Noor Dawany, PhD

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Noor Dawany, PhD, is a bioinformatics scientist in the Very Early Onset Inflammatory Bowel Disease (VEO-IBD) Clinic at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training


Post-doctoral fellow in Computational Biology - The Wistar Institute, Philadelphia, PA

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Mathematics and Biology - Spalding University, Louisville, KY

Graduate Degree

PhD in Biomedical Engineering - Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Bioinformatics Scientist III

Departments and Services




Kelsen JR, Dawany N, Moran CJ, Petersen BS, Sarmady M, Sasson A, Pauly-Hubbard H, Martinez A, Maurer K, Soong J, Rappaport E, Franke A, Keller A, Winter HS, Mamula P, Piccoli D, Art is D, Sonnenberg GF, Daly M, Sullivan KE, Baldassano RN, Devoto M. Exome sequencing analysis reveals variant s in primary immunodeficiency genes in patient s with very early onset inflammatory bowel disease. Gastroenterology. 2015 Nov;149(6):1415-24. PubMed PMID: 26193622.


Dawany N, Showe LC, Kossenkov AV, Chang C, Ive P, Conradie F, Stevens W, Sanne I, Azzoni L, Montaner LJ. Identification of a 251 gene expression signature that can accurately
detect M. tuberculosis in patients with and without HIV co-infection. PLoS One. 2014;9(2):e89925. PubMed PMID: 24587128; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3934945.

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2015 - present, Member, The American Society of Human Genetics