The final presentation must include the following sections/information:
A description of when the disease was first identified and by whom.
A description and discussion of how the disease affects those who have the disease and also how it may affect their families.
A description and discussion of the known/hypothesized etiology of the disease. Be sure to be very specific in this section, if possible describe the exact “mutation” that is thought to produce the ineffective products that are at the root of the disease.
A description of any procedures that may be used to alleviate/cure the affected individual’s symptoms.
A description of any protocols that may be used to determine carriers and/or individuals who might have the disease and the probabilities of their passing the disease to their offspring.
A description and discussion of any ethical problems/considerations that may arise in relation to the disease.
The following students' Powerpoint presentations can be seen by clicking on the provided links, which will upload their Powerpoint Shows:
S. Blessing - Sickle Cell Anemia
K, Bopp - Cystic Fibrosis
H. Bothwell - Neimann-Pick Disease
A. Cody - Alzheimer's Disease
L. Detwiler - Macular Degeneration
R. Faselt - Angelmann Syndrome
S. Monaco - Cancer
K. Noonan - Noonan Syndrome