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PROF. GAGANDEEP KANG, MD, PhD, FRCPath, FAAM, FASc, FNASc, FNA, FFPH 

Executive Director
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Christian Medical College, Vellore, India. Degree: MBBS (1986)
Christian Medical College, Vellore, India. Degree: MD (1991)
Christian Medical College, Vellore, India. Degree: PhD (1997)
Royal College of Pathologists, London, UK. Degree: MRCPath (2000)

Membership in Professional Societies

  • Royal College of Pathologists
  • Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists
  • Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists
  • Indian Society for Gastroenterology
  • Hospital Infection Society-India
  • American Society for Microbiology
  • Indian Academy of Tropical Parasitology
  • American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

Other Activities

  • 2000-2007   Secretary, Hospital Infection Control Committee Christian Medical College, Vellore
  • 2007-2009   Deputy Chairperson, Hospital Infection Control Committee Christian Medical College, Vellore
  • 2008-2012   Vice-Principal (Research), Christian Medical College, Vellore
  • 2012-2016   Member, Research Advisory Board, Christian Medical College, Vellore

Peer Review Activities 

Editorial responsibilities

  • Editor, CMC Research Digest, 2008-2012
  • Editorial Board, Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology, 2008-present
  • Assistant Editor, Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology, 2000-2001
  • Associate Editor, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2008-present
  • Associate Editor, Tropical Medicine and International Health, 2011-present
  • Editorial Board, Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group), 2014-2016
  • Editor, Manson’s Tropical Diseases, 23rd edition, 2014
  • Section Editor, Gastrointestinal Infections, Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases, 2014-present

Research grant/fellowship application reviews

  • Ad-hoc
    • Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
    • Indian Council for Medical Research
    • Department of Biotechnology
    • Department of Science and Technology
    • National Institutes of Health Special Emphasis Panels/Study Sections        
    • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
    • Medical Research Council, UK
    • Medical Research Council, South Africa
    • Food and Health Bureau, Govt. of Hong Kong SAR
    • The Wellcome Trust, UK
  • 2007-present  Diarrhoeal Diseases, Indian Council for Medical Research
  • 2008-2013       Public Health and Tropical Medicine Interview Committee, The Wellcome Trust, UK
  • 2009-2014       Infectious Diseases Biology, Department of Biotechnology
  • 2010-2014       Human Resource Development, Department of Biotechnology
  • 2011-present   Vaccine Grand Challenge Apex Committee, Department of Biotechnology
  • 2012-2015       Research and Development for Affordable Health Care for India, The Wellcome Trust, UK
  • 2013-2014       Guidelines Committee for Antimicrobial Stewardship, Indian Council for Medical Research
  • 2014-present   Health Science Project Advisory Committee, Science and Engineering Research Board

