The unit of Genetics at Manipal Hospital, Bangalore is the only centre in South India that offers comprehensive clinical services in this discipline under one roof. It offers genetic
counseling, genetic testing and diagnostic services to individuals and families affected with genetic disorders. As a sub-unit of DNA, genes help in passing hereditary traits from parents to their child. Genetics is a specialty that involves diagnosis and management of hereditary disorders most often caused by the spontaneous mutation of DNA.