Advances In Preventive Healthcare

Advances In Preventive Healthcare

The genetic testing services provided by Counsyl help people make knowledgeable decisions about their lives. They offers three tests: Family Prep Screen, Informed Pregnancy Screen and Inherited Cancer Screen.

"We said, 'We’re gonna make the genome practical and useful for decisions, finally, after so long,'" says Ramji Srinivasan, co-founder and CEO of Counsyl.

The Family Prep Screen and Informed Pregnancy Screen provide future parents with information about the genes that they will potentially pass on to children; the Family Prep Screen does so before conception whereas the Informed Pregnancy Screen test does so after. Genetic counselors are then available to help the clients interpret their results and evaluate possible next steps.

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