Advisory Committees

  • 2008              Rotavirus Vaccine Sub-committee, National Technical Advisory Group for Immunization, Government of India
  • 2010-2013       Scientific Advisory Group, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Research Center, Translational Health Science and Technology Institute
  • 2010-2014       Scientific Advisory Group, Paediatric Biology Research Center, Translational Health Science and Technology Institute
  • 2011-2013       International Strategic Advisory Committee, Global Enteric Multi-Center Study, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • 2011-present   Water Purification System Sectional Committee, MHD 22, Bureau of Indian Standards
  • 2011-2017       Global Advisory Committee for Vaccine Safety, World Health Organization
  • 2013-2015       Scientific Advisory Group, International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea
  • 2013-present   Immunization and Vaccine Implementation Research-Advisory Committee, World Health Organization
  • 2013-present   Member, Scientific Advisory Committee, National Institute of Biomedical Genomics, Kalyani
  • 2013-present   Discovery Expert Group, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • 2013-present   Member, National Technical Advisory Group on Immunization, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
  • 2014-present   Chair, Region Technical Advisory Group on Immunization, World Health Organization, South-east Asian Region
  • 2015-present   Healthy Birth, Growth and Development Knowledge Integration Advisory Group, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • 2016-present   Human Enteric Microbiota Advisory Group, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Original research publications in peer reviewed journals
  • Kang G, Sridharan G, Jesudason MV, John TJ (1992) Evaluation of modified passive haemagglutination assay for Vi antibody estimation in Salmonella typhi infections. J Clin Pathol; 45: 740-741. PMID: 1401194
  • Kang G, Mathan MM, Mathan VI (1995) Evaluation of a simplified HEp-2 cell adherence assay for Escherichia coli isolated from South Indian children with acute diarrhoea and controls. J Clin Microbiol; 33: 2204-2205. PMID: 7559981
  • Ramakrishna BS, Kang G, Rajan DP, Mathan MM, Mathan VI (1996) Isolation of Vibrio cholerae O139 from the water supply during an outbreak of cholera. Trop Med & Int Health; 1: 854-858. PMID: 8980601
  • Kang G, Mathan MM (1996) A comparison of five staining methods for detection of Cryptosporidium oocysts in faecal specimens from the field. Indian J Med Res; 103: 262-264. PMID: 8707362
  • Pai M, Kang G, Ramakrishna BS, Venkataraman A, Muliyil JP (1997) An epidemic of diarrhoea in South India apparently caused by enteroaggregative Escherichia coli. Ind J Med Res; 107: 7-12. PMID: 9248208
  • Abraham M, Pai M, Kang G, Asokan GV, Magesh SR, Bhattacharji S, Ramakrishna BS (1997) An outbreak of food poisoning due to Yersinia enterocolitica in Tamil Nadu. Ind J Med Res: 107: 465-468. PMID: 9415742
  • Kang G, Mathew MS, Rajan DP, Daniel JD, Mathan MM, Mathan VI, Muliyil JP (1998) Prevalence of intestinal parasites in rural South Indians. Trop Med & Int Health 3:70-75. PMID: 9484973
  • Khanduja V, Kang G, Rajan DP, Balasubramanian KA (1998) Oxidative stress response in Shigella and non-pathogenic gut bacteria. Ind J Med Res; 108: 3-7. PMID: 9745211
  • Kang G, Sheela S, Ramakrishna BS (1998) Cryptosporidium carriage in asymptomatic rural South Indians. Ind J Med Microbiol; 16: 112-114.
  • Kang G, Balasubramanian KA, Koshi R, Mathan MM, Mathan VI (1998) Salicyclate inhibits HEp-2 cell adherence of and haemagglutination by enteroaggregativeEscherichia coli. FEMS Microbiol Lett; 166: 257-265. PMID: 9770283
  • Alavandi S, Ananthan S, Kang G (1998) Prevalence, in-vitro secretory activity and cytotoxicity of Aeromonas species associated with childhood gastroenteritis in Chennai (Madras), India. Jpn J Med Sci Biol; 51:1-12. PMID: 10211427
  • Mukhopadhya A, Ramakrishna BS, Kang G, Pulimood AB, Mathan MM, Zachariah A, Mathai DC (1999) Enteric pathogens in southern Indian HIV-infected patients with & without diarrhoea. Indian J Med Res; 109:85-9. PMID: 10489741
  • Kang G, Sheela S, Mathan MM, Mathan VI (1999) Prevalence of enteroaggregative and other HEp-2 cell adherent Escherichia coli in asymptomatic rural South Indians by longitudinal sampling. Microbios; 100(395): 57-66. PMID: 10582380
  • Kang G, Rajan DP, Patra S, Chacko A, Mathan MM (1999) Use of serology, the urease test and histology in diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infections in symptomatic and asymptomatic Indians. Indian J Med Res;110:86-90. PMID: 10612909
  • Ramakrishna B, Eapen CE, Kang G, Kurian G, Chandy GM (2000) Familial intrahepatic cholestatic cirrhosis with positive antimitochondrial antibody:familial primary biliary cirrhosis. J Clin Gastroenterol;30:355-358. PMID: 10777183
  • Iturriza-Gomora M, Cubitt D, Steele D, Green J, Brown D, Kang G, Desselberger U, Gray J  (2000) Characterisation of rotavirus G9 strains isolated in the UK between 1995 and 1998.J Med Virol; 61: 510-517. PMID: 10897071
  • Kang G, Hale AD, Richards AF, Jesudason MV, Estes MK, Brown DWG (2000) Detection of “Norwalk-like viruses” in Vellore, southern India. Trans R Soc Trop Med & Hyg ;94: 681-3. PMID: 11198656
  • Kamalaratnam CN, Kang G, Kirubakaran C, Rajan DP. Daniel DJ, Mathan MM, Mathan VI (2001) A prospective study of nosocomial enteric pathogen acquisition in hospitalised children in South India. J Trop Paediatr;47:46-49. PMID: 11245350
  • Kang G, Pulimood AB, Koshi R, Hull A, Acheson DWK, Rajan DP, Keusch GT, Mathan MM, Mathan VI (2001) A monkey model for enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli. J Infect Dis;184:206-210.  PMID: 11424020
  • Kang G, Pulimood AB, Mathan MM, Mathan VI.(2001) Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli infection in a rabbit model. Pathology;33:341-346. PMID: 11523937
  • Koshi R, Pulimood AB, Date A, Kang G, Acheson D, Mathan MM (2001) Glomerular   injury induced in mice by intraperitoneal injection of Shiga-like toxins. Ind J Med Res;113:63-69. PMID: 21901908
  • Kang G, Ramakrishna BS, Daniel J, Mathan M, Mathan VI (2001) Epidemiological and laboratory investigation of outbreaks of diarrhoea in rural South India: Implications for control of disease. Epidemiol Infect 127:107-112. PMID: 11565560
  • Kang G, Raman T, Green J, Gallimore CI, Brown DWG (2001) Distribution of rotavirus G and P types in north and south Indian children with acute diarrhoea in 1998-1999. Trans R Soc Trop Med & Hyg 95:491-2. PMID: 11706656
  • Prasannan M, Jesudason MV, Kang G, Sridharan G (2001) A study on some phenotypic virulence markers of enteropathogenic Escherichia coli. Ind J Med Res 114:95-98. PMID: 11873404
  • Kang G, Desikan P, Mathan MM (2002) Cytoskeletal changes during poliovirus infection in an intestinal cell line. Ind J Med Res 115: 37-45. PMID: 12138662
  • Kang G, Green J, Gallimore CI, Brown DWG (2002) Molecular epidemiology of rotaviral infection in south Indian children with acute diarrhea from 1995-6 to 1998-1999. J Med Virol 67:101-105. PMID: 11920823
  • Kang G, Srivastava A, Pulimood A, Dennison D, Chandy M (2002) Etiology of diarrhea in patients undergoing allogeneic bone marrow transplantation in South India. Transplantation 73:1247-51. PMID: 11981416
  • Kang G, Sheela S, Krishnan S, Ramakrishna BS, Mathan MM, Mathan VI. (2002) Characterization of enteroaggregative Escherichia coli isolated from patients with diarrhoea and controls. Microbial Ecology in Health & Dis 14:55-62. PMID: 11523937
  • Venkataraman S, Ramakrishna BS, Kang G, Rajan DP, Mathan VI (2003). Faecal lactoferrin as a predictor of positive faecal culture in south Indian children with acute diarrhea. Ann Trop Paediatr 23:9-13. PMID: 12648319
  • Raman T, Mukhopadhya A, Eapen CE, Aruldas V, Bose A, Sen S, Estes MK, Kang G (2003) Intussusception in south Indian children:lack of association with diarrheal disease and immunization. Ind J Gastroenterol 22:82-84. PMID: 12839377
  • Iturriza-Gomara M, Anderton E, Kang G, Gallimore C, Philips W, Desselberger U, Gray J.(2003) Evidence for genetic linkage between the gene segments encoding NSP4 and VP6 proteins in common and reassortant human rotavirus strains. J Clin Microbiol. 41:3566-73. PMID: 12904356
  • Ramachandran J, Eapen CE, Kang G, Abraham P, Hubert DJ, Kurian G, Hepzibah J, Mukhopadhya A, Chandy GM (2004). Hepatitis E produces severe decompensation in patients with chronic liver disease. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 19: 134-138. PMID: 14731121
  • Kang G, Iturriza-GomaraM, WheelerJG, CrystalP, MonicaB, RamaniS, PrimroseB, MosesPD, GallimoreCI, BrownDW, GrayJ (2004) Quantitation of Group A rotavirus by real time reverse-transcription polymerase chain reaction: Correlation with clinical severity in children in South India. J Med Virol 73:118-122. PMID: 15042658
  • Iturriza GómaraM, Kang G, MammenA, JanaAK, AbrahamM,  Desselberger U, BrownD, Gray J (2004) Characterization of G10P[11] rotaviruses causing acute gastroenteritis in neonates and infants in Vellore, India. J Clin Microbiol. 42: 2541-2547. PMID: 15184432
  • Thomas S, Kang G, Balasubramanian KA (2004) Surgical manipulation of the intestine results in quantitative and qualitative alterations in luminal Escherichia coli. Ann Surg 240:248-254. PMID: 15273548
  • Iturriza GómaraM, Kang G, Gray JJ (2004). Rotavirus genotyping: keeping up with an evolving population of human rotaviruses. J Clin Virol 31:259-265. PMID: 15494266
  • Brick T, Primrose B, Chandrasekhar R, Roy S, Muliyil JP, Kang G (2004). Water contamination in urban south India: storage practices and their implications for water safety and enteric infections. Int J Hyg Environ Health 207:473-480. PMID: 15575563
  • Bhowmick K, Mammen A, Moses PD, Agarwal I, Mathew L, .Kang G. (2005) Hepatitis A in pediatric acute liver failure in south India. Ind J Gastroenterol 24:34. PMID: 15778534
