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अखिल भारतीय आयुर्विज्ञान संस्थान, नई दिल्ली
All India Institute Of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
कॉल सेंटर:  011-26589142


AREAS OF RESEARCH  (Research Projects as Chief Investigator ) 

Clinical research in pathogenesis and treatment of Hematological malignancies, solid tumors particularly Retinoblastoma and Hodgkin’s lymphoma, effect of chemotherapy on survivors of various childhood malignancies, neurocognitive outcomes of hematological malignancies, childhood anemias

&nbps;&nbps;Source of fundingYear Total Amount
1   “Cranial Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy in Protein Energy     Malnutrition-" Brain Sparing effect"



2 To understand the deviation in cell signaling pathway of autism through neurotrophic factors (Insulin like growth factor-1) & undertake a randomized blinded trial with Olanzapine to evaluate its effect on Insulin like Growth fator-1 (IGF-1), clinical symptoms of autism and Autism rating scales

Department of Science & Technology


3 years

Rs 4,08,000/-


Assessment of psychosocial and neurocognitive   outcomes in childhood Leukemia

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

1 year


Rs 67,000/-

4 Evaluation of Anthracycline induced myocardial cardiotoxicity  in children with Cancer: A comparative study  with echocardiography and MUGA All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

1 year


5 Detection of minimal residual disease (MRD) in B cell lineage acute lymphoblastic leukemia at end of induction by flow cytometry. (2009 onwards)

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).


3 years 5

Rs 34,82,53

6 A study of infections in Febrile neutropenic pediatric oncology patients at a tertiary care hospital &nbps; All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 1 year


Rs 1,00,000

7 Understanding the biology of childhood Cancer survivorship in India

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

Rs 1,00,000


1 year

8 Chemo to Cure (C to C): A study of cancer Survivorship Jiv Daya Foundation

Rs 20,00,000/-


9. Neuroimaging and cerebral metabolite changes in children undergoing treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a pilot study’


Rs 1,00,000/-


Other areas of research

  1. Evaluation of incidence and predictors of tumor lysis syndrome in newly diagnosed
  2.       children of acute lymphoblastic leukemia
  3.    To study the effect of hyperhydration vs hyperhydration and hydroxyurea in management of newly diagnosed hyperleukocytosis of acute childhood leukemia
  4.      Study the outcome of childhood langerhans cell histiocytosis
  5.    Vincristine induced neuropathy in Childhood ALL (Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia) Prevalence and Electrophysiological Characteristics
  6.     Nucleophosmin mutation in acute myeloid leukemia:  evaluation of screening by        immunohistochemistry - a simple front-line surrogate for molecular analysis.
  7.     Evaluation of focal consolidation and systemic chemo reduction in management of intraocular retinoblastoma
  8.     Outcome in children with extraocular retinoblastoma.: A RCT using two treatment protocols.
  9.     Aspergillosis in immunecompromised patients: Epidemiology and Drug resistance
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