Basic education was completed in Mumbai, India. MD Paediatric in 1989 from Bombay University. Developed interest in Paediatric Genetic and Metabolic disorders while working at Paediatric Research Lab (PRL) of IEM Hospital, Mumbai.
After completion of Paediatric education, attended various training programmes nationally and in Europe and gained knowledge and experience in Clinical and Laboratory aspects of Inborn Errors of Metabolism. Colleagues from Vienna, Graz, Innsbruck, Heidelberg, Nijmegen and Madrid helped him tremendously in learning techniques and science of IEM.
While continuing these educational activities, established first Private Clinical and Lab dedicated to IEM in 1998 in Navi Mumbai (New Bombay). Currently a team of 15 people is managing our clinic and Lab, known as NIRMAN. On an average we see and manage 2,000 to 2,500 new Paediatric patients, suspected with IEM every year.
Over the last 24 years we has published at least 60 papers and presented in various national and international conferences.
Jalan is also visiting various centres in India to conduct Metabolic / Neurometabolic clinics – viz Hyderabad, Chennai, Coimbatore, Bangalore, Nagpur etc.
Jalan and his team have published a book on Inborn Errors of Metabolism for Paediatricians of India – “IEM in Critically ill Newborns”.
Anil Jalan is also a visiting Professor of Paediatrics at SRMC Medical College, Chennai and Adjunct Professor at Manipal University, Manipal.
He is also an active member of Task force on Small Molecule diseases of ICMR (Indian Council of Medical research).