Whole genome sequencing is a powerful and fairly new type of genomesequencing test. One of its most important uses is in trying to find a diagnosis for children who are living without one; children whose condition is believed to be genomic/genetic but haven’t yet had a precise cause identified.
In this film, Claudia Beard tells us about her son, Trent, who has health complications that point towards a genetic cause, but doctors and scientists have so far been unable to find a precise diagnosis. The hope is that whole genome sequencing might help them find it.
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