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All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Nagpur

  • Designation: Professor
  • Qualification: MBBS, MD
    Diploma in Cancer Prevention and Control & Diploma in molecular prevention of cancer: National cancer Institute, N.I.H. , Bethesda, U.S.A., P.G. Diploma in Biomedical Informatics (Bioinformatics Institute of India)
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        Areas of interest : 

  • Cytology
  • Cancer 
  • Genetics
  • Immunology





Membership & Training

  • Membership & Training

    Membership of Scientific Societies & training:
    •    Life member Indian Association of Pathologists & Microbiologists
    •    Co-opted fellow of INDIACLEN( Indian association of clinical Epidemiology)
    •    Life member : Indian Academy of Cytologists
    •    Life member & President: Association of cytologists of Maharashtra
    •    Life member & former president: Vidarbha Association of Pathologists & Microbiologists
    •    Life member: Academy of medical Sciences & IMA Nagpur.

    Short term trainings:
    •    Clinical Hepatopathology
    •    Advanced course in Medical Education Technology
    •    LAMP: Leadership and management training : INDIACLEN


  • Evaluation of role of intraoperative cytology techniques in diagnosis and management of cancer: Dr Yashika jaiswal; Dr Rasika Gadkari: J of Cytology, vol 37, issue 3,j 2020, 126-130
  • Comparative study of manual  liquid-based cytology [ MLBC ] technique and direct     smear technique [ Conventional ] on fine needle cytology / fine-needle aspiration cytology samples.Prajakta Suresh pawar; Rasika Uday Gadkari; Sunil Y Swami; Anil R Joshi J Cytol 2014; 31: 83-6.
  • Utility of PAP induced fluorescence in cytodiagnosis of extrapulmonary tuberculosis : Ajay Junghare, Rasika Gadkari et al, Acta cytologica, 6(49), 600-604, 2005 PMID No:16450898  
  • Efficacy of FNC in diagnosis of stage 3 and 4 cervical carcinoma: Rasika Gadkari,Meena pangarkar, Seema dandige, Maitreyee Munshi,Asha Kher,Acta Cytologica, 2(43), march-april  1999 PMID No: 10097695
  • Prognostic Evaluation of morphological subtypes of acute lymphoblastic leukemia and its clinicohematologic associations: Rasika Gadkari, Anuradha Shrikhande,Meenal Warhadpande,Shobha Grover, Indian Journal Hemat Bld Transfusion 1993:11;161-169


1.Principle Investigator: Pediatric HIV Microbial Profile: USAID-INCLEN funded
2. Atlas Of Cancer In India(ICMR,WHO funded) Coordinator

1.    Non tobacco related cancer-the Y dimension: INCLEN annual conference 2002, Kunming ,China
2.    Paper presentation : Plenary session Prognostic Evaluation of morphological subtypes of acute   
lymphoblastic leukemia and its clinicohematologic associations, IAPM  National conference, Pune, 1991
3.    State conference moderator for slide seminar 2013-15
4.    Faculty for workshops and CMES on Gynaec Cytology, research methodology, telepathology, Thyroid cytology,  oral cancer, Medical education technology, blood banking, flow cytometry, ancillary techniques, endometrial pathology , renal cytology : at national, state and local levels.
5.     Quiz Master: Conducted UG and PG quiz at state level.

Honors and Awards:
1.    University best student: 1981
2.    President : Association of Cytologists of Maharashtra
3.    President Vidarbha Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists
4.    Executive member: Maharashtra chapter of IAPM