$5.4 Million Investment to Expand GGC Diagnostic Laboratories

Greenwood Genetic Center to add new diagnostic laboratory operations and create 15 new positions

January 12, 2017 - Greenwood, S.C., continues to increase its role and competitiveness as an international provider of genetic services with the commitment of more than $5.4 million from the Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC) to expand and enhance molecular and metabolomic testing. This investment will bring new technologies and equipment, an expanded diagnostic test menu and enhanced efficiencies to the Center's Harold A. Taylor Diagnostic Laboratories in Greenwood.


GGC Faculty Named as Clinical Professors at Clemson University School of Health Research

January 11, 2017 – Clemson University's School of Health Research (CUSHR) has appointed eight Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC) faculty members as Clinical Professors within the school.


GGC Named RettSyndrome.org Center of Excellence!

January 5, 2017 – Katy Forsythe of Simpsonville is a 14 year old girl who like many teenagers, loves her dogs and being the center of attention. But Katy is not a typical teenager. Katy has Rett syndrome, a rare neurodevelopmental disorder that causes significant cognitive and physical challenges...

Because of GGC's commitment to providing exceptional clinical care and research opportunities for families impacted by Rett syndrome, GGC has been named a Clinical Research Center of Excellence by rettsyndrome.org, formerly known as the International Rett Syndrome Foundation.


Science on Tap Features Cancer Family History

January 4, 2017 - The next 'Science on Tap' will be held on Tuesday, January 10th at 6pm at T.W. Boons in Uptown Greenwood. Science on Tap is a community lecture series designed to share some of the scientific advances happening in Greenwood.

The January event will feature Holisa Wharton, PhD, MS, RN, CNE, Assistant Professor and Interim Dean of Nursing at Lander University. Dr. Wharton will be sharing her research on the topic 'Dad's Side of the Family: Family History in Promoting Health and Preventing Prostate Cancer.' The presentation will be followed by time for discussion and questions.


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