Dr. Sheela Nampoothiri becomes co-chair of ICMR’s Rare Diseases National Consortium’s expert committee

Dr. Ratna Puri from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi is the Chairperson of the expert committee

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New Delhi: Dr. Sheela Nampoothiri, Head, Paediatric Genetics, Amrita Hospitals, Kochi has been selected as the co-chair and member of the Rare Diseases National Consortium, an expert committee under the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) for research related to the treatment of rare diseases.
Dr. Ratna Puri from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi is the Chairperson of the expert committee. Dr. Ashwin Dalal, Center for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD) in Hyderabad, Dr. Mamta Muranjan of KEM Hospital, Dr. K.S. Meenakshi Bhatt of Centre for Human Genetics, Bangalore, Dr. Neerja Gupta of All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi and Dr. Sujatha Jagadeesh, of MediScan, Chennai are the other members of the panel.