Transformational Pediatrics

Genomic Answers for Kids Establishes New Paradigm in Rare Disease Research

Tomi Pastinen, MD, PhD - Speaker Bio
Tomi Pastinen, MD, PhD is Director of the Genomic Medicine Center at Children's Mercy Kansas City. 

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  • Topic Info:The Children’s Mercy Research Institute® is undertaking a research initiative to build a first-of-its-kind pediatric data repository to facilitate the search for answers and novel treatments for pediatric genetic conditions. Our goal is to collect genomic data and health information for 30,000 children and their families over the next seven years, creating a database of nearly 100,000 genomes.