pediatric disease Takeda Pharmaceutical, Rady Children's Partner on Rare Genetic Disease Drug Development The partners will use data derived from whole-genome sequencing to discover and develop treatments for rare child-onset genetic diseases. ACMG Recommends Sequencing as Test for Children With Intellectual Disability, Congenital Anomalies An American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics working group conducted a systematic review of the literature to develop its recommendation. With Finder Platform, Baebies Works to Expand Options for Neonatal Dx Testing Premium The instrument, which is undergoing the FDA clearance process, has the capability to do PCR testing, clinical chemistry, and immunoassays. Team Tracks Genetic Factors Linked to Severe COVID-19, Other Viral Infections in Children At ACMG, researchers presented results from an ongoing effort using a growing sample collection to find genetic contributors to severe viral infections in children. Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital Launches HerediGene Children's Study The DNA mapping effort will collect 50,000 DNA samples from children as young as newborns, as well as any parents and siblings who wish to participate. Dec 8, 2020 Illumina, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Ink Risk-Sharing Deal for Whole-Genome Sequencing Dec 7, 2020 Neuroblastoma Super Enhancer Profiles Pinpoint Four Epigenetic Subtypes Nov 25, 2020 Pediatric Brain Tumor Proteomics Highlight Possible Treatment Targets, Biomarkers Nov 20, 2020 Increased Adoption of Whole-Genome Sequencing Testing Hinges on Acceptance by Payors, Providers Premium Nov 18, 2020 CNV Analyses May Uncover Mendelian Conditions in Undiagnosed Pediatric Patients Nov 5, 2020 Parents, Physicians View Genome Sequencing as Useful for Managing Care of Seriously Ill Infants Oct 27, 2020 SickKids' 'Rigorous' Molecular Analysis IDs Targetable Alterations, Cancer Susceptibility Mutations Premium Oct 15, 2020 Pacific Biosciences, Children's Mercy, Microsoft Collaborate on Rare Genetic Disease Diagnostics Oct 7, 2020 Children's Mercy Hospital Raises $16M for Pediatric Genomic Repository Initiative Aug 18, 2020 CHOP Automates Phenotyping of Epilepsy Patients, Heralding 'EMR Genomics' Era Premium May 28, 2020 Mendelian Disease Diagnosis Gets Boost From Automated Software That Scans Full-Text Articles Premium May 4, 2020 NIH Kicks Off Study Investigating Coronavirus in Children Apr 22, 2020 Researchers See Immune, Age Contributors to Childhood Respiratory Virus Response Apr 15, 2020 Childhood Mood, Behavioral Problems May Share Genetic Features With Some Adult Conditions Mar 9, 2020 Blue Shield of California to Cover Rady Children's Rapid Whole-Genome Sequencing Test Mar 6, 2020 CHOP Shares Insights, Experience From Centralized Genomic Medicine Lab Premium Nov 25, 2019 Pediatric Brain Cancer Clues Drawn From Developing Brain Cell Transcriptomes Sep 26, 2019 NSIGHT2 Trial Finds Whole-Genome Sequencing Has High Analytical Performance Apr 24, 2019 Rady Team Automates Rapid Pediatric Sequence Interpretation for Rare Disease Dx Mar 28, 2019 New Consortium Outlines Vision for Pediatric Cell Atlas, Seeks Funding for Effort Premium Load More Breaking News Ancient DNA Analysis Highlights Three Ancestral Populations in Japan FDA Warns of Potential False Positives With Abbott SARS-CoV-2 Molecular Tests New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Oxford Nanopore, Beckman Coulter, Thermo Fisher Scientific, More People in the News: New Appointments at Sema4, NHGRI, Dante Labs, Ancestry, More Thermo Fisher Scientific Expects 12 Percent Revenue Growth in 2022 In Brief This Week: Myriad Genetics, Danaher, Co-Diagnostics, and More The Scan For Those Thick Tiger Stripes Tigers in India with thick stripes harbor a genetic change, as Gizmodo reports. High GABA Tomatoes The Japan News reports that genome-edited tomatoes with higher GABA levels are now for sale in Japan. Approach for Inclusivity and Diversity A National Human Genome Research Institute team calls for the field to "adopt diversity as an ethos." Science Papers on Tumors Immune System Evasion; Drivers of Genomic Instability, Inflammation In Science this week: study of how tumors evade the adaptive immune system, and more.