Publications - Bio Statistics

Year 2021
1. Pradeep SP, Hoovina Venkatesh P, Manchala NR, VayalVeedu A, Basavaraju RK, Selvasundari L, Ramakrishna M, Chandrakiran Y, Krishnamurthy V, Holigi S, Thomas T, Ross CR, Dias M, Satchidanandam V. Innate Immune Cytokine Profiling and Biomarker Identification for Outcome in Dengue Patients. Front Immunol. 2021 Jul 14;12:677874. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2021.677874. PMID: 34335578; PMCID: PMC8318829.
2. Kulkarni B, Peter R, Ghosh S, Pullakhandam R, Thomas T, Reddy GB, Rajkumar H, Kapil U, Deb S, Johnston R, Agrawal PK, Wagt AD, Kurpad AV, Sachdev HPS. Prevalence of Iron Deficiency and its Sociodemographic Patterning in Indian Children and Adolescents: Findings from the Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey 2016–18, The Journal of Nutrition, 2021;, nxab145,
3. Nadiger, N., Devi, S., Thomas, T., Sivadas, A., Raj-Kuriyan, R., Govindaraj, S., Kurpad, A. V., & Mukhopadhyay, A. (2021). Protocol for a prospective, observational, deep phenotyping study on adipose epigenetic and lipidomic determinants of metabolic homoeostasis in South Asian Indians: the Indian Diabetes and Metabolic Health (InDiMeT) study. BMJ open, 11(5), e043644.
4. Pullakhandam R, Agrawal PK, Peter R, Ghosh S, Reddy GB, Kulkarni B, Thomas T, Kurpad AV, Sachdev HPS, Porwal A, Khan N, Ramesh S, Acharya R, Sarna A, Kapil U, Rajkumar H, Wagt AD, Deb S, Johnston R. Prevalence of low serum zinc concentrations in Indian children and adolescents: findings from the Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey 2016–18, The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2021;, nqab066, 5. John AT, Makkar S, Swaminathan S, Minocha S, Webb P, Kurpad AV, Thomas T*.Factors influencing household pulse consumption in India: A multilevel model analysis,Global Food Security,29,2021,100534,
6. Finkelstein JL, Fothergill A, Krisher JT, Thomas T, Kurpad AV, Dwarkanath P (2021) Maternal vitamin B12 deficiency and perinatal outcomes in southern India. PLoS ONE 16(4): e0248145.
7. Sumathi S, Mahshid D, Michael RJ, Thomas T, Sumathy R, David J et al. Associations of cereal grains intake with cardiovascular disease and mortality across 21 countries in Prospective Urban and Rural Epidemiology study: prospective cohort study BMJ 2021; 372 :m4948
8. Santu Ghosh, Anura V Kurpad, Harshpal S Sachdev, Tinku Thomas (2021). Inflammation correction in micronutrient deficiency with censored inflammatory biomarkers.The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Volume 113, Issue 1, January 2021, Pages 47–54,
9. Unnati Mehta, Sagnik Dey, Sourangsu Chowdhury, Santu Ghosh, Jaime E Hart, Anura Kurpad (2021).The association between ambient PM2.5 exposure and anemia outcomes amongst children under five years of age in India. Environmental Epidemiology: February 2021 - Volume 5 - Issue 1 - p e125, doi: 10.1097/EE9.0000000000000125
10. Rao SS, Reddy M, Lalitha AV, Ghosh S (2021). Electrocardiometry for Hemodynamic Categorization and Assessment of Fluid Responsiveness in Pediatric Septic Shock—A Pilot Observational Study. Indian J Crit Care Med 2021;25(2):185–192. 11. Ramachandran P, Savio J, Padaki P, Chhabra R, Veluthat C, Devaraj U, Venkatanarayan K, Krishnaswamy UM, Ghosh S, D'souza GA. A simple x-ray scoring system for the diagnosis of chronic pulmonary aspergillosis. Mycoses vol 64:7,pp788-793; 2021 July. doi:
12. G Bhanuprakash Reddy, Raghu Pullakhandam, Santu Ghosh, Naveen Boiroju, Shalini Tattari, AvulaLaxmaiah, Rajkumar Hemalatha, Umesh Kapil, Harshpal S Sachdev, Anura V Kurpad, Reply to J Sheftel et al. and N Arlappa, The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 113, Issue 6, June 2021, Pages 1709–1711,
13. Pallavi Joshi, Santu Ghosh, Sagnik Dey, Kuldeep Dixit, Rohit Kumar Choudhary, Harshal Ramesh Salve, Kalpana Balakrishnan (2021).Impact of acute exposure to ambient PM2.5 on non-trauma all-cause mortality in the megacity Delhi. Atmospheric Environment, Volume 259,2021,118548,ISSN 1352-2310, 14. G Bhanuprakash Reddy, Raghu Pullakhandam, Santu Ghosh, Naveen K Boiroju, Shalini Tattari, AvulaLaxmaiah, Rajkumar Hemalatha, Umesh Kapil, Harshpal S Sachdev, Anura V Kurpad, Reply to A Hasman et al., The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 114, Issue 1, July 2021, Pages 391–392,
15. Anura V Kurpad, Santu Ghosh, Tinku Thomas, Sulagna Bandyopadhyay, Ravinder Goswami,Arun Gupta, Piyush Gupta, Anjaly Teresa John,Umesh Kapil, Bharati Kulkarni,Rebecca Kuriyan,Jagmeet Madan, SanchitMakkar, KrishnapillaiMadhavan Nair, Raghu Pullakhandam, G Bhanuprakash Reddy, Dheeraj Shah, Harshpal S Sachdev (2021). When the cure might become the malady: the layering of multiple interventions with mandatory micronutrient fortification of foods in India. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2021;, nqab245,
16. G Bhanuprakash Reddy, Tattari Shalini, Santu Ghosh, Raghu Pullakhandam, Boiroju Naveen Kumar, Bharati Kulkarni, AvulaLaxmaiah, Umesh Kapil, Sila Deb, Rajkumar Hemalatha, Anura V Kurpad, Harshpal S. Sachdev.(2021). Prevalence of Vitamin A Deficiency and Dietary Inadequacy in Indian School-age Children and Adolescents. European Journal of Nutrition,2021,Jul 12. doi: 10.1007/s00394-021-02636-7. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34251518.
