Manipal Genetics Update VI
Marfan syndrome and other aortopathies
14th and 15th of February, 2020 at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India
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The University has off-campuses in Mangalore and Bangalore, India and off-shore campuses in Dubai, UAE and Melaka, Malaysia. The Mangalore campus offers medical, dental, and nursing programs and the Bangalore Campus offers programs in regenerative medicine and stem cell biology. Internationally the Dubai campus of Manipal Academy of Higher Education offers programs in engineering, management and architecture, and the Melaka campus offers programs in medicine and dentistry.

Every constituent institute has world class facilities and pedagogy, which are constantly reviewed and upgraded to reflect the latest trends and developments in higher education.

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Department of Medical Genetics  
Department of Medical Genetics at Kasturba Medical College, MAHE, Manipal strives to translate recent research in the field of genetics to patient care. The department offers consultation services for patients and families with diverse genetic conditions and birth defects. It also offers the much needed diagnostic services on its own and in collaboration with other laboratories in India and abroad. Patient care is supported by genetic counseling on reproductive options and prenatal diagnosis.

The department has regular teaching and training programs for medical students, genetic counselors and PhD scholars in addition to continuing medical education programs.

We have well established national and international collaborations with clinicians and scientists. The department has secured funding from various national and international agencies to carry out research on molecular basis of genetic disorders. Research activities are supported by excellent laboratory facilities within the campus. Patients and professionals can reach us at

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