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American College of Medical Genetics Commends the Signing of the Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act
Date:4/25/2008

ver in history," says Joe Leigh Simpson, MD, FACMG, FACOG, president of ACMG.

ACMG also commends the March of Dimes, Hunter's Hope Foundation and Save Babies Through Screening Foundation and the many other organizations who have worked tirelessly to save and improve the lives of children through effective newborn screening.

The legislation authorizes $44.5 million in fiscal 2008 to fund the bill's various programs, with the amount increasing each year through 2012.

About the American College of Medical Genetics

Founded in 1991, the American College of Medical Genetics (http://www.acmg.net) advances the practice of medical genetics by providing education, resources and a voice for more than 1400 biochemical, clinical, cytogenetic, medical and molecular geneticists, genetic counselors and other health care professionals committed to the practice of medical genetics. ACMG's activities include the development of laboratory and practice standards and guidelines, advocating for quality genetic services in health care and in public health, and promoting the development of methods to diagnose, treat and prevent genetic disease. Genetics in Medicine, published monthly, is the official ACMG peer-reviewed journal. ACMG's website (http://www.acmg.net) offers a variety of resources including Policy Statements, Practice Guidelines, Educational Resources, and a Medical Geneticist Locator. The educational and public health programs of the American College of Medical Genetics are dependent upon charitable gifts from corporations, foundations, and individuals. The American College of Medical Genetics Foundation is a 501 (3)(c) not-for-profit organization dedicated to funding the College's diverse efforts.
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