Pediatric Sequencing

Initial SeqFirst Results are Promising for Genome Sequencing on Infants

March 28, 2022 | by BBI Communications

Initial results of the BBI-sponsored SeqFirst Project using whole genome sequencing have demonstrated that “clear opportunities exist to center equity for providing a precise genetic diagnosis that adds value to the care of critically ill newborns.”

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‘Continuum of Expertise’ of International Researchers Examines Pediatric Epilepsy

January 24, 2022 | by BBI Communications

‘It’s one thing to find a genetic variant. But how does that affect the brain architecture, structure, and function? We wanted to know more.’

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Pediatric Sequencing Symposium: A Q&A with Dr. Ghayda Mirzaa, Dr. Tim Cherry, and Dr. Samuel Huang

May 26, 2021 | by BBI Communications

On May 19, The Brotman Baty Institute and Seattle Children’s co-hosted a one-day Pediatric Sequencing Symposium. Sessions ranged from the genomics of pediatric epilepsy disorders, to extended family outreach after finding hereditary cancer risk.

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Brotman Baty Institute Collaborates with Illumina and GeneDx on Whole-Genome Sequencing Study to Support Families of Children with Developmental Differences

April 28, 2021 | by BBI Communications

The project, SeqFirst, will provide early access to whole-genome sequencing (WGS) to 100 children suspected of having developmental differences at the point of diagnosis.

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