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Meghan Towne

Meghan Towne

Senior Clinical Research Scientist, Ambry Genetics
Meghan attended Boston University School of Medicine for her graduate studies in Genetic Counseling. Her studies piqued her interest in the impact of innovative genomic technologies on diagnosing and connecting families with rare genetic disorders. Meghan worked for seven years at The Manton Center for Orphan Disease Research at Boston Children's Hospital developing the institutional infrastructure for gene discovery, enhancing research collaborations, and evaluating the utility of genomic sequencing in newborns. In 2016, Meghan joined Ambry Genetics on the clinical genomics reporting team before transitioning to the Clinical and Translational Research as a Senior Clinical Research Specialist in 2019. She oversees research projects on Ambry's cardiology, neurology, exome, and other rare disease products. Meghan continues her work with connecting families to advocacy and research opportunities through recruitment efforts and orchestrating gene-disease discovery collaborations.