Advancing research through expanded newborn screening.

Early Check is a research program designed to identify children with rare health conditions before symptoms appear, and study the benefits of early treatments.

Early Check is a collaborative effort among the following organizations, working in partnership with the North Carolina State Laboratory of Public Health:

  • RTI International
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Duke University
  • Wake Forest School of Medicine

Together, we are building a research program to offer parents the choice to screen their newborn for a carefully selected set of rare health conditions. Our hope is that Early Check will shorten the amount of time it takes to determine if children have these conditions, and help scientists find better ways to treat them.

Learn more about Early Check.

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