• Pediatric Partnership Powered by PacBio Aims to Solve Difficult Rare Disease Cases

    12 days ago - By Pacific Biosciences

    Kids have lots of questions. But even the world's top scientists don't have all the answers - especially when it comes to rare genetic disorders afflicting children.
    Our HiFi reads , highly accurate long reads, generated by our Sequel II and new Sequel IIe Systems , are helping researchers uncover disease-causing genetic variants that had previously gone undetected by other technology, contributing to increased solve rates for rare diseases.
    We're particularly excited to see this technology applied to translational research in children. We will be collaborating with Children's Mercy Kansas...
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