NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Boston Children's Hospital said today that it has launched a competition to interpret genomic information and identify the molecular cause of five pediatric patients' undiagnosed disorders.

Twenty-six teams have registered for the Children's Leadership Award for the Reliable Interpretation and Transmission of Your genomic information (CLARITY) Undiagnosed challenge and received access to patients' whole-genome and exome sequence data in July. The five patients were identified through a documentary, Undiagnosed.

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