Dr. Mayank Nilay is MD (Pediatrics); DM (Medical Genetics) from the esteemed Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow. He is trained in various areas and aspects pertaining to Medical Genetics (Fetal-autopsy procedures, Prenatal testing/Haemophilia/Thalassemia/SMA/IEM/Cancer Genetics and can thoroughly conduct prenatal and peri-conceptional counseling (couples with recurrent spontaneous abortions/bad obstetric history). He has been actively involved in the management of children with neurometabolic conditions. In addition, he has exposure to various molecular laboratory techniques like MLPA, cytogenetic microarray, NGS based techniques and possesses knowledge of the most commonly used tools and various software used in molecular genetics. His areas of special interest are clinical dysmorphology, neurogenetics, inborn errors of metabolism, counseling, and management of genetic disorders, cytogenetic and molecular testing, and genomic research. Apart from Clinical Genetics, he is well versed in General pediatrics including vaccination, emergency care, malnutrition, and obesity management; with special interests in pediatric neurology, hematology, pulmonology, and gastroenterology. He has started the Medical Genetics Department at PGICH, Noida. He has also started a 4-week observership program in Neurogenetics & Developmental Pediatrics at PGICH, Noida (http://ssphpgti.ac.in/medical-genetics/).
Dr. Mayank Nilay has published around 15 original research articles in reputed international journals. His special interests are in Medical genetics, Pediatric neurology, Pediatric endocrinology, and Developmental pediatrics.