EditorialBoard  
 
Editorial Governing Body:  
Chief Patron
Hon’ble Dr. Suresh J. Bhosale
Chairman and Managing Trustee
Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences University,
Karad-415 539, Maharashtra, India.

Patron
Hon’ble, Dr. Vedprakash Mishra

Chancellor
Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences University,
Karad-415539, (Maharashtra), India

Hon’ble Dr. (Mrs.) Neelima A. Malik
Vice Chancellor
Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences University,
Karad-415539, (Maharashtra), India

Publisher
Dr. M. V. Ghorpade, Registrar,
Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences University,
Karad-415539, Maharashtra, India

Research Executive Members of KIMSU, Karad
Dr. A. Y. Kshirsagar
(Medical Director of Krishna Hospital and Medical Research Centre)

Dr. S. T. Mohite, Dean
(Faculty of Medical Sciences)

Dr. Shashikiran N.D, Dean
(Faculty of Dental Sciences)

Mrs. V. R.  Mohite, Dean
(Faculty of Nursing Sciences)

Dr. G. Varadharajulu, Dean
( Faculty of Physiotherapy)

Dr. S. C. Kale, Dean
(Faculty of Allied Sciences)

 
Editor in Chief
Dr. Arun R. Risbud 
Director of Research,
Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences University,
Karad-415539, Maharashtra, India.
Email: editorinchief@jkimsu.com

Executive Editor
Dr. Arun J. Patil
Dy. Director of Research,
Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences University,
Karad-415539, Maharashtra, India
Email: drarunpatil69@yahoo.com

Editorial Advisors

Prof. Kusal K. Das (Physiology)
BLDEU's Shri. B. M. Patil Medical College, 
Bijapur – 586108, Karnataka, India
Email: kusaldas@yahoo.com

Prof. Arif Siddiqui (Medical Education)
Riphah International University,
274, Peshawar Road, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Email:   arifsiddiqui54312@gmail.com

Dr. Sharda G. Sabnis (Nephropathology)
Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, USA
Email: shardasabnis@yahoo.com

Dr. Megha G. Joshi (Pathology)
Director of Laboratories, Lawrence General Hospital,
Lawrence, MA USA
Email: meghascarff@yahoo.com

Dr. Prema Ramachandran,
Director, Nutrition Foundation of India, New Delhi
Email: premaramachandran@gmail.com

 
Editorial Board Members

Dr. Siddhartha Chatterjee (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
Calcutta Fertility Mission, 102C Ballygunge Place,
Kolkata-700019, West Bengal, India.
Email: sidchat54@gmail.com

Dr. Madhusudan Pal (Ergonomics/Biomedical Engineering)
Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences,
DRDO, Lucknow Road, Timarpur, Delhi – 110054, India
Email: madhusudanpal@rediffmail.com

Prof. Jaydeb Ray (Pediatrics)
Institute of Child Health,
West Bengal University of Health Sciences
11, Dr. Biresh Guha Street,
Kolkata-700017, West Bengal, India
Email: jaydeb_ray@hotmail.com

Dr. Vishal Bansal (Physiology)
In charge-Cardio-Pulmonary Rehabilitation,
V. P. Chest Institute, University of Delhi,
Delhi -110007, India.
Email: drvishalbansal@hotmail.com

Dr. (Mrs). Ranu Roy Biswas (Pathology)
School of Tropical Medicine
108, Chittaranjan Avenue,
Kolkata-700073, West Bengal, India
Email: ranuroybiswas1968@gmail.com

Dr. Ranabir Pal (Community and Family Medicine)
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Jodhpur-342005, Rajasthan, India
Email: ranabirmon@gmail.com

Prof. B. D. Banerjee (Medical Biochemistry)
University College of Medical Sciences &
Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital, University of Delhi
Delhi-110095, India
Email: banerjeebd@hotmail.com

Dr. (Mrs). Aparna Gomes (Biotechnology & Drug Development)
Scientist – F, Indian Institute of Chemical Biology (CSIR)
Raja S. C. Mullick Road, Jadavpur,
Kolkata– 700 032, West Bengal, India
Email: gomes_aparna@yahoo.com

