• Human Genetics

    Human Genetics at Cincinnati Children’s

    The Division of Human Genetics has a history in clinical care, diagnostic services, education and research dating back to its original director, Dr. Josef Warkany; the founder of teratology.


    Clinical genetics focuses on providing comprehensive diagnostic, management and treatment services with emphasis on tailoring care to specific patient and family needs, through interdisciplinary clinics and programs

    Clinical laboratory services develop and implement state-of-the-art technologies for biochemical, cytogenetic, and molecular diagnostic testing for a multitude of pediatric and adult disorders.

    Research and Education

    Our research focuses on basic disease mechanisms with translational import and improved outcomes for gene influenced diseases.

    The Division of Human Genetics is a leader in genetics education. The Genetic Counseling Graduate Program is one of the oldest and largest such programs in the United States. We have American Board of Medical Genetics certified training programs in medical genetics, medical and clinical biochemical genetics, clinical cytogenetics, and clinical molecular genetics for training leaders in human genetics.

  • Diagnostic Laboratories

    Our teams bring more than four decades of experience to our labs. We work to provide test results that are an effective part of your child’s care plan.

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  • Clinical Services


    We provide comprehensive clinical management and diagnostic services for patients and families with genetic conditions.

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  • Human Genetics Research

    Learn more about Human Genetics research at Cincinnati Children's.

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