Howard Jacob talks Nic Volker and whole genome sequencing with Fox News

Howard Jacob, PhD, and Amylynne Volker spoke with Fox News about Nic Volker’s groundbreaking genomic medicine case.

Due to DNA sequencing’s still-high price tag and its relative novelty, many families in the United States are continuing to suffer a similar fate but may not be as lucky as Nic was to survive.

“It’s a success story with sequencing, but what about if other kids in other families could get this done sooner? Then, you wouldn’t have to go through what Nic had to go through or what our family had to go through,” Amylynne Santiago Volker, Nic’s mother, told

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