Ashkenazi Jewish Genetic Panel (AJGP) - Other Places To Get Help
Chicago Center for Jewish Genetic
Ben Gurion Way, 30 South Wells Street
Chicago, IL 60606
This organization provides public and professional
education about Jewish genetic disorders. It also promotes screening and
prevention programs, information, and referrals.
4301 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20008-2369
The Genetic Alliance is an international organization
made up of millions of people with genetic conditions and more than 600
advocacy, research, and health care organizations that represent their
interests. The Alliance builds partnerships to promote healthy lives for all
those living with genetic conditions.
The Genetic Alliance
promotes healthy lives by working to speed the translation of genetic advances
into quality and affordable health care, public awareness, and
consumer-centered public policies.
Genetics Home Reference, U.S. National Library of
8600 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20894
The Genetics Home Reference provides information on hundreds of genetic conditions. The website has many tools for learning about human genetics and the way genetic changes can cause
disease. It also has links to additional resources for people who
have genetic conditions and for their families.
Jewish Genetic Disease Consortium
450 West End Avenue
New York, NY 10024
The Jewish Genetic Disease Consortium (JGDC) is a
collection of smaller, individual organizations that have banded together to
raise awareness of Jewish genetic diseases. The Consortium offers resources to
educate people about carrier screening and how it can help prevent the birth of
children with genetic conditions.
Victor Center for the Prevention of Jewish Genetic Diseases
5501 Old York Road, Levy 2 West
Philadelphia, PA 19141
The Victor Center provides information about Jewish genetic conditions and promotes Jewish community education programs. The Center also conducts screening programs for healthy people at risk for being carriers of a gene mutation for a Jewish genetic diseases. The website has resources for the general public, health professionals, and clergy.