News & Media

 Browse the below articles, videos, and podcasts to learn more about the Penn Neurogenetics Therapy Center and the work of our faculty and staff.

A conversation with a genetic counselor featuring PNTC Genetic Counselor Laynie Dratch

May 9th, 2023 | Empowering Caregivers Workshop

Laynie Remember Me Podcast

What is it like to work with a Genetic Counselor? featuring PNTC Genetic Counselor Laynie Dratch

April 11th, 2023 | Remember Me Podcast


Genetic Counselling and Testing Webinar featuring PNTC Genetic Counselor Laynie Dratch

April 11th, 2023 | The International Alliance of ALS/MND Associations

Annals of Neurology

Trials for Slowly Progressive Neurogenetic Diseases Need Surrogate Endpoints

"Relevant biomarkers as surrogate endpoints can enable clinic trials in neurogenetic diseases. In a paper just published in the Annals of Neurology, Dr. Scherer and his colleagues make the case that informative biomarkers can and should be used as endpoints in inherited genetic disorders."

March 9th, 2023 | Annals of Neurology

Test tube

Genetic Testing, Genetic Counseling, and Young Onset Parkinson's featuring PNTC Genetic Counselor Rachel Paul

February 10th, 2023 | Davis Phinney Foundation for Parkinson's

 Yoga pose

Solving Medical Mysteries with Genetics: The Penn Neurogenetics Therapy Center

August 30, 2022 | by Kelsey Geesler

Steve and Sara

Blazing the Way for Next Generation Gene and Molecular Therapies

February 24, 2022 | by Kelsey Geesler

Opportunity Brings Hope

The significance of FTD genetic confirmation featuring PNTC Genetic Counselor Laynie Dratch

October 25th, 2021 | Rare Revolution Magazine


Neurogenetics Team Forms with "Tsunami" of Breakthroughs Looming

January 7, 2020 | Penn Medicine Neuroscience Blog

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In Neurogenetics, Hoofbeats Mean Zebras, Not Horses

September 19, 2019 | by Hannah Messinger