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DR. PRAMOD KUMAR GARG, M.B.B.S., King Georges Medical College, Lucknow, India  

Executive Director
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M. D. (Internal Medicine), ) King Georges Medical College, Lucknow, India
D. M. (Gastroenterology), All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

Professional Appointments:

Position  Institution From To
Executive Director Translational Health Science & Technology Institute, Faridabad 14-02-2021 Till date
Associate Dean (Research) A.I.I.M.S, New Delhi November 2013 April 2018 
Professor (on deputation) A.I.I.M.S, New Delhi 1-07-2011  13-02-2021
Additional Professor A.I.I.M.S, New Delhi 1-07-2007 30-06-2011
Associate Professor  A.I.I.M.S, New Delhi 1-07-2003 30-06-2007
Assistant Professor A.I.I.M.S, New Delhi 7-05-1997 30-06-2003


Experience in Basic and Translational Research:

1. Overseas Scholar at Justus Leibig University, Giessen, Germany April-June 2009

2. Visiting Professor, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA April-June 2008

3. Visiting Fellow, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, India. 2003


Professional Commitment and Leadership Roles:

1. President, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Raebareli.

2. President, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bilaspur.

3. Secretary, International Association of Pancreatology, an organization of >3500 members since 2016

4. Chair, Human Resource development - Technical Expert Committee, Department of Health Research

5. Co-chair, Technical Expert Committee (TEC), Department of Biotechnology

6. Member, Scientific and Technical Advisory and Appraisal Group (STAG), Department of Biotechnology.

7. Member, Scientific Advisory Board, the apex scientific body of Indian Council of Medical Research

8. Member, Scientific Advisory Group, NCD division, Indian Council of Medical Research

9. Honorary Secretary, Indian Pancreas Club since 2018

10. Associate Dean (Research), the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 2013-2018

11. Foreign Secretary, NASI 2016-2018

12. Member-Secretary, Institutional Ethics Committee (2014-15), A.I.I.M.S., New Delhi

13. Member, Scientific Advisory Committee, National Institute of Biomedical Genomics, Kalyani, India 2010-2013.

14. Member-Secretary, Dean’s Research Committee, A.I.I.M.S., New Delhi. 2013-2018

15. Governing Council member of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology 2015-2017.

16. Governing Council member of Indian Society of Gastroenterology 2004-2007.

17. Governing Council member of the Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India 2005-2008.


1. Garg PK, Mahapatra SJ. Optimum Fluid Therapy in Acute Pancreatitis Needs an Alchemist. Gastroenterology. 2020 Dec 18:S0016-5085(20)35554-2. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2020.12.017. Epub ahead of print.

2. Mahapatra, Soumya Jagannath; Midha, Shallu; Teja, Gadella Varun et al. Clinical Course of Chronic Pancreatitis During Pregnancy and its Effect on Maternal and Fetal Outcomes, The American Journal of Gastroenterology: December 01, 2020 doi: 10.14309/ajg.0000000000001076

3. Mahapatra SJ, Garg P. Inhibition of Cyclooxygenase-2 Pathway: "Ice" for Burning Pancreas? Am J Gastroenterol. 2020 Sep;115(9):1540-1541.

4. Sethia R, Prasad M, Garg PK. Letter to the editor: Famotidine and mortality in COVID-19. Gastroenterology. 2020 Dec 31:S0016-5085(20)35603-1. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2020.12.045. Epub ahead of print. P

5. Kitano M, Gress TM, Garg PK et al. International consensus guidelines on interventional endoscopy in chronic pancreatitis. Recommendations from the working group for the international consensus guidelines for chronic pancreatitis in collaboration with the International Association of Pancreatology, the American Pancreatic Association, the Japan Pancreas Society, and European Pancreatic Club. Pancreatology 2020. Available online 10 July 2020.

6. Mel Wilcox C, Gress T, Boermeester M, et al. International consensus guidelines on the role of diagnostic endoscopic ultrasound in the management of chronic pancreatitis. Recommendations from the working group for the international consensus guidelines for chronic pancreatitis in collaboration with the International Association of Pancreatology, the American Pancreatic Association, the Japan Pancreas Society, and European Pancreatic Club [published online ahead of print, 2020 Jun 18]. Pancreatology. 2020;S1424-3903(20)30203-9. doi:10.1016/j.pan.2020.05.025

7. Greenhalf W, Lévy P, Gress T, et al. International consensus guidelines on surveillance for pancreatic cancer in chronic pancreatitis. Recommendations from the working group for the international consensus guidelines for chronic pancreatitis in collaboration with the International Association of Pancreatology, the American Pancreatic Association, the Japan Pancreas Society, and European Pancreatic Club [published online ahead of print, 2020 May 31]. Pancreatology. 2020;S1424-3903(20)30162-9. doi:10.1016/j.pan.2020.05.011

8. Madhusudhan KS, Garg P. Percutaneous Endoscopic Necrosectomy: An Important Adjunct in Acute Pancreatitis. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2020;214(4):W70. doi:10.2214/AJR.19.22172

9. Singh VK, Yadav D, Garg PK. Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Pancreatitis: A Review. JAMA 2019;322:2422-2434.

10. Iyer H, Elhence A, Mittal S, Madan K, Garg PK . Pulmonary complications of acute pancreatitis. Expert Rev Respir Med. 2020;14:209-217.

11. Bansal VK, Krishna A, Prajapati OP, et al. Outcomes following laparoscopic internal drainage of walled off necrosis of pancreas: experience of 134 cases from a tertiary care centre [published online ahead of print, 2019 Dec 6]. Surg Endosc. 2019;10.1007/s00464-019-07282-z. doi:10.1007/s00464-019-07282-z

12. Jain S, Padhan R, Bopanna S, Jain SK, Dhingra R, Dash NR, Madhusudan KS, Gamanagatti SR, Sahni P, Garg PK. Percutaneous Endoscopic Step-Up Therapy Is an Effective Minimally Invasive Approach for Infected Necrotizing Pancreatitis. Dig Dis Sci. 2020;65:615-22

13. Garg PK , Meena D, Babu D, et al. Endoscopic versus laparoscopic drainage of pseudocyst and walledoff necrosis following acute pancreatitis: a randomized trial. Surg Endosc. 2019 May 28. doi: 10.1007/s00464-019-06866-z. [Epub ahead of print]

14. Garg PK . Annals for Hospitalists Inpatient Notes - Clinical Pearls-Acute Pancreatitis. Ann Intern Med. 2019 Feb 19;170(4):HO2-HO3. doi: 10.7326/M19-0008.

