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Grand Rounds: Look what we can do now! Clinical pharmacogenomics at Children’s

October 26, 2017, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

David Gregornik, PharmD, BCOP

Grand Rounds: The clinical impact of rapid genomic sequencing in children’s hospitals

September 14, 2017, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Stephen Kingsmore, MD, DSc

Teamwork Between Children’s Health Centers Advances Precision Medicine for Acutely Ill Newborns

Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine expands rapid whole genome sequencing to Children's Minnesota

Grand Rounds: Harnessing the power of the stem cell: The art of translational medicine

July 13, 2017, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

John E. Wagner, MD

Ingrid and Amelia on tummy

Baby Ingrid isn’t slowed down after rare genetic diabetes diagnosis

Identical twins, Ingrid and Amelia, couldn't be more different. But 13-month-old Ingrid won't let won't let a rare, genetic form of diabetes slow down her amazing progress.

Rare Disorders Clinic

Children’s Minnesota offers a rare disorders clinic for children with an undiagnosed condition.  Each month we bring together a multidisciplinary team of experts to review a child’s medical record to help determine what additional tests might be recommended to find a diagnosis and treatment options.  Often times, families have been on a diagnostic odyssey going from one specialist to another without an answer.

Metabolic and Newborn Screening Clinic

The majority of newborns in the state with abnormal blood spot screen results are seen at the Metabolic and Newborn Screening Follow-up Program at Children’s Minnesota. The Metabolic and Newborn Screening Follow-up Program offers initial confirmatory evaluations and follow-up care for children whose blood spot screens are abnormal or have a presumed or confirmed inborn error of metabolism.  Our team of experts includes biochemical geneticists who specialize in metabolic disorders, genetic counselors, a nurse and a metabolic dietician.

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Step-by-step, Anna is facing the challenges associated with a rare chromosomal condition head on

For Anna, rising above the challenges of having a rare chromosomal condition takes spirit and determination. Step-by-step, she’s defying the odds.

Prader-Willi Syndrome

Prader-Willi syndrome is a genetic condition that occurs in about 1 in every 12,000-15,000 people.  Signs and symptoms that may occur among individuals with Prader-Willi syndrome include:

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Q&A: Sanford Children’s Genomic Medicine Consortium

Dr. Gunter Scharer, medical director of the Children's Minnesota genomic medicine program, tells us more about genomic medicine and explains what parents need to know about the new Sanford Children's Genomic Medicine Consortium.