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Late Dr. Rema Mohan, M.B.B.S., D.O., Ph.D., FABMS

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PERSONAL INFORMATION  
Name Late Dr. REMA MOHAN
Sex Female
Date of Birth 3rd August, 1954
Nationality Indian
Date of Demise 25th March, 2011
DESIGNATION  

Chief Ophtahlmologist & Managing Director

Dr. Mohan's Diabetes Specialities Centre
Vice President & Director - Eye Research Madras Diabetes Research Foundation
Permanent Address Dr. Mohan's Diabetes Specialities Centre & Madras Diabetes Research Foundation
No. 6B, Conran Smith Road, Gopalapuram,Chennai 600 086, India.
Phone No.: 43968702, 43968888, 28359048, 28359051, 28353351,28353038
E-MAIL : drrema@vsnl.com
WEBSITE : www.drmohansdiabetes.com 
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
1977 M.B.B.S. (Madras)
1981 D.O., (Madras)
1996 Ph.D., (Madras)
FELLOWSHIPS CONFERRED
1993 Fellow, Association of Bio Medical  Scientists (FABMS), New Delhi
EDUCATION
1970 School Good Shepherds Convent, Chennai
1970-1971  Pre-University Stella Maris College for Women, Chennai
1971-1977 Under-graduate Medical Education Madras Medical College, Madras
1978-1979 Sr. Housemanship in Ophthalmology Madras Medical College, Madras
1979-1981 Post-graduate Education Government Ophthalmic Institute, Chennai
1996 Ph.D. Institute of Basic Medical Science, Chennai
POSITION HELD
1981 - 1982 Fellow in Retinal Diseases

Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai

1982 Training in Retinal Diseases University of zagrab, Yogoslavia
1982 - 1984 Consultant Ophthalmology M.V.Hospital for Diabetes and Diabetes Research Centre, Chennai
1984 - 1985

Training in Retinal Diseases & Research Fellow

Dr. Eva Kohner, Diabetic Retinopathy Unit, Hammersmith Hospital and Royal Post-Graduate Medical School, London

1985  - 1986 Training in Retinal Diseases University of ULM, West Germany
1986  - 1991 Head, Dept.of Ophthalmologist M.V.Hospital for Diabetes and Diabetes Research Centre, Chennai
From 1991 Managing Director & Chief Ophthalmologist Dr. Mohan's Diabetes Specialities Centre,
Chennai
From 1997 Vice President & Director - Eye Research Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai
1999 Training in EDTRS grading system University of  Wisconsin
REFEREE
Indian Journal of Ophthalmology
Diabetic Medicine
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science
Diabetes research in Clinical Practice
Expert Review of Ophthalmology

Diabetes Care

Journal of Diabetes and its Complications

Journal of Association of Physicians of India

Journal of Translational Medicine

BMC Ophthalmology Journal

Clinical Ophthalmology  Eye Journal

MEMBERSHIP OF ACADEMIES
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Association for vision and research in vision & ophthalmology
All India Ophthalmological society
Tamil Nadu Ophthalmology Society
Vitreo Retinal Society of India
Association of Biomedical Scientists
Research society for study of Diabetes in India
Diabetic Association of India
Indian Medical Association
Indian Association of Occupation Medicine
PUBLICATIONS
Over  84 publications on Diabetic Retinopathy in National and International Journals including  Archieves of Ophthalmology, British Journal of Ophthalmology, Diabetologia, Diabetes Care, Indian Journal of Ophthalmology etc.
GRANDS / FELLOWSHIP
1984-85 Fellowship from British Society for Prevention of Blindness
  Research   Grant   from   Welcome Trust  U.K.  for Research Work  on “Retinopathy  in  tropical  forms  of Diabetes”.
1999 Fellowship of FABMS (FABMS) from Indian Association  of Biomedical Scientists, New Delhi,  India
AWARDS
Dr. E.  Balakrishnan  Memorial  Award Awarded by The Indian  Association  of Biochemical  Scientists   for  the  Paper entitled “Does  Oxidant  stress  plays a role in Diabetic Retinopathy”.
Vocational Excellence Award by Rotary Club of Madras Metro, 1998.
IMA – Outstanding Personality Award, awarded by IMA, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India, 2001
Andhra Pradesh Diabetes Federation (APDF) Prof.M.Viswanathan Oration  Award 2002 by APDF Ananthapur, Andhra Pradesh
Shri.A.Sivasailam Endowment Oration Award 2003 by K.G.Hospital, Coimbatore,  Tamilnadu     
Dr.C.N.Shroff Award by All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOS), 2007.

