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All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Nagpur

Research and Publications Biochemistry



  • John JE, John NA. Imminent risk of COVID-19 in diabetes mellitus and undiagnosed diabetes mellitus patients. The Pan African Medical Journal. 2020;36.
  • John NA, John JE. Implications of COVID-19 infections in sickle cell disease. The Pan African Medical Journal. 2020;36.
  • Asia P, Sharma A, Ahirwar AK, John JE, Gopal N. The study of ischemia modified albumin as an early biomarker of epilepsy in adolescent population: a cross-sectional study. Hormone Molecular Biology and Clinical Investigation. 2021.
  • Niranjan G, Srinivasan AR, Srikanth K, Pruthu G, Reeta R, Ramesh R, Anitha R, Valli VM. Evaluation of Circulating Plasma VEGF-A, ET-1 and Magnesium Levels as the Predictive Markers for Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy. Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry. 2019 Jul;34(3):352-6.
  • Jayanthi R, Srinivasan AR, Niranjan G. Thyroid status in premenopausal and postmenopausal women–A biochemical study on insulin resistance in non obese, overweight and obese type 2 diabetics. Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews. 2018 Nov 1;12(6):859-62.
  • Malviya A, Ahirwar AK, Tripathi SC, Asia P, Gopal N, Kaim K. COVID-19: a review on SARS-CoV-2 origin, epidemiology, virology, clinical manifestations and complications with special emphasis on adverse outcome in Bhopal gas tragedy survivor. Horm Mol Biol Clin Invest. 2021. (Accepted for publication)
  • Singh S, Ahirwar AK, Asia P, Gopal N, Kaim K, Ahirwar P. COVID-19 and neurology perspective. Horm Mol Biol Clin Invest. 2021
  • Ahirwar AK, Asia P, Sakarde A, Bhardwaj S. COVID 19 Outbreak: Potential of Biochemistry Specialty. Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry. 2020 Apr 18:1-2.
  • Ahirwar AK, Asia P, Sakarde A, Kaim K. COVID-19 outbreak–Diabetes aspect and perspective. Current Medicine Research and Practice. 2020 May 19.
  • Pal A, Ahirwar AK, Sakarde A, Asia P, Gopal N, Alam S, Kaim K, Ahirwar P, Sorte SR. COVID-19 and cardiovascular disease: a review of current knowledge. Horm Mol Biol Clin Investig. 2021 Feb 4. doi: 10.1515/hmbci-2020-0052. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33544511.
  • Muthuvattur Pallath M, Ahirwar AK, Chandra Tripathi S, Asia P, Sakarde A, Gopal N. COVID-19 and nutritional deficiency: a review of existing knowledge. Horm Mol Biol Clin Investig. 2021 Feb 3. doi: 10.1515/hmbci-2020-0074. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33544528.
  • Bansod S, Ahirwar AK, Sakarde A, Asia P, Gopal N, Alam S, Kaim K, Ahirwar P, Sorte SR. COVID-19 and geriatric population: from pathophysiology to clinical perspectives. Horm Mol Biol Clin Investig. 2021 Feb 3. doi: 10.1515/hmbci-2020-0053. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33544506.
  • Tripathi SC, Deshmukh V, Creighton CJ, Patil A. Renal Carcinoma Is Associated With Increased Risk of Coronavirus Infections. Front Mol Biosci. 2020 Nov 20;7:579422. doi: 10.3389/fmolb.2020.579422. eCollection 2020.
  • Fahrmann JF, Vykoukal J, Fleury A, Tripathi S, Dennison JB, Murage E, Wang P, Yu CY, Capello M, Creighton CJ, Do KA, Long JP, Irajizad E, Peterson C, Katayama H, Disis ML, Arun B , Hanash S. Association between plasma diacetylspermine and tumor spermine synthase with outcome in triple negative breast cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2019 Sep 10. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djz182. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Capello M, Vykoukal JV, Katayama H, Bantis LE, Wang H, Kundnani DL, Aguilar-Bonavides C, Aguilar M, Tripathi SC, Dhillon DS, Momin AA, Peters H, Katz MH, Alvarez H, Bernard V, Ferri-Borgogno S, Brand R, Adler DG, Firpo MA, Mulvihill SJ, Molldrem JJ, Feng Z, Taguchi A, Maitra A, Hanash SM. Exosomes harbor B cell targets in pancreatic adenocarcinoma and exert decoy function against complement-mediated cytotoxicity. Nat Commun. 2019 Jan 16;10(1):254. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-08109-6.
  • Tripathi SC, Jolly MK, Mani SA, Levine H. Characterizing the Multi-Faceted Dynamics of Tumor Cell Plasticity. Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences. 2020;7.
  • Deshmukh V, Tripathi SC, Pandey A, Deshmukh V, Patil A, Sontakke B, Vykoukal J. COVID-19: a conundrum to decipher.
  • Shivnani, D., Raman, E.V. & Amle, D. The COVID TIDE Approach: A Protocol for Safe Tracheostomy Practice in COVID Patients. Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg (2021).
  • Amle DB, Patnayak RL, Verma V, Singh GK, Jain V, Khodiar PK, Patra PK. VEGF Promoter Region 18-bp Insertion-Deletion Polymorphism in Sickle Cell Disease Patients with Microalbuminuria: A Pilot Study. Indian Journal of Hematology and Blood Transfusion. 2019 Apr;35(2):278-83.


