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familial hypercholesteremia: grandfather, father, son grill vegetables

Family matters: Inheriting high cholesterol

"What a relief to discover that you have a genetic change that is not your fault"
SHN Staff 5 min read
genetic testing: woman and her son playing board game

Genetics helps woman find the key to her future heart health

Jessica Pickett wanted to control her cholesterol, a health issue affecting her parents, too
Maria Stys, M.D. 5 min read
Sanford Children's Hospital is shaped like a castle with turrets, towers and banners.

Children’s genomic consortium studies immune-weakened kids

Grant allows researchers to investigate undiagnosed illnesses by sequencing genomes
Paul Heinert 4 min read
A Sanford doctor smiles while leaning against a railing overlooking the sunny lobby of Sanford Imagenetics.

Imagenetics, NIH partner to offer fellows virtual rotation

Sanford Health may expand two-week program into full pharmacogenomics fellowship
Simon Floss 8 min read
A Sanford Health doctor poses in front of a sunny window.

New specialty helps diagnose disease at molecular level

Rachel Starks, M.D., is first molecular pathologist to join Sanford Health
Simon Floss 7 min read
A Sanford Health patient talks to an unidentifiable man in the foreground while wearing a headset. They are sitting in the press box at a football game. His polo shirt says "Midco Sports."

Sports broadcaster finds cancer with Sanford genetic testing

Hereditary condition called Lynch syndrome led to colon cancer
Jason Anschutz 7 min read
Two men in business suits stand facing each other talking at the Sanford Health Genetics Symposium.

Icepick surgeon, violinist’s thumb: Tales from genetics

Genomic medicine symposium brings in national experts for 10-year anniversary
Katie Wright 4 min read
A health care worker with red hair and a blue face mask takes blood from the arm of Kyle Richardson in front of a poster that says "partnering with Sanford Laboratories."

Sanford, NFL Alumni create biobank for medical research

Samples, health info will inform injury treatment, brain health, sports performance
Mick Garry 12 min read

Cancer patients in Ireland benefit from Sanford expertise

World Clinic Ireland extends clinical trial opportunities across the ocean
Mick Garry 8 min read
A view of the Vatican

Sanford takes global stage at virtual Vatican Conference

"We're not just in the arena watching the game ... we're on the field"
Courtney Collen 8 min read