How whole genome sequencing is changing the status quo of medicine
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Today there are millions of patients suffering from wrongly or undiagnosed genetic diseases because the best technology has not been applied. Although in certain cases tests like single variant testing, panel testing or microarrays are sufficient to identify the cause of a disease, these analyses are ultimately limited and can fail to reveal the full genetic cause. Whole genome sequencing can perform all of these tests and provide analysis of many more variants at the same time all in a single method.
- Introduction to whole genome sequencing
- Whole genome sequencing at CENTOGENE
- CentoGenome® vs. currently available genetic testing
- Indications and key applications
Peter Bauer received his board certification in Human Genetics in 2006 and headed the molecular diagnostic laboratory at the Institute of Medical Genetics and Applied Genomics at the University Hospital Tübingen. Moreover, he is Vice President of the German Society of Neurogenetics (DGNG). Peter has authored more than 140 publications in neurogenetics, oncogenetics, cardiogenetics and sequencing technology and is leading author of "Guidelines for diagnostic next-generation sequencing".