National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (UOA)

Organisation's information


The University of Athens’ Medical Genetics Laboratory located in the “Choremio Research Laboratory” in “Aghia Sophia” Children’s hospital constitutes a point of reference for genetics for the whole of Greece. With its extensive experience and has made a substantial contribution to the diagnosis, management and prevention of many genetic disorders, and it is recognized as a National and European reference centre for several genetic diseases with respect to applied research and diagnostics. It is amongst the most active groups in Europe for the hemoglobinopathies and cystic fibrosis, mainly focused on applied research for improved diagnostic applications, including prenatal diagnosis and preimplantation genetic diagnosis when relevant. It was also was the first centre in Greece to apply preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD), for monogenic diseases.

Organisation's Type

Research Center, Diagnostic Center