Professor & Chief,
National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre
Field of interest:
Total number of publication over last 5 years:
R. Ray and Braham Prakash: Relapse precipitants in opiate addiction: Assessment
in Community Treatment Setting. Indian Journal of Psychiatry (2000) 42,
2.K. Ballakoor, R. Ray, S. Dube, R. Jain, M. Vaswani and A. Dhawan: An
experimental study of tolerance among alcohol dependent individuals. Indian
Journal of Medical Research (2001), 113, 26-31.
3.R. Ray: Addiction Treatment: Theory and Practice. (Book Review). The
National Medical Journal of India (2001), 14, 115-116.
4.R.Ray and P. Bajaj. Addiction in the Elderly. Quarterly Bulletin of
Geriatric Services. Special Issue. G. S. Medical College, Mumbai 2001, 21-28.
5.R.K.L.Singh, Raka Jain, R. Ray and Y. K. Gupta: Abuse liability of
diazepam through different routes. Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology
(2001) 45, 181-190.
R. Ray, R. Jain and B. S. Chavan: Abuse liability of nitrazepam: A study among
experienced drug user. Indian Journal of Pharmacology (2001), 33, 357-362.
7.H. R. Pal, N. Berrry, S. Rajesh and R. Ray: Ketamine Dependence: Case
Report and Brief Review. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care (2002), 30(3), 382-384.
8.H. Pal, S. Yadav, P. S. Joy, S. Mehta and R. Ray: Treatment non-seeking
in alcohol users-A community based study from North India. Journal of Studies on
Alcohol (2003), 64,631-633.
9.R. Jain, and R. Ray: Blocking of Enhanced Sensitivity to Behavioural
Effects of Naloxone Induced by Narcotic Agonists in Rats. Indian Journal of
Physiology and Pharmacology. (2003), 47,407-414.
10.R. Ray, H. Pal, R. Kumar, P. Maulick and R. Mangla. Post-marketing
surveillance of buprenorphine. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety (2004), 13,
Ray (Editor). Substance Use Disorder: A Manual for Physicians. Drug Dependence
Treatment Centre, AIIMS, 2000.
2.R. Ray, I. Gupta, D. Dutt, A. Dhawan and H. K. Sharma. Illegal Drug
Market in Delhi. De-Addiction Centre, AIIMS and UNDCP, 2001.
3.R. Ray: (Editor). Women and Drug Abuse: The Problem in India. Ministry
of Social Justice and Empowerment and United Nations International Drug Control
4.R. Ray (Editor). Rapid Assessment Survey of drug Abuse in India.
Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and United Nations International Drug
Control Programme, 2002.
5.R. Ray (Editor). Drug Abuse Monitoring System- A Profile of Treatment
Seekers. Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and United Nations
International Drug Control Programme, 2002.
6.R. Ray (Editor). Drug Abuse among Prison Population, Ministry of Social
Justice and Empowerment and United Nations International Drug Control Programme,
7.R. Ray & S. Malhotra. Sensitization to Drugs of Abuse. In Trends in
Clinical Biochemistry & Laboratory Medicine. Association of Clinical Biochemist
of India, (2003).655-659.
8.R.Ray (Principal author and Scientific Editor) The Extent, Pattern and
Trends of Drug Abuse in India: National Survey. Ministry of Social Justice and
Empowerment and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, 2004.
9.R.Ray (Editor). Injecting Drug Use and HIV/AIDS in India-An Emerging
Concern, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and United Nations Office on
Drugs and Crime, 2004.
Substance Abuse and the Growth of De addiction Centres: The Challenge of Our
Times. In Mental Health, An Indian Perspective, 1946-2003, S. P. Agarwal et. al.
(Ed.) Elsevier, New Delhi. (2004). 284-289.
11.R. Ray, R. Jain, M. Mongia & R. Kumar. Substance Abuse in Young
People: Biological Considerations. In Mental Disorders in Children and
Adolescents, Need and Strategies for Intervention. S. Malhotra et. al. (Ed.).
CBS Publishers & Distributors, Delhi. (2005). 82-87.
yr. 2000 onwards
Number of funded projects: 10
Non-funded projects along with completed/ongoing: 4
supervised as MD
a) As Chief Guide: 12
b) As Co guide: 4
Appointed as member of the executive council of the National Institute of Social
Defence, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India, May
Appointed as a member of global expert group to develop worldwide network of
Addiction Training Resource Centres. UNODC, Vienna and UCLA, USA, August 2005
Appointed as a member of global expert group – Technical Guideline Development
Group to develop pharmacological intervention for Opiate Dependence, WHO,
Geneva, November 2005
Appointed as head of the Technical resource Group on Injecting Drug Use,
National AIDS Control Organisation, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare,
Government of India
International Assistant Editor of the journal Addiction Biology
published by Taylor & Francis, UK. (1997-2004).
International Advisory Board of the Journal “Mental Health
Use- Dual Diagnosis”
Member and Chairperson of
the Technical Resource Group (TRG), to develop intervention of IDUs. NACO,
Government of India, September 2006
2007-Member Sub-Committee, Postgraduate Medical Education, Medical Council of
2007-Member of Expert Advisory Panel, Punjab State Planning Board, Govt. of
and Principal Collaborator of Joint Scientific Indo-US Workshop (AIIMS-NIAAA,
USA) on Alcoholism, 2001.
2.Principal Collaborator-HIV/AIDS and Substance Use Disorder, National
Drug Dependence Treatment Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (NDDTC,
AIIMS) and Centre for International Research in Immunology and Diseases (CIRID)
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA.
3.Participated in the first India-China bilateral meeting on Narcotic
Drugs and Psychotropic Substances, New Delhi, 14-16 January 2006.
and gave a talk in the National Seminar on Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic
Substances, hosted by the government of NCT of Delhi and High Court of Delhi,
25-26 March 2006.
member of the WHO Expert Advisory Panel on Drug Dependence and Alcohol
various activities as part of WHO Biennium Activities (2005-06 and 2006-07) as
part of National Drug Abuse Control Programme: