nstitute of Genetics and Hospital for Genetic Diseases is a premierHealth institution established by Osmania University in the year 1978 with generous funding from DST, UGC and Govt. of Andhra Pradesh. Our Mission is to conduct multidisciplinary research in genetic disorders and offer diagnostic, management and counseling services to the afflicted and their families and work towards prevention. The founder director was Prof. O. S. Reddi (1978-1988), followed by Prof P. P. Reddy (1988-2004), Prof. M. P. J. S. Ananda Raj (2004-2005) and Prof. A. Jyothy (2005-2015). The present director Prof. N. Pratibha is holding the position since 2016.