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Department of Transfusion Transmitted Diseases


Name - Dr. Aruna Shankarkumar, Incharge

Degree - Ph D

Designation - Scientist D

Email - nrlniih@gmail.com

Degree University Subject Year
Ph D Mumbai Biochem 1997
  • 6 months work at Paris( INC- ERM study on b thalassemia)
Research Teacher University Subject
M Sc/Ph D Mumbai Biochem
Ph D MGM Biotech
  • Dalal B, Shankarkumar A, Ghosh K. Individualization of Antiretroviral theropy-Pharmacogenomics aspect (IJMR) (Review Article)
  • U. Shankarkumar, A. Shankarkumar and K. Ghosh Human leukocyte antigen (HLA) Cw allele association among psoriasis patients from Western India. International Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences Vol 3(14), pp. 396-399, 22 December, 2011.
  • U. Shankarkumar, A. Shankarkumar. Role of HLA-A, HLA-B, HLA-DRB1 and HLADQB1 Alleles in HIV-1 Patients with Pulmonary Tuberculosis Co Infection from Western India.World Journal of AIDS, 1, 136-138, 2011.
  • U. Shankarkumar, A. Shankarkumar and K. Ghosh. Involvement of HLA in Serum  – 2 Micro Globulin Levels among Mumbai HIV-1 Patients. J Adv Lab Res Bio, 2, 133-6 Jul 2011.
  • U.Shankarkumar , A.Pawar, K.Ghosh CCR5 Chemokine polymorphism in HIV infected patients from Mumbai, India. J Acuir Immum Defic Syndr.17;2(1)30-31,2011.
  • A.Shankarkumar, U.Shankarkumar. Third National Science Symposium on HIV/AIDS:HIVScience 2010. Ind Journalof Human Genetics 2(1);30-31,2011.
  • U. Shankarkumar, A. Shankarkumar ,and K. Ghosh. CCR5 chemokine receptor polymorphism in HIV-1 Patients from Western India. European Human Genetics 19;supl 2, 81, 2011
  • U. Shankarkumar, A. Shankarkumar and K. Ghosh. Human Immunodeficiency Virus –therapeutics and pharmacogenomics. Review Article. Indian Journal Human Genetics. 17, supplement 1 S22, 2011.
  • U.Shankarkumar , A.Pawar, S.Bajpai, AR.Pazare, K.Ghosh HLA involvement in nevirepine-induced skin adverse drug reaction in ART treated HIV-1 patients from Mumbai, Maharashtra western India. Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapeutics. 2:114-115, 2011.
  • A. Shankarkumar and U. Shankarkumar. HCV infection and its association with HLA alleles. International Journal of Life Sciences Biotechnology and Pharma Research. April 2012; 1:10-19.
  • U.Shankarkumar, A.Pawar, K.Ghosh, S.Bajpai, AR.Pazare. HLA DRB1 and DQB1 allele associations in HIV-1 infected patients from Mumbai, Western India – International Journal of Immunogenetics 37:199-204, 2010.
  • U.Shankarkumar, A.Pawar, JP.Devaraj, K.Bhupali, K.Ghosh. The HLA system – A review. Anthropologist special 6:183-197, 2010.
  • U.Shankarkumar, A.Shankarkumar, Prevalence of HLA B17 in HIV-1 infected patients under antiretroviral treatment. International Journal Human Genetics.11:59-62, 2011.
  • U.Shankarkumar, A.Pawar, S.Bajpai, AR.Pazare, K.Ghosh HLA involvement in nevirepine-induced skin adverse drug reaction in ART treated HIV-1 patients from Mumbai, Maharashtra western India. Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapeutics. 2:114-115, 2011.
  • U. Shankarkumar, A. Shankarkumar and K. Ghosh. Human Immunodeficiency Virus –therapeutics and pharmacogenomics- Review Article. International Journal Human Genetics. 17, supplement 1 S22, 2011.
