Health Minister JP Nadda launches genetic testing lab in Delhi

Union Health Minister launched the testing lab with the aim to provide proper diagnosis for all kinds of genetic disorders, including cancer and reproductive disorders.

By Zee Media Bureau | Updated: May 16, 2017, 23:22 PM IST
Health Minister JP Nadda launches genetic testing lab in Delhi

New Delhi: The Union Health Minister JP Nadda on Tuesday inaugurated the Genetic Testing and Molecular Diagnostic laboratory in the national capital.

He launched the lab with the aim to provide proper diagnosis for all kinds of genetic disorders, including cancer and reproductive disorders.

GeneKart, a state-of-the-art fully equipped Genetic Testing and Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory, will have high end equipments like Nextgen Sequencer, Thermal Cyclers, Real Time PCR, and other supporting machines.

The lab will offer genetic testing services for all kinds of genetic disorders, including cancer, inherited diseases, reproductive disorders and pharmacogenomics.

The aim is to make these high-end services accessible to the general public and increase the awareness for better health for every citizen.

(With IANS inputs)