Neurogenetic Testing: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Originally published on Jul 15, 2014

UW Medicine geneticist and professor, Dr. Thomas Bird, demonstrates how genetic testing is utilized in the practice of neurology, including practical clinical examples. He reviews the importance of testing in accurate diagnosis and the difficulty of interpreting results. Dr. Bird also discusses how to select the appropriate genetic tests and the cost implications for each.

Thomas Bird,
MD, professor, Department of Medicine, Medical Genetics, Genome Sciences, University of Washington