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Medicover Genetics is part of Medicover, a leading international healthcare and diagnostic services provider headquartered in Sweden and listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. Established in 1995 in response to the growing demand for high-quality healthcare services in Poland, Medicover subsequently expanded to other countries, fulfilling similar needs. Today, Medicover’s largest operations are in Poland, Germany, Romania Ukraine and India. Medicover provides a broad spectrum of healthcare services via an extensive network of ambulatory clinics, hospitals, specialty-care facilities laboratories, and blood-drawing points through two divisions – Healthcare Services and Diagnostic Services.

Diagnostic Services offers a broad range of clinical laboratory services including a broad range of laboratory tests in all major clinical pathology areas, ranging from routine to advanced tests and from prevention to monitoring of treatments. The business is conducted through a network of 97 laboratories, 733 blood-drawing points and 26 clinics in ten countries. The major markets are Germany, Romania, Ukraine, and Poland.

Healthcare Services offers high-quality care based on its Integrated Healthcare Model and a broad offering of specialty-care services with a focus on health and wellbeing. Services are offered in 117 medical clinics, 25 hospitals, 52 dental clinics, 20 fertility clinics and 25 gyms. The major markets are Poland, India, and Romania.

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Medicover Genetics is a network of laboratories and medical institutions that date back to 1998, with over 2 decades of expertise within genetic testing, and is a leader amongst health care professionals, especially in Germany. A clinical team comprised of scientists, physicians and medical geneticists, several with more than 20 years of experience in genetic testing, assuring that the tests are meaningful and comprehensive accompanied with accurate interpretation of sequencing results. Up-to-date diagnostic algorithms and gene panels based on current scientific literature and international guidelines are used. The sequencing facilities are constantly updated to the latest technology and laboratory methods which allows for short turnaround times. The company is assessed by several certified bodies, including EFI, DIN EN ISO 9001, DIN EN ISO15189 accreditation for medical laboratories, DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation for testing and calibration laboratories and a generally valid GMP (Good Medical Practice) certificate. Data privacy is taken very seriously, and genetic data is not used for any purpose besides what is stated in the informed consent form signed by the patient and physician.


The test portfolio has been compiled to offer meaningful predictive and diagnostic tests that range from, hotspot testing (single variant tests), to whole exome sequencing. The portfolio can be broken down into four main categories: oncology, rare disease panels, reproductive health and whole exome sequencing. In oncology, we offer hereditary and somatic tumour cancer panels and our rare disease panels are categorized into 16 categories, each with 10 or more subpanels that have been compiled for specific indications. The reproductive health portfolio accompanies a person throughout the reproductive lifetime by offering fertility panels, carrier testing and non-invasive prenatal tests for pregnant women. For a full list of tests and scientific information on syndromes and panels offered, please visit our website:

Medicover Genetics offers an extensive genetic testing portfolio to help health care professionals identify the most appropriate genetic test for the patients. Too often genetic testing is considered only very late during a diagnostic journey, and the mission is to shorten this journey by creating opportunities for the physicians and patients to find the right information about genetic disorders, genetic testing and associated genes. Additionally, physicians and patients are accompanied throughout the genetic testing journey by offering medical counselling with ordered tests. It is important for the patient to understand the results of the test and it’s also useful for the physician to discuss therapeutic options, preventative measures and monitoring procedures.

Spanning cytogenetic analyses, molecular pathology solutions, the latest in Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technology and microbiome sequencing, Medicover Genetics offers a complete in-house and tailormade portfolio produced in our laboratories in Germany and offered internationally. Medicover is the sole testing site in Europe for Bionano’s Saphyr® technology. The third-generation optical mapping solution aims to provide the missing information in genome research with rapid, high-throughput, long-range genome mapping and unmatched structural variation discovery capabilities. If proven successful, this technology will allow Medicover to resolve large-scale structural variations currently missed by NGS.

To operate smoothly on a global scale, while expanding the sample volume, an end-to-end clinical suite was implemented for a more robust diagnostics pipeline and a solution that could accommodate different geographic locations with one local installation. This makes NGS testing and variant discovery efficient, scalable, and accessible by converting NGS data into customised clinical reports in a timely manner.


