Rady Children's Hospital
At the inaugural International Conference on Newborn Sequencing (ICoNS) in Boston last week, researchers outlined plans from eight studies in the US, the UK, Europe, and Australia.
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The collaboration will help Rady Children's establish the first international site for its rapid whole-genome newborn sequencing program, BeginNGS.
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Though the funding is technically there, doctors may not be comfortable ordering the test and hospitals may wonder if they'll lose money from it.
Stanford researchers said the cost of their approach is in line with Illumina sequencing but did not share data on error rate and other benchmarks at this time.