Since the founding of Genesis HealthCare Corportion in 2004, we have grown our business to offer a full array of Genetic Research and Testing Services, ranging from Consumer-based-testing, diagnostic testing and gene therapy (AAV) As one of the oldest research and genetic testing companies in Japan, we have earned a solid reputation through our long experience and technological abilities.
|2004.03||Founded by David Baran and Dr. Iri Sato-Baran.|
|2004.09||Commenced Gene Therapy Research & Development.|
|2005.03||Started Genetic Testing Services to Medical and Academic Institutions.|
|2008.06||Launched Consumer Test Service [GeneLife] to Partners.|
|2010.09||Obtained Japan Patent for Gene Therapy.|
|2011.03||Surpassed 100,000 tests.|
|2011.04||Established Genesis Institutes for Genetic Research to expand in-house research.|
|2011.08||Obtained International Patent for Gene Therapy.|
|2012.02||Commenced Online/EC Testing Services.|
|2012.05||Launched a directly operated Direct to Consumer Brand called GeneLife that is targeted for mainly Japanese and Asians.|
|2012.06||Surpassed 200,000 kits sold.
Commenced DNA Banking Services.
|2012.12||Launched GeneLife2012, the first microcrray-based DTC product.
Obtained Medical Device Manufacturing License and Medical Device Distribution License.
|2013.04||GeneLife Online services and apps become available on Smartphone.|
|2013.06||Surpassed 300,000 kits sold.|
|2013.12||Launched GeneLife Haplo.|
|2014.03||Launched GeneLife Zero, a comprehensive DTC kit ommemorating the Anniversary of 10th year.|
|2014.05||Launched AR Genetic testing kit.|
|2014.09||Launched GeneLifeNEO Genetic testing kit.|
|2014.10||Launched Myself Genetic testing kit.
Affiliation with Genesis Medical Clinic Roppongi, the first Genetic Test Focused Private Clinic in Japan.
|2015.06||Surpassed 400,000 kits sold.|
|2015.07||Third Party allotment of new shares with approximately 620 million yen underwritten by Mitsui & Co. and Founders Fund.
Tezuka Osamu Genetic Analysis Project,a leading Manga artist in Japan.
Launched Genesis Genetic testing kit.
Launched Television Commercials on major networks in Japan.
|2015.08||Launch of BRCA1/2 Familial Breast Cancer test as a screening test to medical institutions in Japan.|
|2015.11||Expansion of Consumer genetic testing services to Asian Countries.|
|2016.10||Surpassed 500,000 kits sold.|
|2017.04||Office and laboratory move to Yebisu Garden Place.|
|2017.08||Third Party allotment of new shares with approximately 1.4 billion yen underwritten by Rakuten.|
|2017.09||Launch Genelife Genesis 2.0 to examine about 1500 genes at about 360 items at once.|
|2017.10||Launch genetic testing member service "GeneLife Premium".|