17. Subhagan H, Savio J, Padaki P, Srivastava S, Thomas P, Veerappan R, et al. A simple high-volume culture technique-Good substitute for polymerase chain reaction for the detection of Aspergillus species in bronchoalveolar lavage samples. Mycoses. 2021 Jun 28;
18. Faruqui AR, Xavier D, Kamat SK, Chandy SJ, Medhi B, Tripathi RK, et al. Safety of hydroxychloroquine in healthcare workers for COVID-19 prophylaxis. Indian J Med Res. 2021 Jan 1;153(1):219.

Year 2020
19. Ghosh S, Shivakumar N, Bandyopadhyay S, Sachdev HS, Kurpad AV, Thomas T*. An uncertainty estimate of the prevalence of stunting in national surveys: the need for better precision. BMC Public Health 20, 1634 (2020).
20. Motswagole B, Jackson J, Kobue-Lekalake R, Maruapula S, Mongwaketse T, Kwape L, Thomas T, Swaminathan S, Kurpad AV, Jackson M. The Association of General and Central Obesity with Dietary Patterns and Socioeconomic Status in Adult Women in Botswana. Journal of Obesity, vol. 2020, Article ID 4959272, 10 pages, 2020.
21. Chhajed R, Thomas T*, Swaminathan S, Kurpad AV, Mani I. (2020). Association between mustard oil consumption and body mass index in India. Public Health Nutrition, 1-26. doi:10.1017/S1368980020004632
22. Thomas S, Vigil E, Thomas T, Bellinger DC, Ramthal A, Kurpad AV, Duggan CP and Srinivasan K (2020) Antenatal Depressive Symptoms and Neurodevelopment Outcomes in Children at 30 Months. A Study From South India.Front. Psychiatry 11:486175. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2020.486175
23. Thomas T*, Singh M, Swaminathan S, Kurpad AV. Age-related differences in height gain with dairy protein and micronutrient supplements in Indian primary school children. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2020;29(2):355-362. doi:10.6133/apjcn.202007_29(2).0018
24. Srinivasan K, Thomas S, Anand S, Jayachandra M, Thomas T, Strand TA, Kurpad AV, Duggan CP. Vitamin B-12 Supplementation during Pregnancy and Early Lactation Does Not Affect Neurophysiologic Outcomes in Children Aged 6 Years, The Journal of Nutrition, Volume 150, Issue 7, July 2020, Pages 1951–1957,
25. Fernando RJ, Pauline M, Thoams T, Vaz M. Estimation of aerobic fitness levels and its determinants among the school going undernourished Indian children – A field-based study. Natl J Physiol Pharm Pharmacol. Year: 2020, Volume: 10, Issue: 8: DOI: 10.5455/njppp.2020.10.04093202006052020
26. Varkey A, Devi S, Mukhopadhyay A, Kamat NG, Pauline M, Dharmar M, Holt RR, Allen LH, Thomas T, Keen CL, Kurpad AV. Metabolome and microbiome alterations related to short-term feeding of a micronutrient-fortified, high-quality legume protein-based food product to stunted school age children: A randomized controlled pilot trial. Clinical Nutrition.
27. Finkelstein J, Kurpad AV, Bose B, Thomas T, Sriivasan K, Duggan C. Anemia and iron deficienvy in pregnancy and adverse perinatal outcomes in southern India. Eup J Clin Nutr 2020; 74: 112-125
28. Kurpad AV, Thomas T. Protein Quality and its Food Source in the Diets of Young Indian Children. J Nutr. 2020 May.
29. Adhyapak SM, Menon PG, Parachuri VR, Michael J, Thomas T. Surgical ventricular restoration—meta-analysis of observational studies. Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2020
30. Jebarupa B, Mathew B, Srinivasulu BY, Sasikumar A, Joseph S, Mandal AK, Thomas T, Mitra G. Understanding molecular features of aggregation-resistant tau conformer using oxidized monomer. Biochomica et Bio[hysica Acta-general subjects. 2020 June; 1863(6):993-1005
31. Minocha S, Makkar S, Swaminathan S, Thomas T, Webb P, Kurpad AV. Supply and demand of high quality protein foods in India: Trends and opportunities. Global Food Security. 2019 December; 23:139-148.
32. Dongare PA, Bhaskar S B, Harsoor S S, Garg R, Kannan S, Goneppanavar U, Ali Z, Gopinath R, Sood J, Mani K, Bhatia P, Rohatgi P, Das R, Ghosh S, Mahankali SS, Singh Bajwa SJ, Gupta S, Pandya ST, Keshavan VH, Joshi M, Malhotra N. Perioperative fasting and feeding in adults, obstetric, paediatric and bariatric population: Practice Guidelines from the Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists. Indian J Anaesth 2020; 64:556-84
33. Palaniappan K, Koh YY and Ghosh S. (2020). Weight Loss through Vinyasa Flow Yoga - A Pilot Feasibility Study in Singapore.Diabetes & Obesity International Journal. 2020, 5(2): 000228.DOI: 10.23880/doij-16000228
34. A.V. Lalitha,J.K.Satish,MounikaReddy,SantuGhosh,Jiny George,,Chandrakanth Pujari (2020). Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (SOFA) Score As a Predictor of Outcome in Sepsis in Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. J Pediatr Intensive Care. DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1714705.
