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Jewish Genetics Disease Conference Slated for Thursday

COLUMBUS, OH - 11/17/2008

Joan Atkin, MD, FACMG, Division of Molecular and Human Genetics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and clinical associate professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, will be presenting at the “Jewish Genetic Diseases: Inheritance, Testing and Treatment” conference at 7 p.m. November 20, 2008 at the Jewish Community Center in Bexley.

Dr. Atkin will speak specifically on Jewish genetic diseases and will be accompanied by Nationwide Children’s genetic counselor Carrie Blout, MS, CGC, who will discuss how the diseases are inherited.

Refreshments will be served. To RSVP or for more information, contact Shara Reiss, Jewish Community Center, at (614) 231-2731, ext. 363 or at


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