Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics


Laboratory: Laboratory for molecular diagnostics, Department of Clinical Biochemistry  (LMD-KKB)

Mailing address:  Laboratory for molecular diagnostics, Faculty of Pharmacy,  Aškerčeva 7, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

Technical help: +386 (0)1 47 69 597
Fax: +386 (0)1 43 52 031

Hours of operation: 
Monday – Friday: 9.00 AM - 3.00 PM

Head: prof. dr. Joško Osredkar
E-mail: lmd@ffa.uni-lj.si

In the medicine and context of patient care, more than  75 % of clinical decisions are based solely on the results of laboratory medicine. Laboratory for molecular diagnostic (LMD) at The Department of Clinical Biochemistry was established in 2009. As a professional, scientific and pedagogical integration promoting laboratory it has a pleasure to serve physicians, patients and research community in Slovenia. A panel of 19 genetic clinical tests is available for differential diagnosis and personalized medicine in selected chronic and inborn metabolic diseases as well as pharmacogenetics and nutrigenetics. 
LMD is a Ministry of Health work permit holder, based on fulfillment of all legal requirements and regulations in the field of laboratory medicine in Slovenia. Laboratory participates in the proficiency test programs for external quality assessment (RfB,  INSTAND). 
The LMD staffs includes 3 professors, registered as specialists at European Federation of Laboratory Medicine, 1 assistant professor, 2 post-doctoral fellows all with expertise in genetics or protein analysis, and 2 experienced technicians.