Real stories

Patients share their experiences


Watch Liz's story

For Liz Brown, being adopted meant that she always had questions about her health history. Diagnoses for both Liz and her daughter provided an answer to a lifelong question and gave Liz control of her family’s health and future.

"Because of Ben, we can say our story is one of life, miracles, love, and hope."

Read Diana's story

Impacting lives

Invitae honors genetic counselors who have impacted the lives of their patients
by sponsoring Genome magazine's Code Talker Award.
Read the stories honoring the finalists:

Kira Dies

Rare disease
Read her story

Melanie Hardy

Read her story

Watch Amanda's story

As a young girl, Amanda Burris knew more about breast cancer than most adults. “Our family has a long history of breast cancer,” she says. “My great grandma, grandma, aunts, mom, and her cousins—they all had it.”

Finding answers: more real stories about genetic disease

Hope with strength

Primary periodic paralysis

Read Gabriel's story

Finding answers for Ben

Creatine transporter deficiency

Read Ben's story

Is it better not to know?

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Read Bethany's story

Ghecemy Lopez

Breast cancer

Watch Ghecemy's story

Debbi Crowder


Watch Debbi's story