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Kusum Joshi, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Head 
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research
Department of Histopathology
Chandigarh - 160 012   
Phone: +91-172-27474585, Extn. 5136 
Mobile: +91-9914208136
Area of Specialization:
Research Summary:
B. K. Virus nephropathy
Renal Tumors
1. Mehrotra, A., Kaul, D. and Joshi, K.  LXR-alpha selectively reprogrammes cancer cells to enter into apoptosis. Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry. 2010.  [PubMed]
2. Gupta, D., Singh, A. D., Agarwal, R., Aggarwal, A. N., Joshi, K. and Jindal, S. K.  Is tobacco smoking protective for sarcoidosis? A case-control study from North India. Sarcoidosis, Vasculitis, and Diffuse Lung Diseases. 2010.  27, 19-26. [PubMed]
3. Saikia, U. N., Sharma, N., Duseja, A., Bhalla, A. and Joshi, K.  Anaplastic large cell lymphoma presenting as acute liver failure: A report of two cases with review of literature. Annals of Hepatology. 2010.  9, 457-461. [PubMed]
4. Parameswaran, S., Mittal, N., Joshi, K., Rathi, M., Kohli, H. S., Jha, V., Gupta, K. L. and Sakhuja, V.  Tubulointerstitial nephritis with uveitis syndrome: A case report and review of literature. Indian Journal of Nephrology. 2010.  20, 103-105. [PubMed]
5. Sathyanarayanan, V., Razak, A., Narayan, G., Prabhu, M., Ramachandran, B., Ranjini, K., Vidya, M. and Joshi, K.  Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome in a patient with hepatitis B induced type 1 membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis. Clinical and Experimental Nephrology. 2010.  14, 614-618. [PubMed]
6. Goyal, N., Gupta, M., Joshi, K. and Nagi, O. N.  Immunohistochemical analysis of ageing and osteoarthritic articular cartilage. Journal of Molecular Histology. 2010.  41, 193-197. [PubMed]
7. Gupta, K., Nada, R., Joshi, K., Rohilla, M. and Walia, R.  Can ascending infection from bladder serve as the portal of entry for primary renal zygomycosis? Mycopathologia. 2010.  170, 357-360. [PubMed]
8. Das, A., Bal, A., Chakrabarti, A., Panda, N. and Joshi, K.  Spectrum of fungal rhinosinusitis; histopathologist's perspective. Histopathology. 2009.  54, 854-859. [PubMed]
9. Pradhan, D., Kakkar, N., Bal, A., Singh, S. K. and Joshi, K.  Sub-typing of renal cell tumours; contribution of ancillary techniques. Diagnostic Pathology. 2009.  4, 21. [PubMed]
10. Gupta, K., Das, A., Joshi, K., Singh, N., Aggarwal, R. and Prakash, M.  Aspergillus endocarditis in a known case of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis: an autopsy report. Cardiovascular Pathology. 2010.  19, e137-9. [PubMed]
11. Markan, S., Kohli, H. S., Joshi, K., Minz, R. W., Sud, K., Ahuja, M., Anand, S. and Khullar, M.  Up regulation of the GRP-78 and GADD-153 and down regulation of Bcl-2 proteins in primary glomerular diseases: a possible involvement of the ER stress pathway in glomerulonephritis. Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry. 2009.  324, 131-138. [PubMed]
12. Gupta, K., Joshi, K., Jindal, S. K. and Rayat, C. S.  Spectrum of pulmonary adenocarcinoma with ultrastructural correlation: an autopsy study from northern India. Indian Journal of Pathology & Microbiology. 2008.  51, 329-336. [PubMed]
13. Bal, A., Joshi, K., Logasundaram, R., Radotra, B. D. and Singh, R.  Expression of nm23 in the spectrum of pre-invasive, invasive and metastatic breast lesions. Diagnostic Pathology. 2008.  3, 23. [PubMed]
14. Bal, A., Bhalla, A. and Joshi, K.  Idiopathic pulmonary haemosiderosis with mineralizing pulmonary elastosis: a case report. Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2008.  2, 65. [PubMed]
15. Ranjan, P., Nada, R., Jha, V., Sakhuja, V. and Joshi, K.  The role of C4d immunostaining in the evaluation of the causes of renal allograft dysfunction. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation. 2008.  23, 1735-1741. [PubMed]
16. Vankalakunti, M., Joshi, K., Jain, S., Nada, R., Radotra, B. D. and Varma, S.  Polyarteritis nodosa in hairy cell leukaemia: an autopsy report. Journal of Clinical Pathology. 2007.  60, 1181-1182. [PubMed]
17. Singh, S., Minz, R., Nada, R. and Joshi, K.  Childhood lupus nephritis: 12 years experience from North India. Rheumatology International. 2006.  26, 604-607. [PubMed]
18. Bal, A., Joshi, K., Vaiphei, K. and Wig, J. D.  Primary duodenal neoplasms: a retrospective clinico-pathological analysis. World Journal of Gastroenterology : WJG. 2007.  13, 1108-1111. [PubMed]