15. Garg PK , Zyromski NJ, Freeman ML. Infected Necrotizing Pancreatitis: Evolving Interventional Strategies from Minimally Invasive Surgery to Endoscopic Therapy-Evidence Mounts, But One Size Does Not Fit All. Gastroenterology. 2019,156:867-71.

16. Garg PK , Singh VP. Organ Failure Due to Systemic Injury in Acute Pancreatitis. Gastroenterology. 2019 Feb 12. pii: S0016-5085(19)30102-7. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro. 2018.12.041. [Epub ahead of print]

17. Mahapatra SJ, Jain S, Bopanna S, Gupta S, Singh P, Trikha A, Sreenivas V, Shalimar, Garg PK . Pentazocine, a kappa-opioid agonist, is better than diclofenac for analgesia in acute pancreatitis: a randomized controlled trial. Am J Gastroenterol. 2019;114:813-21.

18. Jain S, Mahapatra SJ, Gupta S, Shalimar, Garg PK . Infected Pancreatic Necrosis due to MultidrugResistant Organisms and Persistent Organ failure Predict Mortality in Acute Pancreatitis. Clin Transl Gastroenterol. 2018 Oct 5;9(10):190.

19. Mahapatra JS, Garg PK . Recurrent Acute Pancreatitis: Current Concepts in the Diagnosis and Management. Curr Treat Options Gastroenterol. 2018;16:449-65.

20. Guda NM, Muddana V, Whitcomb DC, Levy P, Garg P, et al. Recurrent Acute Pancreatitis: International State-of-the-Science Conference With Recommendations. Pancreas 2018;47:653-66.

21. Whitcomb DC, Shimosegawa T, Chari ST, Forsmark CE, Frulloni L, Garg P, et al. International consensus statements on early chronic Pancreatitis. Recommendations from the working group for the international consensus guidelines for chronic pancreatitis in collaboration with The International Association of Pancreatology, American Pancreatic Association, Japan Pancreas Society, PancreasFest Working Group and European Pancreatic Club. Pancreatology 2018;18:516-28. May 21.pii: S1424- 3903(18)3013-3.

22. Jain S, Midha S, Mahapatra SJ, Gupta S, Sharma MK, Nayak B, Jacob TG, Shalimar, Garg PK . Interleukin-6 significantly improves predictive value of systemic inflammatory response syndrome for predicting severe acute pancreatitis. Pancreatology 2018;18:500-506. May 14. pii: S1424-3903(18)30086- 3.

23. Ge N, Brugge WR, Saxena P, et al. An international, multi-institution survey of the use of EUS in the diagnosis of pancreatic cystic lesions. Endosc Ultrasound. 2019;8:418-427.

24. Gupta V, Kedia S, Sonika U, Madhusudhan KS, Pal S, Garg P . A case of pancreatic AV malformation in an elderly man. Clin J Gastroenterol 2018;11:212-16.

25. Drewes AM, Campbell CM, Ceyhan GO, Delhaye M, Garg PK et al. Pain in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma: A Multidisciplinary, International Guideline for Optimized Management. Pancreatology 2018;18:446-457.

26. Padhan R, Jain S, Bopanna S, Agarwal S, Harikrishnan S, Padmaprakash KV, Behera S, Jain SK, Dhingra, R, Dash NR, Sahni P, Garg PK . Primary and Secondary Organ Failures Cause Mortality Differentially in Acute Pancreatitis and should be Distinguished. Pancreas 2018;47:302-7.

27. Gunjan D, Gamanagatti S, Garg P . Endoscopic ultrasonography-guided obliteration of a left inferior phrenic artery pseudoaneurysm in a patient with alcoholic chronic pancreatitis. Endoscopy 2018;50:449- 50. (IF: 5.19)

28. Pal S, George J, Singh AN, et al. Posterior Superior Mesenteric Artery (SMA) First Approach vs. Standard Pancreaticoduodenectomy in Patients with Resectable Periampullary Cancers: a Prospective Comparison Focusing on Circumferential Resection Margins. J Gastrointest Cancer. 2018;49:252-259. doi:10.1007/s12029-017-9933-x

29. Wyse JM, Battat R, Sun S, -- Garg PK, et al. Practice guidelines for endoscopic ultrasound-guided celiac plexus neurolysis. Endosc Ultrasound. 2017;6:369-375.

30. Gupta A, Kumar S, Yadav SK, Mishra B, Singhal M, Kumar A, Garg P. Magnitude, Severity, and Outcome of Traumatic Pancreatic Injury at a Level I Trauma Center in India. Indian J Surg. 2017;79:515-520.

31. Guo J, Saftoiu A, Vilmann P, -- Garg PK, et al. A multi-institutional consensus on how to perform endoscopic ultrasound-guided peri-pancreatic fluid collection drainage and endoscopic necrosectomy. Endosc Ultrasound. 2017;6:285-291.

32. Drewes AM, Bouwense SAW, Campbell CM, Ceyhan GO, Delhaye M, Demir IE, Garg PK, et al; Working group for the International (IAP-APA-JPS-EPC) Consensus Guidelines for Chronic Pancreatitis. Guidelines for the understanding and management of pain in chronic pancreatitis. Pancreatology 2017;17:720-731.

33. Bopanna S, Nayak B, Prakash S, Shalimar, Mahapatra SJ, Garg PK . Increased oxidative stress and deficient antioxidant levels may be involved in the pathogenesis of idiopathic recurrent acute pancreatitis. Pancreatology 2017;17:529-533.

34. Mahapatra JS, Garg P . Novel and Experimental Therapies in Chronic Pancreatitis. Dig Dis Sci. 2017;62:1751-1761.

35. Midha S, Sreenivas V, Kabra M, Chattopadhyay TK, Joshi YK, Garg PK . Genetically determined chronic pancreatitis but not alcoholic pancreatitis is a strong risk factor for pancreatic cancer. Pancreas 2016;45:1478-84.

36. Jyotsna VP, Pal S, Kandasamy D, et al. Evolving management of insulinoma: Experience at a tertiary care centre. Indian J Med Res. 2016;144(5):771. doi:10.4103/ijmr.IJMR_1477_14

37. Yadav AK, Sharma R, Kandasamy D, Pradhan RK, Garg PK et al. Perfusion CT - Can it resolve the pancreatic carcinoma versus mass forming chronic pancreatitis conundrum? Pancreatology. 2016 Aug 20. pii: S1424- 3903(16)31179-6.

