In 2007, the Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Technology was at the crest of realizing high throughput and prevision genetic testing for multigene and complex genetic diseases. Two professors from Emory University School of Medicine founded Otogenetics with support from National Institute of Health (NIH) to develop and provide the most advanced genetic testing to the research institutions and clinical care providers.
Otogenetics began offering NGS as a service to the commercial market in 2011 and launched its first clinical genetic test in the same year; – sequencing more than 100 genes associated with Syndromic and Non-Syndromic Hearing Loss. Since, the company has served both renowned Academic and Research Institutions and Clinical Diagnostic Laboratories in more than 30 countries. Our US customers include National Institute of Health (NIH), Center for Disease Control, (CDC), Harvard University, Stanford University, University of California San Francisco, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Being based in Atlanta, Otogenetics has been working in partnership with flagship institutions in Georgia such as Emory University, Emory University Genetic Laboratory now Emory Genetic Laboratories (EGL), Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Georgia, Georgia State University, Georgia Southern University, Clark Atlanta University, Mercer University, and Atlanta-based CDC.
Otogenetics was the first laboratory in the USA to enroll in CAP NGS proficiency tests and received 100% accuracy each time. The company holds CLIA Certification and is licensed in Georgia, California, Florida, and New York* to provide clinical genetic testing. (*Special license to provide hearing loss gene testing in New York State).
Test offering now includes Hereditary Cancer Risk Assessment, Single Gene and Expanded Carrier Screening, Pharmacogenomics & Personalized Medicine, Cardiomyopathy, Whole Exome & RNA Sequencing for precision treatment of tumors, and testing for Rare Diseases. Disease panels are designed for both clinical research collaborators and clinical diagnostics.
NGS performed by Otogenetics provide clinicians and researchers with test results for genetic diagnoses and risk assessment and have resulted in the publications after rigorous expert reviews in highly reputable biomedical journals including Nature and Nature Medicine, attesting to the high caliber and quality of the gene panel design offered by the company. Otogenetics has also assisted medical schools in training a new generation of medical students in precision medicine. Selected publications and white papers are found in https://www.otogenetics.com/publications.
Xi Erick Lin, PhD
Emory University School of Medicine
Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Professor and Research Director
Department of Cell Biology
Doctor of Philosophy, PhD (1993) Neuroscience, University of Michigan
Postdoctoral Research Associate (1993-1994): Molecular Cardiology Laboratory, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago
Postdoctoral Research Associate (1994-1996): Auditory Physiology Laboratory, Northwestern University, Chicago
Editorial Board Chinese Journal of Audiology and Speech Pathology
Publications Committee Journal of Association of Research Otolaryngology
Reviewer for NIH grant applications in US and for international biomedical grant applications
Dr. Lin did his post-doctoral training at University of Chicago and Northwestern University and is currently a tenured professor at Emory University School of Medicine. He has received grant awards from NIH for basic and translational research, and biomedical business development. In addition to leading the research effort in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and training students, postdoc, and residents, Dr. Lin participates frequently in NIH study sessions and reviews research and clinical grant applications for NIH. Dr. Lin is also on the editor board of PlosOne and the Journal of Otorhinolaryngology, Hearing and Balance Medicine. His research interests are gene therapy, genetics, and neuroscience. He has published several papers on the genetics and physiology of the auditory system in highly regarded journals, including PNAS, EMBO Molecular Medicine, Cell Research, American Journal of Medical Genetics, and Journal of Neuroscience.
Ping Helen Chen, PhD
Emory University School of Medicine
Department of Cell Biology
Doctor of Philosophy, PhD (1996) Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Chicago
Post-Doctoral Fellow and Senior Research Associate House Ear Institute, University of Southern California
Co-Founder SA Biosciences
Reviewer for NIH grant applications in US and for international biomedical grant applications
Dr. Chen is a tenured Associate Professor at Emory University School of Medicine. She has received grant awards from NIH, March of Dimes Foundation of Birth Defect Research, and Human Frontier Science Program, European Union. She is an editor of the Journals Cilia and Developmental Dynamics, and a frequent guest editor for PloS Genetics. In addition to teaching and training graduate and medical students, and post-doctoral fellows, Dr. Chen is a reviewer for NIH cell biology and auditory study sections, and a member of NIH fellowship reviewer committee. She also participates frequently in international science program reviews including UK Wellcome Foundation and National Science Foundation in China. Her research interest is focused on cell biology, developmental biology, and genetics. She has published numerous papers on development and cell biology in prestigious journals, including Cell, Nature Cell Biology, Nature Genetics, PNAS, and Development.
Research And Discovery, Clinical Genetic Diagnosis, And Medical Education
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