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Doctors Discuss About Genetic Testing in Clinical Practice at Manipal Hospital, Goa

Friday, July 1, 2016 Indian Health News J E 4
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BANGALORE, July 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

MedGenome, a market leader in genomics-based diagnostics and research, organized a doctors meeting in association with Manipal Hospital, Panjim, Goa. This event was attended by various leading consultants and specialists from various fields like cardiology, oncology, pathology and gynaecology.

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The topic of this event was "Unzipping the Human Genome for Application". The MedGenome Scientific Affairs team spoke about the various applications of genomics to medicine and how clinical practice benefits from it. The entire range of genetic tests offered by MedGenome, over various disease areas such as cardiology, oncology, ophthalmology, and neurology, among others were showcased. The meeting also discussed about interpreting the clinical reports in a way that can be helpful to the clinicians in their practice.

Dr. Sophia Rodrigues, a gynaecologist and IVF specialist at Manipal Hospital, Panjim, said, "The MedGenome Non-invasive test is very useful. It helps reduce unnecessary invasive procedures and is available in Goa as well."

Dr. Jacob George, an oncologist at Manipal and Dr. Prabhudesai, a cardiologist, were among the participants at the meeting.

About MedGenome: 

MedGenome is the market leader for genetic diagnostic testing and genomics research in key disease areas from India. MedGenome has worked with thousands of doctors, hospitals, and patients across India by applying Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) techniques to large disease cohorts in cancer, eye and neurological disorders, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and rare cancers. Our mission is to provide insights into diseases at the genetic and molecular level to enable discovery research, diagnostics and drug development. 

For more information, visit: http://www.medgenome.com

Media Contact: Archana Jain archana@conceptindia.com +91-9845541244 Concept Public Relations India Limited

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