Sep

19 2014

The Importance and Genetic Screening

8:00PM - 9:15PM  

Beth Shalom Congregration 8070 Harriett Tubman Lane
Columbia, MD 21044
4105315115

Contact Jessica Schultz
4105315115
jessica.schultz@beth-shalom.net
http://www.beth-shalom.net

Friday, September 19th at 8:00 p.m. Guest Speaker Hillary Kener: “Choosing Life: What You Don’t Know About Your Genes”

People dream of what their babies may become...doctor… lawyer… but first things first: a healthy baby. Approximately 1 in 4 Ashkenazi Jews carry at least 1 of 19 disease genes that are common in this population. Through scientific advances, screening is now possible via saliva to help prevent these devastating diseases. Learn about the importance of screening and how you can help keep the next generation healthy