A Screen for Childhood Disease | GenomeWeb

A Screen for Childhood Disease


Traditional screens miss many recessive childhood diseases. In a recent paper in Science Translational Medicine, Stephen Kingsmore and his colleagues, then of the National Center for Genome Resources, report results from a screen they developed that takes a more comprehensive look at recessive disease risk. Genome Technology's Christie Rizk recently spoke with Kingsmore — who is now at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. — about the screen and his plan for implementing it in the clinic.

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