Research Projects Open for Enrollment

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Nicklaus Children's Biobank

Offering Hope for Healthier Futures

You and your child can contribute to scientific knowledge that can lead to improvements in healthcare management and treatment for children everywhere in the world. Learn more by clicking on the video.

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Pharmacogenomics Program

We help deliver the most appropriate medication tailored to a child's unique genetic makeup.

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Project GE:NES

Genomics Education: Nurturing, Empowering, Sustainable

Advancing the goals of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the field of genomics. We empower students to make decisions about healthcare and research participation.

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Rare and Undiagnosed Diseases

Utilizing advanced genomics to end diagnostic delays and improve the quality of care for children with rare diseases.

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Undiagnosed Disease Clinic

Offering the latest genetic testing technologies to help families find medical answers for children with undiagnosed diseases.

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The Victor Center

Genetic Testing and Counseling

The Victor Center for the Prevention of Jewish Genetic Diseases enables families to get the genetic testing and counseling they need to understand their genetic risks.

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Diagnostic Odyssey

Ending the Diagnostic Odyssey: Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) to Identify Genetic Determinants of Previously Undiagnosed Disease in Children

The goal of this collaborative research is to study human genomes in children with suspected congenital disease, multiple-congenital anomalies and/or multi-organ disease of unknown etiology by understanding the potential value of Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) in establishing genetic diagnosis. The study will examine diagnosis rates, changes in clinical care as a result of a genetic diagnosis, health economics including potential cost-effectiveness of WGS and patient and provider experience with genomic medicine.

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Rapid Genomic Sequencing for Acutely Ill Patients and the Collection, Storage, Analysis, and Distribution of Biological Samples, Genomic and Clinical Data

Rapid Whole Genome Sequencing (rWGS) has proven to provide much faster diagnoses than traditional clinical testing, including clinical Whole Exome Sequencing (WES) and standard Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS). This collaborative study seeks to provide rWGS as a research test to additional pediatric hospitals nationwide to assist in the rapid diagnosis of acutely ill children suspected of a genetic condition. The study will examine diagnosis rates, changes in clinical care as a result of a genetic diagnosis, and health economics including potential cost-effectiveness of rWGS. This study will also serve as a biorepository for future research on samples and data generated from genomic sequencing.

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