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Dr. Schneider was among a pioneering group of doctors who made screening for Jewish genetic diseases more commonplace. By screening patients for genetic diseases and then using in vitro fertilization, she helped ensure babies would not be born with these diseases. 

When she started, Jewish genetic screenings included five diseases. Now they screen for more than 200, 96 of which apply to Jewish communities.



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About the Victor Center

The Nicklaus Children's Hospital Victor Center for the Prevention of Jewish Genetic Diseases is a thought leader in the prevention of Jewish genetic diseases. Science-based and mission driven, the Nicklaus Children's Hospital Victor Center leverages advances in genetic technology to identify carriers for severe and often fatal childhood diseases.