38. Midha S, Chawla S, Garg PK . Modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors for pancreatic cancer: A review. Cancer Lett. 2016;381:269-77.

39. Shalimar, Midha S, Hasan A, Dhingra R, Garg PK. Long-term pain relief with optimized medical including antioxidants and step-up interventional therapy in patients with chronic pancreatitis. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017; 2017;32:270-277.

40. Singh P, Garg PK. Pathophysiological Mechanisms in acute Pancreatitis: Current understanding. Ind J Gastroenterol 2016; 35:153-66.

41. Whitcomb DC, Frulloni L, Garg P, Greer JB, Schneider A, Yadav D, Shimosegawa T. Chronic pancreatitis: An international draft consensus proposal for a new mechanistic definition. Pancreatology. 2016;16:218- 24.

42. Agarwal S, George J, Padhan RK, Vadiraja PK, Behera S, Hasan A, Dhingra R, Shalimar, Garg PK . Reduction in mortality in severe acute pancreatitis: A time trend analysis over 16 years. Pancreatology. 2016;16:194-9.

43. Giri AK, Midha S, Banerjee P, Agrawal A, Mehdi SJ, Dhingra R, Kaur I, G RK, Lakhotia R, Ghosh S, Das K, Mohindra S, Rana S, Bhasin DK, Garg PK , Bharadwaj D; INDIPAN and INDICO Consortium. Common Variants in CLDN2 and MORC4 Genes Confer Disease Susceptibility in Patients with Chronic Pancreatitis. PLoS One. 2016 Jan 28;11(1):e0147345. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.

44. Garg PK, Narayana D. Changing phenotype and disease behaviour of chronic pancreatitis in India: evidence for gene-environment interactions. Glob Health Epidemiol Genom. 2016;1:e17. Published 2016 Oct 18. doi:10.1017/gheg.2016.13

45. Gamanagatti S, Thingujam U, Garg P, Nongthombam S, Dash NR. Endoscopic ultrasound guided thrombin injection of angiographically occult pancreatitis associated visceral artery pseudoaneurysms: Case series. World J Gastrointest Endosc. 2015 Sep 25;7(13):1107-13. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v7.i13.1107.

46. Garg PK , Imrie CW. Severity Classification of Acute Pancreatitis: The Continuing Search for a Better System. Pancreatology 2015;15:99-100.

47. Windsor JA, Johnson CD, Petrov MS, Layer P, Garg PK, Papachristou GI. Classifying the severity of acute pancreatitis: Towards a way forward. Pancreatology. 2015;15:101-4.

48. de-Madaria E, Garg PK . Fluid therapy in acute pancreatitis - aggressive or adequate? Time for reappraisal. Pancreatology. 2014;14:433-5. [Editorial].

49. Dhingra R, Srivastava S, Behra S, Vadiraj PK, Venuthurimilli A, Shalimar, Dash NR, Madhusudhan KS, Gamanagatti SR, Garg PK. Single or multiport percutaneous endoscopic necrosectomy performed with the patient under conscious sedation is a safe and effective treatment for infected pancreatic necrosis (with video). Gastrointest Endosc 2015;81:351-9.

50. Talukdar R, Ingale P, Choudhury HP, Dhingra R, Shetty S, Joshi H, Pradeep KR, Mahapatra L, Mazumder S, Pradeep JK, Thakker B, Chaudhary A, Kumar A, Nageshwar Reddy D, Rao GV, Ramesh H, Bhat N, Garg P, Kochhar R. Antibiotic use in acute pancreatitis: an Indian multicenter observational study. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2014;33:458-65.

51. Jacob TG, Vipin IS, Roy TS, Garg PK . Electron-microscopic evidence of mitochondriae containing macroautophagy in experimental acute pancreatitis: Implications for cell death. Pancreatology 2014, 14:454-58.

52. Dayal M, Sharma R, Madhusudhan KS, Garg PK. MRI diagnosis of rupture of pancreatic pseudocyst into portal vein: case report and review of literature. Ann Gastroenterol. 2014;27(2):173-176.

53. Sharma P, Arora S, Mukherjee A, et al. Predictive value of 68Ga-DOTANOC PET/CT in patients with suspicion of neuroendocrine tumors: is its routine use justified? Clin Nucl Med. 2014;39(1):37-43. doi:10.1097/RLU.0000000000000257

54. Yadav AK, Nadarajah J, Kandasamy D, Sharma R, Gamanagatti S, Garg PK. Volume perfusion computed tomography as an aid to diagnosis of pancreatic tuberculosis. Trop Gastroenterol. 2014;35(4):264-266. doi:10.7869/tg.231

55. Banks PA, Bollen TL, Dervenis C, Gooszen HG, Johnson CD, Sarr MG, Tsiotos GG, Vege SS; Acute Pancreatitis Classification Working Group. Classification of acute pancreatitis--2012: revision of the Atlanta classification and definitions by international consensus. Gut 2013;62:102-11.

56. Singla V, Garg PK . Role of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic ultrasonography in benign pancreatic diseases. Endosc Ultrasound. 2013;2:134-41.

57. Kedia S, Dhingra R, Garg PK . Recurrent acute pancreatitis: an approach to diagnosis and management. Trop Gastroenterol. 2013;34:123-35.

58. Jacob TG, Raghav R, Kumar A, Garg PK, Roy TS. Duration of injury correlates with necrosis in caeruleininduced experimental acute pancreatitis: implications for pathophysiology. Int J Exp Pathol. 2014;95:199- 208.

59. Mouli VP, Sreenivas V, Garg PK . Efficacy of Conservative Treatment, without Necrosectomy, for Infected Pancreatic Necrosis – A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Gastroenterology 2013;144:333- 340.

60. Garg PK, Mouli VP, Sreenivas V. Reply: To PMID 23063972. What is the role of noninvasive treatment for infected pancreatic necrosis: still an unanswered question. Gastroenterology. 2013;144:1575.

61. Garg PK. Antioxidants for chronic pancreatitis: reasons for disappointing results despite sound principles. Gastroenterology. 2013;144:e19-20.

