Schwartz Shares Expertise in Honduras

Greenwood, SC – Charles Schwartz, PhD, Director of Research at the JC Self Research Institute of the Greenwood Genetic Center, was invited to share the Center’s work at a conference in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. At the April meeting, “Advances in Genetics,” Schwartz presented two talks on the clinical aspects of intellectual disability and split hand/foot malformations

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GGC Awarded State Funds for Outreach Education Expansion

April 4, 2017 – The Gene Machine Mobile Science Laboratory of the Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC) brings hands-on genetics educational experiences and career exploration to over 6,000 SC middle and high school students each year. But the Gene Machine is popular, and the schedule is often filled by the beginning of the school year leaving many students without the opportunity.

To help make this valuable program more accessible to all students, the SC Department of Education has allocated proviso funding of $278,000 to GGC to expand its outreach educational STEM programs for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 school years with priority to traditionally underserved districts across SC

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Rogers Recognized as MUSC Distinguished Alumnus

March 24, 2017 - Curtis Rogers, MD, Senior Clinical Geneticist in the Greenville office of the Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC), was named a 2017 Distinguished Alumnus by the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC).

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Clemson's Self Regional Hall Opens on GGC Campus

February 15, 2017 – Self Regional Hall, a new 17,000-square-foot, state-of-the art facility that will house the Clemson University Center for Human Genetics, has opened on the campus of the Greenwood Genetic Center.

The facility will enable Clemson's growing genetics program to collaborate closely with the long tradition of clinical and research excellence at the Greenwood Genetic Center, combining basic science and clinical care. The center will initially focus on discovering and developing early diagnostic tools and therapies for autism, cognitive developmental disorders, oncology and lysosomal disorders.

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