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 and metabolic clinics for pediatric and adult patients. She is a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors.

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
 

 

Lucy's Story

Lucy's Story

When our daughter Lucy had a metabolic crisis at 7 days old, we were shocked and devastated to find out that she was born with a rare genetic disorder (MSUD). Her newborn screening results did not make it back in time to prevent the crisis, and no one at our local hospital was familiar with the disease. They did not know how to treat her. Calls were made to Greenwood Genetic Center to confirm her diagnosis...

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