Corning, Ken

Clinical Genetic Counselor

Corning, Ken

Ken joined the Greenwood Genetic Center in 1995 from the East Carolina University School of Medicine where he was a genetic counselor and clinical instructor. He is a board certified genetic counselor with experience in prenatal and pediatric genetics. Ken currently works out of the Columbia office as a pediatric and adult genetic counselor and coordinates Children’s Rehabilitative Services genetic clinics in Central South Carolina. He is also involved in the instruction of genetic counseling students, pediatric residents, and medical students. His areas of interest include cytogenetics and Down syndrome. Ken is a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors and the American Society of Human Genetics.

Contact Information

Office (803) 799-5390 ext 13
Fax (803) 799-5391
kcorning@ggc.org

Education

  • B.S. (Microbiology), Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 1989

  • M.S. (Genetic Counseling), University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 1993

Selected Publications

  • Simensen RJ, Colby RS, Corning KJ. A prenatal counseling conundrum: mosaic trisomy 16. A case study presenting cognitive functioning and adaptive behavior.  Genet Counsel 14:331-336, 2003.

  • Graham JM, Superneau D, Rogers RC, Corning K, Schwartz CE, Dykens EM.  Clinical and Behavioral Characteristics in FG Syndrome.  Am J Med Genet 85:470-475, 1999.

  • Graham JM, Tackles D, Dibber K, Supernal D, Rogers C, Corning K, Schwartz CE.  FG Syndrome: Report of Three New Families With Linkage to Xq12-q22.1.  Am J Med Genet 80:145-156, 1998.
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