CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION: Children’s hospitals and health systems are leading the research and development of pediatric-specific treatments and technologies to ensure happier, healthier futures for kids.
CBS NEWS: Just 48 hours after her birth in a Seattle-area hospital in 2021, Layla Babayev was undergoing surgery for a bowel obstruction.
PRECISION MEDICINE ONLINE: Newborn genome sequencing projects focusing on seemingly healthy babies shortly after birth are forging ahead around the world, but their approaches differ according to each country’s population structure, disease prevalence, healthcare system, treatment availability, and more.
PATIENT WORTHY: Catherine Nester spoke with Patient Worthy about the importance of newborn screening, the challenges of diagnostic delays, and how Inozyme is working to transform the treatment landscape for ENPP1 Deficiency and ABCC6 Deficiency, also known as Generalized Arterial Calcification of Infancy (GACI) types 1 and 2, respectively.
FIERCE PHARMA: In part two of this series, we turn our attention to rWGS and the pharmaceutical industry – specifically, the great potential of rWGS in drug development and patient access, and the important role pharma plays in advancing this promising technology.
EXPRESS HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT: A recent study conducted by the EveryLife Foundation for Rare Diseases has shed light on the potential savings that can be achieved through early diagnosis of rare diseases. The study builds upon existing evidence from Project Baby Bear that supports the benefits of early screening and genetic sequencing for rare diseases.
INSIDE PRECISION MEDICINE: New research by the EveryLife Foundation for Rare Diseases has found that early rare disease diagnosis could save as much as $500,000 per patient.
FIERCE Healthcare: The rare disease journey can be long and difficult. rWGS could offer newborns a greater chance of successful diagnosis and intervention at birth.
Dr. Stephen Kingsmore explains how the BeginNGS consortium members help the project to continually evolve.
Key Largo’s Local10 News covers the impact of Project Baby Manatee.