Africans are more genetically diverse than all other populations combined. Yet, African DNA makes up less than 2% of genetic research material. 54gene is on a mission to improve our understanding of the human genome so we can advance the quality of healthcare worldwide.
54gene is building the world’s first and largest pan-African biobank. We are targeting multiple disease states, including cancer, cardiovascular disease, and neuro-degenerative disease
We partner with pharmaceutical companies to identify new drug targets and develop diagnostics and treatments for diseases
54gene provides genetic testing and molecular diagnostics services to patients and physicians in order to expand access to precision medicine in Africa
We are compliant with international data privacy laws such as HIPAA and GDPR and opt-in to our biobank is voluntary