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Kanjaksha Ghosh, M.D., D.N.B., M.N.A.M.S., M.R.C., M.R.C.P., F.A.C.P., F.I.C.P.
National Institute of Immunohaematology
New Multistoreyed Building, KEM Hospital Campus, Parel
Mumbai - 400 012   
Phone: +91-22-24138518, 24138519, 24111161
Fax: +91-22-24138521
Area of Specialization:
Research Summary:
Stem cell biology
Bone marrow transplantation
Biology of diseases
1. Mukherjee, M. B., Nadkarni, A. H., Gorakshakar, A. C., Ghosh, K., Mohanty, D. and Colah, R. B.  Clinical, hematologic and molecular variability of sickle cell-beta thalassemia in western India. Indian Journal of Human Genetics. 2010.  16, 154-158. [PubMed]
2. D'Silva, S., Borse, V., Colah, R. B., Ghosh, K. and Mukherjee, M. B.  Association of (GT)n Repeats Promoter Polymorphism of Heme Oxygenase-1 Gene with Serum Bilirubin Levels in Healthy Indian Adults. Genetic Testing and Molecular Biomarkers. 2011.  [PubMed]
3. Kawankar, N., Jijina, F., Ghosh, K. and Vundinti, B. R.  Cytogenetic and comparative genomic hybridization study of Indian myelodysplastic syndromes. Cancer Epidemiology. 2010.  [PubMed]
4. Pradhan, V., Patwardhan, M., Nadkarni, A. and Ghosh, K.  Fc gamma RIIA Genotypes and Its Association with Anti-C1q Autoantibodies in Lupus Nephritis (LN) Patients from Western India. Autoimmune Diseases. 2010.  2010, 470695. [PubMed]
5. Shetty, S., Bhave, M. and Ghosh, K.  Challenges of multiple mutations in individual patients with haemophilia. European Journal of Haematology. 2010.  [PubMed]
6. Shetty, S., Bhave, M. and Ghosh, K.  Acquired hemophilia A: Diagnosis, aetiology, clinical spectrum and treatment options. Autoimmunity Reviews. 2010.  [PubMed]
7. Ghosh, K. and Gorakshakar, A.  Integration of modern genetic knowledge and technology into public health in India. Indian Journal of Human Genetics. 2010.  16, 45-46. [PubMed]
8. Korgaonkar, S., Ghosh, K., Jijina, F. and Vundinti, B. R.  Chromosomal breakage study in children suspected with Fanconi anemia in the Indian population. Journal of Pediatric Hematology/oncology. 2010.  32, 606-610. [PubMed]
9. Ghosh K.  Indian Journal of Human Genetics in PubMed: Cautious but confident steps. Indian Journal of Human Genetics. 2010.  16, 6-7. [PubMed]
10. Nair, P. S., Shetty, S., Kulkarni, B. and Ghosh, K.  Molecular pathology of haemophilia A in Indian patients: identification of 11 novel mutations. Clinica Chimica Acta; International Journal of Clinical Chemistry. 2010.  411, 2004-2008. [PubMed]
11. Italia, K. Y., Jijina, F. F., Jain, D., Merchant, R., Nadkarni, A. H., Mukherjee, M., Ghosh, K. and Colah, R. B.  The effect of UGT1A1 promoter polymorphism on bilirubin response to hydroxyurea therapy in hemoglobinopathies. Clinical Biochemistry. 2010.  43, 1329-1332. [PubMed]
12. Shetty, S., Kulkarni, B., Pai, N., Mukundan, P., Kasatkar, P. and Ghosh, K.  JAK2 mutations across a spectrum of venous thrombosis cases. American Journal of Clinical Pathology. 2010.  134, 82-85. [PubMed]
13. Pradhan, V., Deshpande, N., Nadkarni, A., Patwardhan, M., Surve, P. and Ghosh, K.  Fc gamma R IIIB polymorphisms: their association with clinical manifestations and autoantibodies in SLE patients from western India. International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases. 2010.  13, 138-143. [PubMed]
14. Kasatkar, P., Shetty, S. and Ghosh, K.  Delayed vitamin K deficiency as a cause of bleeding: still a concern in the 21st century! Blood Coagulation & Fibrinolysis . 2010.  21, 608-610. [PubMed]
15. Chalvam, R., Colah, R. B., Mohanty, D., Ghosh, K. and Mukherjee, M. B.  Restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) of the X chromosome linked glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) locus in India. Annals of Human Biology. 2011.  38, 106-109. [PubMed]
16. Colah, R., Gorakshakar, A., Phanasgaonkar, S., D'Souza, E., Nadkarni, A., Surve, R., Sawant, P., Master, D., Patel, R., Ghosh, K. and Mohanty, D.  Epidemiology of beta-thalassaemia in Western India: mapping the frequencies and mutations in sub-regions of Maharashtra and Gujarat. British Journal of Haematology. 2010.  149, 739-747. [PubMed]
