The "Uncertainty" of Genetic Testing

06.30.2020 - By Genetic Counselors and You

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There are many things we know when it comes to genetics and health. There’s also much we don’t know, which is to be expected with fast-moving science. Genetic testing can bring out this uncertainty when results aren’t as clear as we’d hoped. And when you layer in a global pandemic that has many unknowns, this can get really difficult. In this episode, our host, Deepti Babu, MS, CGC sits down with Marleah Dean Kruzel, PhD to offer listeners ways to navigate uncertainty when it comes to genetics and genetic testing.  For more information on the topics discussed in this episode, visit and the following webpages: “How Do I Understand My Test Results?”  “How to Navigate Imprecision in the Precision Medicine Era” by Deepti Babu, MS, CGC  Marleah’s Story in the CDC’s “Bring Your Brave” Campaign: 

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