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SALT LAKE CITY (GenomeWeb) – Researchers from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia are exploring the feasibility of using crowd sourcing to help track down and interpret secondary, or incidental, findings in whole-exome sequences for children assessed through CHOP's pediatric sequencing program, PediSeq.

CHOP researcher Ian Slack presented preliminary findings from this foray into variant interpretation by so-called "PediSeeker" volunteers at the annual American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics meeting here last week.

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