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Brigham and Women's Hospital awarded $9.6 million to study whole genome sequencing
Date:12/8/2011

nical trial funded by NIH to support translating complicated genomic sequence data into understandable laboratory reports, and to evaluate how these reports will be used in a clinical setting.

"One of the most controversial issues the study team will face is whether to look for and whether to report 'incidental' genetic findings or mutations that suggest previously unsuspected genetic predisposition to cancer, heart disease or other conditions that are found in otherwise healthy individuals," Green said. "Reporting too many incidental results could generate unnecessary and costly medical tests, while reporting too few could deprive patients and doctors of valuable risk information."

In addition to Green, the research will be led by co-directors Mike Murray, MD, Christine Seidman, MD and Heidi Rehm, PhD from Brigham and Women's Hospital. As well as Amy McGuire, JD, PhD from Baylor College of Medicine and Zak Kohane, MD, PhD, from Children's Hospital Boston.

Speaking to the significance of the study, Kohane said, "medical practice and medical education by and large does not currently address the procedures and challenges of disclosing large-scale genomic data to patients. This grant will allow us to determine what part of the process needs refinement, where additional education of either the patient of physician will make for a more productive encounter, and how best to summarize this vast body of data in one all-to-brief clinical encounter."


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Contact: Tom Langford
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617-534-1605
Brigham and Women's Hospital
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