New Baby Gene Mapping Project Will Begin This Month

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New Baby Gene Mapping Project Will Begin This Month

This month, doctors in Boston will being the BabySeq project, a trial program conducting whole genome sequencing on 240 healthy babies as well as 240 babies in intensive care. The team will look for genetic mutations that are strongly associated with diseases that begin in childhood. Then, a geneticist and genetic counselor will explain the results to parents and…

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