Areas of research

  • Chromosomal disorders and single gene diseases particularly autism, neurodegenerative disorders with focus on inborn errors of metabolism, genodermatoses and skeletal dysplasias.
  • Creating a database of ‘Disease-ome’ in India for the various genetic diseases. This may help in rapid screening, diagnosis and prevention.
  • Harnessing the gene editing technology CRISPR-CAS9 systems to understand mechanism of genetic disease and design strategies for therapy