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DBGen Fifth Anniversary and Summary of 2022

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A new year begins and DBGen wants to commemorate the arrival of the New Year by highlighting the main professional events and advances and acknowledging the contribution of all our patients and collaborators .   External Recognitions: At DBGen we stand firmly in our commitment to offer high-quality, reliable and affordable genetic diagnosis. One year more, we have renewed the...
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DBGen participates in the 9th Congress of the Pan American Retina and Vitreous Society (11/15-18/2022)

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This week the ninth congress of the Pan American Retina and Vitreous Society (SPRV) is being held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The congress brings together ophthalmologists and patient associations to discuss research findings and share the advances in the field of diagnosis, prevention and treatment of visual dysfunctions that affect the retina and vitreous. The DBGen team has contributed with...
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DBGen participates in EURETINA 2022

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DBGen has been in the EURETINA Congress 2022, which was held this year in Hamburg. This congress gathers the last advances in research in the area of visual pathologies. Dr. Rebeca Valero presented two complex cases which were diagnosed in DBGen by a combination of next generation sequencing techniques. The abstract of this work, "NGS technologies (targeted gene panels, WES and...
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DBGen fourth anniversary and summary of the year

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Advances in genetic diagnosis This year, DBGen has expanded its genetic diagnostic services by presenting 3 new panels and incorporating state-of-the-art massive sequencing methodologies (complete genome sequencing). Three new panels: Panel of Dysgenesis and Dystrophies of the Anterior Segment (136 genes): indicated for the diagnosis of anomalies of the anterior part of the eye (from the cornea to the lens). Among...
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DBGen’s genetic diagnosis of hereditary eye diseases tops the 1,000 patients figure

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We are glad to announce that early this year DBGen Ocular Genomics has achieved more than 1,000 genetic diagnoses of hereditary visual disorders. The genetic diagnosis of hereditary eye diseases is not without a high degree of complexity. Over 270 genes associated with inherited retinal dystrophies (IRDs) and more than 500 genes associated with visual disorders with a Mendelian inheritance...
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DBGen second anniversary and summary of the year

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DBGen Ocular Genomics is a spin-off of the University of Barcelona specialized in the genetic diagnosis of hereditary eye disorders. It was founded in January 2018 by Roser Gonzàlez-Duarte and Gemma Marfany, both senior scientists focussed in human molecular genetics, particularly in the genetic basis of ocular disorders. DBGen Ocular Genomics aims to provide an accurate genetic diagnosis to guide...
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