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NEW YORK — The Jackson Laboratory and the Shriners Hospitals for Children said on Thursday that they have partnered to investigate the genetic causes of orthopedic disorders in pediatric patients.

Under the terms of the deal, Shriners Hospitals will perform next-generation sequencing on DNA samples from families at its 22 hospitals and outpatient locations in North America and from its international network of outreach clinics. Participants will include children with orthopedic conditions such as clubfoot, scoliosis, and osteogenesis imperfecta.

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