Presenters: Pilar Magoulas, CGC
Duration: 60 minutes
Genetics can be complex and overwhelming. But, you will never have more fun learning about genetics than you will in this webinar!
Ms. Magoulas will present the difference between genes and chromosomes and how they can change to cause ectodermal dysplasias. She will teach you the different ways that ectodermal dysplasias can be inherited, the benefits of a specific diagnosis, and how to diagnose ectodermal dysplasias including clinical diagnosis and genetic testing.
Also, you will better understand the benefits of genetic counseling and what you can expect. Don’t miss this fun and interactive webinar!
About the Expert
Pilar L. Magoulas, C.G.C. is a genetic counselor, assistant professor, and the Genetics Clinic Manager at Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine. She also serves as Chief of the Division of Genetic Counseling in the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine. Her primary responsibilities include coordination of the inpatient consultation service, managing the Genetics clinic at Texas Children’s Hospital, and supervising all of the Genetics office staff, genetic counselors, research coordinators, and nurses. She received her BS degree in psychology from the University of Florida and obtained her MS in genetic counseling from Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois in 2003. Pilar also serves on the Board of Directors for a rare syndrome support group called, Cardio-facio-cutaneous syndrome (CFC International), where she was one of the first and only non-parent board members, and serves as a medical liaison for RASopathies Network, USA – a non-profit organization for a group of rare genetic syndromes. Some of her greatest joys have been getting to know the kids and families affected with rare genetic conditions and by attending the family conferences, usually with her own family in tow. She has served on the NFED Scientific Advisory Council since 2015.
How to Register
You must register by noon Central Standard Time on November 9 to attend.
Please Note: This webinar will be recorded. If you cannot attend the webinar live, you must still register for the webinar to be sent a link to the recording after the webinar is over. Recordings will be available for seven days following the day of the webinar.
Disclaimer: This webinar is not intended as a substitute for medical advice. Only a healthcare provider with a full medical history may determine the proper treatment options. Opinions shared do not necessarily reflect those of the NFED.