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Dr.K.Gokulakrishnan

 

Qualifications:

 

M.Sc., Ph.D

 

Position and Employment (Starting with the most recent employment):

 
 

Sl No.

Institution Place

Position

From
(Date)

To
(date)

  1.  

Madras Diabetes Research Foundation

Head, Department of Research Biochemistry & Scientist

Jan, 2017

till date

  1.  

Madras Diabetes Research Foundation

Scientist

2010

2016 Dec

  1.  

Emory University, Atlanta, USA

Post-doctoral Fellow
(Sandwich program –INDO-US)

2012

2014

  1.  

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

Short term Post-doctoral Training

2010

2010

  1.  

Madras Diabetes Research Foundation  

Senior Research Fellow (CSIR)

2006

2009

Madras Diabetes Research Foundation  

Junior Research Fellow (ICMR)

 

2003

2006

 

Research fellowships / awards:

    • Visiting Fellow -  Clinical Metabolomics for Biomarker Discovery  at Genome Analysis Center, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Munich, Germany (Feb 2018)
    • EASD’s Young Scientist Training Program – German Diabetes Centre, Düsseldorf, Germany and also awarded the Travel Grant.
    • Best Oral Presentation Award from the Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI) 2014.
    • Best Poster Presentation Award from the Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI) 2014.
    • EASD’s Young Scientist Training Program - Hannover Medical School, Institute of Clinical Biochemistry, Hannover/Germany (undergone training on Clinical aspects of beta cell dysfunction)
    • Travel Grant award to attend EASD’s Young Scientist Training Program
    • Visiting Fellow – Interaction on Clinical laboratory standardization and quality control program at NorthWest Lipid Research Laboratory, University of Washington, Seattle, USA (June -  July 2013)
    • YOUNG SCIENTIST Seed Grant Award, 2013 - NIH/NHLBI, USA
    • D43-Postdoctoral Fellowship Award– from the Emory University, Atlanta, USA as part of a NIH/Fogarty supported Chronic, Non-Communicable Diseases and Disorders Across the Lifespan NCD-LIFESPAN) training program [September  2012  - Aug 2014].
    • Young Scientist Award from Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) - Department of Science and Technology (DST) under Fast track proposal for Young Scientist scheme [2012]
    • Short term Post Doctoral Training at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA  [May – July 2010]
    • Young Scientist Travel award for participation in the 19th International Diabetes Federation, Cape Town, South Africa, December, 2006
    • SRF (Senior Research Fellowship) from the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research [CSIR],Govt of India.  
    • JRF (Junior Research Fellowship) from the Indian Council of Medical Research [ICMR], Govt of India.  
    • Qualified – Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering  (GATE - 2003)

Professional Memberships:

    • Editorial Member – Cardiovascular Diabetology Journal
    • Life member - Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI)
    • Member - European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD).

Additional Responsibilities:
2010-Till date: Academic Coordinator, MDRF (Training programmes for BSc/BTech;
MSc/MTech students; short-term exposure training and end-semester
 project training)
2010 - Till date: Member, Institutional Animal Ethics Committee, MDRF
2014 – Recognized Ph.D supervisor – University of Madras

Summer training & End-semester project training to students:
 So far, >50 summer students trained and above 5 project students were directly supervised and guided for their end-semster project work.

Nominated & Served as PhD examiner for students outside the MDRF:

  • Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore.

Reviewer for the research grants:

  • Department of Biotechnology (DBT), India
  • Department of Science and Technology (SERB), India
  • BIRAC-BIG

Reviewer for the various journals including:
Cardiovascular Diabetology, British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, Indian Journal of Medical Research (IJMR), BMC Endocrine Disorders, Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice (DRCP), International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries, BMC Gastroenterology, Journal of diabetes and metabolic disorders, Hormone and Metabolic Research, Indian Heart Journal, Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis, Journal of Diabetes Research

Research Grants Awarded (as – Principal Investigator)

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Title of Project

Funding Agency

Status

  1.  

Metabolomic profiling to explore biomarkers in the early prediction of gestational diabetes mellitus

SERB - DST
Ongoing
  1.  

