Genetics Laboratories at Kennedy Krieger Institute
The Genetics Laboratories at the Kennedy Krieger Institute provide accredited clinical tests to aid the diagnosis of patients with disorders of metabolism and/or disorders associated with intellectual disability.
Laboratory services are divided into two specialized sections. These sections include:
|Biochemical Genetics||Peroxisomal Diseases|
Our expert staff, most of whom hold joint faculty appointments at both the Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, provide timely results and detailed interpretations with the opportunity for clinical consultation.
We also provide research services for non-diagnostic samples from humans and non-human species. These services are offered to the life science, biotech, pharmaceutical and the nutraceutical industries. We specialize in lipid measurements for NIH and FDA sponsored research.
Samples may include:
Accreditation, Certification & Licensure:
The Genetics Laboratories is certified by the Department of Health and Human Services under CLIA ID #21D0649789, accredited by CAP #1353022, and licensed by the States of Maryland lab permit #802 and Pennsylvania lab permit 033873. The Kennedy Krieger Institute's EIN is #52-1524965 and the laboratory NPI# is 1649595141.
Laboratory staff participate in the quality assurance and proficiency testing program (Biochemical Genetics Survey) offered by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the European Research Network for Evaluation and Improvement of Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment of Inherited Disorders of Metabolism (ERNDIM).
Contact the Genetics Laboratories:
The Genetics Laboratories can be reached at (443) 923-2788.
Kennedy Krieger Institute Genetics Laboratories
707 North Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205
Kennedy Krieger Institute Genetics Lab Billing Department
Attn: Ann Snitcher
Phone: (443) 923-2788
Fax: (443) 923-2755
Tax ID: 52-1524965
NPI Number: 1649595141
As of May 1, 2017, we will no longer be offering peroxisomal testing in skin fibroblasts. We will continue to offer prenatal testing in cultured cells.
As of July 1, 2015, all cytogenetics testing has been transferred to Johns Hopkins Hospital. For more information about cytogenetics testing, please contact them at 443-923-2785.