Dr. Sandeep B. Bavdekar (Pediatrics)
TN Medical College and BYL Nair Hospital,   
Mumbai Central, 400 008, Maharashtra, India
Email: sandeep.bavdekar@gmail.com

Dr. Tony Cecil Badrick (Biochemistry/ Pathology)
Bond University, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia – 4229
Email: tony.badrick@rcpaqap.com.au

Dr.  Shivaprasad S Goudar (Physiology)
Dept of Medical Education, Research Coordinator,
JNMC-UMKC Women’s and Children’s Health Research Unit,
J N Medical College, Belgaum- 590010, Karnataka, India
Email: sgoudar@jnmc.edu

Dr. Thuppil Venkatesh (Biochemistry)
Principal Advisor, Quality Council of India (QCI) and
National Referral Centre for Lead Poisoning in India (NRCLPI)
St. John's Medical College, Bangalore -34, Karnataka, India
Email: venkatesh.thuppil@gmail.com

Dr. Prakash V. Patil (Pathology)
Jawahar Medical Foundation’s Annasaheb Chudaman Patil Memorial Medical College,
Dhule 42401 Maharashtra, India
Email: docpvpatil@gmail.com , drprakash_patil@yahoo.co.in

Dr. V. Balasubramanyam (Anatomy)
Multimedia Educationist and Domain Consultant:  Medical E- learning,
President – Bangalore Chapter of the Indian Association of Medical Informatics,
St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore-34, Karnataka, India
Email: baluvbs@yahoo.com  , drbaluvbs@gmail.com

Dr. Pragna Rao (Biochemistry)
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal,- 576104, Karnataka, India
Email: pragna.rao@manipal.edu ; drpragnarao@gmail.com

Dr. Gaya Prasad Pal (Anatomy)
Modern Dental College & Research Centre, Indore, (MP), India
Email: gp_pal50@rediffmail.com

Dr. Tangirala Malati (Biochemistry)
Scientific Advisor, Dept Genetics and Molecular Medicine,
Vasavi Medical & Research Centre, Vasavi Hospital,
Khairatabad, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Email: malatitgupta@gmail.com

Dr. R. Selvakumar (Clinical Biochemistry)
Christian Medical College, Vellore- 632004, Tamil Nadu, India
Email:  Selva_cmc@hotmail.com

Dr. M. L. Kulkarni (Pediatrics)
J. J. M.  Medical College, Davangere, Karnataka, India
Email: kulkarniml@yahoo.com

Dr. Vithal K. Dhulkhed (Anaesthesia)
Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences University, Karad, Maharashtra, India
Email: drvithalk@hotmail.com

Dr. Prashant E. Natekar (Anatomy)
Goa Medical College, Goa, India
Email: drpenatekar@hotmail.com

Dr. Lanjewar D. N (Pathology)
Sir J.J. Hospital, Byculla,
Mumbai-400008, Maharashtra, India
Email: dnlanjewar2011@gmail.com

Dr. Shripad A. Patil (Microbiology)
National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Email: spatil@nimhans.kar.nic.in

Dr. Maiya Arun G (Physiotherapy)
Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka India
Email: arun.maiya@manipal.edu , ajmaiya@yahoo.com

Dr. Anilkumar l. Bhoweer (Oral Medicine & Dental Radiology)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Email: banil42@yahoo.co.in

Dr. Nitin M. Gangane (Pathology)
Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences,
Sevagram. Dist. Wardha, Maharashtra, India
Email: nitingangane@rediffmail.com

Dr. Ashok Kumar Jaryal (Physiology)
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Email: ashok.jaryal@gmail.com

Dr. Sanjay K. Agarwal (Nephrology)
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Email: Skagarwal58@yahoo.co.in

Dr. Sarman Singh (Clinical Microbiology)
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Email: Sarman_singh@yahoo.com, ssingh56@hotmail.com

Dr. Renu Saxena (Hematology)
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Email: renusax@hotmail.com

Dr. Umesh Kapil (Nutrition)
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Email: umeshkapil@yahoo.com