35. Sulagna Bandyopadhyay, Rebecca Kuriyan, NirupamaShivakumar, Santu Ghosh, Rajendran Ananthan, Sarita Devi, Anura V Kurpad(2020). Metabolic Availability of Lysine in Milk and a Vegetarian Cereal–Legume Meal Determined by the Indicator Amino Acid Oxidation Method in Indian Men, The Journal of Nutrition, , nxaa235,
36. Usha M K Sastry, Jayranganath M, Raman Krishna Kumar, Santu Ghosh, Bharath A P, Anand Subramanian, AmeetkumarManaguli, Madhu Gangadhara, CholenahallyNanjappa Manjunath (2020).Thiamine-responsive acute severe pulmonary hypertension in exclusively breastfeeding infants: a prospective observational study.Archives of Disease in Childhood Published Online First: 03 September 2020. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2019-318777
37. Sanjoy Maji , Sirajuddin Ahmed, Santu Ghosh and Saurabh Kumar Garg(2020). Evaluation of air quality index for air quality data interpretation in Delhi, India. Current Science, vol. 119, no. 6, 25 September 2020.
38. Pais P, Blydt-Hansen TD, Michael Raj JA, DelloStrologo L, Iyengar A. Low renal transplantation rates in children with end-stage kidney disease: A study of barriers in a low-resource setting. Pediatr Transplant. 2020 Oct 15;e13867. 39. Iyengar A, Raj JM, Vasudevan A. Protein Energy Wasting in Children With Chronic Kidney Disease and End-Stage Kidney Disease: An Observational Study. J Ren Nutr Off J Counc Ren Nutr Natl Kidney Found. 2020 Sep 18;
40. V H, Nesargi SV, Prashantha YN, John MA, Iyengar A. Acute kidney injury in sick neonates: a comparative study of diagnostic criteria, assessment of risk factors and outcomes. J Matern-Fetal Neonatal Med Off J Eur Assoc Perinat Med Fed Asia Ocean Perinat Soc Int Soc Perinat Obstet. 2020 Mar 22;1–7.
41. Adhyapak SM, Menon PG, Parachuri VR, Michael J, Thomas T. Surgical ventricular restoration—meta-analysis of observational studies. Indian J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg [Internet]. 2020 Mar 9 [cited 2020 Jun 15]; Available from:

Year 2019
42. Rao JS, Shobha V, Thomas T, Kini U. Standardizing initial dilution titlres of antinuclear antibodies for the screening of systemic lupus erythematosus. Indian J of Rheumatology:14(3);211-217
43. Swaminathan S, Ghosh S, Varghese JS, Sachdev HS, Kurpad AV, Thomas T*. Dietary Iron Intake and Anemia Are Weakly Associated, Limiting Effective Iron Fortification Strategies in India. J Nutr. 2019 May 1;149(5):831-839. doi: 10.1093/jn/nxz009. PubMed PMID: 31050752. (Citation:0)
44. Kuriyan R, Naqvi S, Bhat KG, Thomas T, Thomas A, George S, Nagarajarao SC, Sachdev HS, Preston T, Kurpad AV. Estimation of protein requirements in Indian pregnant women using a whole-body potassium counter. Am J Clin Nutr. 2019 Apr 1;109(4):1064-1070. doi: 10.1093/ajcn/nqz011. PubMed PMID: 30982859; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6517275. (Citation:0)
45. Ravikumar G, Mukhopadhyay A, Mani C, Kocchar P, Crasta J, Thomas T, Dwarkanath P, Thomas A, Kurpad AV, Sridhar TS. Placental expression of angiogenesis-related genes and their receptors in IUGR pregnancies: correlation with fetoplacental and maternal parameters. J MaternFetal Neonatal Med. 2019 Mar 28:1-8. doi: 10.1080/14767058.2019.1593362. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30922130. (Citations:0).
46. Pillai V, Yadav V, Kekapture V, Trivedi N, Chandrashekar NH, Shetty V, Rangoppa V. Subramanian S, Bhat V, Raghavan N, Kolur T, George N, Thomas T, Kuriakose MA. Prognostic determinants of locally advanced buccal mucosa cancer: Do we need to relook the current staging criteria? Oral Oncology, 06 Jun 2019, 95:43-51 DOI: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2019.05.021 PMID: 31345393
47. Shivakumar N, Kashyap S, Kishore S, Thomas T, Varkey A, Devi S, Preston T, Jahoor F, Sheshshayee MS, Kurpad AV. Protein-quality evaluation of complementary foods in Indian children. Am J Clin Nutr. 2019 May 1;109(5):1319-1327. doi: 10.1093/ajcn/nqy265. Published: 28 March 2019. PubMed PMID: 30920607; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6499502. (Citation:0)
48. Anand S, Thomas S, Jayachandra M, Thomas T, Strand TA, Kurpad AV, Duggan CP, Srinivasan K. Effects of maternal B12 supplementation on neurophysiological outcomes in children: a study protocol for an extended follow-up from a placebo randomised control trial in Bangalore, India. BMJ Open. 2019 Feb 19;9(2):e024426. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024426. PubMed PMID: 30782904; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6377540. (Citations:0)
49. Ghosh S, Sinha S, Thomas T, Sachdev HS, Kurpad AV. Revisiting Dietary Iron Requirement and Deficiency in Indian Women: Implications for Food Iron Fortification and Supplementation. J Nutr. 2019 Mar 1;149(3):366-371. doi: 10.1093/jn/nxy283. PubMed PMID: 30753562; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6398383. (Citation:1).
