pediatric disease

2bPrecise is developing the needed ontology for its platform to enable clinicians to combine genomic and clinical data in their interactions with pediatric patients.

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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.

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The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is investing in Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's BioRxiv.

A study appearing in PLOS One finds that shortened consent forms don't affect clinical trial participants' understanding of the study.

The National Security Agency monitored signal intelligence for signs of "nefarious" genetic engineering projects, Gizmodo reports.

In Nature this week: barley genome sequenced, method for genotyping and phasing short tandem repeats, and more.