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Prof. Vijay Kumar Kutala - Secretary Genetal (IABS) Prof. Vijay Kumar Kutala,
Secretary General (IABS)
Dr.  Vijay Kumar Kutala obtained his Ph.D. degree from the Department of Biochemistry, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India in 1993 and joined as Consultant and Head of Biochemistry, Kamineni Hospitals, Hyderabad. After working for 4 years, he moved to the Department of Biochemistry, Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad in the year 1997 as Assistant Professor and later promoted Associate Professor.  During the period 2003 to 2007, he was the visiting Research Scientist, at the Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA. During this period, he got expertise in the application of EPR spectroscopy; ischemia-reperfusion models both ex-vivo and in vivo and during this period he has published 30 papers in peer-reviewed journals and was also awarded the James V Warren most outstanding researcher award in the year 2005.  He returned to India after obtaining the Ramanujan Fellowship  awarded by the Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi in the year 2007.
At Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad,  he is currently working  in the areas of pharmacogenomics, developed algorithm for the optimization of warfarin dose in patients with valve replacements, deep vein thrombosis etc., and pharmacogenetic studies in lupus nephritis, as  also on identifying the risk factors for  autoimmune diseases like systemic lupus erythematosus. Currently he has one ICMR, one DST and one DBT sponsored projects.

Dr.Kutala is member of several  scientific Societies  like Member, National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS), New Delhi;  President, Twin Cities Association of Biochemist, Hyderabad; Treasurer, Federation of Asian Biotechnology Association;  Joint Secretary, Society for Free Radical Research-India; Life Member, Indian Association of Nitric Oxide and Allied Radicals; Life Member and Executive Member, Indian Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics.

Dr. Kutala has guided six Ph.D thesis, Co-guided several MD, DNB, DM and PhD students  and published over 100 research papers in national and international journals, including two books chapters. His research work has till date received over 2500 citations in international scientific literature. He is serving as Associate Editor of Gene Journal, Journal of Medical and Allied Sciences, and Advisory Editorial Board Member, American Journal of Current Genetics.

Contact Details:

Dr.Vijay Kumar Kutala
Secretary General (IABS)
Associate Professor,
Department of Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics,
Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences,
Panjagutta, Hyderabad, India
Email: vijaykutala@gmail.com
Cell: 09395532288
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