Melanie Isau, PhD

Head of Molecular Genetics, Medicover Genetics, Berlin, Germany

Extensive experience in all molecular genetics processes, with a strong emphasis on NGS technology, bioinformatics, sequencing data evaluation and clinical interpretation. Based in Berlin, Germany

Radu-Ioan Ursu, MD, PhD

Medical Genetics Head, Synevo Romania

Clinical geneticist and genetic counsellor, lecturer at “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, researcher at the Unit for Excellence in Maternal-Fetal Assistance of the National Institute for Mother and Child Health, Alessandrescu-Rusescu, in Bucharest

Konstanze Hörtnagel, MD

Medical Head, MVZ Martinsried, Germany

Clinical geneticist and genetic counsellor, with a special emphasis on rare hereditary diseases and analysis of NGS data. Based in Munich, Germany

Markus Stumm, PhD

Laboratory Head, Medicover Genetics, Berlin, Germany

Clinical laboratory and human geneticist, with 30 years of experience in human genetics with a special emphasis on prenatal genetic diagnostics and non invasive prenatal testing. Based in Berlin, Germany

Aleksandar Vasilevski, PhD

Sales and Business Development Manager

Biochemist and biotechnology engineer, working in clinical diagnostics with an emphasis on B2B and B2C global sales strategies. Based in Europe

Stefan Mehrle, PhD

Head of Genetics Business Unit

Virologist and biochemist, with 20 years of experience in laboratory operations, medical devices and tumor diagnostics programs. Based in Europe.

Nevine Shalaby, PhD

Product Lead, Medicover Genetics

Geneticist and developmental biologist with experience across industry and academia. Developing comprehensive and meaningful diagnostic solutions for patients and physicians. Based in Berlin, Germany

Tu Tran, MSc

Content Manager, Medicover Genetics

Background in neurogenetics. Responsible for scientific and medical content for Medicover Genetics with the goal to make accessible the latest findings in genetic testing and genetic disorders to physicians and patients, alike. Based in Berlin, Germany

Oliver Neumann, MSc

Project Manager, Medicover Genetics

Background in Chemistry. Manages the planning and implementation of large-scale projects including the Medicover Genetics COVID-19 Test&Fly center at Munich airport. Based in Berlin, Germany


The basics of genetics

Our team enjoyed putting together this infographic to introduce you to the basics of genetics. This is the first infographic of our series that will …

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Medicover Genetics – working together for the medicine of the future

October 2021 – Weimar (Germany) – Medicover Genetics held its first annual interdisciplinary genetics meeting (GEM) where scientists, medical gen…

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Medicover Genetics and Damian Medical Centre working together to enhance genetic diagnostics

Medicover Genetics and Damian Medical Centre established a strategic partnership, offering meaningful and comprehensive genetic diagnostics in Poland…

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A digital experience: COVID-19 Test Centre opens at Munich Airport providing results within three to six hours

Medicover Genetics and MVZ Martinsried opened COVID-19 Test Centre at Munich Airport, Terminal 2, on Monday, October 5. Business travellers and holid…

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Medicover acquires leading genetics laboratory in Germany

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, …

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Medicover Genetics partners with Illumina and Healthmetrix for large scale screening of Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2

July 13, 2020 – Medicover Genetics, Illumina, a global leader in genomics, and Healthmetrix, a Berlin digital-health start-up initiated a partnersh…

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Medicover Genetics offers expanded access to genetic counseling through Telemedicine

July 2020 – As of this month four clinics partnered with Medicover Genetics to provide genetic counselling through Telemedicine, as part of an ongo…

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We promise an exciting team that works towards empowering people to use comprehensive and meaningful genetic tests at the forefront of their diagnostic journey, fueled by our vision to place genetics at the core of medical decisions. We want to achieve this by leveraging advancements in genomics to develop relevant diagnostic solutions, supported by professional medical interpretation, to improve people’s health and well-being.

Our genetic laboratories in Berlin and Munich, rely on the expertise of a highly motivated team of medical and scientific staff as well as the most modern methods of laboratory diagnostics for the diagnosis of hereditary conditions.

Our strategic product, marketing and sales teams work together to develop innovative products and bring them to patients and physicians across our medicover countries and beyond.

To strengthen our team and meet the demands arising from our growth, we invite talented and ambitious scientists, marketing and sales people to send their CV by clicking on the link below.

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