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
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
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.
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,
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
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