62. Garg PK. Chronic pancreatitis: Gut Tutorial. Gut 2012;61:932.

63. Garg PK. Chronic pancreatitis in India and Asia. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2012;14:118-24.

64. Sah RP, Garg P, Saluja AK. Pathogenic mechanisms of acute pancreatitis. Curr Opin Gastroenterol 2012;28:507-15.

65. Dawra R, Sah RP, Dudeja V, Rishi L, Talukdar R, Garg P, Saluja AK. Intra-acinar trypsinogen activation mediates early stages of pancreatic injury but not inflammation in mice with acute pancreatitis. Gastroenterology 2011;14:2210-2217.

66. Tandon RK, Garg PK. Oxidative stress in chronic pancreatitis: pathophysiological relevance and management. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2011;15:2757-66.

67. Kumar R, Sharma P, Garg P, Karunanithi S, Naswa N, Sharma R, Thulkar S, Lata S, Malhotra A. Role of (68)Ga-DOTATOC PET-CT in the diagnosis and staging of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours. Eur Radiol. 2011;21:2408-16.

68. Bansal VK, Misra MC, Goswami A, Garg P, Yonjen T, Kilambi R. Laparoscopic management of pseudocyst of the pancreas in a pregnant patient. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2012;22:e37-8.

69. Bhatia V, Ahuja V, Acharya SK, Garg PK . A randomized controlled trial of valdecoxib and glyceryl trinitrate for the prevention of post-ERCP pancreatitis. J Clin Gastroenterol 2011;45:170-6.

70. Garg PK. Chronic pancreatitis in India: untying the nutritional knot. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2011;30:63-5.

71. Garg PK , Sharma M, Madan K, Sahni P, Banerjee D, Goyal R. Primary Conservative Treatment Results in Mortality Comparable to Surgery in Patients with Infected Pancreatic Necrosis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2010;8:1089-94. (with editorial)

72. Midha S, Khajuria R, Shastri S, Kabra M, Garg PK . Idiopathic Chronic Pancreatitis in India: Phenotypic Characterization and Strong Genetic Susceptibility due to SPINK1 and CFTR Gene Mutations. Gut 2010;59:800-807.

73. Javed A, Pal S, Chaubal GN, Dash NR, Garg PK, Sahni P, Chattopadhyay TK. Unusual cystic lesion of the pancreas. JOP 2010;11:401-2.

74. Bansal VK, Misra MC, Krishna A, Kumar S, Garg P, et al. Pancreatic hydatid cyst masquerading as cystic neoplasm of pancreas. Trop Gastroenterol 2010;31:335-7.

75. Garg PK , Khajuria R, Kabra M, Shastri S. Association of SPINK1 Gene Mutation and CFTR Gene Polymorphisms in Patients with Pancreas Divisum Presenting with Idiopathic Pancreatitis. J Clin Gastroenterol 2009;43:848-52. [with editorial]. (CA)

76. Bhardwaj P, Garg PK, Maulik SK et al. A randomized controlled trial of antioxidant supplementation for pain relief in patients with chronic pancreatitis. Gastroenterology 2009;136:149-159.

77. Singh S, Garg PK . The role of leptin in idiopathic chronic pancreatitis? Pancreas 2009;38:468-9. (CA)

78. Kandpal H, Bhatia V, Garg P, Sharma R. Annular pancreas in an adult patient: diagnosis with endoscopic ultrasonography and magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography. Singapore Med J. 2009;50(1):e29- e31.

79. Kamalkumar BS, Agarwal SK, Garg PK, et al. Acute pancreatitis with CMV papillitis and cholangiopathy in a renal transplant recipient. Clin Exp Nephrol 2009;13:389-91.

80. Singh S, Midha S, Singh N, Joshi YK, Garg PK . Dietary counseling versus dietary supplements for malnutrition in chronic pancreatitis: a randomized controlled trial. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2008;6:353-9.

81. Bhatia V, Garg PK , Arora V, Sharma R. Isolated pancreatic tuberculosis mimicking intraductal pancreatic mucinus tumor. Gastrointest Endosc 2008;68:610-1.

82. Saluja A, Logsdon C, Garg PK. Direct versus indirect action of cholecystokinin on human pancreatic acinar cells: is it time for a judgment after a century of trial? Gastroenterology 2008;135:357-60.

83. Balakrishnan V, Unnikrishnan AG, Thomas V, Choudhuri G, Veeraraju P, Singh SP, Garg PK et al. Chronic pancreatitis. A prospective nationwide study of 1,086 subjects from India. JOP. 2008;9:593-600.

84. Sharma PK, Madan K, Garg PK . Hemorrhage in Acute Pancreatitis: should gastrointestinal bleeding be considered an organ failure? Pancreas 2008;36:141-5.

85. Midha S, Singh N, Sachdev V, Tandon RK, Joshi YK, Garg PK . Cause and effect relationship of malnutrition with idiopathic chronic pancreatitis: Prospective case-control study. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2008;23:1378-83.

86. Garg PK , Tandon RK, Madan M. Is Biliary microlithiasis a significant cause of idiopathic recurrent acute pancreatitis? A long-term follow-up study. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2007;5:75-79.

87. Sathyanarayan G, Garg PK, Prasad HK, Tandon RK. Elevated Level of Interleukin-6 Predicts Organ Failure and Severe Disease in Patients with Acute Pancreatitis. J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2007;22:550-554.

88. Midha S, Singh S, Sachdeva V, Misra A, Garg PK . Leptin and Its Correlation With Exocrine and Endocrine Pancreatic Function in Idiopathic Chronic Pancreatitis: Implications for Pathophysiology. Pancreas 2007;35:262-6.

89. Garg PK , Arcidiacono PG, Singhal A, Bhatia V, Mathur S. Pancreatic Tuberculosis and its Diagnosis by Endoscopic Ultrasonography: A Report of Two Cases and Review of Literature. Dig Endosc 2008;20:142– 145.

90. Sharma, M, Banerjee D, Garg PK . Characterization of Newer subgroups of fulminant and subfulminant pancreatitis associated with a high early mortality. Am J Gastroenterol 2007; July 27;Epub ahead of print;102:2688-2695.

91. Bhatia V, Garg PK , Tandon RK, Madan K. Endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography induced acute pancreatitis is a mild disease. J Clin Gastroenterol 2006;40;726-31.

