Clinical Genetics

Cover image for Vol. 90 Issue 4

Edited By: Reiner A. Veitia

Impact Factor: 3.892

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 42/165 (Genetics & Heredity)

Online ISSN: 1399-0004


Clinical Genetics Podcasts

In this series of podcasts the Editor-in-Chief will invite selected authors to submit a short video (up to 7 minutes). The video content will include an overview by the senior author about their publication and the novelty of it.

The videos are produced by the authors based on guidelines from the editor, and are subject to the editor’s approval before publication. The editor may request revisions if necessary.

The videos will be posted on the Clinical Genetics’ website, along with a link to a free version of the original article. The author/editor may agree to include free links for up to two other Clinical Genetics articles that are relevant.

Welcome announcement from the Editor-in-Chief
by Michael Hayden

In this video, Dr. Hayden welcomes readers to Clinical Genetics and to the podcast series.
Watch the video (2min, 10sec).

Familial Breast Cancer
by Gareth Evans

This video is a review of familial breast cancer. It describes the genes associated with increased risk of breast cancer, their frequency and the risk of breast and other cancers associated with inherited mutations. The division of these genes into high, moderate and low risk. The review discusses management options in terms of early detection (mammography and MRI), and risk reduction measures such as chemotherapy and risk reducing surgery.
Watch the video (6min, 59sec). Read the article here.