WHY MEDICOVER GENETICS?
A leader in genetic testing
>20 years of experience
Up-to-date diagnostic algorithms
Strong clinical team of scientists and physicians
We offer genetic testing for different life stage and for predictive and diagnostic testing.
Neurological Disorders and
IS GENETIC TESTING RIGHT FOR YOU?
Medicover wins Invest Cyprus International Investment Awards 2022 (Jul, 2022)
Following the investment in acquiring NIPD Genetics, Medicover has been recently awarded Invest Cyprus International Investment Awards, a prize honor...
Veracity basic test is covered by the German insurance (Jul, 2022)
Did you know that VERACITY accurately detects the most common chromosomal changes? It requires only a simple blood draw from a pregnant woman and is ...
Medicover Genetics attended the largest genetics conference in Europe (Jun, 2022)
Medicover Genetics recently marked its attendance at the 55th edition of the largest genetics conference in Europe, European Human Genetics Conferenc...
TEST & FLY CENTER and MUNICH AIRPORT LABORATORY accredited according to DIN EN ISO 15189 (Apr 11, 2022)
A new quality standard for corona test centers has been achieved by Test & Fly Center and the Munich Airport Laboratory, both being accredited by...
The acquisition of NIPD Genetics is completed (Jan 18, 2022)
The acquisition of NIPD Genetics, a leading innovative biotechnology company based in Cyprus, active in the field of designing, developing, producing...
Medicover Genetics - working together for the medicine of the future (Oct, 2021)
October 2021 – Weimar (Germany) – Medicover Genetics held its first annual interdisciplinary genetics meeting (GEM) where scientists, medical gen...
Medicover Genetics and Damian Medical Centre working together to enhance genetic diagnostics (Sep, 2021)
Medicover Genetics and Damian Medical Centre established a strategic partnership, offering meaningful and comprehensive genetic diagnostics in Poland...
A digital experience: COVID-19 Test Centre opens at Munich Airport providing results within three to six hours (Nov 3, 2020)
Medicover Genetics and MVZ Martinsried opened COVID-19 Test Centre at Munich Airport, Terminal 2, on Monday, October 5. Business travellers and holid...
Medicover acquires leading genetics laboratory in Germany (Jan, 2019)
Medicover has signed an agreement to acquire the centre for genetic diagnostics of Dr. Klein, Dr. Rost and colleagues as well as its affiliate IMGM, ...
Medicover Genetics partners with Illumina and Healthmetrix for large scale screening of Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (Jul 13, 2020)
July 13, 2020 – Medicover Genetics, Illumina, a global leader in genomics, and Healthmetrix, a Berlin digital-health start-up initiated a partnersh...
What is a genetic test - benefits, limitations & how to choose the right type
A genetic test can identify the harmful or pathogenic mutations (variants) that are responsible for causing disease and can provide a diagnosis or as...
A combination of genetic alterations makes melanoma immortal
What makes melanoma (skin cancer) immortal? Scientists discover a combination of genetic alterations that enables cancer to live forever. A study pub...
Seasonal Affective Disorder (seasonal depression) – symptoms, risk factors, causes and genetics
Here in the Northern Hemisphere, winter is not far away. The days are colder and shorter. It is barely light when we put on our coats to go to work i...
Ancient viral DNA in the human genome guards against infections
A recent paper published in Science reports that viral DNA in human genomes, embedded there from ancient infections, serve as antivirals that protect...
The genetics of height
Prospective parents often wonder what their child will look like. What eye or hair color will they have? Will they look more like them or their partn...
Porphyria: the facts behind the so-called vampire disease
Vampires have existed in myth and folklore for hundreds of years and have a well‑established place in popular culture. Just look at the Halloween c...
Genetic disorders: monogenic, polygenic and chromosomal disorders
Genetic disorders are diseases caused by changes to an individual’s DNA sequence. Our DNA sequence provides the instructions for making the protein...
Modern humans generate more brain neurons than Neanderthals due to a single amino acid change in the protein TKTL1
A single amino acid change in the transketolase-like 1 (TKTL1) protein may have given modern humans an advantage over more ancient contemporaries lik...
New genetic etiology in teenage-onset colorectal cancer identified
Colorectal cancer (CRC) in adolescents and young adults (AYA) is rare. Genetic causes include autosomal recessive and dominant monogenic disorders du...
Two epigenetically distinct types of obesity identified
Scientists have discovered two distinct types of obesity with physiological and molecular differences that may have lifelong implications for health,...
Speak with your physician to find the right test for you or a family member
Provide a sample at your nearest blood drawing point
Expect the genetic report in 15-25 working days
Speak with your physician about the results and next steps
Speak with Medicover Genetics counsellors to help explain the results