A Consortium of Researchers, NSIGHT, tackles big issues for tiny patients

Data gathered from the Newborn Sequencing In Genomic medicine and public HealTh (NSIGHT) Consortium, co-funded by NHGRI and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, addresses the clinical and ethical questions that arise from newborn genome sequencing. Their paper in Pediatrics examines these issues and describes research concerning parental decision-making, clinical utility and the psychosocial impact of generating genomic information from newborns.

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