Parental age influences new genetic mutations in children
The older the parent – especially the father – the higher the incidence of new genetic mutations in the offspring, according to a paper published online this week in Nature. The paper also reports the largest resource to date of ... Read More »
Are you ready to explore your baby’s genome?
Clinical geneticists are part of a national consortium of researchers studying the pros and cons of genome sequencing for newborn health. When you have a baby, a nurse or phlebotomist performs a heel stick to take a few drops of ... Read More »