Dr. Aparna Palit (Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy)
BLDEAU, Shri. B. M. Patil Medical College, Bijapur, Karnataka, India
Email: aparnapalit@rediffmail.com

Dr. Om P. Kharbanda (Orthodontics and Dentofacial Deformities),
Center for Dental Education and Research
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Email: opk15@hotmail.com

Dr. T. D, Dogra (Forensic Medicine & Toxicology)
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Email: tddogra@hotmail.com

Dr. Veena Sargoor R. (Epidemiologist)
Holdsworth Memorial Hospital, Mandi Mohalla, Mysore, Karnataka, India
Email: veenasr@gmail.com

Dr. Samir Malhotra (Pharmacology)
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research,
Chandigarh, Haryana, India
Email: samirmalhotra345@yahoo.com

Dr. Rama Jayasundar (NMR)
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Email: ramajayasundar@hotmail.com

Dr. Akshay Anand (Neurology)
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research,
Chandigarh, India
Email: akshay2anand@gmail.com , akshay1anand@rediffmail.com   

Prof. Dr. Ram Samujh (Pediatric Surgery)
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research,
Chandigarh, Haryana, India
Email: rsamujh@yahoo.com

Dr. Sandeep Aggarwal (Surgical Disciplines)
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Email: sandeep_aiims@yahoo.co.in , sandeep_aiims@aiims.ac.in

Dr. Sarat Chandra (Neurosurgery)
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Email: saratpchandra1@gmail.com

Dr. S. K Sharma (Medicine)
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Email: sksharma.aiims@gmail.com, SKSharma.aiims@yahoo.com

Dr. Sanjay Wadhwa (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation)
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Email: dr_wadhwa@rediffmail.com

Dr Sandeep Mahajan (Nephrology)
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Email: mahajansn@yahoo.com

Dr. Sumeeta Khurana (Parasitology)
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research,
Chandigarh, Haryana, India
Email: sumeetakhurana@hotmail.com

Dr. Neelam Marwaha (Transfusion Medicine)
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research,
Chandigarh, Haryana, India
Email: neelam2918@yahoo.com

Dr. D. Nagaraja (Neurology, Biostatistics and Neuromicrobiology)
National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Email: dnn@nimhans.kar.nic.in

Dr. Chand Prabhat Kumar (Psychiatry)
Consultant, Centre for Addiction Medicine
National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Email: chand@nimhans.kar.nic.in

Dr. B. S Nagoba (Microbiology)
Maharashtra Institute of Medical Sciences & Research,
Latur, Maharashtra, India
Email: dr_bsnagoba@yahoo.com

Dr. Chakrabarti Subho (Psychiatry)
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research,
Chandigarh, Haryana, India
Email: subhochd@yahoo.com

Dr. Prashant A. Jani (Surgical Pathologist),
Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
Northern Ontario School of Medicine Thunder Bay, Ontario,
Canada
Email: dr.prashant.jani@gmail.com

Dr. B. S. Shankaranarayana Rao (Neurophysiology)
National Institute of Mental Health and NeuroSciences,
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Email: bssrao.nimhans@gmail.com

Dr. Y. K. Gupta (Pharmacology)
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Email: yk.ykgupta@gmail.com

Dr.  Rajesh Malhotra (Orthopedic)
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Email: rmalhotra62@hotmail.com

Dr. Surya Seshan (Pathology)
Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, United States
Email: svs2002@med.cornell.edu

Dr. Seema Tyagi (Hematology)
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Email: drseematyagi@hotmail.com

Dr. Ravi Mittal (Orthopedic)
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Email: ravimittal66@hotmail.com

Dr. Sanjay P. Govindwar (Biochemistry & Biotechnology)
Shivaji University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India
Email: spgovindwar@rediffmail.com

Dr. S. L Hoti
Director & Senior Scientist at Vector Control Research Center,
Dept. of Health Research (ICMR), Pondicherry, India
Email: slhoti@yahoo.com

Dr. Lilly L Ganju (Physiology and Allied Sciences)
Professor of Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences,
Immunomodulation Laboratory, New Delhi, India
Email: lganju@rediffmail.com

