National Award for Excellence in Academic Clinical Research
ISCR’s 3rd National Award for Excellence in Academic Clinical Research 2022
3rd National Award for Excellence in Academic Clinical Research 2022
The third edition of the awards had close to 60 applications from over 25 Medical and Research Institutions, representing all regions across India. This year a third category of awards was added for Senior researchers who had completed more than 20 years since their specialty degree. The winners were invited to present their research work at the 15th Annual ISCR Conference (Virtual) on 5th March 2022. .

SENIOR CAREER CATEGORY

Dr. Prabhakaran Dorairaj
MD, DM (Cardiology), MSc
Vice President (Research and Policy) and Director,
Centre for Control of Chronic Conditions,
Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), Gurugram

Prize winning Research Project

Effects of a Yoga Based Cardiac Rehabilitation Program (YOGA- CARE) on Cardiovascular Health - A Clinical Trial (India) and a Mechanistic Study (UK)

3rd National Award for Excellence in Academic Clinical Research 2022

MID CAREER CATEGORY

Dr. Deepti Suri
Professor of Paediatric Allergy and Immunology,
Post-graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research
(PGIMER), Chandigarh

Prize winning Research Project

To study the nuclear role of WASp Protein in non- erythroid blood cell compartments of patients with Wiscott Aldrich Syndrome

Dr. Manjul Tripathi
Associate Professor, Dept. of Neurosurgery, Gamma Knife
Radiosurgery, Post-graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh

Prize winning Research Project

Safety and Efficacy of Stereotactic Radiosurgery in the Management of Hypothalamic Hamartoma.

3rd National Award for Excellence in Academic Clinical Research 2022

EARLY CAREER CATEGORY

Dr. Ankur Kumar Jindal
Assistant Professor of Paediatric Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology,
Post-graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research
(PGIMER), Chandigarh

Prize winning Research Project

Assessment of T cell abnormalities in patients and carrier females of X-linked agammaglobulinemia (XLA): a flow cytometry and next generation sequencing based study from India

Dr. Mohammad Shafi Kuchay
Consultant, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes,
Medanta The Medicity, Gurugram

Prize winning Research Project

Effect of dulaglutide on liver fat in patients with type 2 diabetes and NAFLD: randomized controlled trial (D-LIFT Trial)

Dr. Nipun Verma
Associate Professor, Department of Hepatology,
Post-graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research
(PGIMER), Chandigarh

Prize winning Research Project

APASL-ACLF research consortium-artificial intelligence (AARC-AI) model precisely predicts outcomes in acute-on-chronic liver failure patients.

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

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

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