92.Garg PK, Madan K, Pande GK, Khanna S, Sathyanarayan G, Bohidar NP, Tandon RK. Association of extent and infection of pancreatic necrosis with organ failure and death in acute necrotizing pancreatitis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2005;3:159-66.

93. Garg PK, Tandon RK. Survey on chronic pancreatitis in the Asia-Pacific region. J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2004;19:998-1004.

94. Tandon RK, Garg PK. Tropical Pancreatitis. Dig Dis 2004;22:258-66.

95. Bohidar NP, Garg PK, Khanna S, Tandon RK. Incidence, etiology and impact of fever in patients with acute pancreatitis. Pancreatology 2003;3:9-13.

96. Makharia GK, Garg PK, Tandon RK. Acute pancreatitis associated with acute hepatitis E infection. Trop Gastroenterol 2003;24:200-1.

97. Tandon RK, Sato N, Garg PK. Chronic pancreatitis: Asia-Pacific consensus report. J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2002;17: 508-18.

98. Garg PK, Khanna S, Bohidar NP, Kapil A, Tandon RK. Incidence, spectrum, and antibiotic sensitivity pattern of bacterial infections among patients with acute pancreatitis. J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2001;16:1055-59.

Biliary Diseases

99. Madhusudhan KS, Das P, Gunjan D, Srivastava DN, Garg PK. IgG4-Related Sclerosing Cholangitis: A Clinical and Imaging Review. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2019;213:1221-1231.

100. Gamanagatti S, Singh T, Sharma R, Srivastava DN, Dash NR, Garg PK. Unilobar Versus Bilobar Biliary Drainage: Effect on Quality of Life and Bilirubin Level Reduction. Indian J Palliat Care. 2016;22:50-62.

101. Jain K, Garg PK. Could Type and Size of Gallstones Influence Gallbladder Carcinogenesis?. Ann Surg. 2016;263(3):e57. 102. Bansal VK, Krishna A, Misra MC, et al. Factors Affecting Short-Term and Long-Term Outcomes After Bilioenteric Reconstruction for Post-cholecystectomy Bile Duct Injury: Experience at a Tertiary Care Centre. Indian J Surg. 2015;77(Suppl 2):472-479.

103. Jain K, Mohapatra T, Das P, Misra MC, Dutta Gupta S, Ghosh M, Kabra M, Bansal V, Kumar S, Sreenivas V, Garg PK . Sequential occurrence of pre-neoplastic lesions and accumulation of loss of heterozygosity in patients with gallbladder stones suggest causal association with gallbladder cancer. Ann Surg 2014;260:1073-80.

104. Jain K, Sreenivas V, Velpandian T, Kapil U, Garg PK. Risk factors for gallbladder cancer: A case-control study. Int J Cancer 2013;132:1660-6.

105. Sharma A, Dwary AD, Mohanti BK, Deo SV, Pal S, Sreenivas V, Raina V, Shukla NK, Thulkar S, Garg P, Chaudhary S. Best supportive care compared with chemotherapy for unresectable gall bladder cancer: a randomized controlled study. J Clin Oncol 2010;28:4581-6.

106. Sharma A, Mohanti B, Raina V, et al. A phase II study of gemcitabine and oxaliplatin (Oxigem) in unresectable gall bladder cancer. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2010;65(3):497-502.

107. Saluja S, Garg PK. Palliative therapy for Gallbladder cancer. Ind J Med Ped Oncol 2007;27:50-9.

108. Dutta U, Nagi B, Garg PK, Sinha SK, Singh K, Tandon RK. Patients with gallstones develop gallbladder cancer at an earlier age. Eur J Cancer Prev 2005;14:381-5.

109. Batra Y, Pal S, Dutta U, Desai P, Garg PK, Makharia G, Ahuja V, Pande GK, Sahni P, Chattopadhyay TK, Tandon RK. Gallbladder cancer in India: A dismal picture. J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2005;20:309-14.

110. Iqbal M, Aggarwal S, Kumar R, Garg PK, Bandhu S, Kumar A., Parshad R., Guleria S. Tc99mMebrofenin hepatobiliary scanning in prediction of common bile duct stones in patients of gall stone disease. Nucl Med Commun 2004;25:285-89.

111. Aggarwal S, Kumar S, Kumar A, Bhasin R, Garg PK, Bandhu S. Extra-hepatic bile duct adenoma in a patient with a choledochal cyst. J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2003;18:351-52.

112. Dutta U, Garg PK, Kumar R, Tandon RK. Typhoid carriers among patients with gallstones are at increased risk for carcinoma of the gallbladder. Am J Gastroenterol 2000;95:784-87.

113. Garg PK, Goindi G, Tandon RK. Stimulation of Gallbladder by Intravenous amino acid: a new method to obtain duodenal bile for bile analyses. Dig Dis Sci 2000;45:904-08.

114. Garg PK, Tandon RK. Preoperative Assessment of Cholangiocarcinoma: Meeting the challenge (editorial). J Gastroenterol Hepatol 1999;14:615-17.

115. Tandon RK, Jain RK, Garg PK. Increased incidence of biliary sludge and normal gallbladder contractility in patients with high spinal cord injury. Gut 1997;41:682-87.

116. Garg PK, Venkatachallam U, Tandon RK. Cholesterol bile duct stones with no stones in the gallbladder. J Clin Gastroenterol 1995;20:296-99.


117. Gunjan D, Jain S, Garg P. Dislodged hood stuck in submucosal tunnel: retrieval during peroral endoscopic myotomy. Endoscopy. 2018;50(11):E314-E315. doi:10.1055/a-0658-0955

118. Garg PK, Bansal VK. Intraoperative on-table endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is better than laparoscopic bile duct exploration for concomitant bile duct stones during emergency laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Evid Based Med. 2017;22(1):27. doi:10.1136/ebmed-2016-110549

119. Padhan RK, Nongthombam SK, Venuthurimilli A, et al. Assessment of safety and efficacy of an indigenous self-expandable fully covered esophageal metal stent for palliation of esophageal cancer. Indian J Cancer. 2016;53(4):534-537.

120. Madan K, Garg P, Kabra SK, Mohan A, Guleria R. Transesophageal Bronchoscopic Ultrasound-guided Fine-needle Aspiration (EUS-B-FNA) in a 3-Year-Old Child. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2015;22(4):347- 350.

121. Tang SJ, Vilmann AS, Saftoiu A, et al. EUS Needle Identification Comparison and Evaluation study (with videos). Gastrointest Endosc. 2016 Feb 10. pii: S0016-5107.

