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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Genomic sequencing can uncover an increased risk for a childhood-onset disease in about 9 percent of newborns, according to the BabySeq Project team.

The BabySeq Project, one of the National Institutes of Health's Newborn Sequencing in Genomic Medicine and Public Health (NISGHT) studies, is a pilot randomized clinical trial launched to examine the medical, behavioral, and economic effects of newborn sequencing.

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