The Importance of Genetic Testing for DCM

INVITAE, DCM Foundation
9/16/20, 9:00 PM
America/Chicago UTC -5


In many cases, dilated cardiomyopathy has genetic causes and is hereditary. An individual with a genetic risk may be asymptomatic for several years until DCM presents in the advanced, life-threatening stage. Genetic testing can reveal if an individual has a predisposition to DCM, enabling management and appropriate monitoring.


The webinar will provide an in-depth look into:


-Genetic causes of DCM

-Importance and benefits of genetic testing for patients and family members

-Sponsored, no-charge genetic testing and counseling through Invitae

-The Invitae and DCM Foundation newly-launched Patient Insights Network (PIN), an online platform where individuals can take surveys, upload medical records, track health outcomes, and learn about the latest research and clinical trials.

-The role of genetic testing and its influence on advancements in clinical research


Please share the details of this webinar with individuals impacted by DCM and their families.

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Ana Morales, Greg Ruf


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