Dr. Namitha Kumar's Profile
MA - English, PhD (Psychology)
Her deepest passion is working on human experience of disability. She holds a PhD in Psychology. She is also interested in experiences of chronic and genetic illnesses.
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World Down Syndrome Day is marked on 21st March each year to celebrate children and adults with Down syndrome and focus on specific issues.
World Rare Disease Day is marked on the last day of February each year to raise awareness about rare diseases.
International Congenital Heart Defect Day is marked each year on 14th February to raise awareness of genetic heart defects in children and adults,
An international workshop was held in Bangalore in February 2018 to discuss about the current status of prevalent blood and bleeding disorders in India.
Stem cell researchers have reversed a genetic condition called Prader Willi syndrome in brain cells in the lab by turning on previously silenced genes.