NORTHWESTERN MEDICINE HDSA CENTER OF EXCELLENCE VIRTUAL PATIENT AND FAMILY EDUCATION SERIES 2021
Saturday, March 13, 2021
Time: 9:30 AM
Speaker: Lisa Kinsley, Senior Genetic Counselor
Topic: Genetics and HD
Description: This discussion will include a basic overview of genetics and Huntington's disease. We will review the process for genetic testing for both symptomatic and at-risk individuals. Topics will include the logistics of testing within a family and the implications of testing. This discussion will look at the pros and cons of genetic testing including family planning options.
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Saturday, July 10, 2021
Time: 1PM
Speaker: Dr. Eric Gausche
Topic: Managing Difficult Behaviors
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Saturday, November - Tentative Date, November 12, 2021
Topic: Clinical Research Updates
Speaker: Panel presentation to include Dr. Danny Bega, Leora Fox and research participants.

General HD support group to be held after each education session

Questions: Contact Emily Zivin: emily.zivin@northwestern.edu