Baylor College of Medicine's Arthur Beaudet says he is seeing how genomic testing and sequencing is beginning to have an impact on how physicians approach treating rare disorders.

Beaudet, who has been treating children with rare disorders for 40 years, told MedScape at the recent Future of Genomic Medicine Conference that genetic testing began having an impact on his field through newborn screening. GlobalGenes.org has posted the interview on its site.

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