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The BabySeq project: implementing genomic sequencing in newborns

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Pediatrics, July 2018
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
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  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (96th percentile)

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4 news outlets
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51 tweeters
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1 Wikipedia page

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Title
The BabySeq project: implementing genomic sequencing in newborns
Published in
BMC Pediatrics, July 2018
DOI 10.1186/s12887-018-1200-1
Pubmed ID
Authors

Ingrid A. Holm, Pankaj B. Agrawal, Ozge Ceyhan-Birsoy, Kurt D. Christensen, Shawn Fayer, Leslie A. Frankel, Casie A. Genetti, Joel B. Krier, Rebecca C. LaMay, Harvey L. Levy, Amy L. McGuire, Richard B. Parad, Peter J. Park, Stacey Pereira, Heidi L. Rehm, Talia S. Schwartz, Susan E. Waisbren, Timothy W. Yu, Robert C. Green, Alan H. Beggs

Abstract

The greatest opportunity for lifelong impact of genomic sequencing is during the newborn period. The "BabySeq Project" is a randomized trial that explores the medical, behavioral, and economic impacts of integrating genomic sequencing into the care of healthy and sick newborns. Families of newborns are enrolled from Boston Children's Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital nurseries, and half are randomized to receive genomic sequencing and a report that includes monogenic disease variants, recessive carrier variants for childhood onset or actionable disorders, and pharmacogenomic variants. All families participate in a disclosure session, which includes the return of results for those in the sequencing arm. Outcomes are collected through review of medical records and surveys of parents and health care providers and include the rationale for choice of genes and variants to report; what genomic data adds to the medical management of sick and healthy babies; and the medical, behavioral, and economic impacts of integrating genomic sequencing into the care of healthy and sick newborns. The BabySeq Project will provide empirical data about the risks, benefits and costs of newborn genomic sequencing and will inform policy decisions related to universal genomic screening of newborns. The study is registered in ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02422511 . Registration date: 10 April 2015.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 153 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 23 15%
Student > Master 17 11%
Other 16 10%
Student > Bachelor 12 8%
Student > Ph. D. Student 12 8%
Other 22 14%
Unknown 51 33%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 29 19%
Medicine and Dentistry 24 16%
Nursing and Health Professions 11 7%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 8 5%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 5 3%
Other 20 13%
Unknown 56 37%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 89. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 16 December 2021.
All research outputs
#392,205
of 22,512,567 outputs
Outputs from BMC Pediatrics
#27
of 2,956 outputs
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#9,309
of 299,040 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Pediatrics
#1
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