Diana Bianchi

Natalie V. Zucker Professor of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Tufts University School of Medicine

Diana W. Bianchi is the Executive Director of the Mother Infant Research Institute at Tufts Medical Center and the Natalie V. Zucker Professor of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology at Tufts University School of Medicine. She is also Vice Chair for Pediatric Research at the Floating Hospital for Children, Boston. Dr. Bianchi received her M.D. from Stanford University School of Medicine. She received her residency training in Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital, Boston and her postdoctoral fellowship training in both Medical Genetics and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at Harvard. She is board-certified in all three specialties and is a practicing medical geneticist with special expertise in reproductive genetics. Dr. Bianchi’s translational research focuses on prenatal genomics with the goal of advancing noninvasive prenatal DNA diagnosis and using the fetal transcriptome to develop new fetal therapies. Dr. Bianchi has published over 250 peer-reviewed articles, and is one of four authors of the book Fetology: Diagnosis and Management of the Fetal Patient. This book won the Association of American Publishers award for best textbook in clinical medicine in 2000. The second edition was published in April 2010 and is already in its third printing. It has been translated into Japanese, Mandarin, and Spanish. Dr. Bianchi is recognized locally, nationally and internationally for her leadership roles. She is Editor-in-Chief of the international journal Prenatal Diagnosis. She is a member of the National Advisory Council of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) and is a Past President of the International Society for Prenatal Diagnosis and the Perinatal Research Society. Dr. Bianchi has received multiple awards, including the Duane Alexander Award for leadership and mentorship in perinatal medicine from the NICHD, and the Christopher Columbus Spirit of Discovery Award and the Distinguished Faculty Award, both from Tufts University

Diana Bianchi will be speaking at:

Prenatal testing in the genomics era

2016/06/28 09:20 - 09:40

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