About PerkinElmer Genomics

Our Mission

Families and healthcare providers deserve access to the powerful and insightful knowledge held within our DNA when making difficult medical decisions. At PerkinElmer Genomics, we strive to make this a reality; faster, more affordable and at a higher quality than any other means available. By shining a light into the complex, uncharted landscape of genomics, we are shaping its future and the impact it will have on our lives.

Who We Are

PerkinElmer Genomics is a state-of-the-art biochemical and molecular genetics laboratory that provides newborn screening and genomic testing services around the world. With over seven million newborns screened since 1994, our laboratory pairs decades of newborn screening experience with a leading-edge clinical genomics program to offer one of the world’s most comprehensive programs for detecting clinically significant genomic changes.

 

Our staff includes experts from across the clinical diagnostic arena, including world-renown geneticist Dr. Maduri Hegde, a staff of board-certified geneticists and genetic counselors, laboratory scientists certified by the American Board of Bioanalysis, and experts in tandem mass spectrometry. The laboratory is registered with the College of American Pathologists (CAP), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), the Joint Commission of Healthcare Organizations (JCHO), and the Commission for Office Laboratory Accreditation (COLA). PerkinElmer Genomics also participates in the Newborn Screening Quality Assurance Program administered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Our Guiding Principles

  • At PerkinElmer Genomics, patients and healthcare providers are at the heart of what we do. We believe that genetic testing is a deep-rooted partnership, and are committed to making it accessible and meaningful to the patients and families we serve around the world.
  • Leveraging PerkinElmer’s position as an industry-leader in Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) work-flow solutions, we create unmatched efficiency and sustainability within the lab. These capabilities enable us to accelerate our report delivery and increase affordability empowering clinicians to utilize genetic testing earlier in the diagnostic process.
  • We understand that generating data is a small part of the genetic testing journey. Our team of experts take pride in offering families and clinicians insightful and meaningful results. Delivering answers that empower action is our ultimate goal.

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