The case for population screening for BRCA, Lynch syndrome, and familial hypercholesterolemia

May 3, 2018

In 1994, Dr. Mary-Claire King discovered the BRCA1 gene. In the 24 years since that landmark discovery, the field of clinical genetics has grown by leaps and bounds. We now have a much clearer understanding of many inherited conditions, from the genes that are implicated in each condition to the prevalence of mutations across... Read More

September 25, 2017

On this episode of Sequenced, we talk to Katherine Wilemon, Founder and CEO of the FH Foundation, and Dr. Jill Hagenkord, Color’s Chief Medical Officer, about Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH), an inherited high cholesterol disorder.... Read More

September 25, 2017

Cancer and cardiovascular disease are the two leading causes of death in the United States. Color’s Hereditary Cancer Test already helps people avoid the former, and in August we took our first step toward combatting the latter by,... Read More