122. Bansal VK, Krishna A, Rajan K, et al. Outcomes of Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration After Failed Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography in Patients with Concomitant Gall Stones and Common Bile Duct Stones: A Prospective Study. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2016;26(12):985-991.

123. Bansal VK, Misra MC, Rajan K, Kilambi R, Kumar S, Krishna A, Kumar A, Pandav CS, Subramaniam R, Arora MK, Garg PK. Single-stage laparoscopic common bile duct exploration and cholecystectomy versus two-stage endoscopic stone extraction followed by laparoscopic cholecystectomy for patients with concomitant gallbladder stones and common bile duct stones: a randomized controlled trial. Surg Endosc. 2014;28:875-85.

124. Kumar A, Singh S, Madan K, Garg PK, Acharya SK. Undiluted n-butyl cyanoacrylate is safe and effective for gastric variceal bleeding. Gastrointest Endosc 2010;72:721-7.

125. Bansal VK, Misra MC, Garg PK, Prabhu M. A prospective randomized trial comparing two-stage versus single-stage management of patients with gallstone disease and common bile duct stones. Surg Endo Feb 2010;24:1986-89.

126. Goenka H, Garg PK, Sharma R, Sharma B. Spontaneous fracture of an uncovered enteral stent with proximal migration of fractured segment into cervical esophagus: first report. Endoscopy 2009; 41: E204– E205.

127. Saluja SS, Gulati M, Garg PK et al. Endoscopic or percutaneous biliary drainage for gallbladder cancer: a randomized trial and quality of life assessment. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2008;6:944-950.e3.

128. Falodia S, Garg PK, Bhatia V, Ramachandran V, Dash NR, Srivastava DN. EUS diagnosis of a left gastric artery pseudoaneurysm and aneurysmogastric fistula seen with a massive GI hemorrhage (with video). Gastrointest Endosc. 2008 Feb 26. [Epub ahead of print].

129. Garg PK. Refining papillary balloon dilation: less is better! J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2008;23:824-7.

130. Bhatia V, Garg PK, Gupta SD, Dash NR, Saluja SS, Madan K. Demonstration of peristalsis in gastric duplication cyst by EUS: implications for diagnosis and symptomatology (with videos). Gastrointest Endosc. 2008 Jul;68(1):183-5.

131. Bhatia V, Garg PK, Agarwal V, Sharma M, Ray S. Inflammatory papillary stenosis due to Giardia lamblia in a patient with hyper-immunoglobulin M immunodeficiency syndrome. Gastrointest Endosc 2007;66:181-2.

132. Javvaji S, Kumar A, Madan K, Garg PK, Acharya SK. Management of gastric variceal bleeding. Trop Gastroenterol 2007;28:51-7.

133. Garg PK , Tandon RK, Ahuja V, Makharia GK, Batra Y. Predictors of failure of mechanical lithotripsy and endoscopic clearance of bile duct in patients with large common bile duct stones. Gastrointest Endosc 2004:59:601-5.

134. Gulati MS, Srinivasan A, Agarwal PP, Paul SB, Garg PK, Rao N. Percutaneous management of malignant biliary obstruction: the Indian perspective. Trop Gastroenterol. 2003;24:47-58.

135. Garg PK. Endoscopic therapy for common bile duct stones: Has it made an impact? Trop Gastroenterol 2003;24:103-105.

136. Garg PK, Bhatia V, Tandon RK. Endoscopic therapy is effective for bleeding ileal ulcers. Gastrointest Endosc 2003;57:797-800.

137. Ahuja V, Garg PK, Kumar D, Goindi G, Tandon RK. Presence of white bile associated with lower survival in malignant biliary obstruction. Gastrointest Endosc 2002;55:186-91.

138. Kumar D, Garg PK, Tandon RK. Clinical and biochemical comparative study of different types of common bile duct stones. Ind J Gastroenterol 2001;20:187-90.

139. Garg PK, Joshi YK, Tandon RK. Comaprison of endoscopic variceal sclerotherapy with sequential endoscopic band ligation plus low dose sclerotherapy for secondary prophylaxis of variceal hemorrhage: a prospective randomized study. Gastrointest Endosc 1999;50:369-74.

140. Tandon RK, Garg PK. Medical economics in therapeutic endoscopy: a critical appraisal (editorial). Ind J Gastroenterol 1997;16:8-4.

141. Garg PK, Sidhu SS, Bhargava DK. Role of Omeprazole in prevention and treatment of post endoscopic variceal sclerotherapy esophageal complications: Double blind randomized study. Dig Dis Sci 1995;40:1569-74.

142. Tandon RK, Garg PK. Management of large common bile duct stones (editorial). Ind J Gastroenterol 1995;14:119-21.

143. Sidhu SS, Bal CS, Karak P, Garg PK, Bhargava DK. Effect of endoscopic variceal sclerotherapy on esophageal motor functions and gastroesophageal reflux. J Nucl Med 1995;36:1363-67.

144. Garg PK, Tandon RK. Non-surgical drainage for biliary obstruction (review). Indian J Gastroenterol 1994;13:118-27.

Gastroenterology and Liver

145. Rout G, Shalimar, Gunjan D, et al. Thromboelastography-guided Blood Product Transfusion in Cirrhosis Patients With Variceal Bleeding: A Randomized Controlled Trial. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2020;54(3):255-262.

146. Bajpai V, Govindaswamy A, Sagar S, et al. Multidrug-Resistant Candida auris Fungemia in Critical Care Units: Experience from a Tertiary Care Hospital in India. Microb Drug Resist. 2020;26(2):145-149.

147. Valakada J, Madhusudhan KS, Ranjan G, Garg PK, Sharma R, Gupta AK. Abdominal Lymphangiomatosis With Intestinal Lymphangiectasia Diagnosed by Magnetic Resonance Lymphangiography: A Case Report. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. 2018;47(3):200-202.

148. Madhusudhan KS, Venkatesh HA, Gamanagatti S, Garg P, Srivastava DN. Interventional Radiology in the Management of Visceral Artery Pseudoaneurysms: A Review of Techniques and Embolic Materials. Korean J Radiol. 2016;17(3):351-363.

149. Krishna A, Bansal VK, Kumar S, et al. Preventing Delayed Gastric Emptying After Whipple's ProcedureIsolated Roux Loop Reconstruction With Pancreaticogastrostomy. Indian J Surg. 2015;77(Suppl 2):703- 707.

