Mapmygenome wins Emerging Company of the Year Award

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Hyderabad, India, February 11, 2014: Mapmygenome India won the Bio Excellence “Emerging Company of the Year” award on February 10, 2015, at the Bangalore INDIA Bio conference co-organized by the Government of Karnataka and Vision Group on Biotechnology.

A jury of industry experts constituted by Association of Biotechnology Led Enterprises (ABLE) selected Mapmygenome for the Bio Excellence awards under the category “Devices and Diagnostics”.

Anu Acharya, CEO of Mapmygenome, said, “Genomepatri was started with a vision to make the consumer aware of their genetic history and take preventive steps. Great to be recognized by the Govt of Karnataka for our efforts to make personal genomics more accessible”.

About Bio Excellence Awards

The Department of IT, BT and S&T, Government of Karnataka organize Bangalore INDIA Bio in association with Vision Group on Biotechnology (an apex Advisory Body headed by Dr. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw and consisting of members from both public and private sectors). As part of the event, there is an Awards evening for presenting Bio-Excellence Awards to the Biotech leaders for their outstanding achievements in the Biotech sector. A Jury of Industry Experts, constituted by Association of Biotechnology Led Enterprises (ABLE), selects the Bio-Excellence Awardees.

About Mapmygenome India

Mapmygenome India offers a variety of services in the domains of personal genomics, molecular diagnostics, DNA forensics, and brain wellness. As pioneers of personal genomics in India, they created a new market in the country for predictive tests with their flagship brand Genomepatri™ in April 2013.

Personal genomics products provide insights into the genetic basis of individuals’ health, including traits, lifestyle, drug responses, inherited conditions, and diseases. By combining genetic report and health history with genetic counseling, Mapmygenome provides actionable steps for individuals and their physicians towards a healthier life.

Molecular diagnostics are tests recommended by doctors for cancer, cardiovascular, neuromuscular, and other key conditions. In India, Mapmygenome is the only company to offer BRCA 1/2 whole gene sequencing for breast cancer for under INR 19,999.

DNA Forensics include maternity, paternity, sibling, and other identification tests.

Brain wellness includes a series of assessments for improving emotional and cognitive efficacy, for assessing leadership skills, and more.

For more information, visit www.mapmygenome.in

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