Carlos E. Prada, MD, is an assistant professor of clinical genetics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center within the UC Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Prada is also the clinical director for the RASopathies program at Cincinnati Children's Hospital. Dr. Prada graduated from the Universidad Industrial de Santander in Bucaramanga, Colombia. He completed a combined pediatrics and human genetics residency at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, then completed a fellowship in clinical biochemical genetics there as well.
Dr. Prada divides his time between Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and Fundación Cardiovascular in Bucaramanga, Colombia in South America. As an assistant professor of human genetics at Cincinnati Children's within the UC Department of Pediatrics, Dr. Prada spends the majority of his time caring for patients with RASopathies, lysosomal storage diseases, and metabolic disorders. He participates in natural history studies of genetic diseases, biomarker discovery, and clinical trials for novel therapies including gene therapy. He is also actively involved in the education of health care providers regarding the application of genetics for patient care, including newborn screening, and gene therapy.
Dr. Prada has expertise in telehealth and he is the director for a Telegenetics program in the Caribbean. He has developed a partnership with the Centro de Ginecologia y Obstetricia to follow children with complex rare diseases in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. In the Fundación Cardiovascular de Colombia, Dr. Prada is the director of the Center for Genomics and Metabolism.
diseases; metabolic diseases; neurofibromatosis
screening; neurofibromatosis; lysosomal storage diseases; RASopathies
Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics
Genetics, Rasopathy, Neurofibromatosis