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CHICAGO (GenomeWeb) – Children's Hospital Los Angeles will implement Edico Genome's Dragen Bio-IT platform to help the hospital expand genome-based testing for children with cancer and various genetic disorders, Edico said today.

Children's LA has already validated the Dragen Germline pipeline, Edico Genome said. The pediatric facility will now adopt other elements of the Bio-IT platform. This includes reviewing the Dragen Somatic pipeline for whole-exome sequencing of cancer samples and the RNA Seq pipeline for fusion detection, according to the technology vendor.

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