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.
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
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
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,”
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
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
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
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,