Texas Children's Genetics Clinic is the largest clinic of its kind in the US. As faculty members of the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine, our physicians are at the forefront of genetics research:
The department is ranked first among other US genetics departments in total awarded funding and number of grants from the National Institutes of Health.
Our faculty are involved in ongoing global partnerships, including those with the NIH and industry, that are leading to new gene discoveries and advancements in the field of genetics and genomics.
Our joint venture in the diagnostics testing arena, Baylor Genetics, promises to bring the impact of genetic diagnostic testing worldwide.
Our medical team – 8 board-certified medical geneticists, 8 board-certified genetic counselors, 2 genetic nurse practitioners, 2 genetic nurses and metabolic dieticians – sees more than 3,000 families each year. Children are referred to our clinic for many reasons, including developmental delays or a suspected genetic condition. We offer families the latest diagnostic and clinical resources available, including counseling families for known genetic diagnoses.