Biomedical research continues to reveal deep genetic roots for many common health conditions—from heart disease to cancer and cystic fibrosis. For people confronting these diseases, genetic counselors serve as guides and advocates, helping patients navigate their family health history, understand genetic testing, and provide personalized medical recommendations.
With a growing need for more highly trained experts in the field, MD Anderson UTHealth Houston Graduate School connects two powerhouses of innovation and education to fill this gap. Our Genetic Counseling Program excels in the training of versatile counselors by immersing students in the depth and breadth of genetic counseling practice. By making a gift today, you will help these future leaders pursue their dreams.