Bay Area Volunteers

Organization Profile

DNAcheckup

What We Do:

DNAcheckup is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to provide free or low-cost genetic testing for families affected by recessive genetic disorders. Understanding one‚??s carrier status can prevent mutation propagation through such methods as in vitro fertilization, improving the quality of life of future generations.

Who We Are:

DNAcheckup provides a service through website www.dnacheckup.org, which allows family members of already genetically diagnosed patients with recessive genetic disorders to order personalized genetic tests from the convenience and privacy of their own home. The current cost of the test is $200 per participant. DNAcheckup is a non-profit and will work with patient advocacy groups and other potential funding sources to help participants cover a portion or all of the testing costs. In addition to the test, a follow-up family genetic counseling session will be available at the participant‚??s option for a separate fee.

Health & Human Services
Other
Novato, CA, 94949