PBS NewsHour

New Scan Improves Diagnosing Genetic Diseases in Newborns

Clip: 10/03/2012 | 6m 48s

A new strategy helps doctors cut the diagnosis time for genetic diseases in infants from weeks to days, greatly increasing the chances of being able to offer sick babies some kind of treatment. Margaret Warner talks to Dr. Stephen Kingsmore who led the research team at Children's Mercy Hospitals in Kansas City.

Aired: 10/03/12

Rating: NR

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