Jewish genetic disease center aims to increase awareness of potentially fatal disorders
By Julie Levin
One in five Jews of Eastern European/Ashkenazi decent is a potential carrier for Jewish genetic disorders according to the Jewish Genetics Diseases Center of Greater Phoenix. The center offers screenings and testing services and suggests people get tested before starting a family. Cronkite News reporter Julie Levin has more on the story.
• Jewish Genetic Diseases Center of Greater Phoenix
• Jewish Genetic Disease Consortium
• What are Jewish genetic disorders?