National Award for Excellence in Academic Clinical Research
The second edition of the awards saw an increase in participation with 35 applicants competing for the awards with 4 winners in two career categories. The winners were invited to present their research work and received the awards at the 14th Annual ISCR Conference (Virtual) in March 2021.
Winners of the 2nd National Awards for Excellence in Academic Clinical Research 2021

EARLY CAREER CATEGORY

Dr. Kavita Singh
Research Scientist and Epidemiologist
Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) Gurugram, Haryana

Prize winning Research Study

Collaborative care in secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease in India

Dr. Tuhina Banerjee
Professor, Microbiology
Institute of Medical Sciences Banaras Hindu University Varanasi

Prize winning Research Study

Mutations at novel sites in pmrA/B and IpxA/D Genes and Reduced Fitness in Colistin-Resistant Acinotobacter Baumanii from a Tertiary Care Hospital, India

Winners of the 2nd National Awards for Excellence in Academic Clinical Research 2020

MID CAREER CATEGORY

Dr. Bhavuk Garg
Additional Professor, Dept. of Orthopaedics
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) New Delhi

Prize winning Research Study

Role of 3D printing in complex spinal deformity correction

Dr. Prashant Kumar
Faculty Scientist
Institute of Bioinformatics, Bengaluru

Prize winning Research Study

Patient derived circulating tumour cell cluster phenotype allows monitoring response to treatment and predicts survival

ISCR through the Academic Consortium for Clinical Research in India (ACCRI) initiative had for the first time instituted the National Awards for Excellence in Academic Clinical Research in 2020, which elicited a very good response with 23 applications. After a rigorous evaluation process, 4 academic researchers in total (two in each career category) were confirmed as winners and received the awards at the 13th Annual ISCR Conference in January 2020 at Mumbai.
Winners of the 1st National Awards for Excellence in Academic Clinical Research 2020

EARLY CAREER CATEGORY

Dr. Kedar Mehta
Assistant Professor, Community Medicine
GMERS Medical College & Hospital, Vadodara

Prize winning Research Study

Effect of “Mobile phone reminders and electronic tracking tool” (M-TRACK) on pre-treatment Loss to Follow up (LFU) among PLHIV under programme settings: An interventional study from Gujarat, India

Dr. Krithiga Shridhar
Epidemiologist
Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), Gurugram

Prize winning Research Study

Computer-Aided Diagnostic Tool for Early Detection of Oral Precancer and Cancer: Digital Image Analysis using Supervised Machine Learning Model

Winners of the 1st National Awards for Excellence in Academic Clinical Research 2020

MID CAREER CATEGORY

Dr. Arpana A. Iyengar
Professor, Department of Paediatric Nephrology
St John’s National Academy of Health Sciences Bengaluru

Prize winning Research Study

Determining the optimal dose of Cholecalciferol supplementation in Children with Chronic kidney disease – A multi-centre randomised controlled trial

Dr. George M. Varghese
Professor and Head, Department of Infectious Diseases
Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu

Prize winning Research Study

Performance of Molecular and Serologic Tests for the Diagnosis of Scrub Typhus

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