Best paper award for the paper titled “Glaucoma Association of primary open angle glaucoma – the components of metabolic syndrome  - the CURES Eye Study” presented at Sunayana, AIOS, Hyderabad, 2007.

IMA – “Outstanding contribution to Eye Care in Diabetes” Award by Indian Medical Association, Chennai, South, 2008.
ORAL/POSTER PRESENTATIONS AT INTERNATIONAL/NATIONAL CONFERENCE
SNO YEAR

CITY

TOPIC

CONFERENCES/
WORKSHOPS/
SEMINARS

1

1988

Salem, Tamil Nadu

“Diabetic retinopathy”

Symposium on Management
Of Diabetic
Retinopathy

2

1989

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

“Association of lipids in diabetic retinopathy”

47th Annual conference of ophthalmology society of India

3

1990

Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu

“Laser in Ophthalmology”  
4

1991

Bangalore

“Management of diabetic retinopathy”  
5

1992

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

“Diabetic retinopathy”  
6

1992

Bangalore

“Diabetic  retinopathy-advances in understanding DR & management”  
7

1992

Neyveli

“Classification and management of Diabetic Retinopathy”  
8

1993

Andhra Mahila
 Sabha, Chennai

“Pathogenesis and management Diabetic retinopathy

Symposium on diabetes mellitus

9

1993

Kottayam,
Kerala

“ Newer trends in diabetic retinopathy”

Diabetes update

10

1994

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

“Diabetic Eye Problems: Pathogenesis, diagnosis and management”

III Novo Nordisk Diabetes Update

11

1997

Helsinki, Finland

“Prevalence of diabetic retinopathy in The Chennai Urban Population Study(CUPS)”

Scientific Committe meeting for the I Asian Pacific Symposium on Type 2 diabetes in 1997

12

1998

Puri, Orrisa

“Retinopathy assessment and management”

‘NIDUS’ organized by M/s USV

13

1998

Calcutta

“Diabetic retinopathy- management”  
14

1999

Bangalore, Karnataka

“Classification and management of diabetic retinopathy”

Eighth Novo Nordisk Update

15

1999

Ahmedabad

“Retinopathy at diagnosis in type 2 diabetic patients"
“Risk factors for diabetic retinopathy”
 
16

1999

Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

“Pathogenesis of diabetic retinopathy”  
17

1999

Sydney, Australia

“Prevalence in diabetic retinopathy in clinic based population”
“Types of maculopathy seen in Type 2 diabetic retinopathy”
“Causes of visual loss in Type 2 diabetes mellitus”

4th International Diabetes Federation Western Pacific Region

 

18

2000

Rajmundry, Andhra Pradesh

“Diabetic Retinopathy”

Symposium on Update on
clinical diabetes

19

2000

Mexico City, Mexico

“Familial aggregation of diabetic retinopathy”
“Prevalence of diabetic etinopathy-The Chennai Urban Population Study-CUPS

17th International Diabetes Congress

20

2000

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

“Medical management of diabetic retinopathy”

The International Meeting for Reducing the Burden of Diabetic Complications in Developing Countries at the Indian Institute of Technology

21

2000

Zandvoort, The Netherlands

“Prevalence of Diabetic retinopathy assessed by field retinal photography-The Chennai Urban Population Study(CUPS)”

Annual Meeting of European Diabetes Epidemiology Group

22

2000

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Medical management of diabetic retinopathy”

Annual Meeting of All India Ophthalmic Congress (AIOC 2000)

23

2001

Ootacamund

“Management of diabetes, hypertension
 and  hyperlipidaemia”

“INSIGHT”, 49th Tamilnadu Ophthalmic Association Conference

24

2001

Vellore, Tamil Nadu

“Pathogenesis and Management of Diabetic Retinopathy”

