GGC Named Center of Excellence!

January 5, 2017 – Katy Forsythe of Simpsonville is a 14 year old girl who like many teenagers, loves her dogs and being the center of attention. But Katy is not a typical teenager. Katy has Rett syndrome, a rare neurodevelopmental disorder that causes significant cognitive and physical challenges...

Because of GGC's commitment to providing exceptional clinical care and research opportunities for families impacted by Rett syndrome, GGC has been named a Clinical Research Center of Excellence by, formerly known as the International Rett Syndrome Foundation.


Science on Tap Features Cancer Family History

January 4, 2017 - The next 'Science on Tap' will be held on Tuesday, January 10th at 6pm at T.W. Boons in Uptown Greenwood. Science on Tap is a community lecture series designed to share some of the scientific advances happening in Greenwood.

The January event will feature Holisa Wharton, PhD, MS, RN, CNE, Assistant Professor and Interim Dean of Nursing at Lander University. Dr. Wharton will be sharing her research on the topic 'Dad's Side of the Family: Family History in Promoting Health and Preventing Prostate Cancer.' The presentation will be followed by time for discussion and questions.


First Citizens Supports GGC's Telehealth Initiative

Gift will improve access to services

December 20, 2016 – First Citizens Bank Foundation has provided $30,000 to the Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC) Foundation to support their telehealth initiative.

Telehealth is a way for patients to receive services including physical exams, counseling and consultations virtually, from a provider in another location. GGC is began its telehealth program in November between its offices in Florence and Charleston, with plans to expand it statewide next year.


GGC Begins Telegenetics Initiative

Program will improve access to services

December 14, 2016 – Though the Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC) has five clinical offices across South Carolina (Charleston, Columbia, Florence, Greenville, and Greenwood), barriers still exist that make accessing genetic services difficult for many families. To address that need, the Center has embarked on a telehealth initiative in partnership with the South Carolina Telehealth Alliance.


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