Dr. Ashwin Dalal

Head, Diagnostics Division at CDFD
Co-principal Investigator-NGC


MD in Pediatrics from Goa Medical College, Goa University

DM in Medical Genetics from Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow India

Dr Ashwin Dalal is a recipient of Gold Medal in his MBBS exams. He did his post graduation in Pediatrics from Goa Medical College, Goa University in 2002. After working for 1 year as a Senior Resident in Goa Medical College, he joined the DM course for super specialization in Medical Genetics. During his DM course he gained expertise in fields of Clinical genetics, Molecular and Biochemical genetics and Fetal medicine, under the able guidance of Dr Shubha Phadke. He has published a number of papers in National and International journals. After completing DM in Medical Genetics, he joined Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics in April 2007. His interests include Dysmorphology, Neurogenetics and Fetal Medicine.

  • Vineeth VS, Das Bhowmik A, Balakrishnan S, Dalal A, Aggarwal S (2019). Homozygous PCDH12 variants result in phenotype of cerebellar ataxia, dystonia, retinopathy and dysmorphism. Journal of Human Genetics 64(2):183-189.
  • Narayanan DL, Matta D, Gupta N, Kabra M, Ranganath P, Aggarwal S, Phadke SR, Datar C, Gowrishankar K, Kamate M, Jain JMN, (2019). Spectrum of ARSA variations in Asian Indian patients with Arylsulfatase A deficient metachromatic leukodystrophy. Journal of Human Genetics doi: 10.1038/s10038-019-0560-1 [Epub ahead of print]
  • Tallapaka K, Aggarwal S, Bhattacherjee A, Das Bhowmik A, Dalal A (2019). Co-occurrence of Leber congenital amaurosis and Meckel syndrome type I in a fetus: is there a lesson to be learned? Molecular Syndromology doi: 10.1159/000496280. [Epub ahead of print]