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  • Carnegie’s BioEYES Expands to the University of Utah

    BioEYES, a K-12 science educational program hosted by the Carnegie Institution for Science, is launching a new center sponsored by the University of Utah, Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Research Enterprise.

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  • Genetic Testing in Kids is Fraught with Complications

    Despite an increasing ease in acquiring genetic information, the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) points out that doing so has consequences, particularly when it comes to children. It is this population, they say, that is the most vulnerable. With this precaution in mind, the ASHG Workgroup on Pediatric Genetic and Genomic Testing has issued guidelines for genetic testing in children and adolescents that are based on a thorough review of studies on ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI). The recommendations were published in The American Journal of Human Genetics.

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  • University of Utah Announces Inaugural Round of Grants to Advance Precision Medicine and Translational Research

    The University of Utah’s Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) and Program in Personalized Health has awarded grants to eight interdisciplinary projects to advance research and practices leading toward customizing healthcare to the individual patient.

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