Identification of metabolic biomarkers for risk stratification in obese adolescent population in India – IMERSAI

ICMR (Indo German Grant)
Ongoing
  1.  

Evaluating a ‘biomarker’ role for Retinol Binding Protein-4 (RBP4)  in patients with type 2 diabetes

DBT
Completed
  1.  

Evaluation of long term effect of lifestyle intervention on adiposity, inflammation and gut hormones among overweight and obese adults

NIH/NHLBI
Completed
  1.  

An evaluation of clinical and molecular biomarkers in adolescents in relation to insulin resistance and obesity

ICMR
Completed
  1.  

Evaluation and Molecular Profiling of Adiponectin Isoforms in Type 2 Diabetes - DST-SERB Young Scientist Award

DST -  SERB
Completed
  1.  

Role of circulating cell free microRNAs in prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes

MIRF - MDRF
Completed

Research Grants Awarded (as Co-Investigator)

Sl No.

Title of Project

Funding Agency

Status

  1.  

Assessment of dietary AGEs and mechanistic studies to evaluate the effect of dietary AGEs on inflammatory markers in subjects at risk for type 2 diabetes

DBT
Ongoing
  1.  

Molecular biomarker role of chemokines in Diabetic Retinopathy

DBT
Ongoing
  1.  

Impact of Lifestyle Intervention on miRNA biomarkers and glucose metabolism

ICMR- INSERM
Ongoing
  1.  

Serum microRNA profiling to explore biomarkers of prediabetes and diabetes

DBT
Completed

Contract research grants with pharma industry:

S.No

Project

Sponsor

  1.  

Development of the cell based assay for GLP-1 receptor agonist activity

Amneal Pharma, USA

Research Publications in Accredited Journals (Total publications 46):

