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 Reggie Roper

Meet Reggie Roper

Reggie has been part of the GGC family for over 18 years. He has short stature, webbing of his hands, pulmonary stenosis, seizures and hydrocephalus along with developmental delay. He carried an initial diagnosis of cardiofaciocutaneous (CFC) syndrome; however, as genetic testing advanced, GGC made the diagnosis of Noonan-like syndrome with loose anagen hair by identifying a mutation in the SHOC2 gene. He is also an active participant in the Greenwood Community Theatre's Penguin Project. "GGC is...

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