  • Kang G, Samuel R., Vijayakumar TS, Selvi S, Sridharan G, Brown D, Wanke C (2005). Community prevalence of antibodies to human immunodeficiency virus in rural and urban Vellore, Tamil nadu. Nat Med J India. 18:15-17. PMID: 15835485
  • Banerjee I, Primrose B, Roy S, Kang G (2005) Enteric parasites in patients with diarrhoea presenting to a tertiary care hospital: comparison of human immunodeficiency virus infected and uninfected individuals. J Assoc Physic India 53:492. PMID: 16124364
  • Kang G, Kelkar SD, Chitambar SD, Ray P, Naik TN (2005) Epidemiological profile of rotaviral infections in India: challenges for the 21st century. J Infect Dis 192:S120-126. PMID: 16088795
  • Vizzi E, Calvino A, Gonzalez R, Perez-Schael I, Ciarlet M, Kang G, Estes MK, Liprandi F, Ludert JE. Evaluation of serum antibody responses against the rotavirus nonstructural protein NSP4 in children after RRV-TV vaccination or natural infection. Clin Diag Lab Immunol 2005;12:1157-63. PMID: 16210477
  • Gopinathan R, Kang G, Asokan GV, Arunagirinathan N, George VA (2005) Evidence of verocytotoxigenic Escherichia coli (VTEC) in livestock of Tamil Nadu-an explorative study. Ind J Animal Sci 75: 1241-1243
  • Muthusamy D, Rao SS, Ramani S, Monica B, Banerjee I, Abraham OC, Mathai DC, Primrose B, Muliyil J, Wanke CA, Ward HD, Kang G. (2006) Multi-locus genotyping of Cryptosporidium spp. isolates from HIV-infected individuals in south India. J Clin Microbiol 44:632-4. PMID: 16455931
  • Rose A, Roy S, Abraham V, Holmgren G, George K, Balraj V, Abraham S, Muliyil JP, Joseph A, Kang G. (2006) Solar disinfection of water for diarrhoeal prevention in southern India. Arch Dis Child 91:139-141. PMID: 16403847
  • Kang G,Roy S, Balraj V.(2006).Appropriate technology for rural India – solar decontamination of water for emergency settings and small communities. Trans Roy Soc Trop Med & Hyg 100:863-66. PMID: 16289648
  • Natarajan SK, Ramamoorthy P, Thomas S, Basisvireddy, Kang G, Ramachandran Pulimood, Balasubramanian KA. (2006) Intestinal mucosal alterations in carbon tetrachloride-induced cirrhosis in rats: changes in glycosylation and luminal bacteria. Hepatology 43:837-846. PMID: 16557555
  • Banerjee I, Ramani S, Primrose B, Moses P, Iturriza-Gomara M, Gray JJ, Jaffar S, Monica B, Muliyil JP, Brown, Estes MK, Kang G. (2006) Comparative study of rotavirus epidemiology in children from a community based birth cohort and a hospital in south India. J Clin Microbiol 44:2468-2474. PMID: 16825366
  • Stroup SE, Roy S, Mchele J, Maro V, Natabaguzi S, Siddique A, Kang G, Guerrant RL, Kirkpatrick BD, Fayer R, Herbein J, Ward H, Haque R, Houpt ER. (2006). Real time PCR detection and speciation of Cryptosporidium spp. using Scorpion probes. J Med Microbiol 55:1217-1222.  PMID: 16914651
  • Warfield KL, Blutt SE, Crawford SE, Kang G, Conner ME (2006). Rotavirus contributes to intestinal intussusception in an animal model. J Virol 80:12377-12386. PMID: 17005639
  • Ramani S, Banerjee I, Gladstone B, Sarkar R, Selvapandian D, LeFevre A, Jaffar S, Iturriza Gomara M, Gray JJ, Estes, MK, Brown DW,Kang G. (2007). Geographic information systems and genotyping in the identification of rotavirus G12 infections in an urban slum with subsequent detection in hospitalized children: Emergence of G12 genotype in south India. J Clin Microbiol 45:432-7. PMID: 17135437
  • Banerjee I, Gladstone BP, LeFevre AM, Ramani S, Iturriza-Gomara M, Gray JJ, Brown DW, Estes MK, Muliyil JP, Jaffar S, Kang G. (2007) Neonatal infection with G10P[11] rotavirus does not confer protection against subsequent rotavirus infection in a community cohort in Vellore, south India. J Infect Dis 195:625-32.  PMID: 17262703
  • Ajjampur SSR, Gladstone BP, Selvapandian D, Muliyil JP, Ward HD, Kang G. (2007) Molecular and spatial epidemiology of cryptosporidiosis in children in a semi-urban community in south India. J Clin Microbiol 45:915-20. PMID: 17251402
  • Jacob A, Ramani S, Banerjee I, Kang G (2007). Efficacy and acceptability of chlorine dioxide as a water disinfectant. Ind J Med Microbiol 25:74-75. PMID: 17377364
  • Monica B, Ramani S, Banerjee I, Primrose B, Iturriza-Gomara M, Gallimore CI, Brown DW, Fathima M, Moses PD, Gray JJ, Kang G. (2007) Human caliciviruses in symptomatic and asymptomatic infections in children in Vellore, south India. J Med Virol 79:544-551. PMID: 17385696
  • Sarkar R, Thirumal PA, Manickam S, Selvapandian D, Raghava MV, Kang G, Balraj V. (2007). Epidemiological investigation of an outbreak of acute diarrhoeal disease using geographic information systems. Trans Roy Soc Trop Med & Hyg 101:587-593. PMID: 17267000
  • Vaid A, Mammen A, Primrose B, Kang G. (2007). Causes of infant mortality in an urban slum in Vellore, south India, 1995-2003. Indian J Pediatr 74: 449-453. PMID: 17526955
  • Banerjee I, Ramani S, Primrose B, Iturriza-Gomara M, Gray JJ, Brown DW, Kang G. (2007) Modification of rotavirus multiplex RT-PCR for the detection of G12 strains based on the characterization of emerging G12 rotavirus strains in south India. J Med Virol;79:1413-1421. PMID: 17607780
  • BandaK, Sarkar R, Gopal S, Govindarajan J, Harijan BB, Jeyakumar MJ, Mitta P, Sadanala ME, Selwyn T, Suresh CR, Thomas VA, Devadason P, Kumar R, SelvapandianD, Kang G, Balraj V. (2007) Water handling, sanitation and defecation practices in rural southern India: a knowledge, attitude and practices study. Trans R Soc Trop Med & Hyg 101:1124-1130. PMID: 17765275
  • Banerjee I, Iturriza Gomara M, Rajendran P, Gladstone B, Ramani S, Gray JJ, Brown DW, Kang G. (2007) Characterization of G11P[25] and G3P[3] human rotavirus strains from asymptomatic children in south India. J Med Virol 79: 1768-1774. PMID: 17854037
  • Ajjampur SSR, Asirvatham JR, Muthusamy D, Gladstone BP, Abraham OC, Mathai D, Wanke CA, Ward HD, Kang G.(2007) Clinical features and risk factors associated with cryptosporidiosis in HIV infected adults in India. Ind J Med Res 126:553-557. PMID: 18219083
  • GladstoneBP, MuliyilJP, JaffarS, WheelerJG, LeFevreAM, Iturriza-GomaraM, GrayJJ, Bose A, Estes MK, BrownDW, KangG (2008) Infant morbidity in an Indian slum birth cohort. Arch Dis Child 93: 479-484. PMID: 17916587
  • Gladstone BP, Iturriza-Gomara M, Ramani I, Monica B, Banerjee I, Brown DW, Gray JJ, Muliyil JP,Kang G. (2008) Polymerase chain reaction in the detection of an ‘outbreak’ of asymptomatic viral infections in a community birth cohort in south India. Epidemiol Infect136:399-405. PMID: 17521476
  • Pulimood AB, Ramakrishna BS, Rita AB, Srinivasan P, Mohan V, Gupta S, Perakath B, Kang G, Chandy G, Balasubramanian KA. (2008) Early activation of mucosal dendritic cells and macrophages in acute Campylobacter colitis and cholera: An in vivo study.  J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23: 752-758. PMID: 18410609
  • Ramani S, Arumugam R, Gopalarathinam N, Mohanty I, Mathew S, Gladstone BP, Jana AK, Kuruvilla KA, Kang G. (2008) Investigation of the environment and mothers in the transmission of rotavirus infections in the neonatal nursery. J Med Virol 80:1099-1105. PMID: 18428133
  • Mendelsohn A, Asirvatham JR, Mwamburi M, Sowmyanarayanan TV, Malik V, Muliyil JP, Kang G. (2008) Estimates of the economic burden of rotavirus-associated and all case diarrhea in Vellore, India Trop Med Int Health 13(7): 634-942. PMID: 18466182
  • Ramani S, Sowmyanarayan TV, Gladstone BP, Bhowmick K, Asirvatham JR, Jana AK, Kumar M, Kuruvilla KA, Gibikote S, Kang G (2008). Rotavirus infections in the neonatal nurseries of a tertiary care hospital in India. Ped Infect Dis J 27(8): 719-23. PMID: 18600189
  • Sarkar R, Grandin EW, Gladstone BP, Muliyil JP, Kang G. (2008) Comprehension and recall of informed consent among participating families in a birth cohort study on diarrhoeal disease. Public Health Ethics 2:37-44
  • Ajjampur SSR, Rajendran P, Ramani S, Banerjee I, Monica B, Sankaran, Rosario V, Arumugam R, Sarkar R, Ward H, Kang G (2008). Closing the diarrhoea diagnostic gap in Indian children by the application of molecular techniques. J Med Microbiol. 57:1364-68.PMID: 18927413.
  • Banerjee I, Gladstone BP, Iturriza-Gomara I, Gray JJ, Brown DW,Kang G.  (2008). Evidence for intrafamilial transmission of rotavirus in a birth cohort in south India. J Med Virol 80:1858-1863.PMID: 18712810
  • Sowmyanarayanan TV, Mukhopadhya A, Gladstone BP, Sarkar R,Kang G. (2008) Investigation of a hepatitis A outbreak in children in an urban slum in Vellore using Geographic Information Systems. Ind J Med Res 128: 32-37.PMID: 18820356
  • Ajjampur SSR, Sankaran P, Sathyakumar K, Sarkar R, Gladstone B, Kang G (2009). Giardia duodenalis assemblages associated with diarrhea in children in south India identified by PCR RFLP. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 80(1): 16-9.PMID: 19141832
  • Jayanth ST, Kirupakaran H, Brahmadathan KN, Gnanaraj L, Kang G (2009).  Needle stick injuries in a tertiary care hospital.  Ind J Med Microbiol. 27(1): 44-7.  PMID 19172059
  • Narang A, Bose A, Pandit AN, Dutta P, Kang G, Bhattacharya SK, Datta SK, Suryakiran PV, Delem A, Han HH, Bock HL (2009).  Immunogenicity, reactogenicity and safety of human rotavirus vaccine (RIX4414) in Indian infants.  Hum Vaccine 5:414-419.  PMID 19276664
  • O’ConnorRM, Burns PB, Ha-Ngoc T, ScarpataK, Khan W, KangG, Ward H. (2009) The polymorphic mucin antigens CpMuc4 and CpMuc5 are integral to Cryptosporidium parvum infection in vitro. Eukaryotic Cell 8:461-9.PMID: 1916875
  • Bányai K, Bogdán Á, Szücs G, Arista S, De Grazia S, Kang G, Banerjee I, Iturriza-Gómara M, Buonavoglia C, Martella V. (2009) Assignment of the group A rotavirus NSP4 gene into genotypes using a hemi-nested multiplex PCR assay: a rapid and reproducible assay for strain surveillance studies. J Med Microbiol 58:303-11.PMID: 19208878
  • Jothikumar N, Kang G, Hill VR (2009)Broadly reactive TaqMan® assay for real-time RT-PCR detection of Rotavirus in clinical and environmental samples. J Virol Methods 155:126-31. PMID: 18951923
