St John's Medical College

Research - Biochemistry

  

The Department of Biochemistry, St Johns Medical College & Hospitals is actively involved in research activities. A large number of research activities are conducted by the faculty and the postgraduate students.

Specific areas of research include:

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Faculty involved

1

Association of methylmalonic acid and lean body mass and fat mass during early pregnancy

Dr Anita R Bijoor,

Dr Ravikumar R

2

Vitamin D status in Indian women:

Dr Reshma Raghu ,

Dr Anitha Devanath

3

Serum Vitamin B12, Folic acid & Homocysteine in Stroke

Dr Jyothi D N,

Dr Anita R Bijoor

4

Association of vitamin D with adiposity and metabolic syndrome

Dr Kumuthini N,

Dr Anita R Bijoor

5

Type II DM and CA Breast

Dr Anita R Bijoor,

Dr Madhuri MC

6

Serum protein electrophoresis evaluation

Dr Rashni BJ,

Dr Sultana Furruqh

7

Comparison between estimated GFR & Creatinine Clearance

Dr Madhuri MC, Dr Radhika K

8

Serum magnesium levels in Type II DM & Hypothyroidism

Sr. Sheeja, Dr Vinod George Thykadavil

9

Troponin I in Coronary artery disease

Deepthi, Dr Anitha Devanath

10

Introduction of serum separator tube for blood collection:

 

Sangeeth Kumar, Dr Anitha Devanath

11

Dyslipedimia in PCOIS

Priya Raj, Dr Vinod George Thykadavil

12

Stability of calibrators beyond manufacturer stated period

Ahlad T O, Dr Anitha Devanath, Dr Shubha N Prakash

13

Comparison of PT performances between two chemistry analysers

Susmita Paul, Dr Anita R Bijoor

14

A pilot study of Serum sodium level in controlled and uncontrolled diabetes

Thomas C K, Dr Vinod George Thykadavil

 

15

Evaluation of measured creatinine clearance with known IDMS method

Viswedenu, Dr Geraldine Menezes

Ongoing Projects/Research areas:  

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Title

Faculty involved

Funding source

1

The utility of urinary nephrin level as a biomarker of early glomerular injury in hypertensive patients and the effect of treatment with ACEI/ARB on the urinary nephrin levels

Dr Anitha Devanath,

Dr. Jayakumari,

Dr. Shubha N Prakash

 

RGUHS

2

Role of genetic polymorphism in Vitamin D Binding Protein in Variation in response of serum Vitamin D to Vitamin D Supplementation

Dr Jayakumari S,

Dr Anitha Devanath,

Dr Shubha N Prakash

 

RGUHS

3

Evaluation of patient knowledge & compliance regarding OGTT protocol

Dr Harini C, Dr Jayakumari S

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4

Analytical process-six sigma methodology:

Dr Nishtha Wadhwa, Dr Anitha Devanath

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5

Perception and applicability of measurement uncertainty in quantitative parameters amongst clinicians & laboratory personnel

Dr Kavyashree PS, Dr Anitha Devanath

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6

Evaluation of electrolyte estimation in whole blood vs serum

Jikku Teresa, Dr Anita R Bijoor

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7

Comparison between AST/ALT and GGT in non alcoholic fatty liver disease:

Dr Swetha Bheema, Dr Vinod George Thykadavil

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8

Serum ceruloplasmin and Troponin I in Myocardial Infarction

Dr Sweta Das, Dr Anita R Bijoor

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9

Comparison of auto LDL and calculated LDL from Freidwalds formula.

Nayana Babu,

Dr Anita R Bijoor,

Dr Shubha N Prakash

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10

Evaluation of critical value notification at Clinical Biochemistry laboratory in a tertiary care hospital

Stella Susan Peter,

Dr Girish K S.

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11

Identification & characterisation of the bioactive compounds of FIRMIANA COLORATA and evaluation of its medicinal properties:

Bi Bi Hajira,

Dr Geraldine Menezes.

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