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Genomics: Clinical Implementation

This channel includes news headlines and educational resources regarding the clinical implementation of genomics assays, including development, validation, quality control, standardization, and the practical and commercial considerations for labs adopting these tests. 

The college wants genetic counselors to work with doctors when ordering genetic tests, but not all medical geneticists agree the stance is good for patients.

Laboratory staffing and supply shortages limited patient access to cancer screening tests, and the pandemic decreased the development and validation of new tests.

Under the Ge-Med project, University Hospital Tübingen will offer diagnostic whole-genome sequencing for all genetic indications and will include PRS in its reporting.

Researchers reclassified 86 percent of variants initially determined to be VUS, potentially changing surveillance or treatment approaches for patients.

The institute offers a rapid whole-genome sequencing test designed to diagnose infants and children suspected of having a rare genetic condition.