Secretary's Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children

Proposals for implementation of widespread screening of newborn babies for Pompe disease and Duchenne muscular dystrophy were delivered to a federal advisory committee

posted on March 20, 2013 - 12:07pm
Update July 22, 2013: This story was updated to reflect that, in April 2013, the Discretionary Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children (DACHDNC) was chartered and now fulfills the functions previously undertaken by the Secretary's Advisory Commitee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children (SACHDNC).

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