• By Deepti Babu, MS, CGC
  • Posted April 24, 2017

Piece by Piece: Exome Sequencing Helps Solve the Autism Puzzle

Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are neurodevelopmental disorders (NDDs) seen in 1-2% of children; symptoms and severity differ widely1,2,3, so they can be difficult to diagnose. ASDs can be inherited and involve numerous genes, which creates a challenge for single gene testing. How can genetic testing help children and families, if the child…

  • By Jackie Connor
  • Posted April 17, 2017

AmbryShare Extends Cohort Invite to Autism Clinicians and their Patients

Accurate genetic testing can help clinicians provide more individualized treatments for their patients, and the more genetic information a researcher has access to, the more targeted treatments can be developed. {Read: “For Your Breast Cancer Practice: Data From More Than 60,000 Refines Predisposition Gene Risks”} In March 2016, Ambry’s…

  • By Jackie Connor
  • Posted February 16, 2017

Scientific Research Consent Made Easy

Since March 2016, Ambry has been collecting data samples from researchers through the data sharing program AmbryShare, with a goal of improving scientific research aimed at making more tailored treatments and/or cures available to clinicians and their patients. Now anyone can participate in a research study and choose to either submit an e-consent…

  • By Jackie Connor
  • Posted February 6, 2017

Genetic Testing Accuracy Explained During the AmbrySpeaks-Los Angeles Event

In the first of seven dinner series events, on Tuesday, January 31st, Ambry Genetics presented to more than 45 attendees at Spago in Beverly Hills, California. The “AmbrySpeaks Tour—Accuracy and Innovation in the Era of Collaborative Genetics” challenges the common misconception that Next-generation sequencing (NGS) is 100 percent accurate,…

  • By Jackie Connor
  • Posted January 18, 2017

'AmbrySpeaks' Tour kicks off in Los Angeles

Ever since our initial publication of Sanger sequencing confirmation was featured in The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics, in addition to our accompanying presentation at the National Society of Genetic Counselors conference last fall, Ambry has been touting our superior scientifically-proven genetic testing. Now we are bringing the message that…

  • By Jackie Connor
  • Posted November 3, 2016

Ambry Supports 'Movember' with Clinical Research, Testing Menu Updates and...Mustaches

The many male faces at Ambry are becoming a little scruffier in support of ‘Movember,’ an initiative dedicated to raising awareness about men’s health. While our guys forgo the barber and/or a daily shave, at Ambry, the meaning behind ‘Movember’ goes deeper than the mustachioed men on campus. Ambry’s constant push for more clinical…

  • By Jackie Connor
  • Posted September 29, 2016

Ambry President Charles Dunlop Discusses the Beginning of the End of Disease at American Cancer Society's Annual Gala

Ambry President Charles Dunlop received the Celebration of Life Award at this year’s American Cancer Society’s Celebration of Life gala on Saturday, September 24th at the Fairmont Hotel in Newport Beach, California. As one of two recognized individuals, Mr. Dunlop was recognized as the 2016 Corporate Honoree along with Dr. Leonard Sender, Medical…