  1. Gokulakrishnan K, Ranjani H, Weber MB, Pandey GK, Anjana RM, Balasubramanyam M, Prabhakaran D, Tandon N, Narayan KM, Mohan V. Effect of lifestyle improvement program on the biomarkers of adiposity, inflammation and gut hormones in overweight/obese Asian Indians with prediabetes. Acta Diabetol. 2017 Jun 15.
  2. Reddy S, Amutha A, Rajalakshmi R, Bhaskaran R, Monickaraj F, Rangasamy S, Anjana RM, Abhijit S, Gokulakrishnan K, Das A, Mohan V, Balasubramanyam M. Association of increased levels of MCP-1 and cathepsin-D in young onset type 2 diabetes patients (T2DM-Y) with severity of diabetic retinopathy. J  Diabetes Complications. 2017; 31:804-809.
  3. Anand K, Vidyasagar S, Lasrado I, Pandey GK, Amutha A, Ranjani H, Mohan Anjana R, Mohan V, Gokulakrishnan K. Secreted frizzled-related protein 4 (SFRP4): A novel biomarker of beta cell dysfunction and insulin resistance in individuals with prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2016; 39:e147-8.
  4. Pramodkumar TA, Jayashri R, Gokulakrishnan K, Velmurugan K, Pradeepa R, Anjana RM, Mohan V. Relationship of glycemic control markers -1,5 Anhydroglucitol, Fructosamine and glycated hemoglobin among Asian Indians with different degrees of glucose intolerance. Indian J  Endocrinol Metab. 2016 ;20:690-695.
  5. Priya MM, Amutha A, Pramodkumar TA, Ranjani H, Jebarani S, Gokulakrishnan K, Pradeepa R, Unnikrishnan R, Anjana RM, Mohan V. β-Cell Function and Insulin Sensitivity in Normal Glucose-Tolerant Subjects Stratified by 1-Hour Plasma Glucose Values. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2016 ;18:29-33.
  1. Gokulakrishnan K, Manokaran K, Pandey GK, Amutha A, Ranjani H, Anjana RM, Mohan V. Relationship of betatrophin with youth onset type 2 diabetes among Asian Indians. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2015; 109:71-6.
  2. Amutha A, Ali MK, Unnikrishnan R, Anjana RM, Ranjani H, Gokulakrishnan K, Mohan V, Narayan KM. Insulin sensitivity and secretion in youth onset type 2 diabetes with and without visceral adiposity. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2015; 109:32-9.
  3. Gokulakrishnan K, Amutha A, Ranjani H, Bibin SY, Balakumar M, Pandey GK,Anjana RM, Ali MK, Venkat Narayan KM, Mohan V. Relationship of adipokines and proinflammatory cytokines among Asian Indians with obesity and youth onset type 2 diabetes. Endocr Pract. 2015; 21:1143-51.
  4. Pandey GK, Balasubramanyam J, Balakumar M, Deepa M, Anjana RM, Abhijit S, Kaviya A, Velmurugan K, Miranda P, Balasubramanyam M, Mohan V, Gokulakrishnan K. Altered circulating levels of Retinol binding protein 4 (RBP4) and Transthyretin (TTR) in relation to insulin resistance, obesity and glucose intolerance in Asian Indians. Endocr Pract. 2015;21:861-9.
  5. Adaikalakoteswari A, Jayashri R, Sukumar N, Venkataraman H, Pradeepa R, Gokulakrishnan K, Anjana R, McTernan PG, Tripathi G,  Patel V, Kumar S, Mohan V, Saravanan P. Vitamin B12 deficiency is  associated with adverse lipid profile in Europeans and Indians with type  2 diabetes. Cardiovasc Diabetol. 2014; 13:129.
  6. Indulekha K, Surendar J, Anjana RM, Geetha L, Gokulakrishnan K, Pradeepa R, Mohan V. Metabolic obesity, adipocytokines and inflammatory markers in Asian Indians. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2015 ;17(2):134-41.
  7. Gokulakrishnan K, Maheswari K, Mahalakshmi MM, Kalaiyarasi G, Bhavadharini B, Pandey GK, Ramesh J, Ram U, Mohan V. Association of Soluble (Pro) Renin Receptor with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus.  Endocr Pract. 2015; 21:7-13.
  8. Shiny A, Regin B, Balachandar V, Gokulakrishnan K, Mohan V, Babu S, Balasubramanyam M. Convergence of innate immunity and insulin resistance as evidenced by increased nucleotide  oligomerization domain (NOD) expression and signaling in monocytes from patients with type 2  diabetes. Cytokine. 2013; 64:564-70.
  9. Jayashree B, Bibin YS, Prabhu D, Shanthirani CS, Gokulakrishnan K, Lakshmi BS, Mohan V, Balasubramanyam M. Increased circulatory levels of lipopolysaccharide (LPS) and zonulin signify novel biomarkers of proinflammation in patients with type 2 diabetes. Mol Cell Biochem. 2014 ; 388:203-10.
