Dr. Stephen Gruber Teaches Interactive Lessons on Genetic Testing to Westridge School 7th Graders

Published : Wednesday, March 12, 2014 | 1:51 AM

Dr. Stephen Gruber, Director of the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and father of Megan ‘19, visits the 7th Grade science classes this week on Tuesday, March 4 and Wednesday, March 5 to teach an interactive lesson to students on genetic testing for certain cancer mutations and is exploring how this helps target treatment. In the classes, he is presenting information on medical genetics and conducting role plays where students will be genetics counselors, physicians, lab technicians, and social workers who interact with a fictitious 12 year-old patient and her mother. At the end of the lesson, students will:

For more information about Dr. Gruber, visit http://uscnorriscancer.usc.edu/about/leadership/gruber.html.

Westridge School, 324 Madeline Drive, Pasadena, (626) 799-1053 ext. 200 or visit www.westridge.org.

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