Neurological Genetics Services

If you have a personal or family history of neurological disease, genetic counseling and testing can help clarify a diagnosis and guide your treatment. It can also help predict future risks for you or family members to ensure appropriate management.

Who Is Neurological Genetic Testing For?

We evaluate adults with a broad spectrum of personal or family neurological conditions, including:

  • Neurodegenerative disorders
    • Early-onset Alzheimer’s disease (under age 65)
    • ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
    • Frontotemporal dementia
    • Young-onset or familial Parkinson’s disease - under age 50, or more than one relative with Parkinson’s disease)
  • Neuromuscular disorders
    • Muscular dystrophy
    • Malignant hyperthermia
    • Periodic paralysis
  • Neuropathies and related disorders
    • Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
    • Familial dysautonomia
  • Epileptic seizures
  • Developmental brain abnormalities
  • Tuberous sclerosis complex
  • Neurofibromatosis

If you have questions about any of our services or are interested in scheduling an appointment, please call 818-748-4748 or email our program.