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Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children

The meeting addressed address several topics related to heritable disorders and newborn screening, as follows:

  • Review and vote on whether to recommend adding spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) to the Recommended Uniform Screening Panel (RUSP)
  • States’ activities to achieve newborn screening (NBS) timeliness goals
  • Cutoff determinations and risk assessment methods for dried bloodspot newborn screening
  • Working group updates.