Thursday, 7 January 2016

Let's hear from Dr Brian Skotko

A medical geneticist in Boston, whose sister Kristen has Down syndrome, Dr Brian Skotko is well known and highly regarded with the Down syndrome and medical communities. This is a small sample of his recent public speaking activities:

Interview with Brian Skotko
Recorded December 2015 (audio 1 hr 9 mins)
Rob Snow, comedian and father of a son with Down syndrome interviews Dr Brian Skotko, paediatrician and medical geneticist, Co-Director of the Down Syndrome Program at Massachusetts General Hospital.
A wide ranging discussion, easy to listen to.

Down Syndrome: Not Just An Extra Chromosome
Dr Brian Skotko, Partners Healthcare Medical Genetics Grand Rounds, 17 June 2015
Dr Skotko's presentation on prenatal screening and diagnosis of Down syndrome, and disclosure of results, his research with families, and health care for pwoplw with Down syndrome more generally, with his professional peers at the William K. Bowes Award in Medical Genetics Grand Rounds in June 2015. Dr Skotko was the recipient of the 10th annual William K Bowes Award in 2015.

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