Pooja Ramchandran is a pioneer in the field of genetic counseling in India and VP Genetic Counseling at Mapmygenome. She has been practicing clinical genetic counseling in India since graduating from Johns Hopkins University in 2008. She is a much sought-after expert in a niche profession and, being the first genetic counselor in the country with a formal degree in genetic counseling, she is committed to establishing the genetic counseling profession in India.
On World Tuberculosis Day, she shares her expert’s view:
“The future of TB management is a quick and comprehensive DNA-based test that will identify strains and inform drug choice without the need of a sophisticated lab.”