Nilsen, Mandy

Genetic Assistant

Nilsen, Mandy

Mandy joined the Greenwood Genetic Center in 2019 from the Medical University of South Carolina where she spent time researching the neuroadaptive processes underlying alcoholism and addiction. As a genetic assistant with the Charleston office, Mandy assists the clinic by gathering pertinent medical records prior to a patient’s visit and initiating clinic evaluations, obtaining family and medical history. She also assists with follow-up tasks, such as obtaining insurance authorizations for genetic testing and preparing specimen samples for shipment to the GGC laboratory.

Contact Information

Office: (843)  746-1001
Fax: (843) 735-5097
anilsen@ggc.org

Education

  • B.S., Neuroscience, University of Michigan, 2017

Meet Ella

Meet Ella

We will remember February 26th for the rest of our lives. On that day, we received the call from the Greenwood Genetic Center that they had discovered our daughter, Ella Marie, has Kleefstra syndrome. Very early on, my wife, Kelly, observed Ella being delayed in some of her milestones. Kelly monitored Ella’s progression and sought out testing in an effort to get Ella some assistance. Along the way, we were sent to GGC and met with Dr. Roger Stevenson ...

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