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Greenwood Genetic Center

The Greenwood Genetic Center is a nonprofit institute centered on clinical genetic services, diagnostic laboratory testing, educational programs and resources, and  research. With a focus on compassionate patient care and innovative scientific advancement, here at the Greenwood Genetic Center, we keep every patient and their families at the forefront of everything we do. 

We have a variety of clinic locations to serve patients and families across the lifespan with a variety of genetic needs and concerns.  

The Future of Medicine 

Genetic knowledge is advancing at a rapid page, and the Greenwood Genetic Center is proud to be the forefront of clinical care and genetic discovery. Our clinicians provide compassionate, up-to-date care and the latest in diagnostic testing advances. Our diagnostic laboratory faculty are constantly adding new technologies and improving testing methodologies. Our educators are enlightening the next generation of scientists and improving genetic literacy. Our researchers collaborate with GGC clinicians and laboratory faculty, as well as with colleagues around the world, to achieve significant advances in identifying causative genes, understanding disease mechanisms, and developing treatment and prevention strategies for intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorder, and birth defects.

With a long history of providing genetics services across South Carolina, the United States and the world, the Greenwood Genetic Center is taking bold and deliberate steps into genetic and genomic medicine with a commitment to advancing the diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and cure of genetic disorders. Whether we are exploring ways to diagnose autism at an earlier age, delivering an answer to a family who has been searching for years, or sharing amazing new career opportunities with high school students, our goal is, and always will be, to serve our patients, families, referring clinicians, and the field of genetics with compassion, innovation, and hope.

Meet the Shenal Family

Meet the Shenal Family

Our daughter, Ryleigh, was diagnosed with a rare chromosomal deletion shortly after she was born in 2010. Since we received her diagnosis, the Greenwood Genetic Center has become part of our family. They made certain that we did not feel alone, and they continue to provide ongoing, compassionate care for our child. The impact they have had on our family and others across the globe everyday is immeasurable. We can't imagine walking this journey without their...

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