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International Conference on Rare Diseases to take place in Delhi

Indo-US Conference on Realising the Potential of Rare Diseases in India organised jointly by Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH), New Delhi and the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) will take place from September 7-9 at the United Service Institution of India in New Delhi.

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Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation launched in Delhi

New Delhi: As part of World Kidney Day (March 13), Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi on Thursday started Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Foundation of India.

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Making people realize that genetic problems are treatable is a big challenge

Dr I C Verma is currently the head of genetic medicine department at Sri Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi. He was earlier professor of paediatrics and genetics at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. He received genetics training in UK, US and Switzerland.

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Genetic link found for anticoagulant bleeding in Indians

New Delhi: Genetic researchers of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi claim to have developed world’s first genetic-bleeding risk score (GBRS) for patients on oral anticoagulant therapy.

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Delhi hospital launches hereditary cancer test

New Delhi: With over one million people diagnosed with cancer every year in India, a hospital here has launched a hereditary cancer genetic testing service, a doctor said on Monday.

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Mystery disease solved by gene experts

Sydney: A global team of researchers has identified the gene behind an Australian toddler’s paediatric brain disorder in a discovery that is paving the way for the diagnosis and treatment of other children with genetic diseases.

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Molecular pathology boon for prenatal diagnosis: Expert

New Delhi: Around half a million newborns in India suffer from congenital genetic disorders every year – the highest in the world – but advances like molecular pathology have helped detecting these disorders at early stages, an expert said on Saturday.

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