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MAGC PROJECT AWARDS

11/09/2016

Since 2011, the Michigan Association of Genetic Counselors has supported local genetic counselors and genetic counseling students by providing funding for projects that further the Mission and Vision of the MAGC.

The MAGC Full Member Award provides up to $500 per year to genetic counselors practicing in the State of Michigan for traditional research projects and/or other professional development opportunities that promote genetics education and/or facilitate access to genetic services.

The MAGC Student Member Award provides up to $500 per year for graduate student research projects conducted by genetic counseling students at the University of Michigan and Wayne State University training programs.

Awardees are announced at the MAGC annual business meeting. Awardees are asked to give a brief presentation about their project at the business meeting and to present again at the following MAGC Annual Educational Conference, on the research findings or project outcomes. Please contact info@magcinc.org for an application or for further information.

NIH TSC Clinical Trial –PREVENTING EPILEPSY USING VIGABATRIN IN INFANTS WITH TUBEROUS SCLEROSIS COMP

08/07/2018

NEEDED: Newborns to 6 months old infants with TSC with NO history of seizures

What:
• The objective of this study is to compare the developmental impact of early versus delayed treatment with vigabatrin.
• The results will help determine if treatment with vigabatrin in TSC infants can prevent or lower the risk of developing infantile spasms or refractory seizures.

Who:
Infants up to 6 months old with TSC and no history of seizures may be eligible to participate.

Compensation:
Compensation may be available to help with study related travel expenses.

Details:
For more information, visit www.clinicaltrials.gov
Or contact: Emily Salatka - Emily.Kreis@beaumont.org
248-551-2275

Principal Investigator
Danielle Nolan, M.D.
Pediatric Neurology and Epilepsy
Director, Comprehensive TSC Clinic
Beaumont Children’s

Additional contact:
prevent@uabmc.edu
Regina Ryan PREVeNT Program Manager
205-975-2890

IRB-160509001

UM Open House

08/01/2018

AN INTRODUCTION TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN GENETIC COUNSELING PROGRAM

Come hear about the University of Michigan Genetic Counseling Program. The afternoon will include a discussion of our curriculum, the application process, and perspectives from current students and genetic counselors.

Intended Audience: Individuals seeking admission to the Genetic Counseling Program in the next year. Friday, October 5, 2018 3-5 pm University of Michigan 5915 Buhl Building 1241 Catherine Street Ann Arbor, MI 48109

RSVP: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScYa4T7lYBJT_DCnXKChFTRNRnXD_xuP1Lq8XrfdmPSBVqNGA/viewform

Website: https://medicine.umich.edu/dept/human-genetics/education/genetic-counseling-program