Brian Reys, M.S., CGC, joined UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Cancer Genetics Program in 2015. He sees patients at multiple UT Southwestern clinics.

He completed his Master of Science degree in medical genetics and genetic counseling at the University of Cincinnati Genetic Counseling Program in Cincinnati in 2013.  During his training, he completed a specialized internship in cancer genetics with the Cedars Sinai, GenRISK program in Los Angeles. Prior to moving to Texas, he worked as a genetic counselor in Southern California in the areas of prenatal, pediatric, and cancer genetic counseling.

In addition to being a manager with the UT Southwestern Cancer Genetics Program, Mr. Reys is the President of the Texas Society of Genetic Counselors and the Treasurer for the National Society of Genetic Counselors, Cancer Special Interest Group.

He is committed to bridging patient and provider understanding of somatic and germline genetic testing. He has a particular interest in the genetic contribution to prostate, kidney, and bladder cancers. Mr. Reys believes that UT Southwestern’s experience in developing leading software in the field of genetic counseling risk assessment is key to increasing the accessibility of genetic counseling and testing for all patients and their families.

Education & Training
  • Undergraduate School - Ohio State University (2007-2011)
  • Other Post Graduate Training - University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (2011-2013)
  • Graduate School - University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (2011-2013)
  • Medical School - University of Cincinnati (2011-2013)

Clinical Focus

  • Cancer Genetics

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