Publications address ethical and practice issues involved in both genetic testing for neurodegenerative disorders and direct-to-consumer genetic testing.


HBHE Genetics group to play a key role in a major NIH grant awarded to the University of Michigan to explore the use of genome sequencing in medical care.


On April 30, 2013, Dr. Roberts was invited to speak at the Vanderbilt Memory & Alzheimer’s Center Guest Lecture Series in Nashville, TN. His presentation was titled, "Using biomarkers to disclose risk information for Alzheimer's disease: Ethical and psychosocial implications." For more information about the presentation please see the website found here.


Recruitment and enrollment for the REVEAL IV Study has come to an end as of March 2013. Thank you to all who have participated and continue to participate in the study. Check back with us periodically for updates!


HBHE Genetics Research Group Team Members Emily Walsh and Natalie Bartnik will be graduating this May! Emily will be receiving a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Neuroscience from the University of Michigan College of Literature, Science, and the Arts and Natalie Bartnik will be receiving a Master’s in Public Health degree from the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education at the School of Public Health. Congratulations to the both of them!


Watch Dr. J. Scott Roberts, talk about new methods for disclosing the risk for Alzheimer's disease in his video interview at the 2012 Alzheimer's Association International Conference


Kurt Christensen, PhD, of the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education at U-M School of Public Health successfully defended his dissertation entitled: "Self-Referral to Genetic Susceptibility Testing for Common, Complex Disease: Implications for Uptake and Responses to Results," on June 12, 2012. 


The press release entitled, “New Methods Reported for Safely and Accurately Disclosing Alzheimer's Disease Risk based on Newly Approved Tests,” features REVEAL as well as two additional research studies as they aim to understand the effects of disclosing risk information to individuals at imminent risk of Alzheimer’s disease.


Natalie Bartnik, a 1st year M.P.H. student from U-M School of Public Health, has joined our team as the new Summer Intern.


Interested in learning about the REVEAL study experience? If so, view our YouTube Video.