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Hero Fund featured in the news

The HudsonAlpha Foundation announced the creation of the Hero Fund at a news conference Monday, February 29. The Hero Fund was created to help bring genomic medicine to patients who cannot afford it. The announcement came on Rare Disease Day, an international recognition of the hundreds of millions of people worldwide living with rare disease. […]

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‘Hero Fund’ established to bring genomic medicine to patients

Huntsville, Ala. — The HudsonAlpha Foundation has received a $1,050,000 anonymous donation to establish the Hero Fund. This fund will help patients who need, but cannot afford access to genomic medicine. The announcement was made Feb. 29, 2016 on Rare Disease Day. In November 2015, the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology opened the Smith Family Clinic […]

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Singhal family supports genomic medicine with $100,000 gift

The HudsonAlpha Foundation has received a $100,000 gift from the Singhal family to support the Smith Family Clinic for Genomic Medicine. To recognize the Singhal family’s generous gift, one of the clinic’s genetic counseling rooms is named in their honor. The Smith Family Clinic for Genomic Medicine is the first clinic in the world to […]

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UAH offers new winter term course, David Bick to present

The University of Alabama in Huntsville’s (UAH) Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) will present a winter-term course entitled:, HudsonAlpha: The Power of Genetics, Mondays, Jan. 25 through Feb. 15. Medical director Dr. David Bick will present on Feb. 1. Topics covered include: Monday, Jan. 25 | Presenter: Jennifer Carden – K-12 Coordinator at HudsonAlpha and […]

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David Bick talks clinical genomics with Business Alabama Magazine

Imagine that you’re the parent of a child with a rare medical condition. You’ve spent three years and most of your savings bouncing from doctor to doctor, clinic to clinic, treatment to treatment, without uncovering any real answers. Your child’s condition has stumped some of the best practitioners in the state and country. What if […]

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Anonymous donor gifts $525,000 for the Smith Family Clinic

Huntsville, Ala. — The HudsonAlpha Foundation has received a $525,000 donation from an anonymous donor to help support the new Smith Family Clinic for Genomic Medicine. The Smith Family Clinic opened in November on the HudsonAlpha campus and is believed to be the first clinic in the world to use whole genome sequencing exclusively to […]

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Madison County Commission donates $70,000 for Smith Family Clinic

Huntsville, Ala. — The Madison County Commission has given $100,000 to the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology to support the Smith Family Clinic for Genomic Medicine and the Institute’s genetic breast and ovarian cancer genetic risk program, Information is Power. “I am very proud to be associated with HudsonAlpha,” said Madison County Commission Chairman Dale Strong, […]

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Possible first-ever genomic medicine diagnostic center opens: Fierce Biotech

Manys stories have covered the use of big data and genomics to find new treatments and cures for diseases. The hope within that coverage is palpable but with a distinct “maybe one day” feel. But now there comes an announcementof the opening of The Smith Family Clinic for Genomic Medicine in Huntsville, Alabama, which just […]

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First Look at the Clinic for Genomic Medicine: WAAY TV

Huntsville might hold the key to finding a cure for some mystery illnesses. The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology is about to accept some of the 30 million patients with rare, undiagnosed conditions at its new on-campus clinic. Chief genomics officer Howard Jacob, Ph.D., says visits to this clinic are similar to what you would experience […]

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New clinic might be key to finding cures to mystery illnesses: Fox 54

The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology is about to accept some of the 30 million patients with rare, undiagnosed conditions at its new on-campus clinic. Chief genomics officer Howard Jacob, Ph.D., says visits to this clinic are similar to what you would experience during a routine trip to the doctor’s office. “We’ll take some blood from […]

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