Medline ® Abstract for Reference 9
of 'Genetic counseling: Family history interpretation and risk assessment'
Genetic counseling and presenilin-1 Alzheimer's disease: "Research Family" members share some thoughts.
Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen. 2007;22(2):99.
Genetic counseling is a 2-way street between counselor and the counseled. In this article, both share experiences gained through more than 25 years of searching for the gene, finding the presenilin-1 Alzheimer's disease gene, and waiting for a cure. "Research Families" made research models a reality. Few family members requested presymptomatic testing.
Family Studies Unit, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA. firstname.lastname@example.org