“Mastermind” Scientists Help Diagnose Rare Diseases

| March 15, 2019

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Rare diseases are problematic for clinicians and scientists as it is extremely challenging to study their etiology. It’s therefore a sad reality that many patients suffering from rare conditions often do not receive a diagnosis, making their care management a difficult process. The Rare Genomics Institute, a nonprofit organization providing support to undiagnosed rare disease patients, announced on Rare Disease Day 2019 that they had used the Mastermind Genomic Search Engine, a clinical decision support tool by Genomenon, to diagnose a rare disease patient. We spoke to Mark Kiel, MD, Ph.D., Founder and Chief Science Officer at Genomenon and Romina Ortiz, COO at the Rare Genomics Institute, to learn more about the application of this technology in rare diseases.

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