We sat down with Mapmygenome Founder & CEO Anu Acharya to discuss how genetic mapping is changing the healthcare industry, one selfie at a time

We live in the age of the selfie, where making a duck face and posting it online for the world to see is just your typical enroute-to-work routine. But what if you could take a selfie that actually told you about yourself and your destiny? With the tagline “Discover your true selfie,” Mapmygenome is a Hyderabad-based molecular diagnostics company that performs genetic tests and decodes DNA-based health problems inherited from ancestors to reveal things like whether you’re prone to alcoholism, diabetes, baldness, obesity or nicotine dependence. Trained medical counsellors then advise you on what lifestyle changes you need to make to live a healthier, happier life. We sat down with Mapmygenome Founder & CEO Anu Acharya to discuss how genetic mapping is changing the healthcare industry, one selfie at a time.

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