Category: genome sequencing

Assessing the Value for Money of Using Genome Sequencing in Child Health

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If you have a child with a neurodevelopmental condition, such as autism, epilepsy, or unexplained developmental delay, finding a genetic cause for his/her condition can bring peace of mind and avoid what seems like an endless cycle of medical evaluations and tests. The application of next generation sequencing (NGS) methods, including sequencing the protein-coding region Read More >

Posted on by Wendy J. Ungar, Child Health Evaluative Sciences and Technology Assessment at SickKids (TASK), Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute, and Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario; Scott D. Grosse, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GeorgiaTags