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Recent CIGHT Publications

Reiff M, Bernhardt BA, Mulchandani S, Soucier D, Cornell D, Pyeritz RE, Spinner NB. ‘What does it mean?’ Uncertainties in Understanding Results of Chromosomal Microarray Testing. Genetics in Medicine. In press, 2011.

McDonald JA, Barg F, Weathers B, Guerra C, Troxel AB, Domchek S, Bowen D, Shea J, Halbert CH. Understanding African American Participation in Cancer Genetics Research. J of Natl Med Association. In press, 2011.

Bernhardt BA, Zayac C, Trerotola SO, Asch D, Pyeritz RE. Cost Savings Through Molecular Diagnosis for Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia. Genetics in Medicine. 2011, In press.

McDonald JA, Weathers B, Barg F, Troxel AB, Shea J, Bowen D, Guerra C, Halbert CH.  Donation Intentions for Cancer Genetics Research among African Americans. Genetic Testing and Molecular Biomarkers. Published online, January 6, 2012.

Leighton J, Valverde K, Bernhardt BA.  The general public’s understanding and perception of direct-consumer genetic test results.  Public Health Genomics. 2012; 15(1):11-21.

Gollust SE, Gordon ES, Zayac C, Griffin G, Christman MF, Pyeritz RE, Wawak L, Bernhardt BA. Motivations and Perceptions of Early Adopters of Personalized Genomics: Perspectives from Research Participants. Public Health Genomics. 2012; 15(1): 22-30.

Gordon ES, Griffin G, Wawak L, Pang H, Gollust SE, Bernhardt BA. "It's not like judgment day": Public understanding of and reactions to personalized genomic risk information. Journal of Genetic Counseling. Published online December 17, 2011.

Pyeritz RE. The Family History: The First Genetic Test, and Still Useful After All Those Years? Genetics in Medicine. Published online October 7, 2011.

Pyeritz RE. The coming explosion in genetic testing: Is there a duty to recontact? New England Journal of Medicine. 2011 Oct 13;365(15):1367-9 .

Bernhardt BA, Zayac C, Pyeritz RE. Why is genetic screening for autosomal dominant disorders underutilized in families? The case of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT). Genetics in Medicine. September 2011;13(9): 812-820.

Falcone DC, Wood EM, Xie SX, Siderowf A, Van Deerlin VM. Genetic Testing and Parkinson disease: Assessment of patient knowledge, attitudes, and interest. Journal of Genetic Counseling. August 2011; 20(4): 384-395.

Bernhardt BA, Pyeritz RE. When genetic screening is useful, but not used. Leonard Davis Institute Issue Brief. July-August 2011; 16(8):1-4.

Messner DA. Informed choice in direct-to-consumer genetic testing for Alzheimer and other diseases: lessons from two cases. New Genetics and Society. March 2011;30(1): 59-72.

Jackson L, Pyeritz RE. Molecular technologies open new clinical genetic vistas. Sci Transl Med. January 2011;3(65):65ps2.

Teman E, Ivry T, Bernhardt BA. Pregnancy as a proclamation of faith: Ultra-Orthodox Jewish women navigating the uncertainty of pregnancy and prenatal diagnosis. Am J Med Genet Part A. January 2011;155:69–80.

Messner DA, Pyeritz RE, Bernhardt BA. Comment on the impact of gene patents and licensing practices on access to genetic testing: Lessons from hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia. Genetics in Medicine. November 2010;12(11):746-748.