Corporate History

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.
2005.03 Started Genetic Testing Services to Medical and Academic Institutions.
2011.03 Surpassed 100,000 tests.
2011.04 Established Genesis Institutes for Genetic Research to expand in-house research
2012.02 Commenced Online/EC Testing Services.
2012.05 Launched a directly operated Direct to Consumer Brand GeneLife that is targeted for mainly Japanese and Asians.
2012.06 Commenced DNA Banking Services.
2012.12 Launched GeneLife2012, the first chip-based DTC.
2012.12 Obtained Medical Device Manufacturing License.
2012.12 Obtained Medical Device Distribution License.
2013.04 GeneLife Online services and apps become available on Smarphone.
2013.06 Surpassed 300,000 kits sold.
2014.3 Launched GeneLife Zero, a comprehensive DTC kit ommemorating the Anniversary of 10th year.
2014.4 Launched AR Genetic testing kit.
2014.8 Affiliation with Genesis Medical Clinic Roppongi, the first Genetic Test Focused Private Clinic in Japan.
2015.7 Launched Television Commercials on major networks in Japan for both Genesis Healthcare and GeneLife. Product users exceed 420,000 making GeneLife the largest selling genetic kit in Japan and Asia.
2015.8 aunch of BRCA1/2 Familial Breast Cancer test as a screening test to medical institutions in Japan
2015.11 Expansion of DTC services to Asian Countries.