The second edition Telomere Biology Disorders: Diagnosis and Management Guidelines have been officially published. This is a comprehensive reference manual for patients, physicians, and researchers. These updated guidelines are the result of a multi-disciplinary international collaboration between clinicians and scientists united by the goal of improving the lives of people with Telomere Biology Disorders and […]
15 Facts about RepeatDx to Celebrate our 15th Anniversary
RepeatDx was established in British Columbia, Canada in May 2005. Fifteen years on, as we celebrate our anniversary, we wanted to take a moment to share some quick telomere testing facts. RepeatDx telomere testing facts Dr Peter Lansdorp developed the Flow FISH telomere testing protocol RepeatDx was established as a spin-off from his lab at […]
Why is an accurate diagnosis so important and what role can telomere testing play?
Providing a correct and timely diagnosis can be challenging, especially for rare diseases. In this blog we address some key benefits of an accurate diagnosis for patients and their families. In some conditions, telomere testing may provide information to support this. Making an accurate diagnosis can be challenging, particularly for physicians faced with rare diseases […]
Six conditions telomere length information is important for
The infographic below highlights some of the key medical conditions that telomere length analysis can be important for. The information provided by telomere length analysis can help aid diagnosis, treatment planning and disease course prediction. As research is ongoing we’re going to keep learning about new situations where telomere length information could be extremely useful. […]