Combatting Genetic Disease


The Einstein Victor Center for Genetic Diseases is part of a major panel discussion at a special confab in Florida.

The Einstein Victor Center for the Prevention of Jewish Genetic Diseases got a warm reception at the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, Fla., where supporters of the local center and the Miami Children’s Hospital took part in a panel discussion examining the role of preconceived genetic testing. From left are Einstein Victor Center host committee members Richard and Betsy Sheerr of Philadelphia; Kimby and Wayne Kimmel of Gladwyne; Lois Victor, founder of the Victor Center, of Delray Beach, Fla.; Steve Berk of Ardmore and chairman, Einstein Healthcare Network board of trustees; Barry Freedman of Philadelphia, president and CEO, Einstein Healthcare Network; and panel moderator Amy Harmon, Pulitzer Prize-winning science and technology writer for The New York Times.


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