Publications and Awards

Selected Publications

Book Chapters

Honors and achievements

  • BIRAC PACE Grant awardee (2018).
  • Awarded the Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award by DBT, in the subject area of ‘Stem cells and Neuroscience’ (2013-2014).
  • Awarded Fast Track Scheme For Young Scientists from Department of Science and Technology, Government of India (2010).
  • Travel grant award from International society of stem cell and research (ISSCR), Philadelphia, USA (2008).
  • Awarded Senior Research Fellowship, Lady Tata Memorial Trust Scholarship (2004).
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Stem cells derived from human exfoliated deciduous teeth (SHED) in neuronal disorders: A Review

Current stem cell Research & Threapy

Recovery of human embryonic stem cells-derived neural progenitors exposed to hypoxic-ischemic-reperfusion injury by indirect exposure to Wharton’s Jelly mesenchymal stem cells through Phosphatidyl-inositol-3-Kinase pathway.

Biodistribution of intramuscularly transplanted human Dental Pulp Stem Cells in immunocompetent healthy rats through Near Infra-Red imaging.

Generation of induced pluripotent stem cells (NIMHi002-A and NIMHi003- A) from two sporadic Parkinson's disease patient of East Indian ethnicity

Generation of induced pluripotent stem cells (NIMHi001-A) from a Parkinson's disease patient of East Indian ethnicity carrying LRRK2 I1371V variant

Generation of induced pluripotent stem cells (NIMHi001-A) from a Parkinson's disease patient of East Indian ethnicity carrying LRRK2 I1371V variant

Neonatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Injury Using Neural Progenitors Derived from Human Embryonic Stem Cells. 

Influence of intranasal exposure of MPTP in multiple doses on liver functions and transition from non-motor to motor symptoms in a rat PD model.

Human adipose tissue mesenchymal stem cells as a novel treatment modality for correcting obesity induced metabolic dysregulation.

Astrocytes-like cells differentiated from dental pulp stem cells protect dopaminergic neurons against 6-hydroxydopamine toxicity.

Location and Number of Astrocytes Determine Dopaminergic Neuron Survival and Function Under 6-OHDA Stress Mediated Through Differential BDNF Release.

Functional recovery upon human dental pulp stem cell transplantation in a diabetic neuropathy rat model.

 By changing dimensionality, Sequential culturing of midbrain cells by changing dimensionality generates neuron-glial ratio akin to in vivo adult midbrain than 2-dimensional culture.

Influence of 6-Hydroxydopamine Toxicity on α-Synuclein Phosphorylation, Resting Vesicle Expression and Vesicular Dopamine Release.

Differential Neuronal Plasticity of Dental Pulp Stem Cells from Exfoliated Deciduous and Permanent Teeth towards Dopaminergic Neurons.

Midbrain dictates the fate of human dental pulp stem cells.

Influence of ischemic microenvironment on human Wharton's Jelly mesenchymal stromal cells

Directed differentiation of human embryonic stem cell-line HUES9 to dopaminergic neurons in a serum-free defined culture niche

Cell therapy: the final frontier for treatment of neurological diseases

Can mesenchymal stem cells reduce vulnerability of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra to oxidative insult in individuals at risk to Parkinson's disease?

Neuronal plasticity of human Wharton's Jelly mesenchymal stromal cells to the dopaminergic cell type compared with human bone marrow mesenchymal stromal cells

NMDA and non-NMDA receptor mediated differential Ca2+ load and greater vulnerability of motor neurons in spinal cord cultures

Cerebrospinal fluid from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients preferentially elevates intracellular calcium and toxicity in motor neurons via AMPA/Kainate receptor