NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The American College of Medical Genetics has received a grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to establish a national system for increasing knowledge about genetic diseases that are being considered for newborn screening programs.
 

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