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CGC Genetics / Centro de Genética Clínica, SA


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Founded in 1992, CGC Genetics is one of the main European clinical genetics laboratories and leader in medical genetic tests in Portugal. CGC Genetics, with headquarters in Porto, reinforced its investment in Lisbon, USA (Newark) and Spain (Madrid) and, receives samples for genetic diagnostic testing from over 65 countries, including hospitals, national and international, public and private, medical clinics, insurance companies and universities. Using vanguard technologies and strict quality policies, CGC Genetics has a clinical department with 7 Medical Genetics Specialists. In addition, more than 80 highly qualified Geneticists are divided into 5 different laboratory areas: Clinical Genomics, Molecular Diagnostics, Cytogenetics, Prenatal screening and Pathology, offering more than 4,000 genetic tests for prenatal diagnostic and screening, hematology, oncology, neurology, ophthalmology, cardiology, preventive medicine, common and rare diseases, pharmacogenetics/clinical trials. With a wide experience in array CGH, NGS panels and Disease Exome, which are analyzed and interpreted with a high clinical integration. The investment in research and development of new and unique tests, positioned CGC Genetics as an international reference genetic diagnostics laboratory (with more than 3,000 entries in different directories of genetic tests), being the exclusive diagnostic test provider for some disorders.


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Ana Rita Tarelho

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Last edited on

2017-03-22 15:15:16

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