Genomic Express was formed in November, 2006 based on pioneering molecular genetics research conducted by BitTech, Inc. BitTech was incorporated in 1993, and the majority of the company's research was supported by competitive peer-reviewed research grants awarded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health. A majority of this research was in the area of genetic testing, and led to the launch of Genomic Express in 2008. The Genomic Express state-of-the-art molecular genetics laboratories are located in Westlake Village, California. Genomic Express is a California licensed clinical laboratory and CLIA certified for high complexity testing, subspecialty Human Genetics.
You are unique because of DNA sequence variations in your genome. Your unique genome contributes to your appearance and other traits, health, susceptibility to disease and response to medical treatments.
At Genomic Express, we believe that your genetic information is your personal property. You are entitled to obtain, understand and maintain control of your own genetic information. There are currently numerous ways knowledge of your own genetics can benefit you.
We formed Genomic Express to bring the power of personalized genomics directly to individuals. We want to empower you to take control of your own healthcare, and improve other aspects of your lives. We do this by providing information about genetics and genomics, customized genetic tests and access to qualified scientific and medical expertise to interpret your test results. We believe that access to, and control over, personal genetic information is an intrinsic right of each individual. We provide services that allow you to be proactive in managing your own health and well-being.
At Genomic Express, we provide:
- World-class scientific and medical genetic expertise.
- Educational information about genomics and genetic testing. We also provide information to help individuals decide whether a genetic test(s) is appropriate for them.
- Confidentiality in all aspects of testing. This includes any relevant personal and family health information collected, as well as ordering of tests and reporting of test results. Only you (and individuals whom you specifically authorize) will have access to your test results.
- Secure internet reporting and secure personal internet accounts. We offer anonymous genetic testing if desired by the individual. Genetic test results are released only to the individual tested.
- Scientifically and medically validated genetic tests that employ the most current technologies.
- Comprehensive, personalized test result reports which explain the results and their implications for the individual. Access to qualified scientific and medical experts for genetic counseling.
- Additional follow-up educational resources which are updated on a regular basis.
Genomic Express is not just an internet site or portal that markets genetic tests performed by others. Genomic Express is at the forefront in the development of new genetic tests. In addition to providing genetic testing services in our CLIA certified laboratory, we are in a position to rapidly discover, develop, validate and introduce new genetic tests as genomic information leads to improved health/wellness and medical practices.
By partnering with Genomic Express, you gain direct access to a Genetic Testing Center of Excellence overseen by prominent scientists in the field of molecular genetics who are leading the way in the genomic revolution.