Rady Children’s Hospital

One for the Books

A Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine team has set a Guinness Book of World Record, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

Researchers from Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine said sequencing has clinical utility and is cost effective.

Fabric disclosed partnerships with Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine, the Utah Genome Project, and Genomics England's 100,000 Genomes Project.

The partners will work together to develop Alexion's SmartPanel precision medicine platform for use in newborns with rare genetic disorders.

The institute recently launched rapid genome sequencing for critically ill newborns and plans to test genomic sequencing in several programs and clinical trials.

Children's Genomics

US News and World Report takes a look at genomics' role at pediatric hospitals.

The institute will use Omicia's Opal Clinical system to achieve its goal of a 24-hour turnaround time for large-scale genome testing in its intensive care units.

Edico Genome has also signed a deal for Johns Hopkins Genomics to evaluate its Dragen processor for its research and clinical sequencing needs.

The consortium is composed of six children's hospitals including Children's Hospital Los Angeles; Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego; and Children's Hospital Colorado.

CNN reports that researchers have tied a new variant to opioid addiction risk.

Organoids derived from patients' tumors may help determine what chemotherapy treatment patients would benefit from, according to New Scientist.

An initiative from GenomeAsia 100K hopes to increase the number of South Asians in genetic research, according to NBC News.

In Science this week: genomic analysis of ancient and modern horses indicates population turnover, and more.