Understanding Genetic Disorders

Cousin Marriage & Consanguinity

A short animation on Consanguinity produced by the National Centre for Medical Genetics.

Autosomal Dominant Disorders

A short animation from the National Centre for Medical Genetics describing what Autosomal Dominant genetic conditions are, how they arise and how they impact upon an affected person's offspring.

Autosomal Recessive Disorders

A short animation on Autosomal Recessive Disorders produced by the National Centre for Medical Genetics.

X-Linked Recessive Conditions

This short animation from the National Centre for Medical Genetics explains X-linked Recessive genetic conditions and their implications for the affected person's offspring.

 

Chromosomal Translocation

This short animation from the National Centre for Medical Genetics explains Chromosomal Translocations and their implications for the affected person's offspring.

Robertsonian Chromosomal Translocations

This short animation from the National Centre for Medical Genetics explains Robertsonian Chromosomal Translocations and their implications for the affected person's offspring.

Insertional Translocations

This short animation from the National Centre for Medical Genetics explains Insertional Translocations and their implications for the affected person's offspring.

Paracentric Inversions

This short animation from the National Centre for Medical Genetics explains Paracentric Inversions and their implications for the affected person's offspring.

Pericentric Inversions

This short animation from the National Centre for Medical Genetics explains Pericentric Inversions and their implications for the affected person's offspring.

Copy Number Variations

A short animation by Dr Sally Ann Lynch (Children's University Hospital, Temple Street) explaining Copy Number Variation in medical genetics.

This animation was produced with funding support from Temple Street Foundation in association with Temple Street Children's University Hospital and Shire Pharmaceuticals.

Script by Dr Sally Ann Lynch and Dr Terri McVeigh
Voiceover by Jackie Turner
With thanks to Bruce K Hopper
Produced and Directed by Máirín Murray (Digital Doddle)

Reproduced here with permission of the creator.  All rights reserved.

Variants of Unknown Significance

A short animation by Dr Sally Ann Lynch (Children's University Hospital, Temple Street) explaining Variants of Unknown Significance in medical genetics.

This animation was produced with funding support from Temple Street Foundation in association with Temple Street Children's University Hospital and Shire Pharmaceuticals.

Script by Dr Sally Ann Lynch and Dr Terri McVeigh
Voiceover by Jackie Turner
With thanks to Bruce K Hopper
Produced and Directed by Máirín Murray (Digital Doddle)

Reproduced here with permission of the creator.  All rights reserved.