Meagan Krasner, MS, LGC 

Genetic Counselor
Phone: 800-394-4493, extension 2031

About the Counselor

Meagan Krasner is a genetic counselor supporting Athena Diagnostics in Marlborough, MA. She specializes in molecular genetic testing focusing on the areas of neurology, endocrinology and nephrology.  She provides genetic consultation and support for external clients (medical specialists, genetic counselors, geneticists, laboratories) as well as for internal departments and staff.  She joined the Genetic Counseling Organization in 2014.

Prior to joining Athena, Meagan was a laboratory genetic counselor at Integrated Genetics in Westborough, MA and a clinical genetic counselor at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, OH, Women and Infant’s Hospital in Providence, RI and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA.  In addition, she has worked as a consultant to the New England Regional Genetics and The Rhode Island Department of Health.

Meagan earned her bachelor’s degree in biology from The University of Pittsburgh and her master’s degree in genetic counseling from the University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health. She is board certified by the American Board of Genetic Counselors, is a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors, and is licensed in the state of Massachusetts.

Our genetic counselors are specialized professionals helping to improve the health of patients through support and education of our healthcare provider partners.

Select Publications

Janezic, S A, Ziogas A, Krumroy L, Krasner M, Plummer S, Cohen P, Gildea M, Barker D, Haile R, Casey G, Anton-Culver H.  BRCA1 mutations and polymorphisms in a population-based series of ovarian cancer cases.  Human Molecular Genetics 8(5): 889-897, 1999.                                                                                                                   
M R Harris, C H Bunker, R F Hamman, D K Sanghera, C E Aston, and M I Kamboh.  Racial differences in the distribution of a low density lipoprotein receptor-related protein (LRP) polymorphism and its association with serum lipid and apolipoprotein levels.  Atherosclerosis 137: 187-195, 1998.                                                                                                                         
M R Harris, C H Bunker, D K Sanghera, C E Aston, and M I Kamboh.  Association of low density lipoprotein receptor-related protein (LRP) polymorphism with plasma lipid and apolipoprotein levels in African Blacks.  American Journal of Human Genetics 59: A179, 1996.  Presented in poster form at the American Society of Human Genetics Meeting, San Francisco, October 1996.
M Harris, D K Sanghera, and M I Kamboh.  Two new alleles in the tetranucleotide repeat polymorhpism in the LDL-receptor related protein (LRP) gene.  Clinical Genetics 50: 54-55, 1996.
M R Harris, R F Hamman, C E Aston, and M I Kamboh.  Role of low density lipoprotein receptor-related protein (LRP) gene polymorphism in lipid metabolism.  American Journal of Human Genetics 57: A164, 1995.  Presented in poster form at the American Society of Human Genetics meeting, Minneapolis, MN, October 1995.

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