  • Gopal S, Sarkar R, Banda K, Govindarajan J, Harijan BB, Jeyakumar MB, Mitta P, Sadanala E, Selwyn T, Suresh CR, Thomas VA, Devadason P, Kumar R, Selvapandian D, Kang G, Balraj V. (2009) Study of water supply & sanitation practices in India using geographic information systems: some design & other considerations in a village setting.Ind J Med Res 129:233-241.PMID: 19491414
  • Sowmyanarayanan TV, Natarajan SK, Ramachandran A, Sarkar R, Moses PD, Simon A, Agarwal I, ChristopherS, Kang G. (2009) Nitric oxide production in children with acute gastroenteritis. Trans Royal Soc Trop Med & Hyg 103:849-851.PMID: 19552932
  • Ramani S, Iturriza-Gomara M, Jana AK, Kuruvilla A, Gray JJ, Brown DW,Kang G (2009) Whole genome characterization of reassortant G10P[11] from a  neonate with symptomatic rotavirus infection: Identification of genes of human and animal rotavirus origin. J Clin Virol 45:237-244. PMID: 19505846
  • Rajendran P, Kang G, Thorpe C. (2009) Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli infection in South India. J Med Microbiol 58:1525-1526 PMID: 19589907
  • Vivek R, Chandy GM, Brown DW,Kang G (2009). Seroprevalence of IgG antibodies to hepatitis E in urban and rural southern India. Trans Roy Soc Trop Med & Hyg 104:307-308.PMID: 19729178
  • Mukhopadhya I, Anbu D, Iturriza-Gomara M, Gray JJ, Kavanagh O, Estes MK, Kang G. (2009) Anti-VP6 IgG antibodies against group A and group C rotavirus in south India. Epidemiol Infect 138:442-447. PMID: 19723364
  • Rehman AM, GladstoneBP, VergheseVP, MuliyilJ, JaffarS,KangG (2009) Chronic growth faltering amongst a birth cohort of Indian children begins prior to weaning and is highly prevalent at three years of age. Nutr J;8(1):44.PMID: 19788734
  • Kang G, Arora R, Chitambar SD, Deshpande J, Gupte MD, Kulkarni M, Naik TN, Mukherji D, Venkatasubramanian S, Gentsch J, Glass RI, Parashar UD (2009). Multi-centric hospital based surveillance for rotavirus disease and strains among Indian children <5 years of age. J Infect Dis.200(S1):S147-S153. PMID: 19817593
  • Finkbeiner S, Holtz LR, Jiang Y, Rajendran P, Franz CJ, Zhao G, Kang G, Wang D (2009). Human stool contains a previously unrecognized diversity of novel astroviruses. Virology J;6:161.  PMID: 19814825
  • Tate JE, Esposito DH, Sarkar R, Gladstone B, Ramani S, Raghava MV, Sowmyanarayanan TV, Gandhe S, Chitambar SD, Arora R, Parashar UD, Kang G (2009)Disease and economic burden of rotavirus diarrhoea in India. Vaccine27 Suppl 5:F18-24.PMID: 19931713
  • Bhowmick K, Kang G,Bose A, Chacko J, Boudville I, Datta SK, Bock HL (2009). Hospital-based retrospective surveillance for intussusception in Indian children. J Popln Health Nutr;27(5):660-665 PMID: 19902802
  • Gladstone BP, Das AR, Rehman AM, Jaffar S, Estes MK, Muliyil J, Kang G, Bose A. (2010) Burden of illness in the first 3 years of life in an Indian slum. J Trop Pediatr.;56:221-226. PMID: 20028725
  • Ajjampur SSR, Liakath F, Kannan A, Rajendran P, Sarkar R, Moses P, Simon A, Agarwal I, Mathew A, O’Connor R, Ward H, Kang G. (2010) Multi-site study of cryptosporidiosis in Indian children with diarrhea. J Clin Microbiol 48:2075-81. PMID: 20392919
  • Firth J, Balraj V, Muliyil J, Roy S, Rani L, Chandrasekhar R, Kang G. (2010) Point of use interventions to decrease contamination of drinking water: A randomized controlled pilot study on efficacy, effectiveness and acceptability of closed containers, Moringa oleifera and in-home chlorination in rural south India. Am J Trop Med & Hyg. 82:759-65.PMID: 20439952 
  • Sarkar R, Sowmyanarayanan TV, Samuel P, Singh AS, Muliyil J, Kang G. (2010) Comparison of group counseling with individual counseling in the comprehension of informed consent: a randomized controlled trial BMC Medical Ethics 11:8. PMID: 20470423
  • Menon V, George S, Ramani S, Sarkar R, Jana AK, Kuruvilla KA, Kang G. (2010) Genogroup IIb norovirus infections and association with enteric symptoms in a neonatal nursery in southern India. J Clin Microbiol 48:3212-3215. PMID: 20631107
  • Ramani S, Sankaran P, Aramugam R, Sarkar R, Banerjee I, Mohanty I, Jana AK, Kuruvilla KA, Kang G. (2010) Comparison of viral load and duration of virus shedding in symptomatic and asymptomatic neonatal rotavirus infections. J Med Virol 82: 1803-1807.PMID: 20827780
  • RajendranP, AjjampurSSR, ChidambaramD, ChandraboseG, ThangarajB, SarkarR, SamuelP, RajanDP, KangG. (2010) Pathotypes of diarrheagenic Escherichia coli in children attending a tertiary care hospital in South India. Diag Microbiol & Infect Dis. 68:117-22. PMID: 20846583
  • Singh AS, Sarkar R, Kang G, Bose A. (2010) Locally made ready-to-use therapeutic food for treatment of malnutrition: A randomized controlled trial. Indian Paediatr 47: 679-686. PMID: 20972285
  • Greninger AL, Holtz L, Kang G, Ganem D, Wang D, Derisi JL. (2010) Serological evidence of human klassevirus infection. Clin Vaccine Immunol 17:1584-1588.PMID: 20739504
  • Vivek R, Nihal L, Illiyaraja J, Reddy P, Sarkar R, Eapen CE,Kang G. (2010) Investigation of an epidemic of Hepatitis E in Nellore in south India. Trop Med & Int Health 15;1333-1339. PMID: 20955497
  • RamaniS, PaulA, SaravanabavanA, MenonVK, ArumugamR, Sowmyanarayanan TV, SamuelP, KangG.  (2010) Rotavirus antigenemia in Indian children with acute gastroenteritis and asymptomatic infections. Clin Infect Dis;51:1284-1289. PMID: 21039217
  • Ajjampur SSR, Sarkar R, Sankaran P, Kannan A, Menon VK, Muliyil J, Ward H, Kang G. (2010) Symptomatic and asymptomatic Cryptosporidium infections in children in a semi-urban slum community in south India. Am J Trop Med & Hyg;83:1110-1115. PMID: 21036847.
  • Balamurugan R, Magne F, Balakrishnan D, Suau A, Ramani S, Kang G, Ramakrishna BS. (2010) Faecal bifidobacteria in Indian neonates and the effect of asymptomatic rotavirus infection during the first month of life.Indian J Med Res. 132:721-727.PMID: 21245621
  • Gidudu J, Sack DA, Pina M, Hudson MJ, Kohl KS, Bishop P, Chatterjee A, Chiappini E, Compingbutra A, da Costa C, Fernandopulle R, Fischer TK, Haber P, Masana W, de Menezes MR, Kang G, Khuri-Bulos N, Killion LA, Nair C, Poerschke G, Rath B, Salazar-Lindo E, Setse R, Wenger P, Wong VC, Zaman K; The Brighton Collaboration Diarrhea Working Group. (2011) Diarrhea: Case definition and guidelines for collection, analysis and presentation of immunization safety data. Vaccine. 29:1053-1071. PMID: 21130754.
  • Buragohain M, Dhale GS, Raut CG, Kang G, Chitamabar SD. (2011) Analyses of clinical, pathological and virological features of human rotavirus strain, YO induced gastroenteritis in infant BALB/c mice. Microbes Infect 13:331-338.  PMID: 21163362
  • Liu J, Kibiki G, Maro V, Maro A, Kumburu H, Swai N, Taniuchi M, Gratz J, Toney D, Kang G, Houpt E. (2011) Multiplex reverse transcription PCR Luminex assay for detection and quantitation of viral agents of gastroenteritis. J Clin Virol 50:308-313. PMID: 21256076
  • Esposito D, Tate JE, Arora R, Kang G, Parashar UD. (2011) Projected impact and cost-effectiveness of a rotavirus vaccination program in India, 2008. Clin Infect Dis 52:171-7. PMID: 21288839
  • John J, Abraham AM, John TJ, Muliyil J, Kang G. (2011) Gap in prevalence
  • of neutralizing antibodies to polioviruses in antenatal women in Southern India. Trans Royal Soc Trop Med & Hyg. 105:179-180. PMID: 21277608
  • AjjampurSSR, SarkarR, AllisonG, BandaK, KaneA, MuliyilJ, NaumovaE, WardH, KangG. (2011) Serum IgG response to Cryptosporidium immunodominant antigen gp15 and polymorphic antigen gp40 in children with cryptosporidiosis in South India. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 18:633-639. PMID: 21288997
  • Vercruysse J, Behnke J, Albonico M, Ame SM, Angebault C, Bethony JM, Engels D, Guillard B, Hoa NTV, Kang G, Kattula D, Kotze AC, McCarthy JS, Mekkonen Z, Montresor A, Periago MV, Sumo L, Tchuente LT, Thach  DTC, Zeynudin A, Levecke B. (2011) Assessment of the anthelmintic efficacy of albendazole in school children in seven countries where soil-transmitted helminths are endemic. PLoS NTD. 5(3):e948. PMID:21468309
  • Vivek R, Kang G (2011). Hepatitis E virus infections in swine and swine handlers from Vellore, South India. Am J Trop Med & Hyg.84:647-649. PMID:21460025
  • Chordia P, Christopher S, Abraham OC, Muliyil J, Kang G, Ajjampur SSR (2011). Risk factors for acquiring Strongyloides stercoralis infection among patients attending a tertiary care hospital in south India. Indian J Med Microbiol. 29: 147-151. PMID:21654109
  • Ebenezer K, James EJ, Michael JS, Kang G, Verghese VA. (2011)Ventilator associated Acinetobacter baumannii pneumonia.Indian Pediatr.48:964-966.PMID: 21719944
  • Sudarsanam, TD, John J, Kang G, Mahendri V, Wanke CA, Gerrior J, Franciosa M, Gopal S,John KR, Muliyil J. A pilot randomized trial of nutritional supplementation in patients with tuberculosis and HIV-tuberculosisco-infection receiving directly observed short course chemotherapy for tuberculosis. Trop Med Int Health 16:699-706.PMID:21418447
  • Christopher S, Verghis RM, Antonisamy B, Sowmyanarayanan TV, Brahmadathan KN, Kang G, Cooper BS. (2011) Transmission dynamics of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a medical intensivecare unit in India. PLoSOne  6(7):e20604. PMID:21750700
  • AjjampurSSR, KoshyB, VenkataramaniM, SarkarR, JosephAA, JacobKS, WardH, KangG. (2011) Effect of cryptosporidial and giardial diarrhea on social maturity, intelligence and physical growth in children in a semi urban slum in south India. Ann Trop Pediatr 31:205-212.PMID:21781414
  • Gladstone BP, Ramani S, Mukhopadhya I, Muliyil J, Sarkar R, Rehman AM, Jaffar S, Iturriza-Gomara M, Gray JJ, Brown DWG, Desselberger U, Crawford SE, John J, Babji S, Estes MK, Kang G.  (2011) Protective effect of natural rotavirus infection in an Indian birth cohort. N Engl J Med;365:337-346. PMID: 21793745
