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Researchers assess impact of exome sequencing on newborns and their families

08:50 EDT 19 Oct 2016 | Medical Xpress

Early results from the BabySeq Project, a Boston-based study exploring the impact of whole-exome sequencing (WES) on newborn infants and their families, suggest some utility in genetically sequencing these infants and offer new insights into parental attitudes toward the procedure and results. Findings were presented at the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) 2016 Annual Meeting in Vancouver, B.C.

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