Pranesh Chakraborty MD, FRCPC, FCCMG


Pranesh Chakraborty MD, FRCPC, FCCMG
Associate Professor, Physician, Division of Metabolics and Director, Newborn Screening Ontario

Office: 613-737-7600 ext. 3427
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Chakraborty Pranesh


Dr. Pranesh Chakraborty is a physician certified by the Royal College in medical biochemistry and pediatrics, with a subspecialty in biochemical genetics. He joined the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) in 2003 as a clinician seeing patients with inborn errors of metabolism (IEM). In 2006, he led the transition of Ontario's newborn screening program to Ottawa, leading to the establishment of Newborn Screening Ontario at CHEO. In 2008, he was instrumental in the founding of the Better Outcomes Registry and Network (BORN Ontario) at CHEO as a prescribed registry in Ontario. Dr. Chakraborty is a principal investigator for the Canadian Inherited Metabolic Disease Research Network, which recently was awarded a $1.5M CIHR Emerging Teams grant for rare disease research. Throughout his career, he has been involved in clinical and translational research related to IEMs.

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