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    • The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) 

      Possehl, Cassidy
      Audrey Heimler and colleagues founded the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) in 1979 in New Hyde Park in New York, New York. Her stated goals were to establish the field of genetic counseling within biomedicine ...
    • Noninvasive Fetal Aneuploidy Detection for Trisomy 21, 13, and 18 

      Possehl, Cassidy
      Noninvasive fetal aneuploidy detection technology allows for the detection of fetal genetic conditions, specifically having three chromosomes, a condition called aneuploidy, by analyzing a simple blood sample from the ...
    • "Presence of Fetal DNA in Maternal Plasma and Serum" (1997), by Dennis Lo, et al. 

      Possehl, Cassidy
      In the late 1990s researchers Yuk Ming Dennis Lo and his colleagues isolated fetal DNA extracted from pregnant woman’s blood. The technique enabled for more efficient and less invasive diagnoses of genetic abnormalities ...
    • Sheldon Clark Reed (1910-2003) 

      Possehl, Cassidy
      Sheldon Clark Reed helped establish the profession of genetic counseling in the US during the twentieth century. In 1947 Reed coined the term genetic counseling to describe the interaction of a doctor explaining to a patient ...