Prenatal Diagnosis And Fetal Medicine

In recent years new methods and technologies have brought about remarkable advances in prenatal diagnosis and genetic testing. The Centre for Human Genetics, Bangalore is pleased to announce an intensive course covering these exciting developments. Concurrently, on November 10, under the auspices of the Fetal Medicine Foundation of India a one-day workshop will be conducted at Bangalore Fetal Medicine Centre for a limited number of participants, for which separate registration is necessary.


  • First trimester ultrasound screening and outcomes
  • fetal dysmorphology
  • fetal echocardiography: scope and limitations
  • chromosomal disorders in pregnancy and their investigation
  • ESACS and other chromosome markers and mosaicism
  • cancer in pregnancy
  • FISH, micro-arrays and next generation sequencing in prenatal diagnosis
  • pre-implantation genetic diagnosis
  • ethical issues in prenatal and pre-implantation diagnosis
  • tri-parental inheritance in mitochondrial disorders: principles and new ethical issues
  • free fetal DNA in prenatal diagnosis
  • twinning and therapeutic intervention in multiple pregnancies
  • registry of birth defects in India
  • peri-natal autopsy
  • placental and cord stem cell storage: realities and myths
  • newborn screening for genetic disorders

Confirmed Speakers
Prof. Dennis Lo, (Hong Kong), Prof. Albert Schinzel (Zurich), Prof. Frances Flinter (London), Prof. Rajiv Sarin (Mumbai), Dr. Shubha Phadke (Lucknow), Dr. Ratna Puri (Delhi), Dr. Madhulika Kabra (Delhi), Dr. Prathima Radhakrishnan (Bangalore), Dr. Veena Acharya (Bangalore), Dr. Anita Kaul (Delhi), Dr. K. Girisha (Manipal), Dr. Sujatha Jagadeesh (Chennai), Dr. Sunil Jaiman (Hyderabad), Dr. Jayarama Kadandale (Bangalore) and Dr. Meenakshi Bhat, Course Coordinator (Bangalore)

For details of scientific programme contact:

For registration and related matters, contact:
Ms. Jayashree Jayaraman: jayashree_chg@ibab.ac.in