  • Rajendran P, Ajjampur SSR, Chidambaram D, Kattula D, Ward H, Kang G. (2011) Investigation of potential zoonotic transmission of cryptosporidiosis in south India. Am J Trop Med & Hyg 85:657-659. PMID:21976568
  • Holtz LR, Bauer IK, Rajendran P, Kang G, Wang D. (2011) Astrovirus MLB1 is not associated with diarrhea in a cohort of Indian children. PLoS One;6(12):e28647. PMID: 22174853
  • Sarkar R, Ajjampur SR, Ward HD, Kang G, Naumova EN. (2012) Analysis of human immune responses in quasi-experimental settings: Tutorial in biostatistics. BMC Med Res Methodol12(1):1. PMID: 22214542
  • Laishram S, Kannan A, Rajendran P, Kang G, Ajjampur SS. (2012) Mixed Giardia duodenalis assemblage infections in children and adults in south India. Epidemiol Infect 6:1-5.  PMID: 22225911
  • Borad A, Allison G, Wang D, Ahmed S, Karim M, Kane A, Moy J, Hibberd P, Ajjampur S, Kang G, Calderwood S, Ryan E, Naumova E, Khan W, Ward H (2012). Systemic antibody responses to the immunodominant p23 antigen and p23 polymorphisms in children with cryptosporidiosis in Bangladesh. Am J Trop Med Hyg 86: 214-222. PMID 22302851
  • Rajendran P, Babji S, George AT, Rajan DP, Kang G, SSR Ajjampur. (2012) Detection and species identification of Campylobacter in children and animals stools from Vellore, South India. Ind J Med Microbiol 30: 85-88.PMID: 22361767
  • George S, Menon VK, Ramani S, Kang G (2012) Comparison of primers for the detection of genogroup II noroviruses in India. Ind J Med Microbiol 30: 24-29.  PMID: 22361756
  • Sowmyanarayanan TV, Ramani S, SarkarR, ArumugamR, Warier JP, Moses PD, Agarwal I, Simon A, Bose A, Arora R, KangG. (2012) Severity of rotavirus gastroenteritis in Indian children requiring hospitalization. Vaccine 30 Suppl 1:A167-72. PMID: 22520127
  • Sarkar R, Ajjampur SSR, Muliyil J, Ward H, Naumova, Kang G. (2012) Serum IgG responses and seroconversion patterns to Cryptosporidium gp15 among children in a birth cohort in south India: the effects of maternal and acquired immunity. Clin Vaccine Immunol 19(6):849-54. PMID: 22518011
  • Richard SA, Black RE, Gilman RH, Guerrant RL, Kang G, Lanata C, Mølbak K, Rasmussen ZAA, Sack RB, Valentiner-Brant P, Checkley W. (2012) Childhood Infection and Malnutrition Network. Wasting is associated with stunting in early childhood. J Nutr 142(7):1291-6. PMID: 22623393
  • Jagai J, Sarkar R, Castronovo D, Kattula D, McEntree J, Ward HD, Kang G, Naumova EN. (2012) Seasonality of rotavirus in South Asia: A meta-analysis approach assessing associations with temperature, precipitation, and vegetation index. PLoS One 2;7(5):e38168. PMID: 22693594
  • Nambiar A, Christopher DJ, Mammen J, David T, David S, Kang G. (2012) Assessment of informed consent among nursing students participating in biomedical research. Ind J Med Ethics 9:186-189.PMID: 22864079
  • Lopman B, Pitzer VE, Sarkar R, Gladstone B, Patel M, Gambhir M, Atchison C, Grenfell BT, Edmunds J, Kang G, Parashar UD. (2012) Explaining reduced rotavirus vaccine efficacy in low socio-economic settings. PloSOne;7:e41720. PMID: 22879893
  • Sowmyanarayanan TV, PatelT, SarkarR, BroorS, ChitambarSD, KrishnanT, Arora R, Kang G. (2012) Direct costs of hospitalization for rotavirus gastroenteritis in India in different health facilities. Ind J Med Res136(1):68-73.PMID: 22885266
  • Morris SK, Awasthi S, Bassani DG, Kang G, Parashar UD, Glass RI, Jha P. (2012) Rotavirus mortality in India: Estimates based on a nationally representative survey of diarrheal deaths. Bull WHO;90:720-727.PMID: 23109739
  • Patra S, Samal SC, Kang G, Pulimood A, Mathan M, Ramakrishna BS. (2012) Adherent Escherichia coli in colorectal mucosal biopsies: A histological and ultrastructural evaluation.Indian J Pathol Microbiol;55:485-489. PMID: 23455785
  • Kavanagh O, Zeng XL, Ramani S, Mukhopadhya I, Crawford SE, Kang G, Estes MK. (2013) A time-resolved immunoassay to measure serum antibodies to the Rotavirus VP6 capsid protein. J Virol Methods. 189(1):228-231. PMID: 23183143
  • Jiang H, Holtz LR, Bauer I, Franz CJ, Zhao G, Bodhidatta L, Shrestha SK, Kang G, Wang D. (2013)Comparison of novel MLB-clade, VA-clade and classic human astroviruses highlights constrained evolution of the classic human astrovirus nonstructural genes.Virology. 436(1):8-14. PMID: 23084422
  • Kosek M, Haque R, Lima A, Babji S, Shrestha S, Qureshi S, Amidou S, Mduma E, Lee G, Yori PP, Guerrant RL, Bhutta Z, Mason C, Kang G, Kabir M, Amour C, Bessong P, Turab A, Seidman J, Olortegui MP, Lang D, Gratz J, Miller M, Gottlieb M; for the MAL-ED network. (2013) Fecal markers of intestinal inflammation and permeability associated with the subsequent acquisition of linear growth deficits in infants.Am J Trop Med Hyg 88:390-396.PMID: 23185075
  • Boaz RT, Joseph AJ, Kang G, Bose A. (2013) Intestinal permeability in normally nourished and malnourished children withand without diarrhoea in South India. Ind Pediatr 50(1):152-153. PMID: 23396789
  • Sarkar R, Sivarathinaswamy P, Thangaraj B, Sindhu KNC, Ajjampur SSR, Muliyil J, Balraj V, Naumova EN, Ward H, Kang G (2013) Burden of childhood diseases and malnutrition in a semi-urban slum in southern India.  BMC Public Health. 2013;13:87. PMID: 23360429
  • Menon VK, George S, Aladin F, Nawaz S, Sarkar R, Lopman B, Gray JJ, Iturriza-Gomara M, Kang G. (2013) Comparison of age-stratified seroprevalence of antibodies to norovirus GII in India and the United Kingdom. PLoS One 8:e56239. PMID: 23437102
  • Babji S, Aramugam R, Peters A, Ramani S, Kang G. (2013) Detection and characterization of rotaviruses from children < 5 years hospitalized with acute gastroenteritis in Nagercoil. Ind J Med Microbiol 31:69-71. PMID: 23508433
  • Francis MR, Roy S, Sarkar R, Balraj, Kang G. (2013) Field evaluation of a commercially available polyvinylidine flouride membrane filtration system for water decontamination. Ind J Med Microbiol 31: 97-8. PMID: 23508447
  • Ramani S, Cortes-Penfield NW, Hu L, Crawford SE, Czako R, Kang G, Le Pendu J, Ramig RF, Prasad BVV, Estes MK.  (2013) The VP8* of neonatal rotavirus strain G10P[11] binds to type II precursor glycans. J Virol  87:7255-7264. PMID: 23616650
  • Kang G, Desai R, Arora R, Chitambar S, Naik TN, Krishnan T, Deshpande J, Gupte MD, Venkatasubramanaiam S, Gentsch JR, Parashar UD. (2013) Diversity of circulating rotavirus strains in children hospitalized with diarrhea in India, 2005-2009. Vaccine31:2879-2883. PMID: 23624096
  • Menon VK, George S, Shanthi AA, Saravanabavan A, Samuel P, Estes MK, Kang G. (2013) Evaluation of exposure to human and bovine noroviruses in a birth cohort in southern India. J Clin Microbiol 51;2391-2395. PMID: 23616452
  • Vivek RM, Zachariah UG, Ramachandran J, Eapen CE, Rajan DP, Kang G. (2013) Characterization of Hepatitis E virus from sporadic cases and sewage from Vellore, South India. Trans R Soc Trop Med & Hyg107;363-367.  PMID: 23677583
  • Sarkar R, Ajjampur AAR, Prabhakaran AD, Geetha JC, Sowmyanarayanan TV, Muliyil J, Balraj V, Naumova EN, Ward H, Kang G. (2013) Cryptosporidiosis among children in an endemic semi-urban community in southern India: does a protected drinking water source decrease infection? Clin Infect Dis57:398-406. PMID: 23709650
  • MukhopadhyaI, SarkarR, MenonVK, BabjiS, PaulA, RajendranP, SowmyanarayananTV, MosesPD, Iturriza-GomaraM, GrayJJ, KangG. (2013) Rotavirus shedding in symptomatic and asymptomatic children using reverse transcription-quantitative PCR. J Med Virol 85:1661-1668. PMID: 23775335
  • Sarkar R, Kang G, Naumova EN (2013). Rotavirus seasonality and age effects in a birth cohort study of southern India. PLoS One 8:e71616. PMID: 23977089
  • Richard SA, Black RE, Gilman RH, Guerrant RL, Kang G, Lanata CF, Molbak K, Rasmussen ZA, Sack RB, Valentiner-Branth P, Checkley W. Child Malnutrition and Infection Network (2013) Diarrhea in early childhood: short-term effect on weight and long-term effect on length. Am J Epidemiol178:1129-1138.PMID: 23966558
  • Thuppal SV, Karthik R, Abraham OC, Wanke CA, Mwamburi M, Terrin NC, Cohen JT, Mathai D, Muliyil J,Kang G. (2013) Cost estimation of first-line anti-retroviral therapy with zidovudine/stavudine as the nucleoside backbone in India: A pilot study. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care Sep 11 [epub ahead of print] PMID:24027170
  • Menon V, Sarkar R, Moses P, Agarwal I, Simon A, Kang G. (2013) Norovirus genogroup II gastroenteritis in hospitalized children in South India. Am J Trop Med & Hyg 89(5):1019-1022.PMID: 24062476
  • Kaliappan S, GeorgeS, FrancisMR, KattulaD, SarkarR, Minz S, Mohan VR, George K, Roy S, Ajjampur SSR, Muliyil J, Kang G. (2013) Prevalence and clustering of soil-transmitted helminth infections in a tribal area in southern India. Trop Med & Int Health 18(12):1452-62.PMID: 24237860
  • Abraham MA, Paulose A, Chitralekha S, Nair MKC, Kang G, Kilgore P. (2014) Prevalence of rotavirus diarrhea among hospitalized children less than 5 years in Kerala, South India. Indian Pediatr ;51(1):27-31.PMID: 24277960
  • Pitzer VE, Bowles CC, Baker S, Kang G, Balaji V, Farrar JJ, Grenfell BT. (2014) Predicting the impact of vaccination on the transmission dynamics of typhoid in South Asia: a mathematical modeling study. PLoS NTD 9;8(1):e2642. PMID: 24416466
  • Sindhu KNC, Sowmyanarayanan TV, Paul A, Babji S, Ajjampur SSR, Priyadarshini S, Sarkar R, Balasubramanian KA, Wanke CA, Ward HD, Kang G. (2014) Immune response and intestinal permeability in children with acute gastroenteritis treated withLactobacillus rhamnosus GG (LGG): a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial. Clin Infect Dis;58(8):1107-15.PMID: 24501384
  • Jennifer MS, Kattula D, Sowmyanarayanan, Sarkar R, Kang G. (2014)  Health utilization for childhood gastroenteritis in southern India. Ind J Pediatr 81:1240-1. PMID: 24557605
  • Kattula D, Ajjampur SS, Minz S, Sarkar R, Levecke B, Muliyil J, Kang G. (2014) Prevalence and risk factors for soil transmitted helminths infections among school children in south India. Ind J Med Res 139(1):76-82.PMID: 24604041
