Sohnee Ahmed, MSc

  • Undergrad School: University of Toronto
  • Professional School: Faculty of Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine (Graduate School)
  • Degrees: Hon BSc, MS
  • Skills and Interests: Neurogenetics, Movement disorders

Sohnee is currently a lab genetic counsellor involved in variant interpretation for clinical neurogenetic testing at GeneDx. She graduated from the University of Toronto with an Honours Bachelor of Science, specializing in the Genes, Genetics & Biotechnology (GGB) program with a minor in Anthropology. She then attended Wayne State University in Michigan to achieve a Master of Science degree in Genetic Counseling. Following graduation, Sohnee was recruited to the University of Rochester in New York State, where she was a faculty member in the Departments of Neurology and Medicine from 2010 to 2013. There, she provided genetic counselling to adults, parents, and families regarding cancer genetics alongside adult and pediatric neurology. During her time in Rochester, Sohnee attained board certification from both the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) and the Canadian Association of Genetic Counsellors (CAGC). She then joined the Division of Clinical & Metabolic Genetics at The Hospital for Sick Children in 2013, specializing in pediatric neurology and was involved in the Genetic Counselling MSc program through the University of Toronto. She joined BioReference Labs in 2016 and provides variant interpretation for healthcare providers that order tests through GeneDx. Sohnee is also President of the CAGC and is an active member of its American counterpart, the National Society of Genetic Counselors.

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