NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Children's National Health System and Regeneron Genetics Center plan to collaborate on a three-year exome sequencing study of undiagnosed diseases.

Children's National aims to enroll 3,000 pediatric patients with undiagnosed rare diseases and their family members in the study's first year, and additional thousands of patients and their families in each of the following two years. Regeneron will conduct the exome sequencing.

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