Genetic Alliance Launches Public Newborn Screening Resource | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genetic Alliance has launched an online resource that will provide a range of information on newborn screening tests that it developed with several partnering organizations at the behest of the US Department of Health and Human Services.

The web resource, Baby's First Test, was designed to increase awareness of newborn screening and to serve as an information hub for parents, healthcare providers, and other stakeholders.

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This webinar will discuss the benefits of a rapid targeted next-generation sequencing (TNGS) panel, using dried blood spots, for second-tier newborn metabolic and hearing loss screening and its immediate utility for high-risk diagnostic testing in the neonatal intensive care unit. 

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This webinar will focus on a range of research and clinical applications enabled by improvements in mate pair technology for whole genome sequencing. 

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