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Chula Applies Genomic Medicine to Diagnosing Rare Genetic Diseases in Thailand

Chula Genomics Research Study Group effectively fractured the genes codes of Thai individuals to ensure that unusual, persistent, and also arising contagious illness can be precisely detected, and also properly targeted while minimizing public health care expenses. Most just recently, the group discovered the hereditary consider Thai individuals that add to the extent of COVID-19, too several various other congenital diseases.

A little over 20 years earlier, a child was offered the Emergency clinic in a coma and also practically passed away. A pediatric professional at the time found acidosis in the infant’s blood that caused a medical diagnosis of an unusual hereditary condition. When the reason was detected, the infant got the ideal therapy and also progressively recuperated.

” Currently, that infant has actually currently finished a bachelor’s level,” claimed Prof. Vorasuk Shotelersuk, M.D., a pediatric professional on human genes and also unusual condition, Professors of Medication, Chulalongkorn College, with a wide smile. “I was fortunate to have actually researched the condition that the person had. However not all doctors and also people would certainly be this fortunate regularly. We should not go to the grace of destiny, should we?”

That occasion inspired Prof. Dr. Vorasuk to develop the Medical Genetic Department in 1999 to do research study and also create a data base in the medical diagnosis and also treatment of hereditary illness. A Clinical Genes Center was likewise open up to take care of people with hereditary illness. These departments have actually come to be the Molecular Genes Research study Device and also consequently the Facility of Quality for Medical Genomics. The genomics research study groups have a huge body of genomics research study and also technologies that are identified globally.

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Rossukhon Kongket Alumni, Faculty of Communication Arts, Chulalongkorn University