B B Biesecker

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer susceptibility genes. BRCA1 and BRCA2
    L C Brody
    Genetics and Molecular Biology Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 4442, USA
    Medicine (Baltimore) 77:208-26. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Goals of genetic counseling
    B B Biesecker
    National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20897 1852, USA
    Clin Genet 60:323-30. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint The future of genetic counselling: an international perspective
    B Bowles Biesecker
    Medical Genetics Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Nat Genet 22:133-7. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial factors predicting BRCA1/BRCA2 testing decisions in members of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer families
    B B Biesecker
    Medical Genetics Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA 20892 1852, USA
    Am J Med Genet 93:257-63. 2000
  5. pmc Community involvement in developing policies for genetic testing: assessing the interests and experiences of individuals affected by genetic conditions
    Sarah E Gollust
    National Human Genome Research Institute NIH, 10 Center Drive, Bldg 10, Rm 10C101, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:35-41. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Ethical issues in psychiatric genetics research: points to consider
    Barbara Bowles Biesecker
    Medical Genetics Branch National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Building 10, MSC 1852, Bethesda, MD 20892 1852, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 171:27-35. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Process studies in genetic counseling: peering into the black box
    B B Biesecker
    Medical Genetics Branch, NHGRI NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 1852, USA
    Am J Med Genet 106:191-8. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Living with achondroplasia in an average-sized world: an assessment of quality of life
    Sarah E Gollust
    Medical Genetics Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 120:447-58. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Issues surrounding prenatal genetic testing for achondroplasia
    Holly C Gooding
    Medical Genetics Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20824, USA
    Prenat Diagn 22:933-40. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Chordoma: incidence and survival patterns in the United States, 1973-1995
    M L McMaster
    Genetic Epidemiollogy Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 12:1-11. 2001

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer susceptibility genes. BRCA1 and BRCA2
    L C Brody
    Genetics and Molecular Biology Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 4442, USA
    Medicine (Baltimore) 77:208-26. 1998
    ..Thus, the nature of clinical testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 continues to present challenges that reinforce the necessity of personal choice within the context of thorough genetic counseling...
  2. ncbi request reprint Goals of genetic counseling
    B B Biesecker
    National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20897 1852, USA
    Clin Genet 60:323-30. 2001
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  3. ncbi request reprint The future of genetic counselling: an international perspective
    B Bowles Biesecker
    Medical Genetics Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Nat Genet 22:133-7. 1999
    ..Geneticists will become increasingly involved in professional education and policy-making regarding genetic testing and screening programs...
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial factors predicting BRCA1/BRCA2 testing decisions in members of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer families
    B B Biesecker
    Medical Genetics Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA 20892 1852, USA
    Am J Med Genet 93:257-63. 2000
    ..A better understanding of factors that influence interest in predictive testing may help to inform the counseling that occurs prior to genetic testing...
  5. pmc Community involvement in developing policies for genetic testing: assessing the interests and experiences of individuals affected by genetic conditions
    Sarah E Gollust
    National Human Genome Research Institute NIH, 10 Center Drive, Bldg 10, Rm 10C101, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:35-41. 2005
    ..Future research of affected communities' interests should be pursued so that underrepresented voices can be heard...
  6. ncbi request reprint Ethical issues in psychiatric genetics research: points to consider
    Barbara Bowles Biesecker
    Medical Genetics Branch National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Building 10, MSC 1852, Bethesda, MD 20892 1852, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 171:27-35. 2003
    ..When researchers identify compelling reasons to offer susceptibility data to participants, they face challenges to identify an infrastructure to convey information and means to ensure that undue research risks are not encountered...
  7. ncbi request reprint Process studies in genetic counseling: peering into the black box
    B B Biesecker
    Medical Genetics Branch, NHGRI NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 1852, USA
    Am J Med Genet 106:191-8. 2001
    ..Overall, process studies will contribute to a more accurate understanding of the practice of genetic counseling...
  8. ncbi request reprint Living with achondroplasia in an average-sized world: an assessment of quality of life
    Sarah E Gollust
    Medical Genetics Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 120:447-58. 2003
    ..Genetics professionals should consider sources of lower QOL for affected individuals in their counseling sessions to acknowledge the relative importance of non-medical contributions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Issues surrounding prenatal genetic testing for achondroplasia
    Holly C Gooding
    Medical Genetics Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20824, USA
    Prenat Diagn 22:933-40. 2002
    ..This study sought to determine the awareness of, interest in and use of prenatal genetic testing for achondroplasia...
  10. ncbi request reprint Chordoma: incidence and survival patterns in the United States, 1973-1995
    M L McMaster
    Genetic Epidemiollogy Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 12:1-11. 2001
    ..Chordoma, a rare tumor arising from notochordal remnants, has been described to date only by single-institution case series or small population-based surveys...
  11. pmc Adaptation to living with a genetic condition or risk: a mini-review
    B B Biesecker
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 2073, USA
    Clin Genet 74:401-7. 2008
    ..Further research should result in evidence-based interventions to facilitate client adaptation that can be used effectively by genetic providers within the confines of their clinical work...
  12. ncbi request reprint Parental attitudes toward a diagnosis in children with unidentified multiple congenital anomaly syndromes
    E T Rosenthal
    Medical Genetic Branch, NHGRI NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Med Genet 103:106-14. 2001
    ..Providers should explore the underlying issues associated with a parental quest for a diagnosis in order to identify and address specific concerns. Published 2001 Wiley-Liss, Inc...
  13. pmc Family risk and related education and counseling needs: perceptions of adults with bipolar disorder and siblings of adults with bipolar disorder
    H L Peay
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 2073, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 149:364-71. 2009
    ..Psychological support is an important component. Providers should evaluate patient coping strategies, which could facilitate or hinder genetic counseling interventions, and should not assume interest in quantitative risk assessment...