These programs, which were discussed last month at a rare-diseases conference hosted by the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute near Cambridge, UK, aim to provide a genetic diagnosis that could end years of uncertainty about a child’s disability. “The overarching theme is that genome-based diagnosis is now hitting mainstream medicine,” says Han Brunner, a medical geneticist at the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre in the Netherlands, who leads one of the projects.
Implications of bringing genome sequencing Into the consulting room
2012-04-19T22:08:24-04:00By Ollibean|Categories: Articles, Editor's Picks, General, Medical|Tags: all disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Cambridge, developmental disabilities, genome sequencing, Han Brunner, learning disabilities, mitochondrial disorders, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, rare or undiagnosed disorders, UK|1 Comment
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