Neurogenetic Surgery Center at Massachusetts General Hospital

About Neurogenetic Surgery Center at Massachusetts General Hospital

The Molecular Neurogenetics Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, (MGH) is a clinical facility dedicated to providing information and support to children and adults with genetic disorders or those suspected to be carriers of inherited diseases or conditions. The Molecular Neurogenetics Unit serves families throughout the country, although it primarily serves families in the New England area. The Unit conducts cytogenetic testing and provides genetic counseling; engages in-patient, family, and professional education; makes appropriate referrals; and promotes and supports research. The Unit also promotes patient and family advocacy as well as legislation that are beneficial to affected families. The Molecular Neurogenetics Unit offers a variety of educational and support information through its database, directory, brochures, and audio-visual aids.