A symposium discussion enlightens our community health professionals on healthcare choices

ATSU genetics symposium 2013

A.T. Still University hosted an annual research symposium Saturday.

Students and faculty members from multiple midwestern universities were in attendance. The symposium started with a few lectures and a panel discussion with genetic testing researchers.

There was also a key-note address beneficial to the everyday healthcare consumer.

â??They gave us an excellent presentation about the current science of genetics and its importance on our choices and healthcare and really helped us to get a better understanding of how we should be using this information in our healthcare choices,â?? said Dr. Brian Degenhardt, D.O.

Next yearâ??s symposium will be open to all universities. For more information on attending, contact Dr. Neil Sargentini, Ph.D.,