All About Genetics
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National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
The leader in the Human Genome Project, the NHGRI aims to improve human health and fighting disease through genomic research.
Genetic Science Learning Center (GSLC)
GSLC is a joint project of the University of Utah Eccles Institute of Human Genetics and School of Medicine and the Utah Museum of Natural History, which helps people understand how genetics affect their lives and society.
American Heart Association
This group is dedicated to providing education and information on fighting heart disease and stroke. Contact the American Heart Association at: American Heart Association 7272 Greenville Ave. Dallas, TX 75231 (800) AHA-USA1
National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS)
NDSS strives to ensure that all people with Down syndrome have the opportunity to achieve their full potential in community life. Call: (800) 221-4602
March of Dimes
The March of Dimes seeks to prevent birth defects, infant mortality, low birthweight, and lack of prenatal care.
National Society of Genetic Counselors
This organization represents the genetic counseling profession through research, advocacy, and education.