Mary Ahrens, MS, CGC

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Paine, AL, McCarthy Veach P, MacFarlane IM, Thomas B, Ahrens M, LeRoy, B “What Would You Do If You Were Me?”, Effects of counselor self-disclosure versus non-disclosure in a hypothetical genetic counseling session, Journal of Genetic Counseling, 2010, Dec;19(6):570-84.

Thompson, DB, Ahrens, MJ, LeRoy BS, Brown D, Berry SA, Newborn Blood Spot Screening and Genetic Services: a Survey of Minnesota Primary Care Physicians, Genetics in Medicine, 2005 Oct;7(8):564-70, 2005.

Trepanier, A, Ahrens M, McKinnon, Peters J, Stopfer J, Grumet S, Manley S, Culver J, Acton R, Larsen-Haidle J, Correia L, Bennett R, Pettersen B, Ferlita T, Costalas J, Hunt K, Donlon S, Skrzynia C, Farrell C, Callif-Daley F, Vockley, C, Genetic cancer risk assessment and counseling: recommendations of the national society of genetic counselors, Journal of Genetic Counseling,13(2): 83-114, 2004 April.

Ganguly A, Citron M, Godmillow L, Ahrens M, Ganguly T, Caucasian Family with Two Independent Mutations: 2594delC in BRCA1 and 5392del AG in BRCA2, American Journal of Medical Genetics, 101(2): 146-152, 2001, June 15.

Cederbaum JA, LeMons C, Rosen M, Ahrens M, Vonachen S, Cederbaum SD, Psychosocial Issues and Coping Strategies in Families Affected by Urea Cycle Disorders, Journal of Pediatrics, 138(1 Suppl):S72-80, 2001 January.

Ahrens M, LeRoy B : Genetic Issues in Reproductive Technology, Minnesota Medicine, 81: 43-47, 1998 October.

Ahrens MJ, Berry SA, Whitley CB, Markowitz DJ, Plante RJ, Tuchman M: Clinical and Biochemical Heterogeneity in Females of a Large Pedigree with Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency Due to the R141Q mutation, American Journal of Medical Genetics, 66:311-15, 1996.

Thompson JA, Weisner GL, Sellers TA, Vachon C, Ahrens M, Potter JD: Genetic Services for Familial Cancer Patients: A Survey of National Cancer Institute Centers, Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 78(19):1446-55, 1995 October .

Ranum LP, Lundgren JK, Schut LJ, Ahrens MJ, Perslman S. Aita J, Bird TD, Gomez C, Orr HT: Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 1 and Machado-Joseph Disease: Incidence of CAG Expansions Among Adult-Onset Ataxia Patients From 311 Families with Dominant or Recessive or Sporadic Ataxia. American Journal of Human Genetics: 57(3): 603-8, 1995 Sept.

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