Christian Medical College

25

2001

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

“Treatment of Proliferative 
  Diabetic Retinopathy
  (PDR)”
“Outcome of laser therapy in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients with vein occlusion”
“Laser therapy for diabetic retinopathy in type 2 diabetic retinopathy patients after cataract surgery “
“Visual outcomes at a one year follow-up after panretinal photocoagulation for Proliferate Diabetic Retinopathy”

14th World Congress of the International Society for Laser Surgery and Medicine

26

2001

Jaipur, India

Chaired the panel session on "Posterior segment complications of anterior segment  surgery "

Annual Conference of Vitreoretinal
Society of India Chaired the panel session on "Posterior segment complications of anterior segment  surgery "

27

2001

Republic of Mauritius

"Setting up a Diabetic  
  Eye unit "
 "Diabetic retinopathy - 
  an overview"

NCD Re-orientation Programme

28

2002

Dona Paula, Goa

“Status of retinopathy after cataract extraction in Type 2 diabetes mellitus”

Annual conference- Vitreo-Retinal Society of India

29

2002

San Francisco, California

“ Retinopathy at diagnosis 
  among young Asian
  Diabetic Patients-
  ASDIAB Study Group”

The 62nd Annual meeting and scientific session of the American Diabetes
Association

30

2002

Trichy,
Tamilnadu

“ Update on pathogenesis and its implications in diabetic retinopathy” 

The 50th Conference of the Tamilnadu Ophthalmic Association

31

2002

Chennai,
Tamilnadu

“Epidemiological risk factors of diabetic risk factors and association with mortality”

5th International symposium of the South Asian Society on Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis(SASAT)

32

2002

Ananthapur,
Andhra Pradesh

Prof.V.Viswanathan Oration on “Diabetic retinopathy-An overview”

Andhra Pradesh  Diabetes Federation

33

2003

Coimbatore,
Tamilnadu

Shri.A.Sivasailam Endowment Oration on “ diabetic retinopathy-Indian perspective”

K.G.Hospital, Coimbatore

34

2003

Singapore

“Association of preclinical atherosclerotic markers with
diabetic retinopathy - The
Chennai  Urban Rural
Epidemilogical Study  (CURES)”
 
35

2003

Chennai,
Tamilnadu

“Diabetic retinopathy as a risk marker for cardiovascular  disease “  
36

2003

Chennai,
Tamil nadu

“Diabetic retinopathy-Overview”          
“Eye care in diabetes”
 
37

2003

New Orleans, U.S.A

“Diabetic retinopathy and early atherosclerotic markers – The Chennai Urban Rural Epidemiology Study (CURES)”  
38

2003

Paris, France

“Screening for polymorphisms in the rage gene promoter in South Indian subjects with diabetic retinopathy”  
39

2003

Jaipur,
Rajasthan

“Visual Impairment in
Diabetes mellitus. How fruitful is treatment for diabetic retinopathy in the Indian scenario?”
 
40

2004

Chennai,
Tamil nadu

“Epidemiology of diabetic eye disorders - Indian Scenario”
41

2004

Fort Lauderdale, Florida,
U.S.A

“Inhibitory effect of curcumin on human retinal endothelial cell proliferation”  
42

2004

Orlando, Florida, U.S.A

“Association of non-HDL cholesterol with diabetic retinopathy  - the Chennai Urban Rural Epidemiology Study [CURES]”  
43

2004

Tirunelveli,Tamil nadu

“Gene and diabetic retinopathy”“Pathophysiological Mechanisms And Treatment Perspectives In Diabetic Retinopathy”

52nd Annual Conference of the Tamil Nadu Ophthalimic Association

44

2004

Chennai,
Tamilnadu

Diabetic Retinopathy-an overview

First MDRF-ADA-AADE National workshop on diabetes education

45

2004

Colombo, Srilanka

“Diabetic retinopathy-an overview”

Diabetica 2004

46

2005

Chennai,
Tamilnadu

“Diabetic Retinopathy- Prevalence and Prevention”

4th World Congress on Prevention of diabetes and its complications

47

2005

Singapore

“Prevalence of Diabetic Retinopathy in urban South India - the Chennai Urban Rural Epidemiology Study (Cures) Eye Study – 1”

2nd SERI – ARVO Meeting, on Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

48

2005

Chennai,
Tamilnadu

 

3rd MDRF-UAB National Seminar on “Epidemiology of Non -communicable diseases

49

2005

Cape Town, South Africa

‘Primary Glaucoma And Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus In An Urban Population In Southern India’

5th International Glaucoma Symposium-IGS

50

2005

San Diego ,
USA .

