Support/Advocacy Groups

Birth Defects

Spina Bifida Association of America

Information and support for individuals with spina bifida.

Chromosome Abnormalities

National Down Syndrome Society

Education, research and advocacy for Down Syndrome

Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia


Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Research, Education, and Support Foundation

Commercial and Non-Profit Organizations Offering Expanded Newborn Screening Tests

The companies below charge a fee for additional screening that may not be offered in your state.  NNSGRC provides the following websites for information only, and does not imply endorsement of any particular company.

California - Newborn Screening Contact Information

NBS Laboratory
Fred Lorey, Ph.D.
For NBS results from out of state call Danyea Watkins at 510.412.1541 Follow-up Program
Erica Gordon

Click here to go to this program's newborn screening website

Approximate Births


The National Newborn Screening and Genetics Resource Center (NNSGRC) is sponsored by the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA), Department of Pediatrics.  The mission of the NNSGRC is to: 1) provide a forum for interaction between consumers, health care professionals, researchers, organizations, and policy makers in refining and developing public health newborn screening and genetics programs; and 2) serve as a national resource center for information and education in the areas of newborn screening and genetics.

Newborn Screening (NBS)

History and Overview of Newborn Screening

Description of newborn screening including definitions of commonly tested disorders.

Screening Program and Services

US Newborn Screening Programs 

Clickable map of the US with links to information on each state's newborn screening program and website.

Educational Materials

"The Story of Newborn Screening" by Harvey Levy, MD:

A 10-part webcast from the New England Regional Consortium describing the basics of newborn screening (may be viewed in its entirety or in individual segments).


Genetics Programs and Services

US Newborn Screening Programs

Clickable map of the US linking to information on each state's newborn screening program and website.

US State Program Links and State Plans

Links to state programs and related websites.