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  Dr. R. M. Anjana
 

Present Position

 

Director and Diabetologist, Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre & 
Director, Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai.

 

Academic Qualification   

 

INSTITUTION AND LOCATION

DEGREE

YEAR

FIELD OF STUDY

Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai

M.B.B.S.

2002

Medicine

Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai

M.D

2007

General Medicine
 

Education School 

  Church Park (Presentation Convent)at Chennai.
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Acadmic Achievements During Medical Education

 

I MBBS TO FINAL MBBS

Obtained First Class with distinction
>70% marks in all examinations

Community Medicine

Madras Refineries Limited Gold Medal

MD
Prof. S.L. Lakshminarayanan’s Gold Medal for highest marks in University exam in M.D. General Medicine
  National Awards Fro Outstanding
 

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH WORK

 

Dr. Leela Krishnamoorthy Award 

20th Conference of the Indian Association of
Biomedical Scientists (IABMS), held in SRMC and RI (DU) in October 1999.

Indian Council of Medical Research 
(ICMR) - Short Term Studentship

Awarded for the summer project on Comparison of total body fat in Type 2
diabetic and non-diabetic subjects in South India” in May 2000. 

Department of Science and Technology
(DST) – “Kishore Vaigyanik  Protsahan
Yojana (KVPY) Scholarship”
National Science Scholarship sponsored by Dept. of Science and Technology, Govt. of India and the Indian Council of Medical Research, 2001-2002.
  Membership of Societies
 

1. Association of Physicians of India (API)
2. Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India  (RSSDI)
3. Indian Medical Association (IMA)

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Publications

 

As First author:

 
  1. Anjana RM, Lakshminarayanan S, Deepa M, Farooq S, Pradeepa R, Mohan V. Parental history of type 2 diabetes mellitus, metabolic syndrome, and cardiometabolic risk factors in Asian Indian adolescents. Metabolism Clinical and Experimental (USA). 2009;  58:  344–350
  2. Anjana M,  Sandeep S, Deepa R, Vimaleswaran KS, Farooq S, Mohan V. Visceral and Central abdominal fact and anthropometry in relation to diabetes in Asian Indians.  Diabetes Care (USA). 2004; 27; 2948-295
  3. Anjana M, Srinivasan V, Deepa R, Mohan V. Lipoprotein (a) Role in diabetes and its vascular complications. Journal of Association of Physicians of India (Mumbai), 2001; 49: 1100-1105.

As Co-author:
  1. Radha V, Vimaleswaran KS, Babu S, Deepa R, Anjana M, Ghosh S, Majumder PP, Rao MRS, Mohan V. Lack of association between serum adiponectin levels and the Pro12Ala polymorphism in Asian Indians. Diabetic Medicine (UK). 2007; 24: 398-402.
  2. Vimaleswaran KS, Radha V, Anjana M, Deepa R, Ghosh S, Majumder PP, Rao MRS, Mohan V.  Effect of polymorphisms in the PPARGC1A gene on body fat in Asian Indians.  International Journal of Obesity (UK).  2006; 30: 884-891
  3. Vimaleswaran KS, Radha V, Anjana M, Deepa R, Ghosh S, Majumder PP, Rao MRS, Mohan V. Thr394Thr polymorphism of PPARGC1A gene is associated with Type 2 diabetes and total body fat in Asian Indians.  International Journal of Obesity (UK) (Letter to the Editor). 2006; doi:10.1038/sj.ijo.0803484.
  4. Sudha V, Anjana M, Deepa M, Farooq S, Deepa R, Mohan V. Validation of body fat measurement by skinfolds and two bioelectric impedance methods with DEXA – The Chennai Urban Rural Epidemiology Study (CURES-3). Journal of Association of Physicians of India (Mumbai), 2004; 52: 877-881
  5. Deepa M,  Pradeepa R, Rema M, Anjana M, Deepa R, Shanthirani S, Mohan V.  The Chennai Urban Rurual Epidemiology study (CURES) – study design and methodology (Urban Component) (CURES 1).  Journal of Association of Physicians of India (Mumbai),. 2003; 51: 862-870.
  6. Deepa R, Anjana M, Rema M, Haranath SP, Saravanan G, Mohan V.  Lipoprotein (a) in south Indian Type 2 diabetic subjects in relation to diabetic vascular complications.  Journal of Association of Physicians of India 2002 (Mumbai), 2001 50: 657-661
  7. Rajmohan L, Deepa R, Anjana M, Mohan V, Association between isolated hypercholesterolemia, isolated hypertriglyceridemia and coronary artery disease in south Indian Type 2 diabetic patients.  Indian Heart Journal (New Delhi) 2000; 52: 400-406.
  8. Shanthi Rani CS, Rema M, Deepa R, Premalatha G, Ravikumar R, Anjana M, Sastry NG, Ramu M, Saroja R, Kayalvizhi G, Mohan V. The Chennai Urban Population Study (CUPS) – Methodological details – (CUPS Paper No.1).  International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries (Mumbai). 1999; 19: 149-157
  9. Mohan V, Anjana M and Hitman GA. Methodology in molecular genetics and its application to diabetology. International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries (Mumbai).  1998; 18: 46-49.
   
 

Poster presentations

 
  1. Anjana M, Rajmohan L, Deepa R, Mohan V.  Isolated hypercholesterolemia vs isolated hypertriglyceridemia and coronary artery disease (myocardial infarction) in south Indian  type 2 diabetic subjects. Poster presentation at European Diabetes Epidemiology  Group (EDEG) held April  2000 at Zandvoort
  2. Mohan V, Vimaleswaran KS, Anjana M,  Radha V, Deepa R. The Thr394Thr (G®A) Polymorphism of PGC-1a Gene Is Associated With Visceral Fat And Type 2 Diabetes In Asian Indians. Poster presentation at American Diabetes Association 65th Scientific Sessions held between June 10 – 14, 2005 at San Diego, California, USA. 
 

Participation in Seminars/ Conferences

 
  • Participated in the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) held between August 24 – 29,  2003 at Le Palais Des Congress, Paris.
  • Participated in 59th Annual Conference of Association of Physicians of India  (APICON 2004) held between January 18 – 21,  2004 at Hyderabad.   
  • Participated in 65th American Diabetes Association (ADA) held between June 10 – 14, 2005 at San Diego, California, USA.
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