'Diabetic Retinopathy and Coronary Artery Disease - The Chennai Urban Rural Epidemiology Study (Cures) Eye Study

65th American Diabetes Association Annual Meeting And Scientific Session

51

2005

Guntur , Andhra Pradesh.

‘Diabetic retinopathy-an overview'

S.V.R.Diabetic Care & research Centre

52

2005

Washington DC , USA.

‘Eye disorders in diabetes mellitus'

American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) 32nd Annual Meeting and Exhibition

53

2005

Karolinska Institute, Sweden.

“Diabetic Retinopathy-an overview”

“Go-Asia Symposium”

54

2005

Athens , Greece

‘ Risk factors for Diabetic Retinopathy in Asian Indians the Chennai Urban Rural Epidemiology Study [CURES] Eye Study '

European Association for Study of Diabetes(EASD) 41st Annual Meeting

55

2006

Chennai, Tamilnadu

“Epidemiology of diabetic retinopathy-Indian scenario”

4th MDRF-UAB National Seminar on “Epidemiology of Non -communicable diseases

56

2006

Chennai, Tamilnadu

“Overview of Genomics of diabetic retinopathy”

Indo-Swedish symposium on Genomics and proteomics of diabetes

57

2006

Chennai, Tamilnadu

“Interpretation of OCT in Diabetic Macular Edema”

Symposium on Eye disorders in diabetes

58

2006

Chennai, Tamilnadu

“Current trends in diagnosis and therapy of diabetic retinopathy”

Third MDRF/ADA Postgraduate Course in Diabetology

59

2006

Las Vegas,
USA

“Predictive Glucose Levels for Prevalent Diabetic Retinopathy in Urban Type 2 Diabetic Population-CURES Eye Study”

“Population Based Prevalence Of Glaucoma In Type 2 Diabetes, Impaired And Normal Glucose Tolerant Subjects – CURES Eye study”

American Academy of Ophthalmology's Joint Meeting with the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology  

60

2006

Cape Town, South Africa

“Association Of Diabetic Retinopathy With Components Of Metabolic Syndrome–The Chennai Urban Rural Epidemiology Study [CURES] Eye Study”
“A cross sectional study of diabetic retinopathy awareness in South India in a community outreach prevention project”

International Diabetes Federation/ 19 th World Diabetes Congress

61

2007

Madurai, Tamilnadu

‘Is glycemic control the only parameter for progression of diabetic retinopathy”

International Symposium on Diabetic Retinopathy & ARMD

62

2007

Hyderabad,Andra Pradesh

“Association of primary open angle glaucoma with  components of metabolic syndrome  - the CURES Eye Study”

Sunayana 2007, 65th Annual Meeting of All India Ophthalmological Society

63

2007

Chennai,Tamil Nadu

Diabetic retinopathy-An overview

CME for Practicing Ophthalmologhist, organized by Prem’s Eye Clinic

64 2007

New Delhi,India.

"Prevalence of and risk factors for diabetic retinopathy- the CURES Eye study(1& 4)" Workshop on Diabetic Retinopathy organized by International Centre for Eye Health, UK and All India Institute  of Medical Sciences.
65 2007 Chicago, USA. “Prevalence of other Micro and Microvascular Complications of Diabetes among Asian Indian subjects with Diabetic Retinopathy–CURES Eye Study " 67th American Diabetes Association Annual Meeting And Scientific Session
66 2007

Chennai,Tamilnadu

“Rural Outreach For Eye Care In Diabetes Through  Tele-Ophthalmology”

