Rare Disease Awareness Day - February 29

Rare Diseases are a focus of the Greenwood Genetic Center's work. Rare Disease Awareness Day is observed on the last day of February each year.

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GGC Receives $600,000 Duke Endowment Grant for Next-Generation Sequencing

The Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC), which comprises the Department of Medical genetics at Self Regional Healthcare has been awarded a 2-year grant from The Duke Endowment to fund an expansion of Next-Generation Gene Sequencing (NGGS) technology.

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Gov. Haley Proclaims January as Birth Defects Prevention Month in SC

January 25, 2012 - South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley proclimed Januray as Birth Defects Prevention Month in the Palmetto State, recognizing the efforts of the Greenwood Genetic Canter and partner organizations in promoting folic acid for the prevention on neural tube defects. Read the full article for one family's story.

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GGC to Host SC Genetics Conclave - "Genetics of the Heart"

The Greenwood Genetic Center will be hosting the South Carolina Genetics Conclave on Friday, February 3, 2012 on the Greenwood campus. The focus of this one-day program is "Congenital Heart Disease: Genetics of the Heart."

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