NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Researchers at the Scripps Translational Science Institute have launched the Molecular Autopsy Study in partnership with the San Diego County Medical Examiner to combine whole-genome sequencing with forensics to solve cases of sudden unexplained death.

The team will sequence the genomes of adults, children, and infants in the region whose death cannot be explained using traditional medical investigative methods. According to the medical examiner, a dozen or more cases occur every year in San Diego County.

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US News & World Report writes that genetic testing of lung tumors can help identify treatments for patients.

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