  10. Gokulakrishnan K, Aravindhan V, Amutha A, Abhijit S, Ranjani H, Anjana RM, Unnikrishnan R, Miranda P, Narayan KM, Mohan V. Serum adiponectin helps to differentiate type 1 and type 2 diabetes among young Asian Indians. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2013;15:696-702.
  11. Priya M, Anjana RM, Chiwanga FS, Gokulakrishnan K, Deepa M, Mohan V. 1-Hour Venous Plasma Glucose and Incident Prediabetes and Diabetes in Asian Indians. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2013;15:497-502.
  12. Monickaraj F, Gokulakrishnan K, Prabu P, Sathishkumar C, Anjana RM, Rajkumar JS, Mohan V, Balasubramanyam M. Convergence of adipocyte hypertrophy, telomere shortening and hypoadiponectinemia in obese subjects and in patients with type 2 diabetes. Clin Biochem. 2012; 45:1432-8.
  13. Indulekha K, Surendar J, Anjana RM, Gokulakrishnan K, Balasubramanyam M, Aravindhan V, Mohan V. Circulating levels of high molecular weight (HMW) adiponectin and total adiponectin in relation to fat distribution, oxidative stress and inflammation in Asian Indians.Dis Markers. 2012; 33(4):185-92.
  14. Monickaraj F, Aravind S, Gokulakrishnan K, Sathishkumar C, Prabu P, Prabu D, Mohan V, Balasubramanyam M. Accelerated aging as evidenced by increased telomere shortening and mitochondrial DNA depletion in patients with type 2 diabetes. Mol Cell Biochem. 2012; 365:343-50.
  15. Gokulakrishnan K, Velmurugan K, Ganesan S, Mohan V. Circulating levels of insulin-like growth factor binding protein-1 in relation to insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and metabolic syndrome (Chennai Urban Rural Epidemiology Study 118). Metabolism. 2012; 61:43-6.
  16. Kuppan G, Anjana RM, Deepa M, Paramasivam P, Chandrakumar S, Kaliyaperumal V, Mohan V. Inflammatory markers in relation to nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in urban South Indians. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2012;14:152-8.
  17. Gokulakrishnan K, Deepa M, Monickaraj F, Mohan V. Relationship of body fat with insulin resistance and cardiometabolic risk factors among normal glucose-tolerant subjects. J Postgrad Med. 2011; 57:184-8.
  18. Sandeep S, Gokulakrishnan K, Deepa M, Mohan V. Insulin resistance is associated with increased cardiovascular risk in Asian Indians with normal glucose tolerance—the Chennai Urban Rural Epidemiology Study (CURES-66). J Assoc Physicians India. 2011; 59:480-4.
  19. Mohan V, Goldhaber-Fiebert JD, Radha V, Gokulakrishnan K. Screening with OGTT alone or in combination with the Indian diabetes risk score or genotyping of TCF7L2 to detect undiagnosed type 2 diabetes in Asian Indians. Indian J Med Res. 2011; 133:294-9.
  20. Balasubramanyam M, Aravind S, Gokulakrishnan K, Prabu P, Sathishkumar C, Ranjani H, Mohan V. Impaired miR-146a expression links subclinical inflammation and insulin resistance in Type 2 diabetes. Mol Cell Biochem. 2011;351:197-205.
  21. Kuppan G, Balasubramanyam J, Monickaraj F, Srinivasan G, Mohan V, Balasubramanyam M. Transcriptional regulation of cytokines and oxidative stress by gallic acid in human THP-1 monocytes. Cytokine. 2010; 49:229-34.
  22. Sandhya N, Gokulakrishnan K, Ravikumar R, Mohan V, Balasubramanyam M. Association of hypoadiponectinemia with hypoglutathionemia in NAFLD subjects with and without type 2 diabetes. Dis Markers. 2010; 29:213-21.
  23. Gkrania-Klotsas E, Ye Z, Cooper AJ, Sharp SJ, Luben R, Biggs ML, Chen LK, Gokulakrishnan K, Hanefeld M, Ingelsson E, Lai WA, Lin SY, Lind L, Lohsoonthorn V, Mohan V, Muscari A, Nilsson G, Ohrvik J, Chao Qiang J, Jenny NS, Tamakoshi K, Temelkova-Kurktschiev T, Wang YY, Yajnik CS, Zoli M, Khaw KT, Forouhi NG, Wareham NJ, Langenberg C. Differential white blood cell count and type 2 diabetes:systematic review and meta-analysis of cross-sectional and prospective studies. PLoS One. 2010; 18: 5(10):e13405.
  24. Gokulakrishnan K, Anjana RM, Indulekha K, Anuradha S, Mohan V. Association of hypoadiponectinemia with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in urban south Indians-CURES - 81). Indian J Med Res. 2010; 132:271-7.
  25. Sandeep S, Gokulakrishnan K, Velmurugan K, Deepa M, Mohan V. Visceral & subcutaneous abdominal fat in relation to insulin resistance & metabolic syndrome in non-diabetic south Indians. Indian J Med Res. 2010; 131:629-35.
