Richardson, Ellen

Clinical Genetic Counselor

Richardson, Ellen

Ellen graduated from the University of South Carolina Genetic Counseling Program and joined the Greenwood Genetic Center in 2020. Ellen provides genetic
counseling in general, metabolic, and oncology clinics. She is a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors and is certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.

Contact Information

Office (864) 388-1724
Fax (864) 941-8114
Email erichardson@ggc.org

Education

  • B.S. Biological Sciences, University of South Carolina, 2011
  • M.S. Biological Sciences, University of South Carolina, 2014
  • M.S. Genetic Counseling, University of South Carolina, 2020

Selected Publications

  • Yuqi Qiu, Thomas Arbogast, Sandra Martin Lorenzo, Hongying Li,1 Shih C. Tang, Ellen Richardson, Oanh Hong, Shawn Cho, Omar Shanta, Timothy Pang, Christina Corsello, Curtis K. Deutsch, Claire Chevalier, Erica E. Davis, Lilia M. Iakoucheva, Yann Herault, Nicholas Katsanis, Karen Messer, Jonathan Sebat, Oligogenic Effects of 16p11.2 Copy-Number Variation on Craniofacial Development, Cell Reports, Volume 28, Issue 13, 24 September 2019, Pages 3320-3328.
  • Anna Lindstrand, Stephan Frangakis, Claudia M.B. Carvalho, Ellen B. Richardson, Kelsey A. McFadden, Jason R. Willer, Davut Pehlivan, Pengfei Liu, Igor L. Pediaditakis, Aniko Sabo, Richard Alan Lewis, Eyal Banin, James R. Lupski, Erica E. Davis, Nicholas Katsanis, Copy-Number Variation Contributes to the Mutational Load of Bardet-Biedl Syndrome, The American Journal of Human Genetics, Volume 99, Issue 2, 4 August 2016, Pages 318-336, ISSN 0002-9297, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajhg.2015.04.023

One Mother's Story

After a long three-year struggle trying to have children, our son, Charlie, was born on April 18, 2009. He was our miracle...perfect in every way! When Charlie was five days old, our pediatrician called to notify us that one of the numbers from the heel prick test was a bit high. We headed to the hospital that afternoon for more tests. I will never forget the following day. It was cool and crisp - not a cloud in the sky. The next thing I know, our ...

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