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Maria Kammerer

When the Philadelphia Chromosome Strikes

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by Guest Author: Dr. Namitha A Kumar OPFORD project, Strand Life Foundation Hospitals are places where human drama of illness, pain, suffering, turmoil and turbulence play out. A keen observer…

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Mesothelioma: The Role of Asbestos and Gene Therapy in India

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Asbestos has deep ties in the fabric of Indian industry and construction. Behind China, India is the second largest market for asbestos in the world, importing hundreds of millions of…

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Strand Life Sciences Closes Financing Led By Quadria Capital

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February 8, 2018 | Bangalore Strand Life Sciences announced an investment by Quadria Capital, Asia’s leading healthcare focused private equity investor. India-based HealthQuad Fund and Singapore-based Heritas Venture Fund also…

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Hereditary Breast Cancer – One Cancer Many Syndromes

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Guest Author: Ms Payal Manek Specialist Genetic Counselor, Strand Life Sciences   Breast cancer is now the most common cancer in most cities in India. Many personal and environmental factors…

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Spread Pink. Spread Courage.

“Spread Pink. Spread Courage.” in support of breast cancer warriors

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Last month was Breast Cancer Awareness Month and here at Strand we launched the “Spread Pink. Spread Courage.” campaign to encourage people to show their support for breast cancer warriors…

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The tyranny of large numbers: DNA mutations in breast cancer

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What’s in a number? The number 7 is the date you were married; it’s the exact number of teaspoons of sugar in a halwa recipe your mom sent you; it’s…

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Media Open Day at Strand’s NGS Laboratories

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Last week, we invited journalists from regional and national media to learn more about genetic testing, cancer, and hereditary cancer in particular. Several journalists showed keen interest in what Dr.…

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Cancer-causing BRCA Gene Mutations at Least Three Times More Prevalent in India Compared to Western Countries Reveals Study

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Strand Life Sciences today released the findings of their study on Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Cases in India – Study highlights that BRCA gene mutations are the primary cause…

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