In 2011 a group of us visited two centres in India, the Fetal Care Research Foundation in Chennai and the KEM Hospital in Mumbai, where Tanya and I were guests of Dr Mamta Muranjan, Additional Professor of Paediatrics. The group consisted of Tanya Collin-Histed (CEO, UK Gauchers Association), Dr Uma Ramaswami (Consultant Metabolic Paediatrician, Addenbrooke’s Hospital), Niamh Finnegan (LSD Clinical Nurse Specialist, GOSH), Christine Lavery (CEO, MPS Society), and Malcolm Johnson (Genzyme).
While I had been working with Dr Jagadeesh in Chennai for a number of years, it was the first time I had had the privilege of accompanying colleagues to her centre. It was also the first time I had visited KEM hospital. A detailed report is available in the UK Gauchers Association newsletter here.
Some pictures from the visit