  • U. Shankarkumar, A. Shankarkumar and K. Ghosh Human leukocyte antigen (HLA) Cw allele association among psoriasis patients from Western India.International Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences 3: 396-399, 2011.
  • U. Shankarkumar, A. Shankarkumar. Role of HLA-A, HLA-B, HLA-DRB1 and HLADQB1 Alleles in HIV-1 Patients with Pulmonary Tuberculosis Co Infection from Western India.World Journal of AIDS, 1: 136-138, 2011.
  • U. Shankarkumar, A. Shankarkumar and K. Ghosh. Involvement of HLA in Serum b – 2 Micro Globulin Levels among Mumbai HIV-1 Patients. J Adv Lab Res Bio 2:133-6, 2011.
  • U.Shankarkumar , A.Pawar, K.Ghosh CCR5 Chemokine polymorphism in HIV infected patients from Mumbai, India. J Acuir Immum Defic Syndr.17;2(1)30-31,2011.
  • A.Shankarkumar, U.Shankarkumar. Third National Science Symposium on HIV/AIDS:HIVScience 2010. Ind Journal of Human Genetics 1:35-6, 2011.
  • U. Shankarkumar, A. Shankarkumar ,and K. Ghosh. CCR5 chemokine receptor polymorphism in HIV-1 Patients from Western India. European Human Genetics 19;supl 2, 81, 2011.
  • U. Shankarkumar, A. Shankarkumar and K. Ghosh. Human Immunodeficiency Virus –therapeutics and pharmacogenomics. Review Article. Indian Journal Human Genetics. 17, supplement 1 S22, 2011.
  • U. Shankarkumar U, ShankarkumarA. and Ghosh K. HIV and malaria co-infection in Mumbai, western IndiaJ Vector Borne Dis 48 ;155-8, 2011.
  • Umapathy S, Shankarkumar A, Ramrakhiyani V and Ghosh K. Role of anti-human lymphocyte culture cytotoxic antibodies in recurrent spontaneous pregnancy loss women. J Hum Reprod Sci 4;17-9, 2011.
  • Dalal B, Shankarkumar A and Ghosh K. Individualization of Antiretroviral therapy – Pharmacogenomics aspect. Indian J Med Res likely issue Sep, 2015
  • Patil AS, Shankarkumar A. Hepatitis B Diagnosis in Blood Bank: Evaluation & challenges. MGMJMedSci 2015; 2(2):83-89
  • Dalal K, Shankarkumar A. Emerging Proteomic and Glycoproteomic biomarkers for Hepatocellular carcinoma .International Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences (likely issue Sep 2015)
  • Following publications are communicated:
    1. Fallacious HIV testing by serology in a subgroup of population. Shankarkumar Aruna, Ghosh Kanjaksha
    2. Challenges for VBD in Maharashtra: pattern of transfusion transmitted infections in blood donors. Amruta Patil, K Ghosh, Aruna Shankarkumar.
    3. Hepatitis B diagnosis in blood bank: review article. Amruta Patil, K Ghosh, Aruna Shankarkumar
  • Following abstracts published in abstract book of 38th Annual Conference of Mumbai Hematology Group 2015, Mumbai:
    1. (a) O-39 Our experience of NAT testing of voluntary donor samples. Aruna Shankarkumar, Vanita Ramrakhiyani, Jayshree Sharma and K Ghosh pg. 88
    2. (b) P-30 A silent killer : HCV ( Hepatitis C virus) in multi-transfused patients. Priya Madan Yabaji Shankarkumar Aruna, Ghosh K pg. 127
    3. (c) P-37 Impact of False Positive/ False Negative HIV cases by rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) Aruna Shankarkumar, Raikar Swati, Mohite Varsha, Chavan Shreya, Shinde Shailesh, Ganeshmoorthy, Ghosh K pg. 135
  • HIV, HBV, HCV, Molecular Biology