Welcome to Genetic Research Center
The Genetics Research Center (GRC) at the University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences was founded in 1997. GRC’s objective is identification, diagnosis, and prevention of common genetic diseases in Iran. Its research is focused on five areas:
- Cognitive disorders
- Blindness and deafness
- Neuromuscular disorders
- Cancer genetics
GRC was designated as the national referral laboratory for thalassemia and prenatal diagnosis in July 1999 by the Ministry of Health and Medical Education. Degrees offered by GRC include M.Sc in Human Genetics (since 2003) and PhD in Medical Genetics (since 2008).