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Genetic testing gets affordable with customised offerings from start-ups

Genetic testing is emerging as the next big segment in medical diagnostics

Genetic testing gets affordable with customised offerings from start-ups

Rohan Kamat is betting on his start-up to tap into the growing market for genetic testing in India. Viravecs Labs LLP, Kamat's Bengaluru-based start-up incubated at the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-Camp), is building an array of cell lines with an aim of drastically reducing cost of genetic testing. Genetic testing is emerging as the next big segment in medical diagnostics. Start-ups such as MapmyGenome, Datar Genetics, MedGenome Labs and Strand Life Sciences, a decade-old firm founded by former Indian Institute of Science (IISc) professors, offer services - ...