State Projects

Expanding Access: State Projects

Inspired by the success of Project Baby Bear, other states are following with their own programs to publicly fund rapid Whole Genome Sequencing for infants.

Michigan's Project Baby Deer

In 2021, the Michigan Health and Hospital Association launched Project Baby Deer, a statewide initiative offering rapid Whole Genome Sequencing to critically ill babies and children. The goal is to make Michigan the first state in the national to offer rWGS to all babies and children up to 18 years of age that meet clinical criteria, regardless of location or type of insurance.

Florida's Project Baby Manatee

In 2021, the Michigan Health and Hospital Association launched Project Baby Deer, a statewide initiative offering rapid Whole Genome Sequencing to critically ill babies and children. 

In 2021, the Michigan Health and Hospital Association launched Project Baby Deer, a statewide initiative offering rapid Whole Genome Sequencing to critically ill babies and children. The goal is to make Michigan the first state in the national to offer rWGS to all babies and children up to 18 years of age that meet clinical criteria, regardless of location or type of insurance.

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