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How will patients, families and doctors handle the coming flood of personalized genetic data?
Date:12/6/2011

ing done early in a child's life, and the child's disease risk will be assessed. Over the years, the child's medical information can be refreshed and reassessed. Our goal in this research is to help make that information-sharing process systematic, thoughtful and sensitive to the needs and desires of patients and families."

The four other centers receiving this NHGRI award are Baylor College of Medicine; Brigham and Women's Hospital; the University of Washington, Seattle; and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Together with Children's Hospital and Penn, they will form a Clinical Sequencing Exploratory Research Consortium.


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Contact: John Ascenzi
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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
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