About the Institute
Institute of Genetics and Hospital for Genetic Diseases is a premier institute
of Osmania University, established in 1978 by generous funding from University
Grants Commission, Ministry of Education, Government of India; Department of
Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of
India; Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology,
Government of India and Andhra Pradesh State Government.
It is a unique institute that is offering excellent services, in the areas of
diagnosis, management and counseling of Genetic Diseases, since 4+ decades.
The Institute functions through four pillars that include Service, Training,
Research and Outreach in order to achieve a holistic management of the genetic
The mission of the institute is to reduce morbidity and mortality caused by genetic diseases and to mitigate the burden of genetic diseases.