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Taking personalised medicine to doorsteps

Chennai-based Swagene helps discover your genetic uniqueness and uses it for a healthier life

Swagene founders (from left) Sooraj Ratnakumar, K M Vani and scientist Shaswath Chandrasekar
Swagene founders (from left) Sooraj Ratnakumar, K M Vani and scientist Shaswath Chandrasekar

During the course of working at various organisations and countries, molecular biologist Sooraj Ratnakumar found that science and research brought him great happiness. But, he didn't want to make it just another job. After a brief stint at a pharmaceutical company, Ratnakumar realised he was not meant for the nine to five routine. His mother, K M Vani, a gynaecologist-obstetrician was pondering whether to resume her clinical practice. FACT BOX Inception: April 2015 Founders: K M Vani and Sooraj Ratnakumar Area of business: ...