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Meet Veronica Greve, Smith Family Clinic’s newest genetic counselor

Describing her counseling style as calm and understanding, Veronica Greve looks forward to her new role at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology and the Smith Family Clinic for Genomic Medicine as a genetic counselor. Greve was initially pursuing a career in plant science but decided she wanted a job where she could see the direct impact of
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David Bick selected to Alabama Rare Disease Advisory Council

Patient diagnoses, treatments, access to care discussed at inaugural meeting David Bick, MD, has been selected by Governor Kay Ivey to serve on the newly-created Alabama Rare Disease Council. The council held its inaugural meeting August 27, 2018 in Birmingham. Bick, who sees rare disease patients at the Smith Family Clinic for Genomic Medicine, brings
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Stanford student completes genetic counseling rotation at Smith Family Clinic

The Smith Family Clinic welcomed a Stanford University student for a mini-rotation in genetic counseling this summer. Kristina Cotter, PhD, spent two weeks working alongside the genetic counseling team, gaining genomics specific experience. One rising second-year genetic counseling student is selected each year from across North America for the mini-rotation through a competitive application process.
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DNA Today podcast features the Smith Family Clinic

The Smith Family Clinic for Genomic Medicine was featured on the latest episode of DNA Today, a genetics radio show educating the public on genetics and public health topics. Dr. David Bick, Meagan Cochran and Carol Aiken discussed how the team is working to end the diagnostic odyssey through genomic sequencing. Check out the full interview
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Secondary findings topic of discussion at ASHG panel discussion

HudsonAlpha’s Clinical Sequencing Exploratory Research project was the focus of several presentations at the American Society for Human Genetics annual meeting in Orlando, Fla. Secondary findings were the topic of a Thursday panel discussion. HudsonAlpha senior scientist Michelle Thompson, PhD, discussed secondary findings from the CSER project, in which children with developmental delay and other
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Genome Gateway™ communication software solution highlighted at ASHG

Web-based software eases onboarding, offers education for patients, research participants Orlando, Fla. – Genome Gateway™, a web-based software portal created by HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville, Ala., was highlighted in a presentation at the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) annual meeting in Orlando. Genome Gateway™ manages interactions between genomic medicine patients and clinicians
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Genomic Medicine Newsletter: October 2017

Check out this month’s edition of the Genomic Medicine Newsletter and learn more about upcoming events, a newborn whole genome sequencing project and case studies at Smith Family Clinic. https://hudsonalpha.org/genomic-medicine-newsletter  
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Front Line Genomics features the Hero Fund

Front Line Genomics, the media sponsor for this year’s Genomic Medicine Conference, highlighted the HudsonAlpha Hero Fund in the October issue of its magazine. “We knew there were many, many patients, both pediatric and adult, who would benefit from a molecular diagnosis, and who had not had the opportunity to go through that diagnostic process,”
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Smith Family Clinic featured in Rare Revolution Magazine

Smith Family Clinic for Genomic Medicine and HudsonAlpha were recently featured in a special edition of Rare Revolution Magazine.   Rare Revolution is a UK-based digital magazine giving a voice to patients affected by rare conditions and the charities that represent and support them. The September edition focused on genomics, clinical trials and rare disease
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DNA sequencing vs. genotyping

Smarter Every Day, an educational video series created by Huntsville native Destin Sandlin, featured HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in its latest video about DNA sequencing. Educational Outreach Vice President Neil Lamb, PhD, explained the difference between DNA sequencing and genotyping. “With DNA sequencing, I’m reading through every single letter in your genome. With genotyping, I’m going
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