  • Rose A, George K, Nadar ADT, Pulimood AB, Kang G. (2014) Survey of ethical issues reported by Indian medical students: Basis for design of a new curriculum. Ind J Med Ethics 11:25-28.
  • Bhandari N, Rongsen-Chandola T, Bavdekar A, John J, Antony K, Taneja S, Goyal N, Kawade A, Kang G, Rathore SS, Juvekar S, Muliyil J, Arya A, Shaikh H, Vrati S, Proschan M, Kohberger R, Thiry G, Glass R, Greenberg HB, Curlin G, Mohan K, Harshavardhan GVJA, Prasad S, Rao TS, Boslego J, Bhan MK for India Rotavirus Vaccine Group. (2014) Efficacy of a monovalent human-bovine (116E) rotavirus vaccine in Indian infants: A randomised double blind placebo controlled trial. Lancet  383(9935):2136-43.PMID: 24629994
  • Psaki S, Seidman J, Miller M, Gottlieb M, Bhutta Z, Ahmed T, Ahmed A, Bessong P, John S, Kang G, Kosek M, Lima A, Shreshtha P, Svensen E, Checkley W. (2014) Measuring socioeconomic status in multi-country studies: Results from the eight-country MAL-ED study. Popln Health Metrics;12(1):8.PMID: 24656134
  • Richard SA, Black RE, Gilman RH, Guerrant RL, Kang G, Lanata CF, Molbak K, Rasmussen ZA, Sack RB, Valentiner-Branth P, Checkley W. Child Malnutrition and Infection Network (2014) Catch-up growth occurs after diarrhea in early childhood. J Nutr 144(6):965-71.PMID: 24699805
  • Paul A, Babji S, Sowmyanarayanan TV, Dhingra MS, Ramani S, Kattula D, Kang G.(2014)Human and bovine rotavirus strain antigens for evaluation of immunogenicity in a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of a single dose live attenuated tetravalent bovine human reassortant oral rotavirus vaccine in Indian adults. Vaccine;32(25):3094-100. PMID: 24704505
  • Libonati MH, Dennis AF, Ramani S, McDonald SM, Akopov A, Kirkness EF, Kang G, Patton JT. (2014) Absence of genetic differences between G10P[11] rotaviruses associated with asymptomatic and aymptomatic neonatal infections indicates other factors influence clinical disease. J Virol 88(16):9060-9071. PMID: 24899175
  • John J, Giri S, Karthikeyan AS, Iturriza Gomara M, Muliyil J, Abraham A, Grassly NC, Kang G. (2014) A single inactivated poliovirus vaccine dose substantially boosts intestinal immunity against poliovirus among children previously given oral vaccine: results of a randomised, controlled trial. Lancet 384(9953):1505-12. PMID: 25018120
  • Kattula D, Sarkar R, Sivarathinaswamy P, Velusamy V, Venugopal S, Naumova EN, Muliyil J, Ward H, Kang G. (2014) The first 1000 days of life: Pre- and post-natal risk factors for morbidity and growth in a birth cohort in southern India. BMJ Open;4(7):e005404. PMID: 25056979
  • Sarkar R, Tate JE, Kattula D, Ajjampur SSR, John J, Ward HD, Kang G. (2014) Burden of diarrhea, hospitalization and mortality due to cryptosporidial infections in Indian children. PLoSNTDs8(7):e3042. PMID: 25058664
  • Jehangir S, John J, Rajkumar S, Mani B, Srinivasan R, Kang G. (2014) Intussuception in southern India: Comparison of retrospective analysis and active surveillance. Vaccine 32 Suppl 1:A99-A103.PMID: 25091689
  • Rajendran P, Kang G. (2014) Molecular epidemiology of rotavirus in children and animals and characterization of an unusual G10P[15]  strain  associated with bovine diarrhea in south India. Vaccine 32 Suppl 1:A89-A94.PMID: 25091687
  • Anandan S, Peter R, Aramugam R, Ismail N, Veeraraghavan V, Kang G. (2014) Group A rotavirus gastroenteritis in older children and adults at a hospital in southern India. Vaccine 32 Suppl 1:A33-A35. PMID: 25091677
  • Paul A, Gladstone BP, Mukhopadhya I, Kang G. (2014) Rotavirus infection in a community based cohort in Vellore, India. Vaccine 32 Suppl 1:A49-54. PMID: 25091680
  • John J, Kawade A, Rongsen-Chandola T, Bavdekar A, Bhandari N, Taneja S, Antony K, Bhatnagar V, Gupta A, Kabra M, Kang G. Active surveillance for intussusception in a phase III efficacy trial of an oral monovalent rotavirus vaccine in India. Vaccine 32 Suppl 1:A104-A109. PMID: 25091662
  • Bhandari N, Rongsen-Chandola T, Bavdekar A, John J, Antony K, Taneja S, Goyal N, Kawade A, Kang G, Rathore SS, Juvekar S, Muliyil J, Arya A, Shaikh H, Vrati S, Proschan M, Kohberger R, Thiry G, Glass R, Greenberg HB, Curlin G, Mohan K, Harshavardhan GVJA, Prasad S, Rao TS, Boslego J, Bhan MK for India Rotavirus Vaccine Group. (2014) Efficacy of a monovalent human-bovine (116E) rotavirus vaccine in Indian children in the second year of life. Vaccine Suppl 1:A110-A116. PMID: 25091663
  • Mathew A, Sundar Rao PS, Sowmyanarayanan TV, Kang G. (2014) Severity of rotavirus gastroenteritis in an Indian population: Report from a 3-year surveillance study. Vaccine 32 Suppl 1:A45-A48. PMID: 25091679
  • Premkumar P, Lopman B, Ramani S, Paul A, Gladstone B, Muliyil J, Mukhopadhya I, Parashar U, Kang G. (2014)     Association of serum antibodies with protection against rotavirus infection and disease in South Indian children. Vaccine 32 Suppl 1;A55-A61. PMID: 25091682  
  • Kompithra RZ, Paul A, Manoharan D, Babji S, Sarkar R, Mathew LG, Kang G. Immunogenicity of a 3 dose and 5 dose oral human rotavirus vaccine (RIX4414) schedule in south Indian infants. Vaccine 32 Suppl 1:A129-A133. PMID: 25091666
  • John J, Sarkar R, Muliyil J, Bhandari N, Bhan MK, Kang G.  (2014) Rotavirus gastroenteritis in India, 2011-2013: Revised estimates of disease burden and potential impact of vaccines. Vaccine 32 Suppl 1:A5-A9. PMID: 25091681
  • Rongsen-Chandola T, Strand TA, Goyal N, Flem E, Rathore SS, Arya A, Winje BA, Lazarus R, Shanmugasundaram E, Babji S, Sommerfelt H, Vainio K, Kang G, Bhandari N. Effect of withholding breastfeeding on the immune response to a live oral rotavirus vaccine in North Indian infants. Vaccine 32 Suppl 1:A134-A139. PMID: 25091668
  • Babji S, Arumugam R, Saravanabhavan A, Gentsch JR, Kang G. (2014) Approach to molecular characterization of partially and completely untyped samples in an Indian rotavirus surveillance program. Vaccine 32 Suppl 1:A84-A88.PMID: 25091686
  • Babji S, Arumugam R, Saravanabhavan A, Moses PD, Simon A, Agarwal I, Mathew A, Anita S, Kang G. (2014) Multi-center surveillance of rotavirus diarrhea in hospitalized children <5yrs of age in India-2009-2012. Vaccine 32 Suppl 1:A10-A12.PMID: 25091661
  • MohanVR, SharmaS, RamanujamK, BabjiS, KoshyB, Bondu JD, JohnSM, Kang G.(2014) Effects of elevated blood lead levels in preschool children in urban Vellore. Indian Pediatr 51:621-625. PMID: 25128994
  • Maiwall R, Goel A, Pulimood AB, Babji S, Sophia J, Prasad C, Balasubramanian KA, Ramakrishna B, Kurian S, Fletcher GJ, Abraham P, Kang G, Ramakrishna BS, Elias E, Eapen CE.(2014) Investigation into celiac disease in Indian patients with portal hypertension.Indian J Gastroenterol. ;33(6):517-23. PMID: 25231910
  • Hoest C, Seidman J, Pan W, Ambikapathi R, Kang G, Kosek M, Mason CJ, Miller M; The MALED Network Investigators. (2014) Evaluating associations between vaccine response and malnutrition, gut function, and enteric infections: Methods and challenges. Clin Infect Dis 59 Suppl 4:S273-S279.PMID: 25305297
  • Kosek M, Guerrant R, Kang G, Bhutta Z, Yori PP, Gratz J, Gottlieb M, Lang D, Lee G, Haque R, Mason C, Ahmed T, Lima A, Petri WA, Houpt E, Olortegui MP, Seidman J, Mduma E, Amidou S, Babji S, and the MALED Network Investigators. (2014) Assessment of environmental enteropathy in MAL-ED: Theoretical and analytic framework. Clin Infect Dis 59 Suppl 4:S239-S247.PMID: 25305293
  • Houpt E, Gratz J, Kosek M, Zaidi AKM, Qureshi S, Kang G, Babji S, Mason C, Bodhidatta L, Samie A, Bessong P, Barrett L, Lima A, Havt A, Haque R, Mondal D, Taniuchi M, Stroup S, McGrath M, Lang D; The MALED Network Investigators. (2014) Microbiologic methods utilized in the MALED cohort. Clin Infect Dis  59 Suppl 4:S225-S232.PMID: 25305291
  • John SM, Thomas RJ, Kaki S, Sharma S, Karthikeyan J, Raghava MV, Koshy B, Bose A, Rose A, Rose W, Ramachandran A, Joseph AJ, Babji S, Kang G. (2014)  Establishment of a birth cohort study site in Vellore, southern India. Clin Infect Dis 59 Suppl 4:S295-S299. PMID: 25305300
  • Murray-Kolb LE, Rasmussen ZA, Scharf RJ, Rasheed MA, Svensen E, Seidman JC, Tofail F, Koshy B, Shrestha R, Maphula A, Vasquez AO, da Costa HP, Yousafzai AK, Oria RB, Roshan R, Bayyo EB, Kosek M, Shrestha S, Schaefer BA, Bessong P, Ahmed T, Lang D; MAL-ED Network Investigators.(2014) The MAL-ED cohort study: methods and lessons learned when assessing early child development and caregiving mediators in infants and young children in 8 low- and middle-income countries.Clin Infect Dis 59 Suppl 4:S261-72. PMID: 25305296
  • Richard SA, McCormick BJ, Miller MA, Caulfield LE, Checkley W; MAL-ED Network Investigators. (2014) Modeling environmental influences on child growth in the MAL-ED cohort study: opportunities and challenges.Clin Infect Dis 59 Suppl 4:S255-60. PMID: 25305295
  • Caulfield LE, Bose A, Chandyo RK, Nesamvuni C, de Moraes ML, Turab A, Patil C, Mahfuz M, Ambikapathi R, Ahmed T; MAL-ED Network Investigators.(2014) Infant feeding practices, dietary adequacy, and micronutrient status measures in the MAL-ED study.Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Nov 1;59 Suppl 4:S248-54.  PMID: 25305294
  • Platts-Mills JA, McCormick BJ, Kosek M, Pan WK, Checkley W, Houpt ER; MAL-ED Network Investigators. (2014) Methods of analysis of enteropathogen infection in the MAL-ED Cohort Study.Clin Infect Dis 59 Suppl 4:S233-8. PMID: 25305292
  • Richard SA, Barrett LJ, Guerrant RL, Checkley W, Miller MA; MAL-ED Network Investigators. (2014) Disease surveillance methods used in the 8-site MAL-ED cohort study.Clin Infect Dis 59 Suppl 4:S220-4. PMID: 25305290
  • MAL-ED Network Investigators. (2014) The MAL-ED study: a multinational and multidisciplinary approach to understand the relationship between enteric pathogens, malnutrition, gut physiology, physical growth, cognitive development, and immune responses in infants and children up to 2 years of age in resource-poor environments.Clin Infect Dis 59 Suppl 4:S193-206. PMID: 25305287