  26. Luo M, Oza-Frank R, Narayan KM, Gokulakrishnan K, Mohan V. Serum total adiponectin is associated with impaired glucose tolerance in Asian Indian females but not in males. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2010; 4:645-51.
  27. Narasimhan S, Gokulakrishnan K, Sampathkumar R, Farooq S, Ravikumar R, Mohan V, Balasubramanyam M. Oxidative stress is independently associated with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in subjects with and without type 2 diabetes. Clin Biochem.  2010; 43:815-21.
  28. Mohan V, Gokulakrishnan K, Ganesan A, Kumar SB. Association of Indian Diabetes  Risk Score with arterial stiffness in Asian Indian nondiabetic subjects: the Chennai Urban Rural Epidemiology Study (CURES-84). J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2010; 4:337-43.
  29. Gokulakrishnan K, Indulekha K, Ganesan S, Anuradha S, Mohan V. Adiponectin and carotid intimal medial thickness in subjects with and without glucose intolerance (CURES-82). Diabetes Technol Ther. 2010; 12:109-15.
  30. Anuradha S, Mohan V, Gokulakrishnan K, Dixit M. Angiopoietin-2 levels in glucose  intolerance, hypertension, and metabolic syndrome in Asian Indians (Chennai Urban  Rural Epidemiology Study-74). Metabolism. 2010; 59:774-9.
  31. Mohan V, Vijayachandrika V, Gokulakrishnan K, Anjana RM, Ganesan A, Weber MB, Narayan KM. A1C cut points to define various glucose intolerance groups in Asian Indians. Diabetes Care. 2010; 33:515-9.
  32. Gokulakrishnan K, Deepa R, Sampathkumar R, Balasubramanyam M, Mohan V. Association of leukocyte count and hsCRP with metabolic abnormalities in subjects with normal glucose tolerance (CURES - 64). J Assoc Physicians India. 2009; 57:27-32.
  33. Gokulakrishnan K, Deepa R, Sampathkumar R, Balasubramanyam M, Mohan V. Association of leukocyte count with varying degrees of glucose intolerance in Asian  Indians: the Chennai Urban Rural Epidemiology Study (CURES-26). Metab Syndr Relat Disord. 2009; 7:205-10.
  34. Gokulakrishnan K, Mohanavalli KT, Monickaraj F, Mohan V, Balasubramanyam M. Subclinical inflammation/oxidation as revealed by altered gene expression profiles in subjects with impaired glucose tolerance and Type 2 diabetes patients. Mol Cell  Biochem. 2009; 324:173-81.
  35. Gokulakrishnan K, Deepa R, Mohan V. Association of high sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP) and tumour necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) with carotid intimal medial  thickness in subjects with different grades of glucose intolerance--the Chennai Urban  Rural Epidemiology Study (CURES-31). Clin Biochem.2008; 41:480-5.
  36. Mohan V, Sandeep S, Deepa M, Gokulakrishnan K, Datta M, Deepa R. A diabetes risk score helps identify metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular risk in Indians - the Chennai Urban Rural Epidemiology Study (CURES-38). Diabetes Obes Metab. 2007;9:337-43.
  37. Gokulakrishnan K, Deepa R, Velmurugan K, Ravikumar R, Karkuzhali K, Mohan V. Oxidized low-density lipoprotein and intimal medial thickness in subjects with glucose intolerance: the Chennai Urban Rural Epidemiology Study-25. Metabolism.2007;56:245-50.
  38. Mohan V, Gokulakrishnan K, Sandeep S, Srivastava BK, Ravikumar R, Deepa R. Intimal media thickness, glucose intolerance and metabolic syndrome in Asian Indians--the Chennai Urban Rural Epidemiology Study (CURES -22). Diabet Med. 2006;23:845-50.
  39. Gokulakrishnan K, Deepa R, Mohan V, Gross MD. Soluble P-selectin and CD40L levels in subjects with prediabetes, diabetes mellitus, and metabolic syndrome--the Chennai Urban Rural Epidemiology Study. Metabolism. 2006;55(2):237-42.
  40. Mohan V, Gokulakrishnan K, Deepa R, Shanthirani CS, Datta M. Association of physical  inactivity with components of metabolic syndrome and coronary artery disease--the Chennai Urban Population Study (CUPS no. 15). Diabet Med. 2005;22:1206-11.
  41. Mohan V, Deepa R, Velmurugan K, Gokulakrishnan K. Association of small dense LDL with coronary artery disease and diabetes in urban Asian Indians – the Chennai Urban Rural Epidemiology Study (CURES-8). J Assoc Physicians India. 2005;53:95-100.

