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Human Genome News, January 1998; 9:(1-2)

New Journal: Genetic Testing

Genetic Testing is a quarterly, peer-reviewed journal dealing with all aspects of genetic testing: prenatal diagnosis, risk assessment, population screening, targeted testing, methodologies, strategies, and ethical and legal issues. The first issue (Summer 1997) was devoted to population studies of genetic disease in the Ashkenazim, a group that includes over 90% of American Jews. This population has a high frequency of such inherited diseases as Tay-Sachs, Niemann-Pick, Gaucher, and Canavan disease.

[Contact: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. (914/834-3100, N.Y. State; 1-800/M-LIEBERT, outside N.Y. State; Fax: 914/834-1388, liebert@pipeline.com)]

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Human Genome News

Published from 1989 until 2002, this newsletter facilitated HGP communication, helped prevent duplication of research effort, and informed persons interested in genome research.