Arang Kim, MS, CGC
Education: B.S. Molecular Biology, Hanyang University (in South Korea), 2010; M.S. Genetic Counseling, University of Cincinnati, 2014
Areas of Expertise: Pediatrics/Adult Genetics, Prenatal Genetics
Languages: English, Korean
Licenses: CA, NJ
Affiliations and Disclosures: GeneticsMode
Biography: Arang studied genetic counseling at University of Cincinnati and completed most of her
clinical rotations at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital which is one of the top three children’s hospitals in the nation. After completing her studies, Arang worked at Genetics Center (Orange, CA) as a prenatal,
pediatrics, and cancer genetic counselor. After a year, she joined the UCLA Division of Pediatric Genetics as a prenatal genetic counselor and study coordinator for NIH funded metabolic disease related studies. During her time at UCLA, she worked for the general genetics clinic, craniofacial clinic, 22q11.2 deletion syndrome clinic, and inpatient services. After getting married, she moved to New York City and worked at Sema4 as a prenatal genetic counselor. Now she’s raising two beautiful children and runs an online genetic counseling company called GeneticsMode that focuses on providing genetic counseling for Koreans living in the US and providing genetic counseling consultation for companies and hospitals in Korea. She joined Grey Genetics to serve more diverse patient populations.
Publications & Presentations:
- Weng, P. L., et al. (2021). De novo TRIM8 variants impair its protein localization to nuclear bodies and cause developmental delay, epilepsy, and focal segmental glomerulosclerosis. American Journal of Human Genetics, 108(2), 357–367.
- Mullegama, S. V., et al. Is it time to retire fragile X testing as a first-tier test for developmental delay, intellectual disability, and autism spectrum disorder? Genetics in Medicine, 19(12).