genetics

The Center for Human and Molecular Genetics

Medical Director: Franklin Desposito, MD


Director of Biochemical Genetics: Ling Yu Shih, MD, PhD

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About us:

The Center for Human and Molecular Genetics offers complete medical and maternal-fetal diagnostic services, evaluation and genetic counseling for families of infants and children with multiple congenital malformations, birth defects, and inherited metabolic disorders. In association with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, state-of-the-art prenatal diagnostic services including genetic counseling are also provided. The Division, through its outreach programs delivers genetic services to minority populations throughout New Jersey. Comprehensive genetic laboratory services including cytogenetic analysis, biochemical metabolic testing and DNA (molecular) genetic testing and newborn screening are available. Additionally, the Division provides analysis and care for patients exposed to environmental agents.

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  • The Center for Human and Molecular Genetics

    Doctor's Office Center
    90 Bergen Street, Suites 5100 and 5400
    Newark, NJ 07103


    973-972-3300 phone
    973-972-3310 fax