LEE SHULMAN

M.D., Chief, Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology-Clinical Genetics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University

Lee P. Shulman MD FACMG FACOG is the Anna Ross Lapham Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Chief of the Division of Clinical Genetics at the Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University.  Dr. Shulman received his MD from Cornell University in 1983 and completed a residency in Ob/Gyn at Cornell University in 1987 followed by a fellowship in Reproductive Genetics at the University of Tennessee, Memphis in 1989.  In 1999 he relocated to the University of Illinois at Chicago where he was Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Molecular Genetics before going to Northwestern University in 2003.

 

CCFNA: Improving Prenatal Screening & Beyond

The application of circulating cell-free nucleic acid analysis (CCFNA) has revolutionized prenatal screening by profoundly improving the detection of fetal aneuploidy.  Advancements have allowed for the detection of subchromosomal fetal abnormalities and have provided the potential for nonobstetrical applications (malignancies). 

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