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Rady Children’s and Takeda Partner to Develop Treatments for Rare Genetic Diseases

"While we’ve made great progress in diagnosing rare genetic diseases for critically ill newborns and children, only an estimated 10% of childhood genetic diseases currently have effective treatments,"

“We are striving for a future where we not only diagnose a child’s rare disease but also provide disease-specific treatment.”

RCIGM Announces Research Collaboration with Takeda to Advance the Development of Novel Rare Genetic Disease Therapies

A new research collaboration between Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine (RCIGM) and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (“Takeda”) aims to accelerate the discovery and development of

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Pacific Biosciences and RCIGM Announce its First Collaboration for Whole Genome Sequencing Research

HiFi Sequencing will be used on a cohort of rare disease cases with the aim to identify numerous variants, both small and structural, that are not readily detectable by short-read sequencing Pacific Biosciences

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Rapid Genetic Testing May Have Spared This Baby From Death

For an infant with seizures, every passing hour risks more harm to the newborn's brain. That's why this story from Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego is so inspiring, not just for parents and their

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