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Diagnostics leveraging next-generation sequencing become mainstream for rare disease diagnosis

Clinic Medical Director David Bick, MD, sat down with Clinical OMICs magazine to discuss the use of next-generation sequencing (NGS) for the identification and treatment of rare disease. “We are rapidly reaching the point where we do whole genome sequencing on anybody you think has a rare disease,” said Bick. Read the full story on page
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HudsonAlpha, UAB awarded $10M for newborn whole genome sequencing project

Huntsville, Ala. — HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, a nonprofit genomics and genetics research institute in Huntsville, Ala., in collaboration with the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Medicine and the University of Mississippi Medical Center, has been awarded a four-year, $10 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to investigate how
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Genomic Medicine Newsletter: July 2017

Check out this month’s edition of the Genomic Medicine Newsletter and learn more about upcoming events, open recruitment for the Alabama Genomic Health Initiative and a Smith Family Clinic patient who received a diagnosis through the Hero Fund. Didn’t receive it? Subscribe today and have it delivered right to your inbox. http://hudsonalpha.org/genomic-medicine-newsletter.  
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HudsonAlpha ‘Hero Fund’ brings hope to patients in need

Huntsville, Ala. – HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology is giving patients a chance at finding a diagnosis with the Hero Fund. Established by an anonymous donation to the HudsonAlpha Foundation, the Hero Fund helps patients at Smith Family Clinic for Genomic Medicine who need, but cannot afford, access to genomic medicine. Smith Family Clinic, powered by HudsonAlpha,
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Your “gene-erosity” makes it possible to help those in need

Jim Wall has struggled with back problems for more than 20 years, but just ignored the pain and accepted it as a part of life. “My sister used to tell me I had the ‘back walk’ and my wife used to tell me I walked around the house like Frankenstein,” said Jim. “Those were probably
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Breast Cancer case study outcome

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Pediatric Neurology outcome

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Pediatric Case Study outcome

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Neurology case study outcome

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Alabama Genomic Health Initiative begins recruitment

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Full scale recruitment for the Alabama Genomic Health Initiative has begun at University of Alabama at Birmingham clinics in Birmingham. The AGHI is one of the nation’s first statewide efforts to harness the power of genomic analysis to identify those at high risk for genetic disease. The AGHI, a partnership between UAB
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