Committee Report: Advancing the current recommended panel of conditions for newborn screening

Nancy S. Green, Piero Rinaldo, Amy Brower, Coleen Boyle, Denise Dougherty, Michele Lloyd-Puryear, Marie Y. Mann, Rodney R. Howell

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Abstract

The Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders and Genetic Diseases in Newborns and Children is charged with advising the Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services in areas relevant to heritable conditions in children, especially newborn screening (NBS). This report describes the formulation by the Committee of a new process to nominate and review conditions to the recommended universal NBS panel. Nominations are currently being solicited. Committee review will adhere to the fundamental principles of being transparent, broadly accessible, evidence-based and consistent across the process for all of the proposed conditions across the process.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)792-796
Number of pages5
JournalGenetics in Medicine
Volume9
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2007

Keywords

  • Evidence-based review
  • Genetic screening
  • Heritable disorders
  • Newborn screening
  • Nomination process

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics(clinical)
  • Genetics

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    Green, N. S., Rinaldo, P., Brower, A., Boyle, C., Dougherty, D., Lloyd-Puryear, M., Mann, M. Y., & Howell, R. R. (2007). Committee Report: Advancing the current recommended panel of conditions for newborn screening. Genetics in Medicine, 9(11), 792-796. https://doi.org/10.1097/GIM.0b013e318159a38e