150. Prasad TV, Gupta AK, Garg P, Pal S, Gamanagatti S. Minimally invasive image-guided interventional management of Haemobilia. Trop Gastroenterol. 2015;36(3):179-184.

151. Madhusudhan KS, Gamanagatti S, Garg P, et al. Endovascular Embolization of Visceral Artery Pseudoaneurysms Using Modified Injection Technique with N-Butyl Cyanoacrylate Glue. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2015;26(11):1718-1725.

152. Sarin SK, Kumar A, Angus PW, et al. Diagnosis and management of acute variceal bleeding: Asian Pacific Association for Study of the Liver recommendations. Hepatol Int. 2011;5(2):607-624.

153. Garg PK. Genome wide association studies: Way forward or work backwards? Tropical Gastroenterology 2009;30:61–6.

154. Abbey P, Sharma R, Garg PK. Spontaneous intramural haematoma of the oesophagus: complete resolution on follow-up magnetic resonance imaging. Singapore Med J 2009;50:e318-20.

155. Parshad R, Hazrah P, Saraya A, Garg P, Makharia G. Symptomatic outcome of laparoscopic cardiomyotomy without an antireflux procedure: experience in initial 40 cases. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2008;18(2):139-143.

156. Makharia GK, Bhatia V, Lal S, Garg P, Tandon RK. Shwachman syndrome--variations of presentation in adults [published correction appears in Indian J Gastroenterol. 2008 Mar-Apr;27(2):85]. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2008;27(1):36-37.

157. Jain TP, Gulati MS, Makharia G, Bandhu S, Garg PK. CT enteroclysis in the diagnosis of obscure gastrointestinal bleeding: initial results. Clin Radiol 2007;62:660-7.

158. Sharma PK, Garg PK, Misra R, Babu VV, Duttagupta S. Jejunal stricture in a patient with antiphospholipid syndrome. Int J Gynaecol Obstet 2005;90:70-1. 159. Garg PK. Treatment of Gastroesophageal reflux disease: Pills, knife or scope. Trop Gastroenterol 2004;25:49-51.

160. Makharia GK, Nandi B, Kumar V, Garg PK, Gupta SD, Chattopadhyay TK, Tandon RK. Intussusception due to gastrointestinal stromal tumour of the colon: diagnosis by colonoscopy. Trop Gastroenterol. 2003;24:29-30.

161. Seith A, Gulati M, Nandi B, Bhatia V, Garg PK, Bandhu S, Paul SB. Tuberculous pseudoaneurysm of gastroduodenal artery. Clin Imag 2003;27:408-10.

162. Makharia GK, Garg PK, Tandon RK. Precipitation of dysphagia due to achalasia cardia by hemorrhagic stroke. Am J Gastroenterol 2002;97:1569-70.

163. Makharia GK, Garg PK, Duttagupta S, Tandon RK. Association of Dubin-Johnson syndrome with portal vein thrombosis. Ind J Gastroenterol 2002;21:118-9.

164. Makharia GK, Madan K, Garg PK, Tandon RK. Colonoscopic barotrauma treated with conservative management: role of high flow oxygen inhalation. Endoscopy 2002;34-1010-13.

165. Saxena N, Bhatia M, Joshi YK, Garg PK, Dwivedi SN, Tandon RK. Electrophysiological and neuropsychological tests for the diagnosis of subclinical hepatic encephalopathy and prediction of overt encephalopathy. Liver 2002;22:190-7.

166. Garg PK, Singh J, Dhali GK, Mathur M, Sharma MP. Microscopic colitis is a cause of large bowel diarrhea in Northern India. J Clin Gastroenterol 1996;22:11-15.

167. Singh J, Garg PK, Thakur VS, Tandon RK. Anti tubercular treatment induced hepatotoxicity: Does acetylator status matter? Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 1995;35:43-6.

168. Singh J, Arora A, Garg PK, Thakur VS, Pande JN, Tandon RK. Anti tuberculosis treatment induced hepatotoxicity: Role of predictive factors. Postgrad Med J 1995;71:359-62.

169. Makharia GK, Nandi B, Garg PK, Tandon RK. Plummer-Vinson syndrome: unusual features. Ind J Gastroenterol 2002;21:74-5.

170. Makharia GK, Nandi B, Garg PK, Tandon RK. Wilson’s disease with neuropsychiatric manifestations and liver disease but no Kayser Fleischer ring. J Clin Gastroenterol 2002;35:101-2.

171. Sexena N, Bhatia M, Yoshi YK, Garg PK, Tandon RK. Utility of P300 auditory event related potential in detecting cognitive dysfunction in patients with cirrhosis of the liver. Neurol India 2001;49:350-4.

172. Saxena N, Bhatia M, Joshi YK, Garg PK, Tandon RK. Auditory P300 event related potentials and number connection test for evaluation of subclinical hepatic encephalopathy in patients with cirrhosis of the liver – a follow up study. J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2001;16:322-27.

173. Dhali GK, Garg PK, Sharma MP. Role of anti-Helicobacter pylori treatment in H. pylori positive, and cytoprotective drugs in H. pylori negative, non ulcer dyspepsia: Results of a randomized double blind controlled trial in Asian Indians. J Gastroenterol Hepatol 1999;14:523-28.

174. Dutta U, Garg PK, Gupta SD, Agrawal R, Kaul U, Tandon RK. Blocking of the hepatic vein outflow by neointima covering a Wallstent across a membranous obstruction of the inferior vena cava. Cardiovasc Intvent Radiol 1999;22:521-23.

175. Garg PK, Bohidar NP, Sharma MP, Mohapatra AK, Saha A, Pande GK. Isolated cerebellar metastasis from carcinoma of the colon. Postgrad Med J 1999;75:119-20.

176. Dutta U, Raina V, Garg PK, Gurbuxani S, Joshi YK, Bhargava B, Tandon RK. A Prospective Study on the Incidence of Hepatitis B and C Virus Infections Amongst Patients with Lymphoproliferative Disorders. Indian J Med Res 1998;107:78-82. 1

77. Pokharna RK, Garg PK, Gupta SD, Dutta U, Tandon RK. Primary epithelioid hemangioendothelioma of the liver: case report and review of literature. J Clin Pathol 1997;50:1029-031.

