• By Jackie Connor
  • Posted November 7, 2016

Ambry Execs Discuss the Importance of Genetic Testing on Lifetime's "Access Health" Program

Genetic testing has helped research for breast cancer progress immeasurably, and thanks to some high profile cases, more women are opting for genetic testing when they go in for mammograms and other checkups. As a result, more companies are offering a variety of genetic tests geared towards detecting mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. Though …

  • By Jackie Connor
  • Posted November 2, 2016

Watch: What Makes Sanger Confirmation Essential? Find out from Ambry's CEO

        In the months following the National Society of Genetic Counselor’s (NSGC) annual conference, Ambry’s paper on Sanger confirmation has made headlines throughout the genetic testing industry and has upended conventional thinking regarding Next generation sequencing. What started as a Sponsored Evening Session presentation at NSGC, …

  • 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 …

  • By Jackie Connor
  • Posted September 26, 2016

Precision Medicine: What is it and what does it mean for you?

During his 2015 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama announced the Precision Medicine Initiative, a new research effort that will determine how we improve healthcare and ways to treat disease. “I’m launching a new Precision Medicine Initiative to bring us closer to curing diseases like cancer and diabetes—and to give all of …

  • By Jackie Connor
  • Posted September 19, 2016

Ambry to Feature Impactful Updates at this year’s NSGC

An integral part of the genetic testing process is the work of genetic counselors, who are the key connection between patients, doctors, testing labs and support services. All this week, the nation’s top minds in genetics and genetic counseling will convene in Seattle, WA for the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) annual meeting. Ambry …