Exploring Genetics

Genetics, History and Health

This free educational series is focused on relating your genes to your health. Learn how genetics plays a major role in your health in a specific area of genetic medicine each month.


2021 Sanford Imagenetics Genomic Medicine Symposium Highlights

Did you miss the 10th Annual Sanford Imagenetics Genetic Medicine Symposium? You can still access the presentations! Each video features a national leader in the field covering the latest in genetic medicine, genetic counseling, genetic testing for coronary heart disease and the diagnosis and treatment of mitochondrial disease. Enter your email below to get started.


  • Leslie Biesecker, MD, Head of the Clinical Genomics Section, Medical Genomics and Metabolic Genetics Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute
  • Gregory Enns, MB, ChB, FACMG, Professor in the Department of Pediatrics; Member of the Bio-X and the Maternal & Child Health Research Institute, Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Paul Kruszka, MD, MPH, FACMG, Chief Medical Officer of GeneDx
  • Barbara Biesecker, PhD MS, CGC, RTI International
  • Iftikhar J. Kullo, MD, Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic

2021/2022 Series


Erin Royer compares various types of genetic tests.
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Learn how DNA can be found in everyday areas of our lives.
Hear stories of dwarfism and ethical issues of gene editing.
Understanding the complexities of this genetic condition.
Watch a video on how genetic test results impact health and care now and in years to come.
Watch a video on how health care is working to find and diagnose patients with inherited high cholesterol.
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