Swati Korrapati writes about Mapmygenome and how they map healthier lives through genetic tests. Originally published on July 2, 2015, in Eenadu – Vasundhara. This article features Mapmygenome story, CEO Anu Acharya’s entrepreneurial journey, and how genetic tests can lead to better health. Eenadu is one of the most read Telugu newspapers of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Read more…
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Mapmygenome India offers a variety of services in the domains of personal genomics, molecular diagnostics, DNA forensics, and brain wellness. Their products and services can be purchased from their stores online (www.mapmygenome.in), through their e-commerce partners such as amazon.in, or from their wide network of diagnostics and hospital partners.
As pioneers of personal genomics in India, they created a new market in for predictive tests with their flagship brand Genomepatri™ in April 2013. In February 2014, the Government of Karnataka awarded them the Bio Excellence award “Emerging Company of the Year”. In March 2015, they raised a US $ 1.1 million Pre Series A rounding of funding from multiple sources.
Personal genomics products provide insights into the genetic basis of health, including traits, lifestyle, drug responses, inherited conditions, and diseases. By combining genetic report and health history with genetic counseling, Mapmygenome provides actionable steps for individuals and their physicians towards a healthier life. Molecular diagnostics are tests recommended by doctors for cancer, cardiovascular, neuromuscular, and other key conditions. Mapmygenome also offers molecular tests for TB that increase accuracy at very low costs. DNA Forensics include maternity, paternity, sibling, and other identification tests. Brain wellness include assessments for improving emotional and cognitive efficacy, assessing leadership skills, etc.