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Lauren R. Desrosiers, MS, CGC


Texas Medical Center

Genetics, Cancer Genetics
Phone: 832-824-1675
Fax: 832-825-4276


1102 Bates Ave., Ste. 1200
Houston, TX 77030

Lauren R. Desrosiers-Battu, MS, CGC

Instructor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology/Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
University of South Carolina Masters Master of Science, Genetic Counselor 2018
James Madison University Bachelors Bachelor of Science, Biotechnology 2014


Lauren Desrosiers-Battu is a board certified genetic counselor who completed her Master of Science training at the University of South Carolina. She was recognized for achievements in her professional education as the 2018 recipient of the University of South Carolina S. Robert Young Outstanding Genetic Counselor Award.

Ms. Desrosiers-Battu is a genetic counselor for the Cancer Genetics Clinic at Texas Children's Hospital. Through her role in this clinic, she educates and supports families during genetic evaluation for a wide range of childhood cancer predisposition syndromes.

In addition to her clinical role, Ms. Desrosiers-Battu is a member of the KidsCanSeq research study team. KidsCanSeq is a clinical trial which will help to promote access and generate best practices for implementing genomic testing for the diverse families impacted by childhood cancers. As a genetic counselor for the study, Ms. Desrosiers-Battu helped medical providers and families to understand and use health information gained from genomic testing through written materials and by providing traditional genetic counseling services.

Board Certifications
American Board of Genetic Counseling


Organization Name Role
National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) Member

Selected Publications

Awards & Honors

2018     S. Robert Young Outstanding Genetic Counselor Award, University of South Carolina



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