We need a baseline dataset for the Indian human genome that should be publicly available: Tony Jose, Clevergene

The government has programs that are oriented towards genomics, but then that needs to be fast forwarded and expanded so that these datasets are available as soon as possible so that the baseline data and the frequencies can be used for arriving at the diagnosis faster and more accurately.

Today there are about 7 crore Indians who are living with an undiagnosed genetic disease and about 15 lakh children are born every year with some genetic defect. However, when you look at the number of genetic tests being done, the numbers are just below one lakh, which means there is a huge gap and therefore huge opportunity to offer diagnosis as well as screening tests for genetic disorders.

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