19. Vaiphei, K., Kumari, N., Sinha, S. K., Dutta, U., Nagi, B., Joshi, K. and Singh, K.  Roles of syndecan-1, bcl6 and p53 in diagnosis and prognostication of immunoproliferative small intestinal disease. World Journal of Gastroenterology : WJG. 2006.  12, 3602-3608. [PubMed]
20. Rana, S. S., Bhasin, D. K., Jahagirdar, S., Raja, K., Nada, R., Kochhar, R. and Joshi, K.  Is there ileopathy in portal hypertension? Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2006.  21, 392-397. [PubMed]
21. Kalra, N., Suri, S., Gupta, R., Natarajan, S. K., Khandelwal, N., Wig, J. D. and Joshi, K.  MDCT in the staging of gallbladder carcinoma. AJR. American Journal of Roentgenology. 2006.  186, 758-762. [PubMed]
22. Kumar, S. K., Sohal, P. M., Kohli, H. S., Sud, K., Gupta, K. L., Joshi, K., Sakhuja, V. and Jha, V.  Acute renal failure due to cast nephropathy in nonsecretory myeloma: a case report and review of the literature. International Urology and Nephrology. 2005.  37, 351-353. [PubMed]
23. Wadhwa, P., Goswami, A. K., Joshi, K. and Sharma, S. K.  Cyclooxygenase-2 expression increases with the stage and grade in transitional cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder. International Urology and Nephrology. 2005.  37, 47-53. [PubMed]
24. Kumar, V., Ganguly, N., Joshi, K., Mittal, R., Harjai, K., Chhibber, S. and Sharma, S.  Protective efficacy and immunogenicity of Escherichia coli K13 diphtheria toxoid conjugate against experimental ascending pyelonephritis. Medical Microbiology and Immunology. 2005.  194, 211-217. [PubMed]
25. Radhika, S., Bakshi, A., Rajwanshi, A., Nijhawan, R., Das, A., Kakkar, N., Joshi, K., Marwaha, R. K. and Rao, K. L.  Cytopathology of uncommon malignant renal neoplasms in the pediatric age group. Diagnostic Cytopathology. 2005.  32, 281-286. [PubMed]
26. Hemachandran, M., Joshi, K. and Dash, S.  Bone marrow in primary amyloidosis. American Journal of Hematology. 2005.  78, 310-311. [PubMed]
27. Nada, R., Sachdeva, M. U., Sud, K., Jha, V. and Joshi, K.  Co-infection by cytomegalovirus and BK polyoma virus in renal allograft, mimicking acute rejection. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation. 2005.  20, 994-996. [PubMed]
28. Singh, S., Kumar, L., Joshi, K., Minz, R. W. and Datta, U.  Severe Henoch-Schonlein nephritis: resolution with azathioprine and steroids. Rheumatology International. 2002.  22, 133-137. [PubMed]
29. Jindal, B., Joshi, K., Radotra, B. D. and Banerjee, A. K.  Fatal complications of systemic lupus erythematosus--an autopsy study from north India. Indian Journal of Pathology & Microbiology. 2000.  43, 311-317. [PubMed]
30. Hemachandran, M., Nijhawan, R. and Joshi, K.  Cytological grading, apoptosis, and Bcl-2 protein expression in breast cancer. Diagnostic Cytopathology. 2002.  26, 356-359. [PubMed]
31. Gupta, N. M., Motup, T. and Joshi, K.  Isolated colonic tuberculous perforation as a rare cause of peritonitis: report of a case. Surgery Today. 1999.  29, 273-275. [PubMed]
32. Kohli, H. S., Sud, K., Jha, V., Gupta, K. L., Minz, M., Joshi, K. and Sakhuja, V.  Cyclosporin-induced haemolytic-uraemic syndrome presenting as primary graft dysfunction. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation. 1998.  13, 2940-2942. [PubMed]
33. Kakkar, N., Joshi, K. and Mandal, A. K.  Mucinous adenocarcinoma of the renal pelvis--a case report. Indian Journal of Pathology & Microbiology. 1997.  40, 393-395. [PubMed]
34. Kumar, L., Sarkar, B., Singh, S., Bajwa, R. P., Joshi, K. and Malik, N.  Polyarteritis nodosa--a few unusual findings. Indian Pediatrics. 1996.  33, 459-464. [PubMed]
35. Paragache, G., Panda, N.K., Joshi, K. Unilateral progressive proptosis in neonate. Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery. 2004. 56, 35-36.
36. Sinha, S.K., Rana, S.V., Bhasin, D.K., Joshi, K. Antral and duodenal disaccharidases in patients of duodenal ulcer and non-ulcer dyspepsia. Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry. 2005. 20, 169-172.
37. Mittal, R., Kaur, A., Joshi, K., Nada, R., Chhibber, S., Harjai, K., Sharma, S. Experimental Non-obstructive Chronic Renal Infection Model with Planktonic and Biofilm Cells of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. American Journal of Biomedical Sciences. 2009. 1, 103-114.


M.D. in Pathology
Ph.D. in Pathology, University of London, England
Honors and Awards
Histopathology Consultant to the Armed Forces
Indian Association of Pathologists & Microbiologists
Indian Association for Cancer Research
Indian Society of Nephrology
Type of Neoplasms
Pulmonary system
Female, Male
Urinary system
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