Chapters in text book :

  1. Ranjit Unnikrishnan I, Gokulakrishnan K Novel markers of diabetes complications. In: RSSDI Update – 2015, Jaypee Brothers. The Health Sciences Publishers., pp.371-74.
  1. Deepa R, Gokulakrishnan K, Mohan V.  Coronary artery disease among Indian diabetic subjects. In: Type 2 Diabetes in South Asians: Epidemiology, Risk Factors and Prevention. Mohan V, Gundu HR Rao (Eds), Under the Aegis of SASAT. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers. 2006, pp.242-255.
  1. Mohan V.  Gokulakrishnan K, Ranjit Unnikrishnan I, Deepa R.  Epidemiology of hypertension in India: Lessons from the Chennai Urban Population Study (CUPS). In: Type 2 Diabetes in South Asians: Epidemiology, Risk Factors and Prevention. Mohan V, Gundu HR Rao (Eds), Under the Aegis of SASAT. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers. 2006, pp.317-330.

Oral presentation in conferences:

  1. Altered circulating levels of Retinol binding protein 4 (RBP4) and Transthyretin (TTR) in relation to insulin resistance, obesity and glucose intolerance in Asian Indians - 42nd   Annual Conclave of RSSDI, Bangalore, 2014
  2. Gokulakrishnan K, Manokaran K, Pandey GK, Amutha A, Ranjani H, Anjana RM, Mohan V.  Novel biomarkers of beta cell dysfunction. International Conference on Recent Discoveries of Diabetic Biomarkers and Challenges Ahead, Chennai, 2-3 March 2015
  3. Beneficial legacy effect of lifestyle intervention on adiposity and inflammation in overweight/obese people with prediabetes -  Ninth and Final Semi-Annual Global Health Centers of Excellence Steering Committee meeting -  The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute [NHLBI], and the UnitedHealth Chronic Disease Initiative,  Bethesda, Maryland, USA (April 2014).
  4. Gokulakrishnan K. Introduction to Scientific and Medical Writing. The Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R Medical University, 2nd December 2011 
  5. High molecular weight (HMW) adiponectin in relation to   fat distribution, oxidative stress and inflammation 39th  Annual Meeting of RSSDI(Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India), Mumbai, November 6 – 9, 2011
  6. Association of subclinical atherosclerosis with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in Asian Indians  39th  Annual Meeting of RSSDI(Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India), Mumbai, November 6 – 9, 2011
  7. Inflammatory Markers in relation to Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Urban South Indians 39th  Annual Meeting of RSSDI(Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India), Mumbai, November 6 – 9, 2011
  8. Adiponectin and Carotid Intimal Medial Thickness in subjects with and without Glucose Intolerance- (CURES- 82) – 37th  Annual Meeting of RSSDI(Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India), Ahmedabad, November 5 – 8, 2009
  9. HbA1c cut points to define various glucose intolerance groups in Asian Indians.  – 37th  Annual Meeting of RSSDI(Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India), Ahmedabad, November 5 – 8, 2009
  10. Association of Tumour Necrosis Factor -α with impaired glucose tolerance, diabetes and metabolic syndrome in south Asians – The Chennai Urban Rural Epidemiology Study [CURES] - National Seminar on “Molecular Basis of Diseases – Current Perspectives and New Frontiers”, University of Madras, Chennai, March, 2006 
  11. Carotid Intimal Medial Thickness in subjects with impaired glucose tolerance in south Indians – The Chennai Urban Rural Epidemiology Study [CURES] - 23rd Annual National Conference 2005, Indian Society for Medical Statistics [ISMS], K.L.E Society’s Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum, India January, 2006

Posters presented in Conferences/Symposiums:

