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3billion receives accreditation from the College of American Pathologists

3billion has received CAP accreditation on November 15th. CAP accreditation is an evaluation system by the College of American Pathologists, an organization of clinical pathologists in…

My Odyssey

My Odyssey #12: Diagnosed with autosomal recessive Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy

Patient back-story The story is about a young student of 24 years of age of North African ethnicity that noticeably has difficulty walking that is related…


3billion selected as a finalist of the Novartis Korea’s Health X-Challenge Seoul

On December 8th, 3billion was selected as a finalist of the Novartis Korea’s Health X-Challenge Seoul for the ‘Genetic retinal disease’ category. 3billion was highly…

Rare Disease Series

Rare disease series #25 Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Let’s continue our series of rare genetic diseases by looking more closely at Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). This disease affects 1 per 8,000 to…

Rare Disease Series

Rare Disease Series #24 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Recently, there have been a number of inquiries from patients about Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (called as ALS) if it can be covered by the WES(Whole…


Powerful use of automated prioritization of candidate variants in genetic hearing loss with extreme etiologic heterogeneity

A new collaborative research article between Dr. Byung Yoon Choi’s research team from Seoul National University Bundang Hospital and 3billion was recently published in Scientific…


From 3 Billion Bases to 1 Answer: International Case Reviews with Kuala Lumpur Hospital

Speakers: Ngu Lock-Hock, M.D. / Hane Lee, Ph.D. / Gohun Seo, M.D., Ph.D. Here is what you can expect from our webinar: - How…


The Relationship Between OCD and WES

We’ve covered several important topics in the last few newsletters, and want to make sure you didn’t miss anything.…


ACMG recommends WES/WGS for certain patients

ACMG has recommended WES/WSG for certain patients; are you one of them?…


Comparing Proband and Trio Whole Exome Sequencing

Two types of whole-exome sequencing (WES) are proband and trio. We’re going to be taking a look at what each consists of, as well as their differences.…

Rare Disease Series

Rare Disease Series #23: Gabriele-de Vries Syndrome

Gabriele-de Vries Syndrome (GADEVS) is classified as an autosomal dominant neurodevelopmental disorder. Its prevalence is less than 1 in 1,000,000.…

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