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Audrey L. Schroeder, M.S.

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Audrey Schroeder serves as the Program Director of the Master of Science in Genetic Counseling (MSGC) program within the School of Medicine and Dentistry. Prior to her role as Program Director, Ms. Schroeder was a practicing genetic counselor for 16 years. She has been with the University of Rochester Medical Center since 2013, and was previously a genetic counselor with Roswell Park Cancer Institute (Buffalo, NY), New York Methodist Hospital (NYC), and Metropolitan Hospital Center (NYC). Primary clinical interests have included Pediatric Genetics, Adult General Genetics, Cancer Genetics, and Cardiogenetics. In addition to providing clinical patient care, she has worked with a number of medical trainees and genetic counseling students. She is passionate about expanding genetic counseling educational training and genetic services in the Upstate New York region, and has led the development of the MSGC program within the School of Medicine and Dentistry.



BS | University of Maryland
Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics

MS | Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Genetic Counseling


Journal Articles

de Prisco N, Ford C, Elrod ND, Lee W, Tang LC, Huang KL, Lin A, Ji P, Jonnakuti VS, Boyle L, Cabaj M, Botta S, Õunap K, Reinson K, Wojcik MH, Rosenfeld JA, Bi W, Tveten K, Prescott T, Gerstner T, Schroeder A, Fong CT, George-Abraham JK, Buchanan CA, Hanson-Khan A, Bernstein JA, Nella AA, Chung WK, Brandt V, Jovanovic M, Targoff KL, Yalamanchili HK, Wagner EJ, Gennarino VA. "Alternative polyadenylation alters protein dosage by switching between intronic and 3'UTR sites." Science advances.. 2023 Feb 17; 9(7):eade4814. Epub 2023 Feb 17.

Miller C, Gertsen BG, Schroeder AL, Fong CT, Iqbal MA, Zhang B. "Allelic and dosage effects of NHS in X-linked cataract and Nance-Horan syndrome: a family study and literature review." Molecular cytogenetics.. 2021 Oct 7; 14(1):48. Epub 2021 Oct 07.

Salsench EM, Maroofian R, Deng R, Lanko K, Nikoncuk A, Pérez B, Sánchez-Lijarcio O, Ibáñez-Mico S, Wojcik A, Vargas M, Al-Sannaa NA, Girgis MY, Silveira TRD, Bauer P, Schroeder A, Fong CT, Begtrup A, Babaei M, Toosi MB, Ashrafzadeh F, Imannezhad S, Doosti M, Ahangari N, Torbati PN, Karimiani EG, Murphy D, Cali E, Kaya IH, AlMuhaizea M, Colak D, Cardona-Londoño KJ, Arold ST, Houlden H, Bertoli-Avella A, Kaya N, Barakat TS. "Expanding the mutational landscape and clinical phenotype of the YIF1B related brain disorder." Brain : a journal of neurology.. 2021 Aug 9; Epub 2021 Aug 09.