  • Pendergast LL, Scharf RJ, Rasmussen ZA, Seidman JC, Schaefer BA, Svensen E, Tofail F, Koshy B, Kosek M, Rasheed MA, Roshan R, Maphula A, Shrestha R, Murray-Kolb LE; MAL-ED Network Investigators. Postpartum depressive symptoms across time and place: structural invariance of the Self-Reporting Questionnaire among women from the international, multi-site MAL-ED study.J Affect Disord. 2014 167:178-86. PMID: 24981251
  • Sarkar R, Kattula D, Francis MR, Ajjampur SSR, Prabhakaran AD, Jayavelu N, Muliyil J, Balraj V, Naumova EN, Ward HD, Kang G. (2014) Risk factors for cryptosporidiosis among children in a semi urban slum in southern India: A nested case-control study. Am J Trop & Hyg 91(6):1128-37. PMID: 25331810
  • Thomas RJ, Ramanujam K, Velusamy V, Saravanakumar PK, Kattula D, Muliyil J, Kang G. (2015) Comparison of fieldworker interview and a pictorial diary method for recording morbidity of infants in semi-urban slums. BMC Public Health 15:43. PMID: 25636981
  • George S, Kaliappan SK, Kattula D, Geldhof P, Roy S, Kang G, Vercruysse J, Levecke B. (2015)Identification of Ancylostoma ceylanicum by a semi nested PCR-RFLP tool in children from a tribal community in Tamil Nadu, India. Trans R Soc Trop Med & Hyg 109:283-5. PMID: 25618132
  • Rogawski ET, Westreich D, Becker-Dreps S, Adair LS, Sandler RS, Sarkar R, Kattula D, Ward HD, Meshnick SR, Kang G. (2015) The effect of early life antibiotic exposures on diarrheal rates among young children in Vellore, India.Pediatr Infect Dis J. 34(6):583-8.  PMID: 25742244
  • Kattula D, Francis MR, Kulinkina A, Sarkar R, Raghava VM, Ward H, Kang G, Balraj V, Naumova EN. (2015)Environmentalpredictors of diarrhoeal infection for rural and urban communities insouth India among children and adults. Epidemiol Infect Feb 18:1-12. PMID: 25690841
  • Thuppal SV, Wanke CA, Noubary F, Cohen JT, Mwamburi M, Ooriapdickal AC, Muliyil J, Kang G, Varghese GM, Rupali P, Karthik R, Sathasivam R, Clarance P, Pulimood SA, Peter D, George L. (2015) Toxicity and clinical outcomes in patients with HIV on zidovudine and tenofovir based regimens: a retrospective cohort study.Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 109(6):379-85.PMID: 25778734
  • Rogawski ET, Westreich D, Becker-Dreps S, Adair L, Sandler RS, Sarkar R, Kattula D, Ward H, Meshnick SR, Kang G. (2015) Antibiotic treatment of diarrhea decreases time to the next diarrhea episode among young children in Vellore, India. Int J Epidemiol.  44(3):978-87. PMID: 25929259
  • Collinet-Adler S, Babji S, Francis M, Kattula D, Premkumar PS, Sarkar R, Mohan VR, Ward H, Kang G, Balraj V, Naumova E. Environmental factors associated with high fly densities and diarrhea in Vellore, India. Appl Environ Microbiol 2015 81(17):6053-8. PMID: 26116684
  • Platts-Mills JA, Babji S, Bodhidatta l, Gratz J, Haque R, Havt A, McCormick BJJ, McGrath M, Olortegui MP, Samie A, Shakoor S, Mondal D, Lima IFN, Hariraju D, Rayamajhi B, Qureshi S, Kabir F, Yori PP, Mufamadi B, Amour C, Carreon JD, Richard SA, Lang D, Bessong P, Mduma E, Ahmed T, Lima AAM, Mason CJ, Zaidi AKM, Bhutta ZA, Kosek M, Guerrant RL, Gottlieb M, Miller M, Kang G, Houpt ER and the MAL-ED Network Investigators. (2015) Pathogen-specific burdens of community diarrhoea in developing countries (MAL-ED): a multisite birth cohort study. Lancet Global Health 2015 ;3(9):e564-75. PMID: 26202075
  • Francis MR, Guru NS, Sarkar R, Mohan VR, Kang G, Balraj V. (2015) Perception of drinking water safety and factors influencing acceptance and sustainability of a water quality intervention in rural India. BMC Public Health 15:731 PMID: 26223687
  • Lazarus RP, Ajjampur SSR, Geetha JC, Prabakaran AD, Velusamy V, Naumova EN, Ward HD, Kang G (2015) Serum anti-cryptosporidial gp15 antibodies in mothers and children less than 2 years of age in India. Am J Trop Med & Hyg93(5):931-8.PMID: 26304924
  • Rogawski ET, Westreich DJ, Adair LS, Becker-Dreps S, Sandler RS, Sarkar R, Kattula D, Ward HD, Meshnick S, Kang G (2015). Early life antibiotic exposure is not associated with growth in young children of Vellore, India.J Pediatr. 167(5):1096-1102. PMID: 26372535
  • Kompithra RZ, Sarkar R, Mathew LG, Muliyil J, Kang G (2015). A study of common illness before and after vaccination: A risk-interval approach. Indian Pediatr 52:933-938.PMID: 26615339
  • Rogawski ER, Meshnick S, Adair LS, Sandler RS, Sarkar R, Kattula D, Ward HD, Kang G, Westreich DJ. Reduction in diarrheal rates through interventions that prevent unnecessary antibiotic exposure early in life in an observational birth cohort. J Epidemiol & Comm Health 2015 Nov 30. [Epub ahead of print]PMID: 26621194
  • Tanmoy AM, Ahmed AN, Arumugam R, Hossain B, Marzan M, Saha S, Arifeen SE, Baqui AH, Black RE, Kang G, Saha SK. (2016) Rotavirus surveillance at a WHO-coordinated invasive bacterial disease surveillance site in Bangladesh: A feasibility study to integrate two surveillance systems.PLoS One ;11(4):e0153582. PMID: 27096958
  • Isaac R, Paul B, Geethanajali FS, Kang G, Wanke C. (2016) Role of intestinal dysfunction in the nutritional compromise seen in human immunodeficiency virus-infected adults in rural India.Trop Doct. Jan 24. [Epub ahead of print]PMID: 26809467
  • Dinh DM, Ramadass B, Kattula D, Sarkar R, Braunstein P, Tai A, Wanke CA, Hassoun S, Kane AV, Naumova EN, Kang G, Ward HD. (2016) Longitudinal analysis of the intestinal microbiota in persistently stunted young children in south India. PLoS One. 2016;11(5):e0155405. PMID: 27228122
  • Grassly NC, Praharaj I, Babji S, Kaliappan SP, Giri S, Venugopal S, Parker EP, Abraham A, Muliyil J, Doss S, Raman U, Liu J, Peter JV, Paranjape M, Jeyapaul S, Balakumar S, Ravikumar J, Srinivasan R, Bahl S, Iturriza-Gómara M, Uhlig HH, Houpt ER, John J, Kang G. (2016) The effect of azithromycin on the immunogenicity of oral poliovirus vaccine: a double-blind randomised placebo-controlled trial in seronegative Indian infants.Lancet Infect Dis. May 4. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27156189
  • Menon VK, George S, Sarkar R, Giri S, Samuel P, Vivek R, Saravanabavan A, Liakath FB, Ramani S, Iturriza-Gomara M, Gray JJ, Brown DW, Estes MK, Kang G. (2016) Norovirus gastroenteritis in a birth cohort in southern India. PLoS One. Jun 10;11(6):e0157007. PMID: 27284939
  • Rouhani S, Yori PP, Olertegui MP, Salas MS, Rengifo DT, Mondal D, Bodhidatta L, Platts-Mills, Samie A, Kabir F, Lima A, Babji S, Mason CJ, Kalam A, Bessong P, Ahmed T, Mduma E, Bhutta ZA, Lima I, Ramdass R, Lang D, George A, Zaidi AKM, Kang G, Houpt E, Kosek MN and MAL-ED Network Investigators. (2016) Norovirus infection and acquired immunity in eight countries; results from the MAL-ED study. Clin Infect Dis; 62(10):1210-7. PMID: 27013692
  • Liu J, Gratz J, Amour C, Nshama R, Walongo T, Maro A, Mduma E, Platts-Mills J, Boisen N, Nataro J, Haverstick DM, Kabir F, Lertsethtakarn P, Silapong S, Jeamwattanalert P, Bodhidatta L, Mason C, Begum S, Haque R, Praharaj I, Kang G, Houpt ER. (2016) Optimzation of quantitative PCR methods for enetropathogen detection.  PLoS One.;11(6):e0158199. PMID: 27336160
  • Lee GO, Richard SA, Kang G, Houpt ER, Seidman JC, Pendergast LL, Bhutta ZA, Ahmed T, Mduma ER, Lima AA, Bessong P, Jennifer MS, Hossain MD, Chandyo RK, Nyathi E, Lima IF, Pascal J, Soofi S, Bodhidatta L, Guerrant RL, Caulfield LE, Black RE, Kosek MN and the MAL-ED Network investigators. (2016) A comparison of diarrheal severity scores in the MAL-ED multisite community based cohort study. J Pediatr Gastroenterol  Jun 24 (epub ahead of print) PMID: 27347723
  • KulinkinaAV, Raghava MV, FrancisMR, KattulaD, SarkarR, PlummerJD, WardH, KangG, BalrajV, NaumovaEN. (2016) Seasonality of water quality and diarrheal counts in urban and rural settings in south India. Sci Rep. Feb 12;6:20521. PMID: 26867519
  • Mehendale S, Venkatasubramanian, Girish Kumar CP, Kang G, Gupte MD, Arora R. (2016) Expanded Indian National Rotavirus Surveillance Network in the context of rotavirus vaccine introduction. Indian Pediatr;53:575-82.
  • Paul A, Babji S, Sarkar R, Lazarus RP, Kang G.  (2016) Rotavirus specific salivary and fecal IgA in Indian children and adults. Indian Pediatr;53601-606.
  • Sarkar R, Gladstone BP, Warier JP, Sharma SL, Raman U, Muliyil J, Kang G. (2016) Rotavirus and other diarrheal disease in a birth cohort from southern Indian community. Indian Pediatr;53:583-8.
  • Kang G, Thuppal TV, Srinivasan R, Sarkar R, Subashini B, Venugopal S, Sindhu K, Anbu D, Parez N, Svensson L, Bose A. (2016) Racecadotril in the management of rotavirus and non-rotavirus diarrhea in under-five children: Two randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials. Indian Pediatr;53:595-600.
  • Girish Kumar CP, Venkatasubramanian S, Kang G, Arora R, Mehendale S. for the National Rotavirus Surveillance Network. (2016) Profile and trends of rotavirus gastroenteritis in under-five children in India (2012-2014): Preliminary report of the Indian National Rotavirus Surveillance Network. Indian Pediatr;53:619-22.
  • Mathew MA, Venugopal S, Arora R, Kang G. (2016) Leveraging the National Rotavirus Surveillance Network for monitoring intussusception. Indian Pediatr;53:635-8.
  • Mathew A, Srinivasan
    • Rogawski ET, Westreich DJ, Kang G, Ward HD, Cole SR. Estimating differences and ratios in median times to event. Epidemiology (accepted)
    • Praharaj I, Sarkar R, Ajjampur SSR, Roy S, Kang G. Temporal trends of intestinal parasites in patients attending a tertiary care hospital in south India: a 7 year retrospective analysis. Indian J Med Res (accepted)
    • Francis MR, Sarkar R, Roy S, Jaffar S, Mohan VR, Kang G, Balraj V. Use of membrane filtration to improve drinking water: A quasi-experimental study from rural southern India. Am J Trop Med & Hyg (accepted)
    • Kattula D, Srinivasan V, Velusamy V, Sarkar R, Jiang V, Gowri J, Hnery AR, Deosaran JD, Muliyil J, Kang G. Measuring poverty in southern India: A comparison of socio-economic scales evaluated against childhood stunting. PLoSOne (accepted)