Dr. (Mrs). Madhu C. Mohanty
Scientist - C, Enterovirus Research Center,
Indian Council of Medical Research, Haffkine Institute Compound,
AD marg, Parel, Mumbai-12, Maharashtra, India
Email: Mohantymc@icmr.org.in

Dr. Jerry M. E. Kovoor (Radiology)
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City,
Iowa, USA
Email: jerrymek@yahoo.com

Dr. Alka Saxena, (Molecular Genetics)
University of Western Australia Perth
Email: alka@gsc.riken.jp

Dr. D.V. Gokhale
Senior Principal Scientist
NCIM Resource Center, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India
Email: dvgokhale@ncl.res.in

Ext. Lieut. Sudha Annasaheb Raddi  (OBG Nursing)
KLEU’s Institute of Nursing Sciences, Belgaum, Karnataka, India
Email: srdrishti@gmail.com

Prof. Sanjay P. Zodpey (Community Medicine)
Public Health Education, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), New Delhi, India
Email: spzodpey@yahoo.com

Dr. Sanjay Madhav Mehendale (Community of Medicine)
Director & Scientist G, National Institute of Epidemiology,
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Email: sanjaymehendale@icmr.org.in

Dr.  Mrs. Aparna Nishikant Shrotri (Ob / Gyn)
Rt. Professor, B. J. Medical College, Pune
Consultant Practioner of Ob / Gyn, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Email: shrotriaparna@gmail.com , srivastavav@icmr.org.in, headquarters@icmr.org.in

Dr. Hirachand S. Mutagi (Anaesthetics and Pain Medicine)
Medical Services Head for Pain Medicine,
Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Trust, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Email: muhiru@yahoo.com

Dr. K. Lalitha (Mental Health Nursing)
National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences
(NIMHANS), Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Email: Lalithakrishnasamy@gmail.com

Dr. Deo Madhav Gajanan
Director, Moving Academy of Medicine and Biomedicine,
Pune, Maharashtra, India
Email: Deo.madhav@gmail.com

Dr. Srinivas V. Kaveri (Immunology)
Equipe 16 - INSERM - U 872
Centre de Recherche des Cordeliers
15, Rue de l'Ecole de Médecine
75006 Paris, France
Email: srini.kaveri@crc.jussieu.fr

Dr. Rajan Dewar (Pathology)
Division of Laboratory Medicine, Yamins 309
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA  02215
Email: rdewar@bidmc.harvard.edu

Dr.  Shashi Bala Singh 
Director, Defence Institute of Physiology & Allied Sciences,
Ministry of Defence, Lucknow Road, Timarpur, Delhi, India
Email: drshashisingh@gmail.com

Dr. Sundeep Santosh Salvi (Respiratory Medicine)
Director, Chest Research Foundation, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Email: ssalvi@crfindia.com , sundeepsalvi@yahoo.com

Dr. Gopal C. Kundu (Molecular Biology)
Scientist F, National Center for Cell Science, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Email: gopalkundu@hotmail.com

Dr. Vinod R. Bhagwat (Biochemistry)
SBH Govt. Medical College Dhule (India)
Email: bhagwatvr@gmail.com
Dr. Sachin Kadam (Biosciences)
Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Amity University, Panvel, Mumbai-410206
Maharashtra, India
Email:kadamsachin@gmail.com
Dr. M. Balasubramanyam
Dean of Research Studies & Senior Scientist
Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF)
Gopalapuarm, Chennai – 600 086, India
Email: balusignal@gmail.com
Dr Dinesh Kumar Srinivasan (Anatomy)
National University of Singapore
MD 10, 4 Medical Drive Singapore - 117594
Email: drsdineshkumar@gmail.com

Dr. Gerald V.Quinnan
Emmes Corporation, Rockville, MD-20850, USA
Email: gquinnan@emmes.com

Prof. Dr. Gustavo Zubieta-Calleja
Director, High Altitude Pulmonary and Pathology Institute (IPPA), Bolivia
Email: gzubietajr@gmail.com