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Genomic Medicine Newsletter: May 2017

Stay up-to-date on the latest genomic medicine news from Smith Family Clinic and HudsonAlpha and check out the Genomic Medicine Newsletter! http://hudsonalpha.org/genomic-medicine-newsletter    
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Register today for the ACMG genomics cases webcast

HudsonAlpha will present, “Genomic Diagnosis for Children with Developmental Delay/Intellectual Disability,” as part of the ACMG Genomics Case Conference series Wednesday, May 17. During The ACMG Genomics Case Conferences, a team from select institutions will present and lead discussions on an intriguing, complex and/or difficult patient case in the area of genomics. The primary focus
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Whitley Kelley talks genetic counseling on DNA Day

In celebration of DNA Day, HudsonAlpha Educational Outreach hosted a social media takeover, or GeneChat, where classrooms, teachers and the public had the chance to interact with scientists, educators, and associate companies at the Insitute. Genetic counselor Whitley Kelley sat down with Educational Outreach to discuss genetic counseling and where genomics is headed in the
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From theory to practice: genomic medicine in Alabama

Business Alabama magazine recently featured HudsonAlpha researchers in the April issue, which highlighted genomic medicine efforts in Alabama. David Bick, MD; Greg Cooper, PhD; Howard Jacob, Phd; Shawn Levy, PhD; and Liz Worthey, PhD discussed how HudsonAlpha is making advances in the field of genomic medicine, including providing whole genome sequencing to patients with rare, undiagnosed
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Whole genome sequencing vs. whole exome sequencing

New UDN data demonstrates the benefits of whole genome sequencing for patients Phoenix, AZ — Findings from a comparison of whole exome sequencing (WES) versus whole genome sequencing (WGS) showed that clinical WGS can provide diagnostic answers even where a prior WES did not. Liz Worthey, PhD, a faculty investigator at the HudsonAlpha Institute for
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Preventive genome screening hot topic at ACMG Meeting

HudsonAlpha and Smith Family Clinic for Genomic Medicine presented at the ACMG meeting last week in Phoenix, AZ. David Bick, MD, and Kelly East discussed clinical exome or genome scans for healthy adults, in addition to patients with rare genetic diseases. Bick said he favors the term “elective genome” for genome tests of healthy individuals,
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Meagan Cochran wins Top Abstract award at ACMG

Genetic counselor Meagan Cochran took home the Top Abstract award for her Information is Power poster today at the annual ACMG meeting today in Phoenix, AZ. The ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting provides genetics professionals with the opportunity to learn how genetics and genomics are being integrated into medical or clinical practice. The ACMG Annual
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HudsonAlpha brings Insight Genome to ACMG

Pilot phase identifies variants of interest in 30% of participants; pharmacogenomics in 100% Phoenix, AZ — HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology announced today at the annual ACMG meeting the Insight Genome for people interested in unlocking the secrets of their genome, or genetic code. Insight Genome offers clinical whole genome sequencing and pharmacogenomic testing for current
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Statewide genetics initiative to bring better health for all Alabama residents

Huntsville, Ala. — HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology and the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine (UAB) have launched the Alabama Genomic Health Initiative (AGHI) to improve health for people across the state. The project, funded by a $2 million appropriation from the Alabama legislature, supports one of the nation’s first statewide efforts to
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Insight Genome brings whole genome sequencing to the forefront of personalized medicine

Huntsville, Ala. — HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology announced today the Insight Genome for individuals interested in unlocking the secrets of their genome, or genetic code. The clinical program will be housed at Smith Family Clinic for Genomic Medicine on the HudsonAlpha campus. Insight Genome was developed specifically to tell patients today about their risks for developing
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