Nori Williams Richen, MS, CGC


Education: B.S., Integrative Neuroscience, Binghamton University, 2012. M.S., Human Genetics, Sarah Lawrence College, 2016.

Areas of Expertise: Cardiovascular Genetics, Cancer Genetics, Pharmacogenomics, DTC

Licenses: CA, DE, IA, IL, PA, TN, and VA

Affiliations and Disclosures: Clinical Variant Scientist at Variantyx

Biography: Nori has over 5 years of experience in clinical and non-clinical hybrid roles. She was the first genetic counselor to work at a medical examiner’s office in the country, at Office of Chief Medical Examiner of the City of New York, assisting with interpretation of cardiovascular genetic variants and counseling families impacted by sudden deaths due to underlying cardiomyopathies and arrhythmias. She also acted as a senior manager of genetics services at EvelyHealth facilitating access to consumer-initiated genetic testing and leading the genetics department in the areas of cardiovascular and cancer genetics. Nori is the past-president of the New York State Genetics Task Force, and Co-Chair of NSGC’s Lab and Industry SIG. 


“Making Sense of a Senseless Death” – Patient Stories Podcast“Hello February: Heart Month from the Perspective of a Cardiovascular Genetic Counselor – Grey Genetics News Corner 

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