Standardizing Variant Interpretation in Genomic Sequencing: Implications for Genetic Counseling Practice

Excerpt mentioning ClinGen:  The dramatic increase in genetic testing technologies has led to discussion about the roles of genetic counselors and other healthcare providers in variant interpretation. The ability to detect DNA variants greatly surpasses the ability to interpret their clinical impact, limiting the benefit of these technologies. Healthcare providers assisting patients in understanding uncertain genetic test results should be aware of ClinGen and ClinVar.