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- Dr. Arthur Beaudet professor and chairman of the department of molecular and human genetics at Baylor College of Medicine
- Kathy Hudson director of the Genetics and Public Policy Center at Johns Hopkins University
- Lisa Freese certified genetic counselor for the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates
- Dr. Alessandro Ghidini director of perinatal research at Georgetown University Hospital and director of perinatal diagnostics at Inova Alexandria Hospital
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