50. Sucharita S, Pranathi R, Correa M, Keerthana P, Ramesh LJ, Bantwal G, Venkatappa HM, Mahadev KP, Thomas T, Bosch RJ, Harridge SDR, Kurpad AV. Evidence of higher intramyocellular fat among normal and overweight Indians with prediabetes. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2019 Feb 6. doi: 10.1038/s41430-019-0402-4. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30728443. (Citation:0)
51. Varghese JS, Swaminathan S, Kurpad AV, Thomas T*. Demand and supply factors of iron-folic acid supplementation and its association with anaemia in North Indian pregnant women. PLoS One. 2019 Jan 30;14(1):e0210634. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0210634. eCollection 2019. PubMed PMID: 30699167; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6353128. (Citation:1)
52. Nidhi Singh, Alaa Mhawish, Santu Ghosh, Tirthankar Banerjee, R K Mall (2019). Attributing mortality from temperature extremes: A time series analysis in Varanasi, India. Science of the Total Environment. 2019 May 15;665:453-464. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.02.074.
53. S. Jothi Lakshmi, Santu Ghosh, Padmavathi Ramaswamy, Shriraam Mahadevan and KrishnenduMukhopadhya(2019). A Cross Section Study on Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus among Organophosphate Pesticide Applicators in Selected Rural South India. Indian Journal of Science and Technology, Vol 12(20), DOI: 10.17485/ijst/2019/v12i20/144700, May 2019
54. Manjuladevi M, Shivappagoudar VM, Joshi SB Kalgudi P, Ghosh S. Effect of cricoid pressure on the glottic view and intubation with king vision® video laryngoscope. Anesthesia: Essays and Researches2019;13:359-365
55. Rahul S Patil, TR Raghu, CN Manjunath, Santu Ghosh, Laxmi H Shetty (2019). Distribution of conventional lipids in Indians with premature coronary artery disease: A substudy of the premature coronary artery disease registry. Journal of Clinical and Preventive Cardiology. Volume : 8,Issue : 1,Page : 18-24
56. Rahul Patil, Raghu T. R., Manjunath C. N., Vikrant Vijan, Santu Ghosh (2019). Comparison of clinical profile of urban vs. rural Indian youth with premature coronary artery disease (PCAD): a sub-study of the PCAD registry. International Journal of Research in Medical Science. 2019 Feb;7(2):503-507. DOI:
57. Nidhi Rawat, Sushil Chugh, Kurian Zachariah, Santu Ghosh (2019). Incidence and characteristics of heterotopic ossification after spinal cord injury: a single institution study in India. Spinal Cord Series and Cases (2019) 5:72
58. Rebecca Kuriyan, Saba Naqvi, Kishor G Bhat, Santu Ghosh, Suman Rao, Thomas Preston, Harshpal Singh Sachdev, Anura V Kurpad(2019), The Thin But Fat Phenotype is Uncommon at Birth in Indian Babies, The Journal of Nutrition, , nxz305,
59. Pinto B, Jolly M, Dhooria A, Grover S, Raj JM, Devilliers H, et al. Hindi LupusPRO: cross cultural validation of disease specific patient reported outcome measure of lupus. Lupus. 2019 Nov 1;28(13):1534–40. 60. 9. Pinto B, Janardana R, Nadig R, Mahadevan A, Bhatt AS, Raj JM, et al. Comparison of the 2017 EULAR/ACR criteria with Bohan and Peter criteria for the classification of idiopathic inflammatory myopathies. Clin Rheumatol. 2019 Jul;38(7):1931–4.
61. 10. George AS, Mathew MC, Mathew A, Jacob SS, Raj JM. Prevalence and Risk Factors of Hypovitaminosis-D in Children with Cognitive and Movement Disorders. Indian J Pediatr. 2019 Apr 24; 62. 11. Muzumder S, Srikantia N, Vashishta GD, Udayashankar AH, Raj JM, Sebastian MGJ, et al. Compliance, toxicity and efficacy in weekly versus 3-weekly cisplatin concurrent chemoradiation in locally advanced head and neck cancer. J RadiotherPract. 2019 Mar;18(1):21–5.
63. 12. Agrawal R, V LA, S S, Kare J, Raj JM. Predictors of the failure of non-invasive ventilation in children with acute respiratory distress: A prospective observational study. Indian J Child Health. 2019;6–11.

