New test to screen newborns for rare genetic disorders paves the way for earlier diagnosis and treatment

New check to display screen newborns for uncommon genetic issues paves the way in which for earlier analysis and therapy

Credit: Evgeny Atamanenko A newly developed test to screen for three rare genetic disorders simultaneously in newborns was feasible, reliable and scalable, according to a new study. The research, led by the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI), reported that screening for Prader Willi, Angelman and Dup15q syndromes using the new type of test would open…