Logo for the 2020 APHL Newborn Screening Virtual Symposium

While routine newborn screening has been a successful part of our nation’s public health system for over 55 years, newborn screening now has the promise to grow exponentially as scientists and clinicians gain better testing technologies and revolutionary therapeutics for genetic disorders.

During the keynote session at the APHL 2020 Newborn Screening Virtual Symposium, presenters urged attendees – public health experts and scientists across the system – to challenge the current paradigm by asking questions and engaging in dialogue about maintaining and expanding this vital public health service. The thought-provoking discussion encouraged …read more