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Researchers from both teams plan to continue to refine their findings toward creating simple PCR or other nucleic acid amplification-based assays.

Recently established biomedical informatics divisions at the hospital support projects like Bench-to-Bassinet and the Longitudinal Pediatric Data Resource.

A Mount Sinai researcher described early results from the clinical trial aimed at evaluating the utility of genomic sequencing in healthy and ill newborns.

Cavatica is a project of CHOP's Center for Data Driven Discovery in Biomedicine and is part of its commitment to the Precision Medicine Initiative.

The Center for Data Driven Discovery in Biomedicine is a joint project of CHOP Research Institute and CHOP's Department of Biomedical Health and Informatics. 

The team has been monitoring changes in host gene expression patterns due to different types of infections, and hopes to develop a diagnostic test.

A French team sequenced and compared Streptococcus agalactiae isolates from 19 mothers and their infected infants.

The American Society of Human Genetics has issued a position statement on genetic testing of children.

The statement touches on issues such as the reporting of secondary findings, adult-onset conditions, incest, and non-paternity results.

The investment, led by WuXi NextCode Genomics, will help launch new next-generation sequencing based tests and expand operations for the pediatric testing firm. 


The Wall Street Journal speaks with patients affected by questionable test results from Theranos.

Researchers link variants in TACR3 to hot flashes during menopause, Live Science reports.

Kuwait says it will alter its law requiring citizens and visitors to provide DNA samples, New Scientist reports.

In Science this week: convergent evolution in bird hemoglobin, and more.