NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics in Kansas City said today that it has received a $1 million grant to fund its Center for Pediatric Genomic Medicine, which aims to use genome sequencing in the clinical care of newborns.

The gift from the William T. Kemper Foundation will support the expansion of a sequencing-based program that Children's Mercy has developed by enabling the hospital to buy new equipment and bring in additional staff.

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