Parents, Doctors Agree: Genome Sequencing as a First-Tier Diagnostic Test Benefits Critically Ill Infants
Findings of two new studies by Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine SAN DIEGO – Nov. 5, 2020— A vast majority of doctors and parents of babies in intensive care, with diseases of unknown origin, believe genomic sequencing is beneficial in managing care, according to two new papers published by Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic […]
Global Genes will work with Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine (RCIGM) to develop a support network designed to help patients and families dealing with gene-based rare diseases. The collaboration aims to help shorten the path to accurate diagnoses, and reduce the gap in service and support for such diseases.
“Despite a beautiful pregnancy and delivery with every prenatal screening and precaution taken, Evan was born with mitochondrial disease.” Lindzi Scharf shares a personal essay on Variety.com about her family’s diagnostic odyssey and how RCIGM offered a break-through diagnosis and, just as importantly, a personal touch.
Global Genes and Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine Partner to Develop Next-Generation Support Network for Families with Diagnosed Gene-Based Rare Diseases
ALISO VIEJO, Calif.; Oct. 14, 2020 – As gene-based diagnostics are shortening the path to an accurate diagnosis, the risk of disparities in service and support have increased. To reduce those disparities, Global Genes, a leading rare disease patient advocacy organization, is pleased to announce a new partnership with Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine […]
Genomenon and Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine Collaborate to Accelerate Diagnosis of Rare Genetic Disorders in Newborns
Mastermind Genomic Search Engine Now Part of RCIGM’s Analysis and Variant Interpretation Workflow Ann Arbor, Michigan – October 6, 2020 – The Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine (RCIGM) and Genomenon, Inc. today announced a strategic collaboration to accelerate the diagnosis of critically-ill newborns with rare genetic disorders. The collaboration combines the Institute’s genomic research […]
AdventHealth for Children, Rady Children’s Institute launch genomics partnership to help critically ill kids
ORLANDO, Fla., and SAN DIEGO, Oct. 5, 2020 — AdventHealth for Children is partnering with Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine to bring rapid and ultra-rapid whole genome sequencing to Central Florida families for the first time. The testing will help critically ill babies and children in intensive care with unexplained medical conditions receive appropriate care.
A pilot project aimed at extending rapid DNA-based diagnosis to infants with severe, but unexplained symptoms found answers for 76 different families across five California hospitals, according to a new report to be released by Rady Children’s Hospital today.
Rady Children’s Shows Genomic Sequencing for Infants in Intensive Care Yields Life-Changing Benefits and Medical Cost Savings
State funded Medi-Cal pilot completed at 5 Children’s Hospitals Statewide In a pilot program funded by the State of California, Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego demonstrated that a rapid precision medicine program for critically ill babies enrolled in Medi-Cal produced better health outcomes and reduced suffering for the infants while decreasing the cost of their care.
San Diego’s Scientific and Medical Institutes Collaborate on Large-scale Research Program to Study Spread of COVID-19
A consortium that includes many of San Diego’s top medical and scientific research institutes has launched a large-scale COVID-19 screening effort to better understand the spread and prevalence of the virus in the local community, with an initial focus on evaluating healthcare workers and first responders.