Dr. Sridevi Hegde

Consultant, Genetics


MBBS; Bangalore Medical College. | DCH; Bombay University. | Ph.D. (Medical Genetics); St. John’s Medical College & Hospitals. | DAAD scholarship; Institute of Human Genetics, University of Bonn

Fellowship & Membership

  • IAP: Indian Academy Of Paediatrics.
  • SIAMG: Society of Indian Academy Medical Genetics.
  • Joint secretary – Bangalore Association of Paediatrics.
  • Executive committee member.
  • Society for fetal medicine and genetics.
  • Perinatology committee (FOGSY).
  • Indian society of prenatal diagnosis and therapy.
  • Life member – Bangalore Paediatric society.
  • Member – Indian society of human genetics.
  • Member – genetic chapter – Indian academy of paediatrics.
  • Life member – Indian association for cancer research.
  • Member for the Planning & Programme Committee for designing the Biotechnology Gallery at Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, Bangalore

Field of Expertise

  • Over 35 years of extensive experience in the field of Medical Genetics, Cytogenetics, Dysmorphology, Pre-natal Diagnosis, Molecular Genetics & Genetic counseling.
  • Underwent advanced training under DAAD fellowship at the Institute of Human Genetics, University of Bonn (Germany) in 1990.
  • Observer (Genetics Dept) at Yale University and Louisiana State University in 1999.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards & Achievements

  • Setup Department of Medical Genetics, Manipal Hospital, Bangalore in 1998.
  • Set up M.Sc. in Human Genetics in September 1998 in Sri Ramchandra Medical College (Porur, Chennai)
  • Board of studies member, Senate member, and visiting faculty.
  • Set up a “ Walk Through – Genetic Science” at Vishveshwaria Museum, Bangalore in 2000.
  • Started Certificate course in Genetic Counseling in 2014 at Manipal Hospital, Bangalore.Ph.D.
  • Guide for Sri Rajiv Gandhi University of Medical Sciences (Karnataka) and MAHE University (Manipal).
  • Invited as the PI in New Millenium Indian Leadership Technology Initiative (NMITLI Project) & the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).
  • Part of the first ICMR screening project for cases of intellectual disability caused by chromosome/metabolic abnormalities and IEM.
  • Awarded a centre of excellence for glioma research in the Indian Institute of Science on successful completion of the glioma project, DBT.
  • 10 years of ICMR multicentric research projects from 1982- 1992
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