Patient Support Groups

The Greenwood Genetic Center strives to help patients and their families connect with available resources and other families. We support several local and national parent organizations in numerous ways including coordinating meetings, providing meeting space, speaking, facilitating, sitting on boards, etc. Although there is no cure for most genetic conditions, our goal is to provide families with the education, knowledge, resources, and connections they need to enhance the quality of life for both the patient and the family as a whole.

Meet Reggie Roper

Meet Reggie Roper

Reggie has been part of the GGC family for over 18 years. He has short stature, webbing of his hands, pulmonary stenosis, seizures and hydrocephalus along with developmental delay. He carried an initial diagnosis of cardiofaciocutaneous (CFC) syndrome; however, as genetic testing advanced, GGC made the diagnosis of Noonan-like syndrome with loose anagen hair by identifying a mutation in the SHOC2 gene. He is also an active participant in the Greenwood Community Theatre's Penguin Project. "GGC is...

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