  1. Kuppan  Gokulakrishnan,  Sudha Vidyasagar,  Kaviya Anand, Ian Lasrado, Gautam Kumar P, Anandkumar  Amutha, Harish  Ranjani,  Ranjit Mohan Anjana, Viswanathan  Mohan. Exploring the role of secreted frizzled related protein 4 as a novel biomarker of beta cell dysfunction, insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. - 51st EASD Annual Meeting, Stockholm, Sweden, September 2015.   
  2. Kalaivani M,  Gautam Kumar P, Amutha A, Anjana RM,  Ranjani H, Mohan V, Gokulakrishnan K. Association of Betatrophin with type 2 diabetes – a biomarker for beta cell proliferation - among Asian Indians with youth onset of type 2 diabetes. - 42nd   Annual Conclave of RSSDI, Bangalore, 2014.
  3. Priya M, Anjana RM, Amutha A, Gokulakrishnan K, R Guha Pradeepa, Deepa M, Mohan V. Development of a new software to compute Indian Body fat percentage in Asian Indians. 7th International conference on Advanced Technologies and Treatment for diabetes [ATTD], February 5-8, 2014.  
  4. Gokulakrishnan K,  Amutha A,  Bibin YS, Ranjani H,  Balakumar M,  Anjana RM, Gauthamkumar P, Ali MK, Venkat Naryan KM, Mohan V. “Relationship of adipokines, proinflammatory cytokines with obesity and youth onset type 2 diabetes among Asian Indians”, World Diabetes Congress organized by International Diabetes Federation [IDF], Melbourne, Australia, 2013.
  5. Gokulakrishnan K, Anjana R.M, Shiny A, Ranjani H, Amutha A, Bibin YS, Mohan V. Circulating levels of adipokines, proinflammatory cytokines with metabolic syndrome among young Asian Indians. 5th  World Congress of Diabetes India. Cochin, Kerala. 2013. 
  6. Gokulakrishnan KRanjani H, Anjana RM, Balakumar M, Regin BS, Gauthamkumar P,  Mohan V. Relationship of Advanced Glycation Endproducts (AGEs) with adipokines and inflammatory cytokines among Overweight/Obese adolescents in Urban South India. 5th  World Congress of Diabetes India. Cochin, Kerala. 2013.
  7. Priya M, Anjana RM, Amutha A, Gokulakrishnan K, R Guha Pradeepa, Deepa M, Mohan V. Comparison of Two New body fat percent (BF%) formulae the “Indian BF% (IBF%) formulae” against BF% measured using  duel-energy X-ray absorptiometry. RSSDI 2013, at Noida. 
  8. Gokulakrishnan K, Aravindhan V, Amutha A, Shiny A, Ranjani H, Anjana RM,  Ranjith U, Priya M, VenkatNarayan K.M , Mohan V. Serum Adiponectin helps to differentiate type 1 and type 2 diabetes among  young Asian Indians. RSSDI 2012, at Chennai.
  9. Jayashree B, Gokulakrishnan K, Shanthirani CS, Prabu D,  Lakshmi BS, Narayanan RB, Mohan V & Balasubramanyam M. Increased levels of serum lipopolysaccharide (LPS) signify a novel biomarker of proinflammation in patients with type 2 diabetes. RSSDI 2012, at Chennai.
  10. Prabu P, Gokulakrishnan K, Sathishkumar C, Deepa M, Mohan V & Balasubramanyam M. Impaired circulatory miR-126 expression in subjects with prediabetes and in patients with type 2 diabetes. RSSDI 2012, at Chennai.
  11. Priya M, Anjana RM,Chiwanga F.S, Gokulakrishnan K, Deepa M, Mohan V. Predictive 1-Hour venous plasma glucose value cut points for identification of incident prediabetes and diabetes in Asian. RSSDI 2012, at Chennai.
  12. Finny Monickaraj S, Gokulakrishnan K, Prabu, P, Sathishkumar C, Anjana, M, Rajkumar JS, Mohan V, Balasubramanyam M.  Association of adipocyte hypertrophy and hypoadiponectinemia in obese subjects and in patients with type 2 diabetes. – 39th  Annual Meeting of RSSDI(Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India), Mumbai, November 6 – 9, 2011
  13. N.Sandya, K.Gokulakrishnan, R.Sampathkumar, S.Farooq, R.Ravikumar, V.Mohan, M.Balasubramanyam. Inter-dependency of oxidative stress and insulin resistance in Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) subjects with and without Type 2 Diabetes. Poster presentation at "Advances in Free Radical Research, Natural Products, Antioxidants and Radio protectors in Health" held between January 11-13, 2010 at Hyderabad, India.
  14. Gokulakrishnan K, Sampathkumar R, Balasubramanyam M, Deepa R,     Mohan V Association of leukocyte count and high sensitivity CRP with glucose intolerance and metabolic syndrome in South Indians.  Poster presentation at 19th World Diabetes Congress organized by International Diabetes Federation [IDF] held between December 3 - 7, 2006 at Cape Town, South Africa.
  15. Gokulakrishnan K, Kavitha V, Suja D, Sujatha N, Balasubramanium D. Plasma antioxidant status in rural population using alcohol, tobacco, cigarette.  Satellite symposium on “Free radicals in Health and Diseases” by– December 1999, at University of Madras, Chennai.