Ongoing Projects:

Name : Dr Jyoti Elgiva John:

  • Ischemia modified albumin in hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (Principal Investigator)
  • ICMR-Task-Force on ‘OMICS’ in Health & Disease 2021- Concept Paper submitted . multiomics study for stratification of Pre-Diabetes individuals at risk of developing Diabetes. (Co-Investigator).
  • The study of serum creatinine phosphokinase as an early biomarker of Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome. (Co-Investigator).

Name : Dr. Niranjan Gopal 
Title: Diagnostic accuracy of Urinary Albumin-to-Creatinine Ratio (UACR) in Screening for Chronic kidney disease in patients with Diabetes: A community based cross-sectional study

Name: Dr. Satyendra Chandra Tripathi:

          Prognostic and mechanistic evaluation of PSME1 in lung cancer (SERB-DST funded)

  • A cross-sectional study to compare the serum Vitamin D, Vitamin B12 and Folic Acid levels in diabetes with or without nephropathy
  • Profiling of coronavirus receptors in various cancers using bioinformatic approach 

Name: Dr. Dnyanesh Balkrishna Amle

  • Assessment of spectrophotometric properties of Haemoglobin in subjects with COVID-19 – A pilot study.
  • Awareness of hypertension and demographic factors Influencing hypertension treatment among rural population of Krishna district.
  • Laryngomalacia- when to intervene?  Decision Making for Management of Laryngomalacia

Name: Dr Apurva Sakarde

  • “Ischemia Modified Albumin in Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy”.
  • “Effectiveness of multiple teaching learning methods in improving the communication skills and attitude of first MBBS students for pre-analytical preparation of patients giving fasting and post meal blood sugar samples”.
  • “A cross-sectional study to compare the serum Vitamin D, Vitamin B12 and Folic Acid levels in Diabetes with or without Nephropathy”.

Name: Mr. Roshan Takhelmayum:
Ongoing projects: The study of biochemical parameters and viral load in COVID-19 patients with and without complications. (Co-Investigator)

Name : Jancy K Jose 

  • A cross-sectional study to compare the serum Vitamin D, Vitamin B12 and Folic Acid levels in Diabetes with or without Nephropathy.
  • Assessing the impact and effectiveness of Self Directed Learning (SDL) intervention in Biochemistry among the first year MBBS students.
  • Assessment of the factors affecting pre-test preparation of patients for estimation of blood glucose levels.