    Review articles/ Commentaries

    • Kang G(1996) The pathogenesis and laboratory diagnosis of infections caused by diarrhoea producing Escherichia coli. Nat Med J India; 9: 168-173.PMID: 8772334
    • Kang G. (2000) Opportunistic protozoan parasitic infections of the gastrointestinal tract. Indian J Med Microbiol; 18:50-54.
    • Estes MK, Kang G, Zeng CQY, Crawford SE, Ciarlet M  (2001) Pathogenesis of rotavirus gastroenteritis. Novartis Foundation Symposium No. 238. Gastroenteritis viruses. 82-96. PMID: 11444037
    • Kang G. (2006) Rotavirus genotypes and severity of diarrheal disease. Clin Infect Dis 43: 315-316. PMID: 16804846
    • Kang G. (2006) Rotavirus vaccines. Ind J Med Microbiol 24: 252-257. PMID: 17185842
    • Ramani S, Kang G. (2007) Burden of disease and molecular epidemiology of group A rotavirus infections in India. Ind J Med Res. 125:619-632. PMID: 17642497
    • Pai R, Kang G (2008). Microbes in the gut-a digestible account of host-symbiont interactions.  Ind J Med Res. 128(5): 587-94.  PMID 19179677
    • Ajjampur SSR, Sankaran P, Kang G (2008). Cryptosporidium spp.-an overview and epidemiology in HIV infected individuals in India. Nat Med J India 21: 178-184.  PMID 19267039
    • Banda K, Kang G, Varki A (2009). Sialidase sensitivity of rotaviruses revisited. Nat Chem Biol.  5(2): 71-2.  PMID 19148170
    • Ramani S, Kang G (2009). Viruses causing childhood diarrhea in the developing world. Curr Opin Infect Dis 22(5):477-82. PMID: 19633550
    • Kang G(2010) HPV vaccines-separating real hope from drug company hype. Ind J Med Ethics 7:56-57. PMID 20166306
    • Kang G.(2010)Public health, preparedness and the World Health Organization response to swine flu in 2009. Ind J Med Ethics 7:168-170. PMID: 20806525
    • Joseph A, Kang G. (2010) Making can-do into must-do; the way forward to health and wealth? Ind J Med Ethics 7: 238-240.PMID: 22106578
    • Kang G. Rotavirus vaccines (2010). Ind J Pediatr 78: S15-S19.
    • O’Connor RM, Shaffie R, Kang G, Ward HD. (2011) Cryptosporidiosis in patients in HIV/AIDS. AIDS 25:549-560. PMID: 21160413
    • Laishram S, Kang G, Ajjampur SSR. (2012)Giardiasis: a review on assemblage distribution and epidemiology in India. Ind J Gastroenterol 31: 3-12. PMID: 22311296
    • Kang G. (2012)Putting patients first: Draft guidelines for compensation for research-related injury in clinical trials in India. Ind J Med Ethics 9:77-79. PMID: 22591864
    • Miles M, Lewis K, Kang G, Parashar UD, Steele D. (2012) A systematic review of rotavirus strain diversity in India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan. Vaccine 30 Suppl 1:A131-9.PMID: 22520122
    • Babji S,Kang G. (2012) Rotavirus vaccination in developing countries. Curr Opin Virol 2(4):443-8. PMID: 22698800
    • Kahn G, Fitzwater S, Tate J, Kang G, Ganguly N, Nair G, Steele D, Arora R, Chawla-Sarkar M, Parashar U, Santosham M. (2012) Epidemiology and prospects for prevention of rotavirus disease in India. Ind Pediatr; 49(6):467-474.PMID: 22796685
    • Desai N, Sarkar R, Kang G. (2012) Cryptosporidiosis: an under-recognised public health problem. Trop Parasitol 2:91-98. PMID: 23767015
    • Parashar U, Tate J, Arora R, Kang G. (2012) Prospects for routine childhood immunization against rotavirus in India. Nation Med J Ind 25: 257-260. PMID: 23448622
    • Kang G (2013). New generation treatment? Targeted antiviral therapy for rotavirus. Gastroenterol 145:711-714. PMID: 23973678
    • John J,Kang G. (2013)Protection is not just about preventing disease: Vaccine equity and ethics in the developing world. Ind J Med Ethics;10:256-259. PMID: 24152352
    • Kang G. (2013) Case studies, case series and biological plausibility. J Biosciences 38:825-827. PMID: 24296884
    • Parashar UD, Nelson EAS, Kang G. (2013) Diagnosis, management and prevention of rotavirus gastroenteritis. BMJ Dec 30;347:f7204. PMID: 24379214
    • Parker EP, Kampmann B, Kang G, Grassly NC. (2014) Influence of enteric infections on response to oral poliovirus vaccine: a systematic review and meta-analysis.J Infect Dis. 2014 210:853-64. PMID: 24688069
    • Rid A, Saxena A, Baqui AH, Bhan A, Bines J, Bouesseau MC, Caplan A, Colgrove J, Dhai A, Gomez-Diaz R, Green SK, Kang G, Lagos R, Loh P, London AJ, Mulholland K, Neels P, Pitisuttithum P, Sarr SC, Selgelid M, Sheehan M, Smith PG. (2014) Placebo use in vaccine trials: Recommendations of a WHO expert panel.  Vaccine 32(37):4708-12. PMID: 24768580
    • Agócs MM, Serhan F, Yen C, Mwenda JM, de Oliveira LH, Teleb N, Wasley A, Wijesinghe PR, Fox K, Tate JE, Gentsch JR, Parashar UD, Kang G.  (2014) WHO Global Rotavirus Surveillance Network: A strategic review of the first 5 years, 2008-2012.MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep;63(29):634-637. PMID: 25055187
    • Tate JE, Arora R, Bhan MK, Yewale V, Parashar UD, Kang G. Rotavirus disease and vaccines in India: A tremendous public health opportunity.Vaccine. 2014;32 Suppl 1:vii-xii. PMID: 25091690
    • Rao TS, Arora R, Khera A, Tate J, Parashar U, Kang G and the Indian Rotavirus Vaccine Working Group. (2014) Insights from global data for use of rotavirus vaccines in India. Vaccine 32Suppl1:A171-A178. PMID: 25091672
    • Checkley W, White Jr AC, Jaganath D, Arrowood MJ, Chalmers RM, Chen XM, Fayer R, Griffitth J, Guerrant RL, Hedstrom L, Huston C, Kotloff KL, Kang G, Mead JR, Miller M, Petri Jr W, Priest JW, Roos DS, Striepen B, Thompson RCA, Ward HD, van Voorhis W, Xiao l, Zhu G, Houpt ER. (2014) A review of the global burden, novel diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccine targets for cryptosporidiosis. Lancet Infect Dis Sep 29. pii: S1473-3099(14)70772-8. PMID: 25278220
    • Kang G. (2014) Cryptosporidiosis with and without HIV infection in India. Trop Parasitol  4(2):76. PMID: 25250225
    • Keller-Stanislawski B, Englund JA, Kang G, Mangtani P, Neuzil K, Nohynek H, Pless R, Wharton M, Lambach P, Zuber P.(2014) Safety of immunization during pregnancy: A review of the evidence of selected inactivated and live attenuated vaccines. Vaccine 32(52):7057-7064. PMID: 25285883
    • Tate JE, Arora R, Kang G, Parashar UD. (2014) Rotavirus vaccines at the threshold of implementation in India. Natl Med J India 27(5):245-8.PMID: 26037421
    • Praharaj I, John SM, Bandyopadhyay R, Kang G. (2015) Probiotics, antibiotics and the immune responses to vaccines. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2015;370(1671). PMID: 25964456
    • Grassly NC, Kang G, Kampmann B. (2015) Biological challenges to effective vaccines in the developing world. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2015;370(1671). PMID: 25964451
    • White AC Jr, Kang G. (2015) Antibiotics, microbiota and health: Are there dangers hiding in plain site? Curr Opin Infect Dis 28(5):455-6. PMID: 26237548
    • Kang G, Tate JE, Parashar UD. (2015) Evaluation of rotavirus disease burden and vaccine effectiveness in India. Vaccine 33(51):7143. PMID: 26675194
    • Cunliffe N, Kang G. (2016) Can changes to scheduling enhance the performance of rotavirus vaccines in low income countries? J Infect Dis2016 213(11):1673-5. PMID: 26823336
    • Kang G. (2016) Rotavirus in India: 40 years of research. Indian Pediatr;53:569-73.
    • Kang G, White AC Jr (2016). We are (at risk with) what we eat. Curr Opin Infect Dis (accepted)

    Case reports

    • Kang G, Ramakrishna BS, Mathai E, Sarada V, Mathan M (1994) Human intestinal capillariasis: First report from India. Trans R Soc Trop Med & Hyg; 88: 204. PMID 8036674
    • Pancharatnam S, Jacob E, Kang G (1998) Human diphyllobothriasis: First report from India. Trans R Soc Trop Med & Hyg; 92; 179-180. PMID 9764326

Book Chapters

  • Kang G(2002) Diarrhea due to viruses other than rotavirus. The Third Sir Dorabji Tata Symposium. Diarrhoeal disease. Eds Raghunath D, Nayak R. 179-202.
  • Kang G. Viruses causing hepatitis. The Sixth Sir Dorabji Tata Symposium. Viral hepatitis. Eds. Raghunath D, Nayak R. 43-53.
  • Kang G.  Viral Diarrhea. In: Heggenhougen K and Quah S, editors. International Encyclopedia of Public Health, Vol 6. San Diego: Academic Press; 2008. pp. 518-526.
  • Kang G, Atmar RL, Estes MK. Chapter 62. Human Caliciviruses. In: Guerrant RL, editor. Tropical Infectious diseases-Principles, Pathogens and Practice, 3rd edition. Elsevier; 2010.
  • Gray J, Kang G. Enteric Adenoviruses. In Magill A, Ryan E, Maguire J, Solomon T, editors. Hunter’s Tropical Medicine, 9th edition. Elsevier 2012.
  • Kang G, Gray J. Astroviruses. In Magill A, Ryan E, Maguire J, Solomon T, editors. Hunter’s Tropical Medicine, 9th edition. Elsevier 2012.
  • Kang G, Hart CA, Shears P. Bacterial Enteropathogens. In Farrar JF, Junghanss T, Hotez PD, Kang G, Lalloo D White N. Manson’s Textbook of Tropical Medicine, 23rd edition. Elsevier 2014.
  • Kang G. Rotavirus Vaccine. In Dutta AK. Childhood vaccination. A Guide for the Pediatrician. Indian Journal of Pediatrics. 2014. 75-84.
  • Zachariah R, Kang G. Chapter 26. Rotavirus Vaccines. In Vashistha VM. IAP Textbook of Vaccines. Jaypee Brothers, 2014. 249-264.
  • John J, Kang G. Chapter 62. Introduction of a new vaccine into an immunization program. In Vashistha VM. IAP Textbook of Vaccines. Jaypee Brothers, 2014. 556-562.
  • Kang G, Babji S.  Chapter 14. A 22 year old women from Bangladesh with profuse watery diarrhoea.  Clinical Cases in Tropical Medicine, Elsevier 2015, 88-91.
  • Kang G, Babji S.  Chapter 49. A 33-year old male traveller to India with diarrhoea and flatulence for two weeks.  Clinical Cases in Tropical Medicine, Elsevier 2015, 198-200.
  • Kang G. Therapy of viral gastroenteritis. In Svensson L, Desselberger U, Greenberg HB, Estes MK. Viral Gastroenteritis. Elsevier Academic Press, 2016. 

Honors and Awards

  • 2017 Infosys Prize in Life Sciences, 2016
  • 2016 3rd Roger Glass Lecture, International Rotavirus Symposium 
  • 2016 Fellow, Indian National Science Academy
  • 2016 Fellow, Faculty of Public Health, UK
  • 2013 Fellow, National Academy of Sciences
  • 2011 Dr. Y.S. Narayana Rao Oration Award 2008, Indian Council of Medical Research
  • 2011 Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences
  • 2010 Fellow, American Academy of Microbiology
  • 2009 Abbott Oration Award, Indian Society for Gastroenterology
  • 2006 National Award for Woman Bioscientist of the Year, Government of India
  • 2005 The Lourdu Yedanapalli Award for Excellence in Research
  • 1998-1999 Dr. P.N. Berry Fellowship
  • 1988-1991 National Talent Scholarship for M.D. Microbiology
  • 1981-1987 National Talent Scholarship for M.B.B.S.