Madhuri Hegde, PhD

Madhuri Hegde is the VP and Chief Scientific Officer, Global Laboratory Services. She joined PerkinElmer on October 1, 2016. The focus of her clinical work is the development and implementation of high-throughput next generation sequencing (NGS) strategies for genomic disorders using sequence capture technologies, robotics, clinical exome and genome sequencing, and oligonucleotide array platforms. Dr. Hegde has over 20 years’ experience in clinical diagnostics which includes laboratory administration, management, extensive business and consulting experience in life science, genomic tools, and molecular diagnostic companies, from start-up to established organizations, and a proven record of driving revenue growth and profitability through growing existing businesses, building new businesses, and developing strategies to enter new markets by effectively influencing others to achieve shared goals. Dr. Hegde has extensive knowledge of CLIA regulations related to LDTs and NGS and a strong understanding of current reimbursement landscape and new CPT coding guidelines. Most recently Dr. Hegde was with Emory Genetics Laboratory in Atlanta where she was Professor, Human Genetics and Pediatrics and Executive Director and Chief Scientific Officer of Emory Genetics Laboratory. She received a B.Sc. and a M.Sc. from the University of Bombay, India, and a Ph.D. from the University of Auckland, New Zealand. She completed post-doctoral studies at Baylor College of Medicine and is American Board of Medical Genetics certified in Clinical Molecular Genetics.

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