NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology has opened a genomic medicine clinic that will offer whole-genome sequencing to diagnose rare disease.

The Smith Family Clinic for Genomic Medicine was named after Mark Smith, a founding board member of HudsonAlpha and philanthropist who passed away in 2007.

David Bick will serve as the clinic's medical director and Howard Jacob as chief medical genomics officer of the clinic. Jacob is also executive vice president for genomic medicine at HudsonAlpha.

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