178. Tandon RK, Garg PK. Acute Liver Failure (review). J Assoc Physc India 1997;suppl 2:56-57.

179. Garg PK, Bal A, Mishra MC, Tandon RK. Foreign Body in the esophagus mimicking carcinoma of the esophagus. Am J Gastroenterol 1996;91:397-98.

180. Singh J, Garg PK, Tandon RK. Hepatotoxicity due to antituberculosis therapy: Clinical profile and reintroduction of therapy. J Clin Gastroenterol 1996;22:211-14.

1. Tandon RK, Garg PK. Development of Gastroenterology in India. In: Singh A, ed. Medicine Update (UPICON 93). Lucknow: Shivam Arts;pp 169-178.

2. Sharma MP, Garg PK. Inflammatory bowel disease in tropics: Diagnosis & management. In: Mukherjee S, ed. Postgraduate Medicine. Calcutta:Mukherjee S. 1994;8:109-116.

3. Tandon RK, Garg PK. Management of acute pancreatitis. In: Singh A, ed. Medicine Update (UPICON 1994). Lucknow: Shivam Arts.

4. Garg PK, Tandon RK. Antituberculosis drugs induced hepatotoxicity. In: Sharma SK, Mohan A, eds., Tuberculosis. New Delhi:Jaypee Bros., 2000.

5. Garg PK, Tandon RK. Endoscopic drainage in malignant biliary obstruction. In: Bhutani MS, Tandon RK, eds., Advances in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. New Delhi: Jaypee Bros., 2001:253-270.

6. Garg PK, Tandon RK. Antituberculous agent induced liver disease. In: Kaplowitz, Deleve. Eds., Drug induced liver diseases. New York: Marcell Dekker, Inc. 2002;pp 505-17.

7. Kumar A, Garg PK. Approach to a patient with ascites. In: Chatopadhyay TK, Sahni P, Pande GK. Eds., GI surgery annual. New Delhi: Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology. 2002;9:1-18.

8. Garg PK. Jaundice and Pancreatic Diseases. In: Tandon RK, Acharya SK. Eds., Jaundice. New Delhi: Jaypee Bros., 2004.

9. Garg PK, Tandon RK. Antituberculosis drugs induced hepatotoxicity. In: Sharma SK, Mohan A, Eds., Tuberculosis. New Delhi:Jaypee Bros.,

10. Garg PK. Management of upper gastrointestinal bleeding. In: Manoria PC. Ed., Medicine update 2004

11. Garg PK. Management of Acute Pancreatitis. In: Rai RR. Ed., Proceedings of CME of ISG conference 2004.

12. Garg PK. Management of Acute Pancreatitis. In: Munjal YP, Ed., API Textbook of Medicine; 2015, 10th Ed., Jaypee Bros.

13. Garg PK. Acute Pancreatitis. In: Mishra PK, Ed., Text Book of Surgical Gastroenterology; 2015, 1st Ed., Jaypee Bros.

14. Garg PK. Management of Acute Pancreatitis. In: Kamath S, Ed., API Textbook of Medicine; 2019, 11th Ed., Jaypee Bros.

1. Abdominal paracentesis device (Parasafe)

2. Nasogastric insertion guide (Accufeed)

3. Liver biopsy device (Bioscoop)

Research Grants: As Principal Investigator

  • Ongoing Projects
S.No Title of the Projects Funding Agency Duration
1 Centre for Advanced Research & Excellence in Pancreatic Diseases ICMR 2019-2024
2 Joint Centre on ‘Reducing Cancer Mortality’ IUSSTF 2018-2020
3 Immune pathways in chronic pancreatitis IUSSTF 2018-2020
  • Completed Projects
S.No Title of the Projects Funding Agency Duration
1 Role of Genetic mutations in chronic pancreatitis ICMR 2003-2007
2 Role of Leptin in chronic pancreatitis  AIIMS 2004-2005
3 Is idiopathic chronic pancreatitis a pre-malignant disease?  ICMR 2007-2010
4 Role of MCP-I gene polymorphism in acute pancreatitis AIIMS 2007-2008
5 A Study of Mutational and Histopathological risk factors for Gallbladder Cancer in Patients with Gallstones DBT 2008-2011
6 Role of TNF-α in the pathogenesis of experimental acute pancreatitis and the effect of anti-TNF-α therapy in attenuating the severity of pancreatitis and in the subsequent regeneration of the pancreas ICMR 2009-2012
7 Genome Wide Association Study of Chronic PancreatitiS DBT 2011-2014
8 A Study of SPINK-1, Cathepsin B and CFTR gene mutations as risk factors for gallstone induced acute pancreatitis ICMR 2011-2014
9 The Role of ER Stress in the Pathogenesis of Acute Pancreatitis in Mice ICMR 2013-2015


1. JC Bose Fellow

2. Fellow of Indian National Science Academy (FNA), India.

3. Fellow of Indian Academy of Sciences (FASc), India.

4. Fellow of National Academy of Sciences (FNASc), India.

5. Fellow of National Academy of Medical Sciences (FAMS), India.

6. Fellow of Royal College of Physicians (FRCP) (Glasg.)

7. ‘Om Prakash Bhasin Award’ in the category of ‘Health & Medical Sciences’ for the year 2017.

8. ‘Basanti Devi Amir Chand Prize’ for excellence in Biomedical research presented by Indian Council of Medical Research in 2017

9. National Academy of Science, India ‘Toxicology Lecture Award’ 2016

10. HG Desai Oration by Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India 2019

11. Paul Webster Oration by the American Pancreatic Association 2015

12. Boston Scientific Oration by Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India 2013

13. CM Habibullah Oration by Indian Society of Gastroenterology 2013

14. Olympus J Mitra award for research by Indian Society of Gastroenterology 2010

15. Grand Round as a visiting Professor at the University of Alabama, USA in 2010

16. Overseas Associateship award, DBT 2007.

17. Best paper award in the plenary session at the annual conference of Indian Society of Gastroenterology held at Chennai in November 2003.

18. ‘Hoechst Om Prakash Award’ by the Indian Society of Gastroenterology for outstanding contribution to Gastroenterology as a young scientist in 2001.

19. Recipient of the Young Investigator Award at the Asian- Pacific Digestive Disease Week in 1996, 1998, and 2001.

20. Best paper award for Young scientist at Asia Pacific Association of Study of Liver Diseases meeting in Perth, Australia in February 1998.