Press Release: Mapmygenome launched by Dr Geetha Reddy

Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India, May 1, 2013: Major Industries Minister, Dr. J Geetha Reddy launched India-based genomics company Mapmygenome India Limited at an official launch conference held in Taj Deccan in Hyderabad on April 30, 2013. The company offers a wide array of services in the personalized genomics space, cutting-edge products for tuberculosis diagnostics, and brain wellness solutions.

For the first time in India, find out from your saliva, what your genes can tell you about your future health. Aptly named Genomepatri, this test allows individuals to get a glimpse into what their future truly holds. All it takes is one spittle to find out about risks emerging from genetic predisposition towards various kinds of diseases. The ailments the test can foretell includes cancer, cardiovascular, metabolic diseases or neurological conditions. Through the tests, genes may, for instance, show markers for alcohol dependence or high risks for heart diseases. The results would enable an individual to promptly make lifestyle changes to preclude a genetic predisposition.

About Mapmygenome

Mapmygenome is India’s pioneer genomics company with a vision to provide “Better Health for Indians using technology.” They have a range of prognostic and diagnostic products that include creating personal genetic profiles under the brand name Genomepatri™. As part of this product, customers receive a detailed report of their risk to a broad spectrum of diseases, traits and conditions on the basis of their DNA samples. Along with their partners, Mapmygenome paves way for customers to receive the best medical attention required to mitigate the risk of diseases.

Mapmygenome also offers brain wellness solutions in India under the portfolio Mapmybrain™.

Their team at Hyderabad comprises biotechnologists, statisticians, geneticists, bioinformaticians, and medical counsellors. Their advisory panel has expert scientists and doctors. In order to enhance this innovative brand and to provide value-added services to customers, their highly-skilled research team works on cutting-edge technologies in various domains.

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