One of the first human genetics departments in the country, the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics at IU School of Medicine has a rich history of training geneticists and genetic counselors and providing genetic consultation and counseling services. The department contributes to the understanding of numerous genetic conditions through the integration of basic research in genetic and genomic mechanisms, translational research in disease models, and clinical trials in rare and common genetic diseases.
Housed in the IU School of Medicine Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics, the Indiana University Genetic Testing Laboratories is a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. An extensive menu of highly complex and unique medical tests are available through these facilities in the specialties of cytogenetics, biochemical genetics, pharmacogenomics and molecular genetics. All laboratories are accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and certified by CLIA.