Year 2018
64. Mukhopadhyay A, Dwarkanath P, Bhanji S, Devi S, Thomas A, Kurpad AV, Thomas T. Maternal intake of milk and milk proteins is positively associated with birth weight: A prospective observational cohort study. Clin Nutr ESPEN. 2018 Jun;25:103-109. doi: 10.1016/j.clnesp.2018.03.125. Epub 2018 Apr 6. PubMed PMID: 29779803. (Citations:2) 65. Shivakumar N, Dwarkanath P, Bosch R, Duggan C, Kurpad AV, Thomas T*. Influence of gestational weight gain on low birth weight in short-statured South Indian pregnant women. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2018 May;72(5):752-760. doi: 10.1038/s41430-017-0027-4. Epub 2017 Nov 9. PubMed PMID: 29358602. (Citations:0)
66. Minocha S, Thomas T, Kurpad AV. Are 'fruits and vegetables' intake really what they seem in India? Eur J Clin Nutr. 2018 Apr;72(4):603-608. doi: 10.1038/s41430-018-0094-1. Epub 2018 Feb 19. PubMed PMID: 29459786. (Citations: 1). 67. Mathew B, Srinivasan K, Pradeep J, Thomas T, Mandal AK. Suicidal behaviour is associated with decreased esterified cholesterol in plasma and membrane fluidity of platelets. Asian J Psychiatry. 2018 Feb;32:105–9. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2017.11.023. PubMed PMID: 29222984. (Citations:3)
68. Dwarkanath P, Vasudevan A, Thomas T, Anand SS, Desai D, Gupta M, Menezes G, Kurpad AV, Srinivasan K. Socio-economic, environmental and nutritional characteristics of urban and rural South Indian women in early pregnancy: findings from the South Asian Birth Cohort (START). Public Health Nutr. 2018 Jun;21(8):1554-1564. doi: 10.1017/S1368980017004025. Epub 2018 Feb 5. PubMed PMID: 29400265. (Citations: 1)
69. Rogne T, Tielemans MJ, Chong MF, Yajnik CS, Krishnaveni GV, Thomas T, et al. Associations of Maternal Vitamin B12 Concentration in Pregnancy With the Risks of Preterm Birth and Low Birth Weight: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Individual Participant Data. Am J Epidemiol. 2017 Feb 1;185(3):212-223. doi: 10.1093/aje/kww212. PubMed PMID: 28108470; PubMed PMCID: 5390862. (Citations: 10)
70. Kuriyan R, Selvan S, Thomas T, Jayakumar J, Lokesh DP, Phillip MP, Aravind JV, Kurpad AV. Body Composition Percentiles in Urban South Indian Children and Adolescents. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2018 Oct;26(10):1629-1636. doi: 10.1002/oby.22292. PubMed PMID: 30277024. (Citations:1)
71. Babu R, Kuriyan R, Thomas T, Sambashivaiah S, Kurpad AV. Effect of increasing protein content at the evening meal followed by exercise on overnight nocturnal total energy expenditure, fat and carbohydrate oxidation in healthy young Indian men. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2018;27(5):1077-1083. doi: 10.6133/apjcn.052018.04. PubMed PMID: 30272856. (Citations:0)
72. Kashyap S, Shivakumar N, Varkey A, Duraisamy R, Thomas T, Preston T, Devi S, Kurpad AV*. Ileal digestibility of intrinsically labeled hen's egg and meat protein determined with the dual stable isotope tracer method in Indian adults. Am J Clin Nutr. 2018 Nov 1;108(5):980-987. doi: 10.1093/ajcn/nqy178. PubMed PMID: 30272112; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6250983. (Citations:2)
73. Mukhopadhyay A, Thomas T, Bosch RJ, Dwarkanath P, Thomas A, Duggan CP, Kurpad AV. Fetal sex modifies the effect of maternal macronutrient intake on the incidence of small-for-gestational-age births: a prospective observational cohort study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2018 Oct 1;108(4):814-820. doi: 10.1093/ajcn/nqy161. PubMed PMID: 30239558. (Citations:1)
74. Kalpana Balakrishnan, Santu Ghosh, ThangavelGurusamy, Sankar Sambandam, Krishnendu Mukhopadhyay, Naveen Puttaswamy, ArulselvanSadasivam, Padmavathi Ramaswamy,Priscilla Johnson, RajarajeswariKuppuswamy, DurairajNatesan,UmaMaheswari, AmudhaNatarajan,Gayatri Rajendran, RengarajRamasami,SatishMadhavan,SaraswathiManivananan, Srinivasan Nargunanathan,SudhakarSaidam,Srinivasan Natarajan, Moumita Chakraborty, Lingeswari Balakrishnan. Exposures to fine particulate matter (PM2.5) and birth weight in a rural-urban, mother-child cohort in Tamil Nadu, India. Environmental Research, Volume 161, February 2018, Pages 524–531.
75. Sumathi Swaminathan, Santu Ghosh, Anura V Kurpad. The assessment of nutrient requirements and risk of deficiency: evaluation of folate intake in Rajasthan.RUHS Journal of Health Sciences Vol 3;(1) Jan-Mar 2018.
76. Sanjoy Maji, Santu Ghosh Sirajuddin Ahmed(2018). Association of air quality with respiratory and cardiovascular Morbidity rate in Delhi, India. International Journal Of Environmental Health Research.
77. Savitha D, Geetha S, Bhaskar S, Anto T, Sejil TV, Vittal V, Ghosh S, Kumar P. Integrating Ethics into the Physiology curriculum: a scale-up study in three medical colleges in Karnataka, South India. Indian J Med Ethics. Published online on July 5, 2018. DOI:10.20529/ IJME.2018.053
78. Anand Muttath, Lalitha Annayappa Venkatesh, Joe Jose, Anil Vasudevan, Santu Ghosh. (2018). Adverse Outcomes due to Aggressive Fluid Resuscitation in Children: A Prospective Observational Study. Journal of Pediatric Intensive Care. DOI 10.1055/s-0038-1667009. ISSN 2146-4618.
