Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Dr. Jannine Cody of UT Health is a great example of how a mother’s love can benefit families around the world. Her daughter was born with a rare, largely unstudied, genetic abnormality.
Determined to learn more, Dr. Cody formed a family support group, called the Chromosome 18 Registry & Research Society. The registry includes 2,000 families in the United States.
Dr. Cody leads a center that focuses on treatment options and educating families about chromosome 18 abnormalities.
She was featured in Camilla Rambaldi’s SA STRONG segment on Fox 29 San Antonio/KABB.
Dr. Jannine Cody was heartbroken when her daughter was born with a rare, largely unstudied, genetic abnormality. Determined to learn more, she formed a family support group, earned her Ph.D. and began a research career at UT Health San Antonio