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Gene Hoyme sits with his arm on a table smiling at an off-camera interviewer

Pediatric geneticist Gene Hoyme’s influence spans globe

S.D. native helped Sanford in pediatrics, research, Imagenetics, World Clinic
Jane Thaden Lawson 28 min read
inherited condition with Sanford Chip: Kristi Curl Mandsager sits in her dining room talking to an interviewer

DNA test helps 3 generations of women solve health puzzle

A childhood full of doctor visits makes more sense after Sanford Chip results
Mick Garry 6 min read
Three women, three generations, blowing bubbles outside.

Using DNA to trace a family tree

Curious about your ancestry? Genetics can reveal health surprises, too
Ashley Schwab 4 min read
iEx logo with red, white and blue diamond in the center, surrounded by black and white photos of veterans and their families

Veterans health innovators learn from Sanford Imagenetics

Free genetic testing program touted at VHA Innovation Experience (iEx) meeting
Katie Foutz 3 min read
Older woman talks with provider about genetics. Graphic in corner says "EXPLORING GENETICS."

Genetics helps find causes of mental illness

Geneticists can help ID family history, medicine choices and causes of symptoms
Ashley Schwab 5 min read
Four college students present under Technology Solutions banner at Sanford Health Tech Summit.

Students use game technology to rethink health challenges

Sanford Health Tech Summit gives college teams 24 hours to complete designs
Michelle Erpenbach 4 min read
Sanford Imagenetics building

Genetic counseling: Two new grads make it a career

Genetic counselors trained at Sanford Health now work at Sanford Health
Mick Garry 6 min read
VA Secretary Robert Wilkie stands at a podium in a full ballroom during a press conference for the Sanford Health/Veterans Affairs PHASeR program announcement.

Secretary of Veterans Affairs praises Sanford partnership

Sanford Health's free genetic test is one way companies are helping veterans
SHN Staff 4 min read
Megan Bell sits across a table from an older patient with his back to the camera.

Which genetic tests are out there? A comparison

"Newt's World" podcast explores DNA testing with Sanford Health genetics experts
Katie Foutz 5 min read
cardiogenetics uses genetic testing to look for heart illness

Cardiogenetics helps answer questions about the heart

Genetics and heart disease: "It’s a truly wonderful thing that we can use genetics to save people’s lives."
SHN Staff 10 min read