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Matching rare disease screening needs to labs

last modified Jan 06, 2015 02:13 PM

Two past Department of Genetics graduate students now working as PostDocs at the Cambridge Systems Biology Centre, have set up a business which intends to cut the time often required before a diagnosis of a rare diseases can be reached. Through the normal channels, this process can sometimes take years.

In February, Jelena Aleksic, who gained her PhD in 2011, and Robert Stojnic, who gained his in 2012, will launch GeneAdviser, a service which matches patients suffering from undiagnosed genetic problems with accredited laboratories worldwide carrying out appropriate genetic sequencing.

 

>> Further information at Geneadvisor.com

>> Cambidge Evening News article