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Challenging Cases and Advanced Sequencing Technologies: Improving the Clinical Sensitivity of Genetic Testing

Join MNG Laboratories’ Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Peter L. Nagy, and the Clinical Reporting Team as they present multiple case studies illustrating the value of using complementary testing and data analysis methods to increase the clinical sensitivity of MNG’s genetic testing portfolio. The team will highlight cases solved through the application of high resolution CNV assessment, mitochondrial DNA analysis, transcriptome/RNA sequencing, and repeat expansion screening from genome sequencing datasets. After the presentation, there will be a 15 minute Q&A with our speakers.

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Combining Genome Sequencing with Transcriptome Analysis can Improve Diagnostic Outcomes

Join us for a webinar presented by our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Peter L. Nagy, to discuss the benefits of performing and analyzing genome and RNA sequencing together. The increased number of single nucleotide and copy number variants associated with genome sequencing are best interpreted with the help of joint parental testing and the assessment of the functional significance of intronic and regulatory changes with a functional test like the transcriptome.

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SPF Foundation & MNG Laboratories Joint Webinar

MNG Laboratories is joined the Spastic Paraplegia Foundation in a webinar to help educate patients on the testing options and genetic implications of Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia. Attendees will gain insights into HSP from a genetic and physiological perspective, how genetic testing works, and the best resources after a diagnosis.

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Update on Neurotransmitter Disorders

Dr. Keith Hyland will provide an overview of Serotonin and Catecholamine metabolism, explain how disorders affecting these neurotransmitters are diagnosed within the laboratory and provide an update on the inherited diseases that affect this area of neuro-metabolism.

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Webinar: Use of RNA Sequencing to Improve Diagnostic Sensitivity: What You Need to Know

Next-generation sequencing has evolved into a powerful tool helping thousands get molecular diagnosis of their conditions. In some cases, proving that a specific variant is the cause of a condition can be challenging or impossible based on information available in the literature. This is especially true for variants near intron-exon junctions. Similarly the splicing consequences of large intragenic deletions are also problematic to predict. Imprinting disorders where the parental origin of the variant is of importance requires additional data to assess appropriately. RNA sequencing can help establish clinical signifiance of a variant in all of these situations in a tissue specific manner. Join MNG Laboratories’ live webinar to hear description of the first commercial transcriptome test and how it can improve diagnostic outcomes to benefit you and the patients you serve. The webinar will also review our ordering and reporting processes for our custom RNA testing options.
Speakers:
  • Dr. Peter L. Nagy, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Officer
  • Nicholas Rouse, Director of Bioinformatics
  • Daniele Alaimo, MS, Marketing and Client Services Manager
  • Ymkje Cuperus, MS, Senior Genetic Counselor
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Webinar: Exome Use in Carrier Testing

In a review of our data, we found that over 40% of children born with catastrophic or severe disabilities that we diagnosed with rare autosomal recessive conditions carry pathogenic variants that would not have been detected using currently available targeted carrier tests. Join MNG Laboratories’ CMO, Dr. Peter L. Nagy, MD, PhD, as he discusses how the MNG Carrier Exome™ can detect rare potentially pathogenic variants that could possibly manifest in offspring which would otherwise not be detected by standard screening panels.
Wednesday, November 1st 2:00 – 3:00PM EST
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Webinar: Challenging Cases and the Need for Complementary Test Methods to Improve Clinical Sensitivity of Genetic Testing

Listen to Dr. Peter L. Nagy, MD, PhD, and Senior Genetic Counselor, Ymkje Cuperus, MS, as they present multple case studies in which comprehensive testing methods incorporated into our next-generation sequencing test offerings, such as copy number assessment, mitochondrial genome sequencing with depletion analysis, and repeat expansion expansion testing, can increase clinical sensitivity of genetic testing.

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