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Genetic Counseling and Testing at Ohio State

The Division of Human Genetics, in the Department of Internal Medicine, offers outpatient and inpatient consultation services, performs clinical genetic testing and translational research and participates in community education and outreach. Our physicians and genetic counseling faculty collaborate with colleagues throughout our medical center and around the world. Whether originating from a single gene or more complex patterns, inherited disorders encompass a broad span of conditions, Ohio State's Division of Human Genetics is a leader in providing the most up-to-date, thorough and advanced information available. Genetic testing can be provided on a clinical or research basis. Genetic testing is routinely performed on a small sample of blood or saliva. Most insurance companies now cover the costs of a genetic consultation and genetic testing. There are also low cost options for those without insurance.

Our Programs

Ohio State's Clinical Cancer Genetics Program

Our comprehensive services include a Clinical Cancer Genetics and Genomic Medicine Program that provides risk assessment, consultation and testing for hereditary forms of cancer in conjunction with the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute.

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Cardiovascular Genetic and Genomic Medicine Program

A Cardiovascular Genetic and Genomic Medicine Program, in conjunction with Ohio State’s Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, offers consultation for hereditary forms of heart disease at multiple clinics.

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Genetics and Genomics Medicine Program

And the Medical Genetics and Genomics Program provides risk assessment, genetic counseling and, when appropriate, genetic testing for the many different conditions that can run in families.

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