Human Genetics Association of New Jersey
The Human Genetics Association of New Jersey, Inc.
a not-for-profit organization, is
comprised of medical professionals who provide genetic services in New
Jersey. We meet on a regular basis three times per year, typically
on the second Tuesday in January, May and September.
mission of the Human Genetics Association of New Jersey is to facilitate
statewide interaction among clinical genetic centers as well as encourage,
support, and develop the science of human genetics and its clinical
availability to the people of the State of New Jersey.
public and private support for research, clinical programs, training and
education in the fields of genetics and birth defects, including the
causes, methods of treatment, and prevention. In order to achieve its
mission, HGANJ obtains grants, contributions and funds from
governmental, foundation and individual sources, which are used in the
fields of genetics, birth defects and related diseases.
The HGANJ website was created for the
benefit of our members, the larger genetics community, and the general
public. It includes a NJ genetics
services directory, a list of NJ patient support groups, a glossary of
genetics terms, links to web resources, and information regarding
clinical genetic counseling & evaluation and newborn screening in NJ.