- PROFESSOR | Genetics and Genomic Sciences
- PROFESSOR | Pediatrics
- Clinical Genetics - MD
- Hospital Affiliation
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
Co-Director, Cardiovascular Genetics
Medical Director, MS in Genetic Counseling
Dysmorphology, Syndrome diagnosis
Prenatal Genetic Counseling and Testing
Movement Disorders; Huntington disease testing and counseling
- Birth Defects
- Breast Cancer
- Colorectal Cancer
- Craniofacial Anomalies
- Delayed Sexual Development
- DiGeorge Syndrome
- Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS)
- Fragile X Syndrome
- Gaucher Disease
- Genetic Counseling
- Huntington's Disease
- Intellectual Disability
- Klinefelter Syndrome
- Limb Anomalies
- Marfan Syndrome
- Multiple Congenital Anomalies
- Noonan Syndrome
- Ovarian Cancer
- Prader-Willi Syndrome
- Prenatal Diagnosis
- Rett Syndrome
- Short Stature
- Turner Syndrome
MBBS, Christian Medical College
MD, Postgraduate Inst. of Med Ed & Research
Brown Memorial Hospital
Fellowship, Hem-Clin Pathology
University College Hospital
Fellowship, Clinical Genetics
St. George's Hospital - London, UK
Fellowship, Pediatrics/Med Gen
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Thomas AC, Kelsell DP, Norgett EE, Hill T, Barton S, Dale BA, Sprecher E, Sheridan E, Taylor AE, Wilroy RS, Delozier C, Burrows N, Goodyear H, Fleckman P, Stephens KG, Mehta L, Watson RM, Graham R, Wolf R, Slavotinek A, Martin M, Bourn D, Mein CA, O'Toole EA, Cullup T. ABCA12 is the major harlequin ichthyosis gene. J Invest Dermatol 2006; 126(11): 2408-2413.
Kamnasaran D, Chen CP, Cox DW, Mehta L, Devriendt K. Defining a holoprosencephaly locus on human chromosome 14q13 and characterization of potential candidate genes. Genomics 2005; 85: 608-621.
Johnston J, Olivos-Glander I, Turner J, Aleck K, Bird LM, Biesecker LG, Schimke RN, Heilstedt H, Spence JE, Blancato J, Mehta L. Clinical and molecular delineation of the Greig cephalopolysyndactyly contiguous gene deletion syndrome and its distinction from acrocallosal syndrome. Am J Med Genet 2003; 123A: 236-242.
King MC, New York Breast Cancer Study Group , Mandell JB, Marks JH. Breast and ovarian cancer risks due to inherited mutations in BRCA1 and BRCA2. Science 2003; 302: 643-646.
Young ID, Mehta L, Cook JP. Changing demography of trisomy 18. Arch Dis Child 1986; 61: 1035-1036.
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