Contributions to abstracts presented in Conferences / Symposium:

  1. Gokulakrishnan K, Velmurugan K, Ganesan S, Mohan V. Circulating levels of insulin-like growth factor binding protein-1 in relation to insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and metabolic syndrome. World Diabetes Congress organized by International Diabetes Federation [IDF] December 4 - 8, 2011 at Dubai.  
  2. Association among short telomeres, mitochondrial DNA depletion and hypoadiponectinemia in patients with Type 2 diabetes. World Diabetes Congress organized by International Diabetes Federation [IDF] December 4 - 8, 2011 at Dubai.
  3. Deepa R, Anjana M, Gokulakrishnan K, Mohan V. [presented by Dr.R.Deepa] Circulating oxidized low-density lipoprotein and its association with carotid intimal media thickness in subjects with glucose intolerance. Poster presentation at 41st European Association for the Study of Diabetes [EASD] held between September 10 – 15, 2005 at Athens, Greece.
  4. Mohan V, Deepa R Velmurugan K, Gokulakrishnan K. [presented by Dr.V.Mohan] Association of LDL subfractions with coronary artery disease and diabetes in native Indians – The Chennai Urban Rural Epidemiology Study [CURES]. Poster presentation at American Diabetes Association 64th Scientific Sessions held between June 4 – 8, 2004 at Orlando, Florida.

Workshop / hands on training attended:

Workshop/Hands on Training

Venue

Year

International Training course on Surveying and Evaluating Ethical Review Practices by the Forum of Ethical Review Committees in the Asian & Western Pacific Region (FERCA)

National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (NIRT), Chennai

2016

MDRF- Indian Society for Clinical Research : Advanced Good  Clinical Practice and Indian Regulations in Clinical Trials

Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF), Chennai

2015

MDRF – University of Minnesota, USA workshop on “Advanced Techniques in Genomics of Type 2 diabetes”

Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF), Chennai

2010

MDRF-ICMR workshop on “Techniques in Genomics in relation to Diabetes & Related Disorders”

Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF), Chennai

2009

Research Methodology & Statistics

Course

Venue

Year

short-term Course on Basics of Biostatistics

Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF)

2012

In-house workshops on “Clinical Research Training” sponsored by National Institutes of Health, USA

Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF)

2004, 2005 & 2006

Pre-conference CME on “ Biostatistical techniques in clinical trials” 24th  Annual National Medical Statistics Conference by Indian Society for Medical Statistics [ISMS]

PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Coimbatore

2006

Pre-conference CME  on Statistical Methods in Biomedical Research23rd Annual National Medical Statistics Conference by Indian Society for Medical Statistics [ISMS]

K.L.E Society’s Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum

2006

MDRF-UAB (University of Alabama, Birmingham) “National Seminar on Epidemiology of Non-Communicable diseases” sponsored by National Institutes of Health, USA

Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF)

2004, 2005 & 2006

Computer knowledge:
Microsoft Office
     
Statistical Software Knowledge:  SPSS Statistical packages, Epi-info, Medcalc, Istat

 

 

   
   
   
   
   
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