing their health conditions.
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