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Il Laboratorio di Diagnostica Molecolare

Artigiani del DNA dal 1998


The Laboratory of molecular diagnostic (LDM) is a company authorized and specialized by the competent Authority in the application of molecular biology to diagnosis of genetic diseases, in the detection of microorganisms DNA/RNA and in the forensic genetic analyses as authorized by the Swiss Department of Justice and Police in Bern. .


The company was established in 1998 in Lugano and is the first Swiss laboratory specifically and exclusively dedicated to molecular analyses, daily performed by means of PCR (DNA amplification) and sequencing and the only Swiss laboratory executing forensic analyses for public Institutions.


LDM is a reliable laboratory, working with both public and private hospitals and with analyses laboratories and medical studie in Switzerland and abroad. LDM constantly invest in applied research.


Analyses are accomplished and delivered on a dayly basis, the staff boasts of an advanced education, making the Laboratory of Molecular Diagnostics (LDM) an established reality in Switzerland since more than 20 years.

The Direction Team


The Laboratory of molecular diagnostic (LDM) is organized as a Limited Company and its supervision is committed to Dr. Gianni Soldati (CEO), Dr. FAMH Mauro Gola (Director of medical genetic analyses), Dr. FAMH Franca Baggi (Quality Manager and Director of microbiological analyses) and Dr. Michel Bottinelli, forensic geneticist (Director of forensic genetic analyses).


All analyses are accomplished at LDM by qualified personnel with academic background. The Laboratory of molecular diagnostic (LDM) is organized and managed on the base of the most strict international protocols, in order to guarantee the highest level of security and efficiency. 


Dr. Ph.D. Gianni Soldati


Dr. Ph.D. FAMH Mauro Gola
Scientific Director, Responsible for medical genetics


Dr.ssa Ph.D. FAMH Franca Baggi
Scientific Director, Responsible for microbiology and Quality Managment


Dr. Ph.D. Michel Bottinelli
Scientific Director, Responsible for Forensic Genetic

Laboratorio di Diagnostica Molecolare SA
Via G. Petrini 2
CH-6900 Lugano
+41 (0)91 9603700

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