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2013-09-27 23:02:00

Three neuromuscular diseases are being considered for inclusion in nationwide screening. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Pediatrician and medical geneticist R. Rodney Howell, who chairs MDA's Board of Directors, testified Thursday before the Subcommittee on Children and Families of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions to advocate for passage of the Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act of 2013 (S. 1417). Howell emphasized that:...

2013-03-20 16:25:51

R. Rodney Howell, M.D., Newborn Screening Pioneer, Honored PHOENIX, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A geneticist and pediatrician who played a key role in developing the uniform panel of serious disorders for which nearly every baby in the United States now is tested has received the March of Dimes Col. Harland D. Sanders Lifetime Achievement Award in Genetics. R. Rodney Howell, MD, professor of Pediatrics and chair emeritus of Pediatrics at the University of Miami Leonard M....

2011-03-18 16:46:00

BETHESDA, Md., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The late Dr. Charles J. Epstein, MD, FACMG, Founding Fellow and Past President of the American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG) is the 2011 recipient of the American College of Medical Genetics Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award it was announced at the ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110318/DC68062) Dr. Epstein, who lost his battle with...