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Front Line Genomics features the Hero Fund

Front Line Genomics, the media sponsor for this year’s Genomic Medicine Conference, highlighted the HudsonAlpha Hero Fund in the October issue of its magazine. “We knew there were many, many patients, both pediatric and adult, who would benefit from a molecular diagnosis, and who had not had the opportunity to go through that diagnostic process,” […]

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Smith Family Clinic featured in Rare Revolution Magazine

Smith Family Clinic for Genomic Medicine and HudsonAlpha were recently featured in a special edition of Rare Revolution Magazine.   Rare Revolution is a UK-based digital magazine giving a voice to patients affected by rare conditions and the charities that represent and support them. The September edition focused on genomics, clinical trials and rare disease […]

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DNA sequencing vs. genotyping

Smarter Every Day, an educational video series created by Huntsville native Destin Sandlin, featured HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in its latest video about DNA sequencing. Educational Outreach Vice President Neil Lamb, PhD, explained the difference between DNA sequencing and genotyping. “With DNA sequencing, I’m reading through every single letter in your genome. With genotyping, I’m going […]

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Genomic Medicine Newsletter: July 2017

Check out this month’s edition of the Genomic Medicine Newsletter and learn more about upcoming events, open recruitment for the Alabama Genomic Health Initiative and a Smith Family Clinic patient who received a diagnosis through the Hero Fund. Didn’t receive it? Subscribe today and have it delivered right to your inbox. http://hudsonalpha.org/genomic-medicine-newsletter.  

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‘Hero Fund’ brings hope to patients in need

Huntsville, Ala. – HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology is giving patients a chance at finding a diagnosis with the Hero Fund. Established by an anonymous donation to the HudsonAlpha Foundation, the Hero Fund helps patients at Smith Family Clinic for Genomic Medicine who need, but cannot afford, access to genomic medicine. Smith Family Clinic, powered by HudsonAlpha, […]

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Your “gene-erosity” makes it possible to help those in need

Jim Wall has struggled with back problems for more than 20 years, but just ignored the pain and accepted it as a part of life. “My sister used to tell me I had the ‘back walk’ and my wife used to tell me I walked around the house like Frankenstein,” said Jim. “Those were probably […]

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Breast Cancer case study outcome

The Outcome (PDF) • Referral to genetic services (medical geneticist and/or genetic counselor) for medical evaluation and in-depth discussion of the identified genetic variant • Contact the testing laboratory periodically for reanalysis of the genetic variant to determine whether more is known about its disease association • Identi cation of relevant research studies specific to the [...]
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Pediatric Neurology outcome

The Outcome (PDF) • Learn more about the condition with which the patient has been diagnosed through Gene Reviews and other resources • Referral to genetic services (medical geneticist and/or genetic counselor) for medical follow-up and discussion of recurrence risks and implications for other family members • Identification of relevant patient support groups and resources specific [...]
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Pediatric Case Study outcome

The Outcome (PDF) • Learn more about the condition with which the patient has been diagnosed through Gene Reviews and other resources • Referral to genetic services (medical geneticist and/or genetic counselor) for medical follow-up and discussion of recurrence risks and implications for other family members • Identification of relevant patient support groups and resources specific [...]
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