79. Matthew Shupler, Kalpana Balakrishnan,Santu Ghosh,Gurusamy Thangavel, Sasha Stroud-Drinkwater, Heather Adair-Rohani, Michael Brauer(2018). Global household air pollution database: Kitchen concentrations and personal exposures of particulate matter and carbon monoxide. Data article, Data in Brief. Volume 21, December 2018, Pages 1292-1295,Doi:
80. India State-Level Disease Burden Initiative Air Pollution Collaborators [ Kalpana Balakrishnan, Sagnik Dey,…, Santu Ghosh,…, Stephen S Lim, Christopher J L Murray, S Venkatesh, Lalit Dandona ] (2018). The impact of air pollution on deaths, disease burden, and life expectancy across the states of India: the Global Burden of Disease
Study 2017. Lancet Planet Health. Published Online: December 6, 2018. S2542-5196(18)30261-4 81. M. Manjula Devi, Surbhi Gupta, Rajkumar Amaravathi , Sahana Udupa, Ajey Hegde , Santu Ghosh (2018). Comparison of Efficacy of Intra Articular Plain Bupivacaine and Bupivacaine with Adjuvants (Dexmedetomidine and Magnesium Sulfate) for Postoperative Analgesia in Arthroscopic Knee Surgeries: A Prospective, Randomized Controlled Trial. Anesthesia: Essays and Researches2018;12:848-54.
82. Muzumder S, Nirmala S, Avinash HU, Kainthaje PB, Sebastian MJ, Raj JM. Early Competing Deaths in Locally Advanced Head-and-Neck Cancer. Indian J Palliat Care. 2018 Dec;24(4):446–50.
83. Jacob S, Patel SR, Agarwal A, Ramalingam A, Saijimol AI, Raj JM. Corneal Allogenic Intrastromal Ring Segments (CAIRS) Combined With Corneal Cross-linking for Keratoconus. J Refract Surg Thorofare NJ 1995. 2018 May 1;34(5):296–303.
84. S S, Abraham L, Mathew A, Raj J. The etiological spectrum of pancytopenia diagnosed from blood smears examined in the pathology department of a rural tertiary care centre in South India. Int J Med Sci Public Health. 2018;1.
85. Kuriyan R, Rodgers N, Thomas T, Aravind J, Subramanian SV, Kurpad AV. The role of familial and sibling factors on abdominal adiposity: a study of south Indian urban children. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2018;27(4):869-874. doi: 10.6133/apjcn.012018.02. PubMed PMID: 30045433. (Citations:0)
86. Pauline M, Verghese ST, Srinivasu BY, Bose B, Thomas T, Mandal AK, Thankachan P, Kurpad AV. Effect of ascorbic acid rich, micro-nutrient fortified supplement on the iron bioavailability of ferric pyrophosphate from a milk based beverage in Indian school children. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2018;27(4):792-796. doi: 10.6133/apjcn.092017.07. PubMed PMID: 30045423. (Citations:0)
87. Thomas S, Thomas T, Bosch RJ, Ramthal A, Bellinger DC, Kurpad AV, Duggan CP, Srinivasan K. Effect of Maternal Vitamin B12 Supplementation on Cognitive Outcomes in South Indian Children: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial.
Matern Child Health J. 2019 Feb;23(2):155-163. doi: 10.1007/s10995-018-2605-z. PubMed PMID: 30003521. (Citations:2) 88. Ravikumar G, Crasta J, Prabhu JS, Thomas T, Dwarkanath P, Thomas A, Sridhar TS, Kurpad AV. Eccentric placentae have reduced surface area and are associated with lower birth weight in babies small for gestational age. J Dev Orig Health Dis. 2018 Jun;9(3):281-286. doi: 10.1017/S2040174417001076. Epub 2018 Jan 14. PubMed PMID: 29331157. (Citations: 3)
89. Selvam S, Thomas T1 Shetty P, Thennarasu K, Raman V, Khanna D, Mehra R, Kurpad AV, Srinivasan K. Development of norms for executive functions in typically-developing Indian urban preschool children and its association with nutritional status. Child Neuropsychol. 2018 Feb;24(2):226-246. doi: 10.1080/09297049.2016.1254761. Epub 2016 Dec 1. PMID:27907279

90. Gowachirapant P, Jaiswal N, Melse-Boonstra A, Galetti V, Thomas T et al. Effect of iodine supplementation in pregnant women on child neurodevelopment: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology (2017) 5(11); 853-863. (Citations: 34)
91. Ravikumar G, Crasta J, Prabhu JS, Thomas T, Dwarkanath P, Thomas A, Kurpad AV, Sridhar TS. CD15 as a marker of fetoplacental endothelial immaturity in IUGR placentas. J MaternFetal Neonatal Med. 2019 May;32(10):1646-1653. doi: 10.1080/14767058.2017.1414179. Epub 2017 Dec 17. PubMed PMID: 29251202. (Citations:1)
92. Devi S, Mukhopadhyay A, Dwarkanath P, Thomas T, Crasta J, Thomas A, Sheela CN, Hsu JW, Tang GJ, Jahoor F, Kurpad AV. Combined Vitamin B-12 and Balanced Protein-Energy Supplementation Affect Homocysteine Remethylation in the Methionine Cycle in Pregnant South Indian Women of Low Vitamin B-12 Status. J Nutr. 2017 Jun;147(6):1094-1103. doi: 10.3945/jn.116.241042. Epub 2017 Apr 26. PubMed PMID: 28446631. (Citations:3).
