Dhvanit I. Shah, PhD, is an associate professor of pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and a principal investigator at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. After completing his Ph.D. in Pharmacology in India, Dr. Shah joined a postdoctoral fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. During his postdoctoral fellowship, Dr. Shah cloned mitochondrial ATPase inhibitory factor 1 (Atpif1) and established its functional role in heme synthesis during zebrafish, mouse, and human red blood cell development (Shah DI et al., 2012 Nature).
Dr. Shah established an independent laboratory at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and became a Principal Faculty at Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Harvard Medical School, Broad Institute of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center. In 2018, Dr. Shah moved to Nationwide Children’s Hospital as an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine.