Genetic Counseling Manager

Natalie Vena joined Claritas Genomics in 2014 as a Laboratory Genetic Counselor. She is responsible for variant interpretation for Claritas’ Next Generation Sequencing tests, including the Claritas Clinical Exome and the Region of Interest tests. She is also a key member of the Product Development team. Ms. Vena joined Claritas from Emory Genetics Laboratory where she assisted with variant analysis and reporting for the molecular genetics and cytogenetics laboratories. Before that, she served as a Clinical Research Assistant at the Center for Cancer Risk Assessment at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. Ms. Vena was awarded her Masters of Science in Genetic Counseling from Boston University in 2012 where her Capstone focused on Ehlers Danlos Syndrome Hypermobility Type. She obtained her Certification from the American Board of Genetic Counseling in 2012.