17. Pradhan, V. D., Patwardhan, M. M. and Ghosh, K.  Anti-nucleosome antibodies as a disease marker in systemic lupus erythematosus and its correlation with disease activity and other autoantibodies. Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology. 2010.  76, 145-149. [PubMed]
18. Pradhan, V. D. and Ghosh, K.  Anti-idiotype antibodies in immune regulation of anca associated vasculitis. Indian Journal of Dermatology. 2009.  54, 258-262. [PubMed]
19. Nadkarni, A. H., Nair, S. B., Italia, K. Y., Warang, P., Dalvi, M., Ghosh, K. and Colah, R. B.  Molecular diversity of hemoglobin H disease in India. American Journal of Clinical Pathology. 2010.  133, 491-494. [PubMed]
20. Italia, K. Y., Jijina, F. F., Merchant, R., Panjwani, S., Nadkarni, A. H., Sawant, P. M., Nair, S. B., Ghosh, K. and Colah, R. B.  Effect of hydroxyurea on the transfusion requirements in patients with severe HbE-beta-thalassaemia: a genotypic and phenotypic study. Journal of Clinical Pathology. 2010.  63, 147-150. [PubMed]
21. Korgaonkar, S., Ghosh, K. and Vundinti, B. R.  Clinical, genetic and cytogenetic study of Fanconi anemia in an Indian population. Hematology. 2010.  15, 58-62. [PubMed]
22. Warang, P., Nair, S., Nadkarni, A., Ghosh, K. and Colah, R. B.  Hb H disease due to homozygosity for a rare alpha2-globin variant, Hb Sallanches. Hemoglobin. 2010.  34, 45-48. [PubMed]
23. Vundinti, B. R., Korgaonkar, S. and Ghosh, K.  Familial small supernumerary marker chromosome (sSMC) (14)(:p11-q11:) [corrected] in a child with translocation Down syndrome. Indian Journal of Pediatrics. 2009.  76, 1265-1267. [PubMed]
24. Pai, N., Shetty, S., Kulkarni, B. and Ghosh, K.  Differences in etiological and clinical manifestations in upper extremity and lower limb deep venous thrombosis patients from India. Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/hemostasis : Official Journal of the International Academy of Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis. 2010.  16, 698-700. [PubMed]
25. Italia, K. Y., Jijina, F. F., Chandrakala, S., Nadkarni, A. H., Sawant, P., Ghosh, K. and Colah, R. B.  Exposure to hydroxyurea during pregnancy in sickle-beta thalassemia: a report of 2 cases. Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. 2010.  50, 231-234. [PubMed]
26. Ghosh, K. and Ross, C.  The teacher and the taught: medical education in India at the crossroads. The National Medical Journal of India. 2009.  22, 147-149. [PubMed]
27. Mota, L., Shetty, S., Idicula-Thomas, S. and Ghosh, K.  Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of Factor VII deficiency patients from Western India. Clinica Chimica Acta. 2009.  409, 106-111. [PubMed]
28. Ghosh, K. and Gorakshakar, A.  Genetics of autism and mental retardation: A spoonful from the sea! Indian Journal of Human Genetics. 2009.  15, 85-87. [PubMed]


M.D. in Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India, 1977-1980
D.N.B. in Haematology, National Board of Examination New Delhi, India, 1980-1983
M.N.A.M.S. National Academy of Medical Sciences
M.R.C. in Pathology, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, UK
M.R.C.P. in Medicine, Royal College of Pathologists, London
F.A.C.P. in Medicine, Fellow, American College of Physicians Medicine, USA
F.I.C.P. in Medicine, Fellow Indian College of Physicians Medicine
Honors and Awards
2004, Fellow of National Academy of Medical Sciences
2002, Fellow of National Academy of Sciences
2001, Fellow of Indian College of Physicians
2000, Fellow of Royal college of Pathologists( London)
2000, Fellow of Indian Society of Haematology and transfusion Medicine
1999, Fellow American College of Physicians
1976, Talent Search Fellow (Indian Council of Medical Research – 14th Rank in a Nationwide Competitive examination with 12,000 medical graduates in India)
1976, Honors in Pathology
1976, 1st Certificate of Honors in Pathology
1975, Shanks medal in Clinical Pathology
1974, Gold medal in Pharmacology
1973, Dr.A.K. Chakraborty Silver Medal in Biochemistry
1972, 1st Certificate of Honors in Anatomy
1972, Gold medal in Physiology
1968 to 1976, National Merit Scholarship
1993, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland on basis of research publications
1988 , National Academy of Medical Sciences, India – On the basis of significant contribution to research in Medicine in India
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