Genetics Team

The providers with Norton Children’s Genetics Center, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, offer multidisciplinary diagnosis, counseling and management of genetic and congenital disorders.

Nurse Practitioner

Kasey Fawbush, APRN

Paige Ledford, M.S., CGC

Hallie Lyninger, M.S., CGC

Metabolic Nutritionists

Julianna Edman, M.S., R.D., L.D.

Diana Pantalos, Ph.D., RDN, L.D.

Genetics Center – 0850

Norton Children’s Genetics Center

(502) 588-0850

Study: Breastfeeding reduces risk of heart disease

A new study confirms that a patient who breastfeeds has a reduced risk of heart disease and stroke, or death from cardiovascular disease. New research suggests that the risk decreases with longer periods of breastfeeding, […]

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Any teenager can have a heart attack, not just athletes

You occasionally hear about it on the news: A seemingly healthy child suddenly collapses or dies after cardiac arrest on the football field or basketball court, or during another sporting event. But any teenager can […]

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New technology is treating heart defects in premature babies

State-of-the-art technology is helping save the lives of some of Louisville’s youngest patients. Cardiologists are using a new device to help treat micro-preemies — babies born before the 28th week of pregnancy and/or weighing less than […]

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Symptoms of ear infections in kids

Children are more likely than adults to get ear infections. If your child says their ear hurts, you may wonder: Could it be an ear infection? Middle ear infection (otitis media) is the most common […]

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COVID-19 puts pediatric patients with bleeding disorders at higher risk

Some pediatric patients with bleeding disorders may have a higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19, especially if they have serious underlying medical conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, obesity or asthma. Although most bleeding […]

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