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Cure GABA-A | Basic Genetic Concepts | Laina Lusk

February 15 @ 8:45 am - 9:45 am

Join us for an enlightening session with Dr. Laina Lusk, a dedicated genetic counselor in the division of neurology at CHOP

Family Presentation with Laina Lusk

Cure GABA-A | Webinar | Insights from a Genetic Counselor: Childhood Epilepsy and Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Join us for an enlightening session with Laina Lusk, a dedicated genetic counselor in the division of neurology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

Laina Lusk’s research interest lies in unraveling the genetic mechanisms and clinical phenotypes associated with childhood epilepsy and related neurodevelopmental disorders. Armed with a BS in neuroscience from Bucknell University and an MMSc in human genetics and genetic counseling from Emory University, she brings a wealth of knowledge to her role.

With prior clinical experience as a cancer genetic counselor and a background in neurodevelopmental disorders research, Laina plays a crucial role in the Helbig Lab. As a clinical liaison, she actively contributes to phenotyping projects, furthering our understanding of these complex conditions.

Join Cure GABA-A and Laina on 2/15 at 8:45am PST for an insightful exploration of childhood epilepsy and neurodevelopmental disorders from a genetic counselor’s perspective. For more details, contact us on our socials or email: info@curegabaa.org

If you are unable to attend in person, rest assured – the session will be recorded and made available on the Cure GABA-A YouTube channel for your convenience.

Join us in our shared mission to enhance the lives of patients with GABA-A Variants and contribute to a brighter future.