Why Genetic & Genomic Testing Is Key To Increased Diagnosis — 2023 RARE Advocacy Summit

November 28, 2023

As part of the Community & Capacity Building track from the 2023 RARE Advocacy Summit, this session covers how genetic and genomic testing can lead to quicker and more diagnoses.

The costs of genetic tests are falling, and their utility is increasing. Learn about current genomic testing in clinical and research settings, find out about free programs offered by biopharma companies that help identify patients, and legislative efforts to add genetic testing to newborn screening panels.

Shruti Mitkus, PhD
Director, Genetic Education and Navigation, Global Genes

* Ryan Colburn
Principal, odimm inc.

* Wendy Benson
Chief Strategy and Innovations Officer, Rady Children’s Hospital

* Paul Kruszka, MD, FACMG, MPH
Chief Medical Officer, GeneDx

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