NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Researchers at the Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine have demonstrated that their rapid whole-genome sequencing diagnostic test for infants with unknown but suspected genetic disorders who are in the neonatal intensive care can save babies’ lives and be cost-effective.
In August 2016, Amy Jaeger and Robert Supple became the parents of a daughter they named Rylee. Instead of spending their first months with their baby in blissful exhaustion, the new parents were faced with panic — their baby was shaking and spasming, and they didn’t know why. They took Rylee to a number of […]
Rylee Supple seemed like a perfectly healthy baby when she was born in August 2016. But after a few months, her parents, Amy Jaeger and Robert Supple, realized something wasn’t right: instead of making normal baby movements, like kicking and grasping, Rylee’s body would shake and spasm.