Well renowned multi-speciality hospital Kovai Medical Center and Hospital (KMCH), and MedGenome, a global leader in genomics based research and diagnostics, announced the launch of a Genomics Center at the KMCH premises in Coimbatore. The Center was inaugurated by Dr. Nalla G Palaniswami, Chairman, Kovai Medical Center and Hospital.
The new facility will enable researchers to find novel insights into the biology of diseases. The genomics center will also empower clinicians with validated and actionable clinical information to make effective treatment decisions for their patients. Additionally, genetic counselling will be provided to patients on hereditary cancers, genetic disorders, pregnancy related issues and neurological disorders.
Speaking at the launch event, Dr. Nalla G Palaniswami, Chairman, Kovai Medical Center and Hospital said, “KMCH is synonymous with providing affordable and quality healthcare to the people of Coimbatore and nearby regions. With the opening of MedGenome’s genomics facility in our premises, we will be able to offer advanced genomics based solutions and enable our clinicians to provide better outcomes for our patients.”
Mr. Sam Santhosh, Chairman and Founder, MedGenome said, “We are proud to open our latest Genomics Center in Coimbatore and I am thankful to KMCH for believing in MedGenome’s capabilities. The center will be a focal point for providing genomics research and advanced diagnostic solutions for treatment and management of various diseases.”
MedGenome currently offers a wide array of tests across key disease areas at its CAP certified lab in Bangalore, including Exome sequencing, Liquid Biopsy and Carrier Screening.