DegreesBrandeis University, M.S.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, B.S.
ProfileGayun Chan-Smutko is serving as the Assistant Director of the Master's Degree Program in Genetic Counseling at Brandeis. She is a graduate of the Program (Class of 2002) and has a particular interest in developing new strategies to diversify the genetic counseling workforce. Gayun continues to work in clinical practice as a cancer genetic counselor at Massachusetts General Hospital in the various practice areas within the Cancer Center. Her research interests include hereditary renal cell carcinoma, hereditary paraganglioma/ pheochromocytoma and access to genetic counseling services.
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Biller JA, Butros SR, Chan-Smutko G, Abrams AN, Chung DC, Hagen CE. "Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 6-2016. A 10-year-old boy with abdominal cramping and fevers.." N Engl J Med 374. (2016): 772-81.
Chan-Smutko, Gayun. "Inherited susceptibility to renal cell carcinoma.." National Society of Genetic Counselors Annual Education Conference. Pittsburgh, PA. October 2015.
Chan-Smutko, Gayun. "Update on Renal Cancer Predisposition." Dana-Farber Annual Cancer Genetic Counseling Conference. Boston, MA. April 9, 2016.
Shannon, K and Chan-Smutko, Gayun. "Medical Genetics." Psychiatric Care of the Medical Patient. 3rd ed. Ed. Fogel BS and Greenberg DB. Oxford University Press, 2015. Chapter 64.
Chan-Smutko, Gayun. "Genetic testing by cancer site: urinary tract.." CANCER: Principles and Practice of Oncology, 10th Edition. 10th ed. Ed. Vincent T. DeVita, Jr., Theodore S. Lawrence, and Steven A. Rosenberg. Wolters Kluwer, 2014