The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has named Toumy Guettouche a senior scientist and director of sequencing within CHOP's Center for Applied Genomics. He reports to Hakon Hakonarson, who heads the center.
Despite an increasing number of clinical laboratories now offering diagnostic exome sequencing, commercial exome kits still have a number of holes in them and miss important regions even in medically relevant genes.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and BGI-Shenzhen said today that they will collaborate to sequence and analyze pediatric brain tumor samples to support the Childhood Brain Tumor Tissue Consortium.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Biobase today said that it has inked an agreement with the University of Southern California and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to exclusively market and distribute their Annovar genomic annotation tool.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and BGI will work together on a sequencing-based project to discover genetic variants involved in 1,000 rare diseases, the partners said today.