5th MDRF-UAB National Seminar on “Prevention of Non –communicable diseases”
67 2007

Erode,Tamil Nadu

“Mechanisms of diabetic retinopathy”

“Potential drug therapies in diabetic retionathy”

55th Annual Conference of the TNOA,
‘Symposium on Diabetic Retinopathy’

68 2007

New Orleans,U.S.A

“Systemic abnormalities and therapy specific to Indian subject” 2007 Annual Meeting of American Academy of Ophthalmology
69 2008

Chennai,Tamil Nadu

“Eye disorders in diabetes mellitus – Update” Indian Medical Association, Chennai, South.
70 2008 Chennai,Tamil Nadu “Epidemiological risk factors of diabetic retinopathy – Indian Scenario”

56th Annual Conference of the TNOA, ‘Symposium on Diabetic Retinopathy’

71 2009 Puttaparthi “Clinical and Research Perspectives of Diabetic Retinopathy” International Conference on “Current Trends in multidisciplinary approaches to Diabetes Research, Sri Sathya Sai University, Prasanthi Nilayam, Andhra Pradesh.
72 2009 Puttaparthi “Updates on diagnosis and management of diabetic retinopathy” CME Programme on Diabetes and Diabetic Retinopathy, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences Academic Society.
CONFERENCES/MEETINGS/COURSES ATTENDED
1993 ULM,Germany 5th European Conference on Obesity
1995 Hong Kong Scientific Committe meeting for
the I Asian Pacific Symposium on
Type 2 diabetes in 1997
1998 Barcelona, Spain 8th Meeting of the European Association of the Study of Diabetic Eye Complications (EASDEC)
1999 Chennai,
Tamil Nadu
Panel discussion: General health and Role of Medical practitioners
Diabetic Retinopathy
2000 Delhi All India  Ophthalmology conference
2000 Aravind Eye
Hospital, Madurai,
Tami Nadu
48th Annual Conference of the Tamil Nadu Ophthalimic Association
2002 Chennai
Tamil Nadu
First MDRF/ADA Postgraduate Course in Diabetology
2004 Chennai
Tamil Nadu
Exclusive meet on “Ophthalmic Research” in connection with annual meeting of the Indian Eye Research Group
2004 Chennai
Tamil Nadu
Second MDRF/ADA Postgraduate Course in Diabetology
2005 Vienna, Austria Reduction in the occurrence of Centre-threatening diabetic macular edema
2005 Hyderabad , Andhra Pradesh 11 th Annual Conference of Indian Eye Research Group(IERG)
2005

Sriharikota , Andhra Pradesh

Awareness camp
2005

Chennai, Tamilnadu

Symposium on retina & macula
2005

Singapore

ILSI's First International Conference on Nutrigenomics – Opportunities in Asia
SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENTS
Dr. Rema Mohan is one of the first ophthalmologists in India to get a Ph.D., degree. She has been doing original research on diabetic retinopathy and her work is nationally and internationally recognized. She is one of the first ophthalmologists in the country to work exclusively on diabetic retinopathy and trained in grading of retinal photographs according to the Wisconsin Classification System. She has presented papers and delivered guest lectures at national and international conferences.
CHARITY & FREE SERVICE
Conducts free eye camps in Chennai, Tiirumangalam, 2nd and 4th Sundays with Sathya Sai Seva Organization
Provides free treatment and Laser  & cataract Surgeries for those detected to have diabetes in  the camp.
Free refraction and laser treatment for diabetic eye Complications and free glaucoma work up & treatment  at DMDSC.
RESEARCH PAPERS PUBLISHED BY Dr. M. REMA
2009

Surendar J, Anuradha S, Ashley B, Balasubramanyam M, Aravindhan V, Rema M,  Mohan V. Cystatin C and Cystatin Glomerular Filtration Rate As Markers of Early Renal Disease in Asian Indian Subjects with Glucose Intolerance (CURES-32). Metab Syndr Relat Disord. 2009 May 6. [Epub ahead of print]

2008

Anitha B, Sampathkumar R, Balasubramanyam M, Rema M. Advanced glycation  index and its association with severity of diabetic retionopathy in type 2 diabetic subjects. Journal of Diabetes and its Complications, 2008; 22 (4): 261-266.(Abstract Avaialble)

