Personal genomics to empower india

Xcode Life Sciences, Vellore Institute of Technology University, has been offering genomic services and mobile-based educational programs.

Personal genomics has the potential to revolutionize prognosis and treatment of diseases. Availability of a technology that can screen genetic information of a person and inform which diseases he or she may be susceptible to can go a long way to help doctors suggest lifestyle changes and preventative steps to a person. Moreover, if information on a person’s DNA is available, it can help decide which medicines to prescribe and avoid medicines that may have side-affects on the particular patient.

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