Important Announcement Tender for Technical and Lab Equipment

Department of Hematogenetics


Name - Dr. Prabhakar S. Kedar

Degree - MSc, PhD

Designation - Scientist D

Email - kedarps2002@yahoo.com


Degree University Subject Year
BSc Nagpur Univesity Microbiology, Biochemistry & Chemistry 1989
MSc Nagpur Univesity Biochemistry 1991
Ph.D.         Kyushu Institute of Technology, Fukuoka JapanBiotechnology2007



  • Awarded Hindi Diploma in First Division with distinction conducted by Central Hindi Directorate. New Delhi (1995).
  • J C Patel Award for best research Paper entitled "Eosin 5' maleimide as a diagnostic tool for Red cell membrane cytoskeleton Disorders": presented at Annual Conference of Bombay Hematology Group at Tata Memorial Hospital. Mumbai, 15th to 16th Feb 2003.
  • Department of Science and Technology (DST) New Delhi awarded JSPS (RONPAKU) fellowship for Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from Japan in year 2003.
  • DST-JSPS Ronpaku fellowship for Dissetation PhD awarded by Japan Society of Promotion of science, Tokyo in 2004.
  • Ronpaku Gold Medal for PhD Thesis awarded by Japan Society of Promotion of science, Tokyo under DST-JSPS RONPAKU Fellowship-2004.
  • American Society of Hematology (ASH) Meeting (USA) sponsorship Award Mumbai Hematology group for best research paper presented at Annual Conference of Mumbai Hematology Group at Tata Memorial Hospital. Mumbai on 8th to 16th Oct 2007.
  • Young Biomedical scientist fellowship awarded by Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi and availed at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA 2010. 
MSc & PhD (Biotechnology) Mumbai Unversity
MSc and PhD (Biochemistry) Mumbai University

  • Prashant Warang Prabhakar S. Kedar, Rakhee Kar , K. Ghosh, Roshan B. Colah : New missense homozygous mutation (Q270Ter) in the pyrimidine 5' nucleotidase type I-related gene in two Indian families with hereditary non-spherocytic hemolytic anemia. Annals of Hematology 2013; 92; 715-717. (Impact Factor-2.866)
  • Prashant Warang, Prabhakar S. Kedar, K. Ghosh, Roshan B. Colah: Molecular and clinical heterogeneity in pyruvate kinase deficiency in India. Blood cell Molecules and Disease. 2013; 51:133-137.
  • Prashant Warang, Sona Nair, Anita Nadkarni, Prabhakar Kedar, Abhay Bhave, Kanjaksha Ghosh, Roshan Colah. : Hb Koln [β 98(FG5) [GTGàATG, Valà Meth]: the first report from India. Hematology 2013:19:199-201
  • Prabhakar S. Kedar, Red Cell Membrane Pathology in Hereditary Spherocytosis in India. Indian J Hematol Blood Transfusion (Oct-Dec 2013) 29(4):191–277
  • Prabhakar S. Kedar, Prashant Warang, K. Ghosh, Roshan B. Colah, Automated High Speed Micro Fluidic Chip Based Capillary Electrophoresis Technique for the Identification of the Red Cell Membrane Protein Defect. Indian J Hematol Blood Transfusion (Oct-Dec 2013) 29(4):278–400
  • Prabhakar S. Kedar, Prashant Warang, K. Ghosh, Roshan B. Colah, "Recessive congenital methemoglobinemia due to NADH-cytochrome b5 reductase deficiency associated with Recurrent Early Pregnancy Loss (REPL) in an Indian family" Annals of Hematology 2012;91(12):1985-1986. (Impact Factor-2.866)
  • Prabhakar S. Kedar, Prashant Warang, Sanyal S, Devendra R, K. Ghosh, Roshan B. Colah, Primaquine induced severe methemoglobinemia developed during the treatment of Plasmodium vivax malarial infection in an Indian family associated with a novel mutation (p.Arg57Trp) in the CYB5R3 gene. Clin Chim Acta. 2014:437:103-105.
  • Prashant Warang, Rati Devendra, Selma D'silva Prabhakar Kedar, Kanjaksha Ghosh, Roshan B. Colah Malay Mukherjee ; Do UGT1A1 and HMOX1 gene promoter polymorphism increase the risk of hyperbilirubinemia and gallstones in patients with herediatary spherocytosis. Ann of Hematol 2015 Jan;94(1):169-71 (Impact Factor-2.866)
  • Prashant Warang, Prabhakar S. Kedar, K. Ghosh, Roshan B. Colah, Clinical spectrum and molecular basis of type I and II recessive congenital methaemoglobinaemia in Indian patients: Seven novel mutations in the cytochrome-b5 reductase gene. Clinical Genetics 2015 Jan;87(1):62-67.
  •   Upadhye D, Koduri P, Tarakeshwari S, Mehta P, Surve R, Warang P, Kedar P, Nadkarni A, Ghosh K, Colah R Hb M Hyde Park and Hb M Boston in two Indian families - a rare cause of methaemoglobinemia. Int J Lab Hematol.  2015 Apr;37(2):e40-3
  • Koduri PR, Kedar PS, Warang P.: Erythrocytosis, methemoglobinemia, and the saturation gap. Ann Hematol. 2015 Mar;94(3):509-10.
  • Prashant Warang,Prabhakar Kedar, Kanjaksha Ghosh, Roshan B. Colah,: Spectrum of red cell abnormalities in undiagnosed hemolytic anemias and methemoglobinemias: A single centre experience. Clinical chemistry and Laboratory Medicine  2015;53(4):105-8.
  • Redcell enzymopathy, Red Cell Membrane disorders, Methaemoglobinaemia