Carlos Ferreira Lopez, MD Medical Geneticist

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Children's National Health System to Collaborate with the Regeneron Genetics Center in a Large-Scale Whole Exome Sequencing Research Study of Undiagnosed Diseases

Children's announces the launch of a major three-year research study of undiagnosed diseases in partnership with the Regeneron Genetics Center (RGC, a subsidiary of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.). The RGC will conduct whole exome sequencing, which looks at all the protein-coding DNA in a genome, for patients in the study.

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Autism Behavioral Communications (ABC) support team

The Autism Behavioral Communications (ABC) support team. It is staffed by Eileen Walters, ABC program manager; Kathleen Atmore, an autism specialist and developmental neuropsychologist; and Chayna Humphrey, program assistant.

Realizing the positive outcomes from the Autism Awareness Team’s efforts, Walters’ envisioned Children’s National as an autism-friendly hospital where a team approach could help put patients with unique needs at ease by giving their care teams the tools they need to create a therapeutic healthcare environment.

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