Diana W. Bianchi, M.D.
Director, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development & Head of Prenatal Genomics and Therapy Section, Genetics Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute
Dr. Diana Bianchi, Director of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), oversees a research mission that encompasses human development, reproductive health, pediatrics, and rehabilitation. She received her MD from Stanford University, with postgraduate training in Pediatrics, Medical Genetics and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. She is a member of the National Academy of Medicine. Dr. Bianchi received the 2015 Neonatal Landmark Award (American Academy of Pediatrics) and the 2016 Maureen Andrew Award for Mentorship (Society for Pediatric Research). Dr. Bianchi’s own genomics research aims to develop new prenatal therapies for genetic disorders.