Courtagen Life Sciences Blog

15 New Panels Address Ciliopathy, Endocrinology, Neuromuscular, Bone Density, and Connective Tissue

Posted by Courtagen Staff on May 15, 2017 3:31:37 PM

Our test menu has expanded, again!  This month, we have added 11 new  Spotlight™ panels, three new Focus™ panels, and one new Comprehensive panel, across multiple disorder types. 

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Topics: Genetic Testing , Company News , endocrinology , Multi-System

Disease Spotlight: Angelman Syndrome

Posted by Sarah Klemm, MS, CGC on Apr 12, 2017 2:23:00 PM

Photo Source:  Angelman Syndrome Foundation

Angelman syndrome is a genetic condition that causes developmental and intellectual disabilities. Common features seen in Angelman syndrome are seizures, ataxia, unique facial features, small head size (microcephaly), and behavioral differences.

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Topics: Developmental Delay

11 New Spotlight™ Panels added to test menu

Posted by Courtagen Staff on Apr 6, 2017 10:15:00 AM

This month, we are happy to announce we have added another 11 tests to our growing catalog of Courtagen Spotlight™ Panels. These small (3 to 50 genes) panels provide clinicians with a targeted approach to genetic testing, and are best used when a patient's symptomatology is discernible. Each Spotlight Panel contains addresses a group of disorders with overlapping symptoms, making test selection clear and straightforward.

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Topics: Genetic Testing , Company News

10 New Spotlight™ Panels for Targeted Genetic Testing

Posted by Courtagen Staff on Mar 14, 2017 10:37:00 AM

We are happy to announce the addition of  10 new tests to our Spotlight™ Panelline, which provides clinicians a targeted approach to genetic testing when a patient's symptomatology is discernible. Each Spotlight Panel contains between approximately 3 to 50 genes selected to address a group of disorders with overlapping symptoms, making test selection clear and straightforward.

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Topics: Genetic Testing , Company News

Courtagen Receives Notice of Allowance for a Genetically Targeted Pain Therapy Patent

Posted by Courtagen Staff on Feb 24, 2017 11:45:04 AM

We are excited to announce that we received a Notice of Allowance from the United States Patent and Trademark Office  for a patent that uses a personalized medicine approach to match genetic markers for chronic pain with therapeutic drugs, including the cannabis-derived compound cannabidiol.

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Topics: Genetic Testing , Cannabis , Chronic Pain

Diagnosing Hyperparathyroidism with Genetic Testing

Posted by Meghan Wayne, MS, LGC on Feb 14, 2017 11:39:03 AM

Primary hyperparathyroidism is a disorder of the parathyroid glands caused by overproduction of parathyroid hormone (PTH). This overproduction leads to high blood calcium and causes symptoms such as muscle weakness, fatigue, depression, bone and joint pain, nausea, vomiting, constipation, confusion or impaired thinking and memory, kidney stones, frequent urination, and osteoporosis.

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Topics: Genetics , endocrinology

New Spotlight Panels are Here!

Posted by Courtagen Staff on Feb 7, 2017 12:20:24 PM

We are happy to announce that we have added 17 new gene panels to our Spotlight line of tests. These new tests will expand our menu by 65%, offering new testing options in neurology, endocrinology, epilepsy, developmental delay, mitochondrial disease, and other disease areas.

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Topics: Epilepsy , Genetic Testing , Genetics , endocrinology

Genetic Testing Helps Patient Beat 10 Year Battle with Seizures

Posted by Courtagen Staff on Jan 13, 2017 2:42:20 PM
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Topics: Epilepsy , Genetic Testing , Success Story

Pathogenic, Benign, or Uncertain: Evaluating Genetic Variants

Posted by Cheryl Scacheri, MS, LGC on Jan 5, 2017 2:03:00 PM
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Topics: Genetic Testing , Genetics

Autism, Intellectual Disability, or Both?

Posted by Jane Schuette, MS, CGC on Dec 15, 2016 11:43:00 AM

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and intellectual disability (ID) have long been considered clinically distinct conditions, but a closer look suggests the two may be linked and share an underlying genetic cause.

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