93. Finkelstein JL, Kurpad AV, Thomas T, Srinivasan K, Duggan C. Vitamin B(12) status in pregnant women and their infants in South India. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2017 Sep;71(9):1046-1053. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2017.29. Epub 2017 Apr 12. PubMed PMID: 28402324. (Citations:9)
94. Minocha S, Thomas T, Kurpad AV. Dietary Protein and the Health-Nutrition-Agriculture Connection in India. J Nutr. 2017;147(7):1243–50. doi: 10.3945/jn.116.243980. Epub 2017 May 17. PMID: 28515162 (Citations: 1)
95. Sanjoy Maji, Sirajuddin Ahmed,Weqar Ahmad Siddiqui and Santu Ghosh.(2017). Short term effects of criteria air pollutants on daily mortality in Delhi, India, Atmospheric Environment.2017:150; 210-219.
96. EllisonCarter, Christina Norris, Kathie L. Dionisio,Kalpana Balakrishnan, William Checkley,Maggie L. Clark,SantuGhosh,Darby W. Jack, Patrick L. Kinney, Julian D. Marshall,Luke P. Naeher,Jennifer L. Peel,SankarSambandam, James J. Schauer, Kirk R. Smith,Blair J. Wylie, Jill Baumgartner. Assessing exposure to household air pollution: A systematic review and pooled analysis of carbon monoxide as a surrogate measure of particulate matter.Environ Health Perspective. 2017 Jul 28;125(7):076002. doi: 10.1289/EHP767
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100. 19. Joseph MsKA, Jacob, Dr.Sumithra Mary, Mathew, Ddr.Anna, Michael AJ. The Role of Effective Communication and Demonstration in Establishing Good Practices of Contact Lens use among College Students- A Randomized Control Trial. J Med Sci Clin Res. 2017 Mar 31;05(03):19617–23.

Year 2016
101. Engelgau MM etal Thomas T, National Health, Lung, and Blood Institute–UnitedHealth Global Health Centers of Excellence Collaborators Tackling NCD in LMIC: Achievements and Lessons Learned From the NHLBI–UnitedHealth Global Health Centers of Excellence Program. Global Heart 2016; 11(1); 5-15.
102. Mani I, Dwarkanath P, Thomas T, Thomas A, Kurpad AV. Maternal fat and fatty acid intake and birth outcomes in a South Indian population. Int J Epidemiol. 2016 Apr;45(2):523-31. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyw010. Epub 2016 Mar 24. PubMed PMID: 27013336. (Citations:15)
103. Selvam S, Thomas T, Shetty P, Zhu J, Raman V, Khanna D, Mehra R, Kurpad AV, Srinivasan K. Norms for developmental milestones using VABS-II and association with anthropometric measures among apparently healthy urban Indian preschool children. Psychol Assess. 2016 Dec;28(12):1634-1645. Epub 2016 Mar 10. PubMed PMID: 26963591. (Citations:3).
104. Sucharita S, Thomas T, Sowmya S, Krishnamachari S, Kurpad AV, Vaz M. Subclinical Vitamin B12 Deficiency and Heart Rate Variability Across Life Cycle. Curr Aging Sci. 2016;9(3):217-23. PubMed PMID: 26864037. (Citations:1).
105. Dwarkanath P, Hsu JW, Tang GJ, Anand P, Thomas T, Thomas A, Sheela CN, Kurpad AV, Jahoor F. Energy and Protein Supplementation Does Not Affect Protein and Amino Acid Kinetics or Pregnancy Outcomes in Underweight Indian Women. J Nutr. 2016 Feb;146(2):218-26. doi: 10.3945/jn.115.218776. Epub 2016 Jan 13. PubMed PMID: 26764317. (Citations:4).
106. Mukhopadhyay A, Ravikumar G, Meraaj H, Dwarkanath P, Thomas A, Crasta J, Thomas T, Kurpad AV, Sridhar TS. Placental expression of DNA methyltransferase 1 (DNMT1): Gender-specific relation with human placental growth. Placenta. 2016 Dec;48:119-125. doi: 10.1016/j.placenta.2016.09.013. Epub 2016 Nov 1. PubMed PMID: 27871462. (Citations:6)
107. Varghese M, Adhyapak SM, Thomas T, Sunder M, Varghese K. The association of severity of retinal vascular changes and cardiac remodelling in systemic hypertension. Ther Adv Cardiovasc Dis. 2016 Aug;10(4):224-30. doi: 10.1177/1753944716630869. Epub 2016 Feb 14. PubMed PMID: 26879197; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5942627. (Citations:6)
108. Bhola P, Sathyanarayanan V, Rekha DP, Daniel S, Thomas T. Assessment of Self-Reported Emotional and Behavioral Difficulties Among Pre-University College Students in Bangalore, India. Indian J Community Med. 2016 Apr-Jun;41(2):146-50. doi: 10.4103/0970-0218.177536. PubMed PMID: 27051090; (Citations: 8)

Year 2015
109. Mishra PE, Shastri L, Thomas T, Duggan C, Bosch R, McDonald CM, Kurpad AV, Kuriyan R. Waist-to-Height Ratio as an Indicator of High Blood Pressure in Urban Indian School Children. Indian Pediatr. 2015 Sep;52(9):773-8. PubMed PMID: 26519712. (Citations:3).
110. Mukhopadhyay A, Ravikumar G, Dwarkanath P, Meraaj H, Thomas A, Crasta J, Thomas T, Kurpad AV, Sridhar TS. Placental expression of the insulin receptor binding protein GRB10: Relation to human fetoplacental growth and fetal gender. Placenta. 2015 Nov;36(11):1225-30. doi: 10.1016/j.placenta.2015.09.006. Epub 2015 Sep 11. PubMed PMID: 26390806. (Citations:12).
111. Desai IK, Kurpad AV, Chomitz VR, Thomas T*. Aerobic fitness, micronutrient status, and academic achievement in Indian school-aged children. PLoS One. 2015 Mar 25;10(3):e0122487. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0122487. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID: 25806824; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4373687. (Citations:23).
