Courtagen Life Sciences Blog

Meghan Wayne, MS, LGC

Recent Posts

Diagnosing Hyperparathyroidism with Genetic Testing

Posted by Meghan Wayne, MS, LGC on Feb 14, 2017 11:39:03 AM

Primary hyperparathyroidism is a disorder of the parathyroid glands caused by overproduction of parathyroid hormone (PTH). This overproduction leads to high blood calcium and causes symptoms such as muscle weakness, fatigue, depression, bone and joint pain, nausea, vomiting, constipation, confusion or impaired thinking and memory, kidney stones, frequent urination, and osteoporosis.

Read More

Topics: Genetics, endocrinology

The Role of Genetic Testing in Diagnosing Autism Spectrum Disorder

Posted by Meghan Wayne, MS, LGC on Aug 10, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Editor’s Note: Each month, Courtagen will feature a disorder or condition that can be diagnosed or identified through one of our multi-gene panels. This month, we are taking a look at Autism Spectrum Disorder, a complex condition for which there are multiple lines of evidence supporting genetic factors play a role in its etiology. Courtagen's devSEEK® Triome, devSEEK®, and devACT® tests target genes associated with neurodevelopmental conditions, including ASD.

Read More

Topics: Genetic Testing, Developmental Delay, Autism Spectrum Disorder