Summer Seminar on Alzheimer's Disease

Dr. Julie Eggert, Coordinator of the Healthcare Genetics Doctoral Program and Mary Cox Professor at Clemson University's School of Nursing, will be presenting 'Alzheimer's Disease: Finding pieces to this puzzling disorder.' The presentation will be held on Tuesday, June 21 at 7pm at the Curry Conference Center of the Greenwood Genetic Center.


Women at Leath Correctional Support Children at GGC

June 8, 2016 - Children visiting the Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC) are receiving comfort by way of a new partnership between GGC and Leath Correctional Institution in Greenwood.


GGC Receives SC DDSN Grant for Innovative Autism Services

May 23, 2016 – The Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC) has been awarded $200,000 by the SC Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (DDSN) to fund the development of an autism treatment program.


22q at the Zoo Event this Sunday

May 17, 2016 – Just like many other teenagers, Caleb Jones, 18, of Travelers Rest loves playing Xbox and watching movies. His dog, Koa is his best friend. But unlike most others his age, Caleb struggles with daily activities. Caleb has velocardiofacial (VCF) syndrome.

VCF syndrome is one of several genetic disorders caused by an abnormality of chromosome 22. The q11.2 designation identified what part of chromosome 22 is either missing or duplicated. Individuals affected with a 22q11.2 disorders may have a variety of medical problems including heart defects, problems fighting infection, cleft palate, and developmental delays or autism. There is tremendous variability between affected individuals.


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