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Adult Outreach Program, Reston: Genetic Diseases in People of Jewish Heritage

Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Time: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm


Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation
1441 Wiehle Avenue
Reston, VA

Contact: Carla Rosenfeld


Fee: $5 for all participants (unless otherwise noted)

Inclement Weather Policy
If Fairfax County schools are closed, our Adult 55+ program at NVHC is canceled. If schools have a delayed opening, we will hold our program at the regular time

Presented by: Dr. Ozlem Goker-Alpan, MD, president and chief medical officer at the Center for Clinical Trials at O&O Alpan, LLC and the director of the Lysosomal Diseases Research and Treatment Unit

This program and interactive discussion will focus on Jewish heritage and genetic disease, inheritance pattern and genetic diseases, common genetic diseases among the Jewish population, and the importance of genetic screening and counseling. A kosher-style lunch at NVHC will follow the program and is sponsored by US Genetic Diseases Franchise.

RSVP to Roberta Sherman at no later than November 8 in order to be included in the lunch count.

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