112. Shastri L, Mishra PE, Dwarkanath P, Thomas T, Duggan C, Bosch R, McDonald CM, Thomas A, Kurpad AV. Association of oral iron supplementation with birth outcomes in non-anaemic South Indian pregnant women. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2015 May;69(5):609-13. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2014.248. Epub 2014 Nov 19. PubMed PMID: 25406965. (Citations:18).
113. Walczyk T, Muthayya S, Wegmüller R, Thankachan P, Sierksma A, Frenken LG, Thomas T, Kurpad A, Hurrell RF. Inhibition of iron absorption by calcium is modest in an iron-fortified, casein- and whey-based drink in Indian children and is easily compensated for by addition of ascorbic acid. J Nutr. 2014 Nov;144(11):1703-9. doi: 10.3945/jn.114.193417. Epub 2014 Sep 3. PubMed PMID: 25332469. (Citations:14).
114. Varadharajan KS, Thomas T, Kurpad AV. The Indian National Food Security Act, 2013: a commentary. Food Nutr Bull. 2014 Jun;35(2):253-65. PubMed PMID: 25076773. (Citations:5).
115. Dwarkanath P, Soares MJ, Thomas T, Vaz M, Swaminathan S, Kurpad AV. Food frequency questionnaire is a valid tool for the assessment of dietary habits of South Indian pregnant women. Asia Pac J Public Health. 2014 Sep;26(5):494-506. doi: 10.1177/1010539512459945. Epub 2012 Sep 20. PubMed PMID: 23000797. (Citations:11).
116. Samuel TM, Thomas T, Thankachan P, Bhat S, Virtanen SM, Kurpad AV. Breast milk zinc transfer and early post-natal growth among urban South Indian term infants using measures of breast milk volume and breast milk zinc concentrations. Matern Child Nutr. 2014 Jul;10(3):398-409. doi: 10.1111/j.1740-8709.2012.00421.x. Epub 2012 Jun 27. PubMed PMID: 22734965. (Citations:6)
117. Sucharita, S. , Dwarkanath, P. , Thomas, T. , Srinivasan, K. , Kurpad, A. V. and Vaz, M. (2014), Low maternal vitamin B12 status during pregnancy is associated with reduced heart rate variability indices in young children. Maternal & Child Nutrition (2014), 10: 226-233. doi:10.1111/j.1740-8709.2012.00418.x PMID: 22625423 (Citations: 7)
118. Sowmya S, Thomas T, Bharathi AV, Sucharita S. A body shape index and heart rate variability in healthy indians with low body mass index. J NutrMetab. 2014;2014:865313. doi: 10.1155/2014/865313. Epub 2014 Oct 2. PubMed PMID: 25371818; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4202247. (Citations: 0)
119. Sokolovic N, Selvam S, Srinivasan K, Thankachan P, Kurpad AV, Thomas T*. Catch-up growth does not associate with cognitive development in Indian school-age children. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2014 Jan;68(1):14-8. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2013.208. PMID: 24169458. (Citations: 4)
120. Jaiswal N, Melse-Boonstra A, Thomas T, Basavara C, Sharma CK, Srinivasan K, Zimmermann MB. Thyroid (2014) 10)
121. Kuriyan R, Griffiths JK, Finkelstein JL, Thomas T, Raj T, Bosch RJ, Kurpad AV, Duggan C. Innovations in nutrition education and global health: the Bangalore Boston nutrition collaborative. BMC Med Educ. (2014) Jan 8;14:5. doi: 10.1186/1472-6920-14-5. PubMed PMID: 24400811; (Citations: 7)
122. Kuriyan R, Thomas T, Ashok S, Jayakumar J, Kurpad AV. A 4-compartment model based validation of air displacement plethysmography, dual energy X-ray absorptiometry, skinfold technique & bio-electrical impedance for measuring body fat in Indian adults. Indian J Med Res. (2014) May;139(5):700-7. PubMed PMID: 25027079; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4140034. (Citations: 30)
123. Lukose A, Ramthal A, Thomas T, Bosch R, Kurpad AV, Duggan C, et al. Nutritional factors associated with antenatal depressive symptoms in the early stage of pregnancy among urban South Indian women. Matern Child Health J. (2014) Jan;18(1):161–70. doi: 10.1007/s10995-013-1249-2. PMID: 23440491. (Citations: 14)
124. Kurpad AV, Anand P, Dwarkanath P, Hsu JW, Thomas T, Devi S, et al. Whole body methionine kinetics, transmethylation, transulfuration and remethylation during pregnancy. Clin NutrEdinbScotl. (2014) Feb;33(1):122–9. doi: 10.1016/j.clnu.2012.12.016. PMID:23356955 (Citations: 2)
125. Rajaram SP, Banandur P, Thammattoor UK, Thomas T, Mainkar MK, Paranjape R, et al. Two cross-sectional studies in south India assessing the effect of an HIV prevention programme for female sex workers on reducing syphilis among their clients. Sex Transm Infect. (2014) Nov;90(7):556–62. doi: 10.1136/sextrans-2013-051301. PMID: 24812406 (Citations: 3)
126. Samuel TM, Thomas T, Thankachan P, Bhat S, Virtanen SM, Kurpad AV. Breast milk zinc transfer and early post-natal growth among urban South Indian term infants using measures of breast milk volume and breast milk zinc concentrations. Matern Child Nutr. (2014)Jul;10(3):398–409. doi: 10.1111/j.1740-8709.2012.00421. PMID: 22734965 (Citations:2)

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