Overview

ScreenPlus: A Comprehensive, Flexible, Multi-Disorder Newborn Screening Program

ScreenPlus is a voluntary newborn screening research study that can help identify certain rare diseases in newborns as early as possible.

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Interactive Geographical Map of Study Sites

Hover over a dot to discover information about our eight study sites.
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
TBD
Pending Initiation
Queens, NY
40.7541
-73.7083
Maimonides Medical Center
TBD
Pending Initiation
Brooklyn, NY
40.6396
-73.9984
Mount Sinai Hospital
TBD
Pending Initiation
Manhattan, NY
40.7901
-73.9530
Mount Sinai West
TBD
Pending Initiation
Manhattan, NY
40.7698
-73.9869
New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
TBD
Pending Initiation
Manhattan, NY
40.8413
-73.9407
North Shore University
TBD
Pending Initiation
Long Island, NY
40.7752
-73.7013
Stony Brook University Hospital
TBD
Pending Initiation
Long Island, NY
40.9088
-73.1148
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Background

Newborn screening (NBS) has been an important part of preventable health care since the 1960’s. NBS is a simple blood test taken from the heels of babies shortly after birth to identify certain rare disorders that can have serious health risks. Because many of these disorders have few or no symptoms at birth, NBS lets us diagnose and treat affected babies as early as possible, with the hope of letting them live as long and normal of a life as possible.

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ScreenPlus Brochures

ScreenPlus Brochure

To learn more about the study, please download our brochure and informational letter. Select your chosen language from the list:

Our Sponsors

This study is supported by the National Institutes of Health and is being done in conjunction with the New York State Department of Health. Below, please find a list of industry and advocacy sponsors who provide additional support to expand the number of children and conditions we can reach.

This project is led by Melissa Wasserstein, M.D., and the ScreenPlus Coordinating Center at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore.

This project is funded by

Contact Us

See the frequently asked questions (FAQs) or please fill out the ScreenPlus inquiry form. You may also contact us through our email address or phone number.

718.741.2323

Location

The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
The University Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine
3415 Bainbridge Ave
Bronx, NY 10467

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