Dr. Sandeep Sharma

Research Scientist

Molecular Diagnostics, R& D

National Reference Laboratory

Dr Lal PathLabs Ltd

Qualification:

  • Ph.D., in Neurology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India

Expertise:

  • RNA/DNA isolation from Blood, CSF and Tissue
  • Primer designing, PCR
  • qPCR: Gene expression & Mutational analysis
  • Protein expression analysis by RT-PCR
  • ELISA qPCR, PCR, ELISA, siRNA
  • Electrophoresis: Agarose & SDS, Transfection, Electroporation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Validation of new tests
  • Routine reporting

Membership of Scientific Organization:

  • Vice-President (2014 - 2015) Association of Basic Medical Scientists, Chandigarh, India
  • Life Member (2014 onwards) of Association of Basic Medical Scientists, Chandigarh, India.

Awards:

  • ICMR-Senior Research Fellowship-2015

Research & Publications:

  • S. Sharma et al., 2017. Cytokines do play a role in pathogenesis of Tuberculous Meningitis: A prospective study from a tertiary care center in India. Journal of the Neurological Sciences. Aug 15; 379:131-136
  • Vishnu VY, Sharma S et. al., 2016. Role of Plasma Clusterin in Alzheimer’s Disease-A Pilot Study in a Tertiary Hospital in Northern India. PLOS One 11 (11). Citations:
  • Modi M, Sharma S et. al., 2016. Multitargeted loop-mediated isothermal amplification forrapid diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 20 (5):625-30. Citations:5
  • Pujhari SK, Sharma S et. al., 2013. Th1 immune response takeover among patients withsevere Japanese encephalitis infection. Journal of Neuroimmunology. 263 (1-2):133-8. Citations:3