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,
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
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology will host the biannual Genomic Medicine Conference March 26-28, 2018. The Genomic Medicine Conference: Empowering Personal Health focuses on advancing knowledge in the field of genomic medicine in a clinical care setting. The interdisciplinary and international program is designed to educate a broad audience – including clinicians and scientists as well