Genetic Testing: What You Need to Know in 2021
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 19, Number 6&7, June 2021
Topics: Autism Spectrum Disorder | CYP2C19 | CYP2D6 | GeneSight | Genetic Testing | Genetics and Psychiatry | Laboratory Testing in Psychiatry | Learning & Developmental Disabilities | Pharmacogenomics | Treatment-Resistant Depression | Whole Genome Sequencing
John Nurnberger, MD, PhD
Vice Chair for Preclinical Research, Department of Psychiatry, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN.
Dr. Nurnberger has disclosed no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Is genetic testing ready for clinical practice? It depends on which test we’re talking about. In this interview John Nurnberger details the tests to pay attention to on a genetic panel and describes how to use whole exome sequencing (WES) to identify genetic causes of autism and intellectual disability.