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San Diego biotech company teams up with doctors to offer genome sequencing to Tijuana children
San Diego Union-Tribune

Over four decades of volunteering in Tijuana, Dr. Marilyn Jones has come across numerous cases of children suffering from rare and undiagnosed genetic conditions. And even after years spent evaluating these patients on both sides of the border, some still confound the clinical geneticist from Rady Children’s Hospital.

Now through an alliance with the San Diego biotech company Illumina, Jones has a powerful new tool as she works with young Mexican patients and their families: a diagnostic test known as whole genome sequencing.