9.30 am – 12.00pm Workshop A: Discussing the Requirements for Inclusion of Muscular Disorders as Part of Newborn Screening Tests – Lessons Learnt From an NYS Pilot Study

Time: 9:00 am
day: Pre-Conference Workshop Day


Early detection and treatment of muscular disorders could improve treatment outcomes. Join this deep dive session discussing the obstacles to implementing muscular disorders into standard new born screening tests.

Attend this workshop to learn about:

  • What is needed for muscular disorders to be included in the recommended newborn screening panel(s)
  • Benefits of early detection of complex genetic conditions despite absence of cure and limited treatment options
  • Discussing the requirements for a gold-standard protocol across different institutions
  • Overview of NYS pilot and its outcomes