The Genetics Counselling App (TGCA)

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The Genetics Counselling App (TGCA):

– gives a visual explanation of chromosomes from the body to gene level;

– highlights the most common types of mendelian inheritance through a number of animations:

  • Autosomal Dominant Inheritance
  • Autosomal Recessive Inheritance
  • X-Linked Dominant Inheritance
  • X-Linked Recessive Inheritance

– explains some common genetics tests;

– links out to useful additional information, some of these include:

  • Polycycstic Kidney Disease
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Sickle Cell Anaemia
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Haemophilia A
  • Haemophilia B
  • GeneReview Website
  • OMIM Website
  • Unique Website


Development Team:

The App has been developed by the e-Learning Unit, St George’s, University of London in collaboration with Sahar Mansour, Glen Brice, Niki Salt, Karen Marks, Uruj Anjum and Sam McInerney.