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Editors: Margaret P Adam, Editor-in-Chief, Jerry Feldman, Medical Editor, Ghayda M Mirzaa, Medical Editor, Roberta A Pagon, Medical Editor, Stephanie E Wallace, Medical Editor, Lora JH Bean, Molecular Genetics Editor, Karen W Gripp, Molecular Genetics Editor, and Anne Amemiya, Genetic Counseling Editor.

Seattle (WA): University of Washington, Seattle; 1993-.
ISSN: 2372-0697

GeneReviews, an international point-of-care resource for busy clinicians, provides clinically relevant and medically actionable information for inherited conditions in a standardized journal-style format, covering diagnosis, management, and genetic counseling for patients and their families. Each chapter in GeneReviews is written by one or more experts on the specific condition or disease and goes through a rigorous editing and peer review process before being published online.

GeneReviews currently comprises 895 chapters and has over seven million users annually.

The two general formats for GeneReviews are: chapters focused on a single gene or phenotype (~95%) and overviews summarizing causes of common genetic conditions (e.g., genetic hearing loss, Alzheimer disease) (~5%).

To ensure continuing relevant and medically actionable content, each GeneReviews chapter is updated every four to five years (or as needed) by the author(s) in a formal and comprehensive process curated by the GeneReviews editors. Additional revisions may occur more frequently as needed to reflect significant changes in clinically relevant information.

Genetic counseling and testing terms used in GeneReviews are hyperlinked to definitions in the GeneReviews Glossary. Resource Materials include additional information on key genetics concepts used in GeneReviews.

GeneReviews are indexed in PubMed.

Note: For a variety of reasons, GeneReviews occasionally removes chapters from the active website. Click here for a list of retired chapters.

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Copyright © 1993-2024, University of Washington, Seattle. GeneReviews is a registered trademark of the University of Washington, Seattle. All rights reserved.

GeneReviews® chapters are owned by the University of Washington. Permission is hereby granted to reproduce, distribute, and translate copies of content materials for noncommercial research purposes only, provided that (i) credit for source (http://www.genereviews.org/) and copyright (© 1993-2024 University of Washington) are included with each copy; (ii) a link to the original material is provided whenever the material is published elsewhere on the Web; and (iii) reproducers, distributors, and/or translators comply with the GeneReviews® Copyright Notice and Usage Disclaimer. No further modifications are allowed. For clarity, excerpts of GeneReviews chapters for use in lab reports and clinic notes are a permitted use.

For more information, see the GeneReviews® Copyright Notice and Usage Disclaimer.

For questions regarding permissions or whether a specified use is allowed, contact: ude.wu@tssamda.

Bookshelf ID: NBK1116PMID: 20301295


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