George M Grunert MD, Reproductive Endocrinologist, HFS IVF Program Director

GSN Races to Improve Prenatal Tests for Genetic Conditions

GSN Races to Improve Prenatal Tests for Genetic Conditions
In 2003, Matthew Rabinowitz's sister, then 32, gave birth to a baby boy with Down syndrome, who died six days later. While pregnant, she had routine tests for possible problems -- blood screening and an ultrasound -- but they failed to detect the extra chromosome that causes the condition.

In 2003, Matthew Rabinowitz's sister, then 32, gave birth to a baby boy with Down syndrome, who died six days later. While pregnant, she had routine tests for possible problems -- blood screening and an ultrasound -- but they failed to detect the extra chromosome that causes the condition.

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