Dinesh Rakheja, MD
I am an Associate Professor of Pathology and Pediatrics and the Division chief of Pediatric Pathology. I hold the John Lawrence and Patsy Louise Goforth Chair in Pathology. I did my medical schooling at All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, and pathology residencies at Maulana Azad Medical College (Delhi University) and UT Southwestern Medical Center. I trained in gastrointestinal pathology and neuropathology as a senior resident (fellow equivalent) at GB Pant Hospital (Delhi University) and completed a pediatric pathology fellowship at UT Southwestern/Children’s Medical Center.
I study the genetics and metabolism of childhood cancer and have further specific interests in tumor tissue banking, establishing primary pediatric cancer cell lines, and developing laboratory assays for diagnostic, prognostic, and therapeutic targets in pediatric cancers.