A Rapid Diagnosis,
Now He's Bouncing Back

Mario arrived on life support — ultra-rapid WGS confirmed why he needed a heart transplant

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teen boy dribbling basketball

Partnering to End the Diagnostic Odyssey

We are heading up a newborn sequencing consortium that will revolutionize and shorten the diagnostic journey.

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mother kissing newborn baby on the head

Advancing Rapid
Precision Medicine™

We’re setting a new standard of care for newborns and children with rare undiagnosed diseases.

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Updates from Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine on rapid Whole Genome Sequencing and more.
Up to Speed Blog

Florida and Arizona Medicaid Now Cover Rapid Whole Genome Sequencing

Earlier this summer, Florida and Arizona started offering Medicaid coverage for rapid whole genome sequencing. Find out more about the latest policies.

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Media Coverage

Too many treatable diseases go unnoticed. This could change that.

WASHINGTON POST: DNA sequencing to diagnose newborns could end up saving much more money — especially if done for babies who are sick. In a study funded by the state of California called Project Baby Bear, researcher Stephen Kingsmore found that sequencing the whole genomes of 178 infants hospitalized in intensive care saved $2.5 million.

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New Study Published
Press Releases

Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine Co-develops Fast Genetic Variant Testing with In Vivo BioSystems

This study will help medical teams determine the pathogenicity of a variant in the STXBP1 gene – which can cause severe seizures, intellectual disability, and developmental delays — to swiftly end the diagnostic odyssey for patients and their families.

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  • Edwin Juárez, PhD | Data Scientist, Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine

*Free Registration is required


2023 RARE Advocacy Summit

Tuesday September 19, 2023 | 3pm PT

Wendy Benson speaks on a panel addressing "Why Genetic and Genomic Testing is Key to Increased Diagnosis."


2023 International Conference on Newborn Sequencing

Thursday October 05, 2023 |

Hear from leaders around the world about their latest efforts in screening newborns via genomic sequencing, including from RCIGM leadership about the BeginNGS project.

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Pediatric Healthcare

Rapid Precision Medicine™ is here now. We are setting the standard for pediatric critical care by breaking barriers to expand access to genomically-informed, personalized care nationwide. We offer many opportunities to collaborate with as we work to save and improve lives.

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