What is GUaRDIAN ?
GUaRDIAN is a collaborative research programme towards understanding the genetic basis and molecular mechanisms underlying rare genetic disorders. We use the advanced sequencing technologies, extensive bioinformatics and animal models. Our collaborators include a large number of clinicians and scientists.
Genomics for Precision Medicine in India
Our collaborative network includes pioneers in personal genome sequencing and analysis in India, and the collaborative network brings together the enormous expertise in clinical assessment, genome sequencing, analysis and interpretation.
Focus areas of Research and Cohorts
Our network encompasses a wide variety of clinical specialties. Our large cohorts include Dermatology, Neurological disorders, Cardiovascular Diseases, Vascular Diseases, Immune Diseases, Opthalmological/Eye Diseases and Metabolic Diseases, just to name a few. We are open to include more cohorts in collaboration with clinical groups. Please contact us for more details.
How can we help you
If you are a Clinician or Researcher, you could collaborate with the network and participate in ongoing research initiatives. Please contact us for more details
If you are a parent/caregiver to a child with rare genetic disease, you can contribute to GUaRDIAN by enrolling yourself in the Registry.
Interpretation of a malady: how scientists zeroed in on one family's rare and crippling disease (15th April 2017)
Prasad Ravindranath in The Hindu (10th July 2016)
Jacob Koshy in The Hindu (12th May 2016)
Sridhar Sivasubbu & Vinod Scaria in LiveMINT (Feb 16 2016)
G N Prashanth in Deccan Herald (05th Jan 2015)