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Dr. Anne Bassett: what’s important about genetics

Dr. Bassett is a psychiatrist and professor (University of Toronto, Department of Psychiatry) with a wealth of wisdom. She has led many clinical, educational and research initiatives. 

She is the Director of the internationally renowned Dalglish Family 22q Clinic at the Toronto General Hospital, holds the Dalglish Chair in 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome at the University of Toronto and University Health Network, and is the Director of the Clinical Genetics Research Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. 

In this video, Dr. Anne Bassett shares her experiences and expertise, discussing the importance of genetics in practice and in people’s lives. 

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