Ten Children’s Hospitals Unite to Change Pediatric Care Through Genomic Medicine

Rady Children’s among founding members of innovative consortium SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Nov. 5, 2019— Three more hospitals have signed on to rapidly integrate genetics and genomics into primary and specialty pediatric care through an innovative consortium with Sanford Health. Rady Children’s Hospital and Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine are founding members of the […]

Medical Marvels: Patients Get New Lives Through Physician Innovation

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Maverick Coltrin was 6 days old and very, very sick. His parents were growing increasingly alarmed, first over his reluctance to eat, then jaundice and spasms. After Maverick stopped eating entirely, they raced him to the emergency room at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego.

Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine Receives $3 Million Grant to Investigate the Role Genes Play in Heart Muscle Disease

Four-year National Institutes of Health Grant to Focus on Cardiomyopathy Research  SAN DIEGO – Sept. 27, 2019 – The National Institutes of Health has awarded Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine (RCIGM) a four year, $3,049,054 grant to investigate how genetic interactions may influence cardiomyopathy (CM), a devastating heart disease that affects millions in the […]

NIH Newborn Sequencing Projects’ Lessons, Next Steps Highlighted at Meeting

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As researchers wrap up four projects funded by the National Institute’s of Health in 2013 to investigate the use of sequencing in newborns, there seems to be clarity that sequencing is a great tool for helping to quickly diagnose acutely ill newborns but that it might not be quite ready to replace standard newborn screening tests […]

New Research Award Supports Early Career Investigator of Childhood Digestive Diseases

Funded 3-year appointment at Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine June 17, 2019—San Diego – A new research scholar position at Rady Children’s Institute of Genomics Medicine (RCIGM) has been awarded to a talented young investigator who is pursuing a career using genomics to enhance understanding of pediatric digestive diseases. Amy Hemperly, DO, is the […]

Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine Appoints Six New Members to Board of Directors

The Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine (RCIGM) is pleased to announce the appointment of six new members to the Institute’s Board of Directors. “Each of these dynamic innovators brings extensive experience in providing strategic leadership and oversight to highly successful organizations,” said Dr. Stephen Kingsmore, president and CEO of the Institute. “Their guidance will […]

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