• By Melissa Parra, MS, CGC
  • Posted June 30, 2017

How to Build a Smarter Panel

At Ambry, we offer many different options for genetic testing, sometimes more than one for the same disease, which we call “panels”. Ambry’s multi-gene testing panels are comprised of genes that have a threshold of evidence between a gene and the disorder for which a patient is being tested.  These panels are made up of genes that are known …


  • By Deepti Babu, MS, CGC
  • Posted May 18, 2017

How are Direct-to-Consumer and Medical-Grade Genetic Tests Different?

As we find more ways to take charge of our health, genetic testing is becoming something that many consider and, in fact, has become easier to access than ever before. An appointment with a doctor or genetic counselor is no longer required to access genetic testing – for some types of genetic tests, it’s now possible to order a test kit online, …


  • By Deepti Babu, MS, CGC
  • Posted October 11, 2016

New Research Confirms Sanger Sequencing is Critical for Accurate Genetic Testing

As anyone in the genetics field knows, things change quickly. New genes are being discovered, new technology is being adopted and new tests are being offered daily. It’s hard to keep up. But last Thursday, a new Ambry Genetics scientific publication in The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics justified Ambry’s ongoing commitment to something …