Sameermahmood Z, Balasubramanyam M, Saravanan T, Rema M. Curcumin modulates SDF-1alpha/CXCR4-induced migration of human retinal endothelial cells (HRECs). IOVS, 2008; 49(8):3305-3311.(Abstract Avaialble)

S Somannavar, H Lanthorn, M Deepa, R Pradeepa, M Rema, V Mohan. Increased Awareness about Diabetes and Its Complications in a Whole City: Effectiveness of the “Prevention, Awareness, Counselling and Evaluation” [PACE] Diabetes Project (PACE-6). Journal of The Association of Physicians of India, 2008 July (56): 497-502(Full Text / PDF Available)

S Somannavar, H Lanthorn, R Pradeepa, V Narayanan, M Rema, V Mohan Prevention Awareness Counselling and Evaluation (PACE) Diabetes Project: A Mega Multi-pronged Program for Diabetes Awareness and Prevention in South India (PACE - 5). Journal of The Association of Physicians of India, 2008 Jun (56): 429-35 (Full Text / PDF Available)

Pradeepa R, Anitha B, Mohan V, Ganesan A, Rema M. Risk factors for diabetic retinopathy in a South Indian Type 2 diabetic population--the Chennai Urban Rural Epidemiology Study (CURES) Eye Study 4. Diabetes Medicine. 2008 May;25(5):536-42.

Pradeepa R, Rema M, Vignesh J, Deepa M, Deepa R, Mohan V. Prevalence and risk factors for diabetic neuropathy in an urban south Indian population: the Chennai Urban Rural Epidemiology Study (CURES-55). Diabetes Medicine. 2008 Feb 19; [Epub ahead of print] (Abstract Avaialble)

Rema M, Pradeepa R.  Ocular Complications in Diabetes.  In: RSSDI Textbook of Diabetes Mellitus. 2nd edition.  Tripathy BB, Chandalia HB, Das AK, Rao PV, Madhu SV, Mohan V, RSSDI, 2008;p.989-1012.
2007
Mohan V, Sudha V, Radhika G, Radha V, Rema M, Deepa R. Gene-Environment Interactions and the Diabetic Epidemic in India. In: Nutrigenomics – Opportunities in Asia. Forum Nutra.  Tai ES, Gillies PJ (Eds), Basel, Karger 2007;60:118-126.(Abstract Available)
Rema M, Pradeepa RG. Ophthalmology And Research. Tamil Nadu Journal of Ophthalmology.  2007;45(1):61-63 .

Rema M, Pradeepa Ocular Complications in Diabetes. In: RSSDI Textbook of Diabetes Mellitus. 2nd edition. Tripathy BB, Chandalia HB, Das AK, Rao PV, Madhu SV, Mohan V, RSSDI, 2007;989-1012

Ranjith Unnikrishnan I, Rema M, Pradeep R, Deepa M, Shanthirani, CS, Deepa R, Mohan V. Prevalence and risk factor of diabetic nephropathy in an urban south Indian population; The Chennai Urban Rural Epidemiology study (CURES-45). Diabetes Care, 2007.(Abstract Available)

Rema M, Radeepa R. Diabetic retinopathy : An Indian perspective. Indian J Med. Res. 2007;125:297-310.
Ramprasad S, Radha V, Mathias RA, Majumder PP, Rao MRS, Rema M. Rage Gene promoter polymorphisms and diabetic retinopathy in a clinic-based population from South India.  Eye. 2007;21:395-40.(Abstract Available)
2006
Rema M, Srivastava BK, Anitha B, Deepa R, Mohan V.  Association of serum lipids with diabetic retinopathy in urban south Indians – the Chennai Urban Rural Epidemiology Study (CURES) Eye Study – 2. Diabetic Medicine. 23:1029-1036, 2006.(Abstract Available)
Premanand C, Rema M, Sameer MZ, Sujatha M, Balasubramanyam M. Effect of curcumin on proliferation of Human Retinal Endothelial Cells under In Vitro Conditions. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. 47: 2179-2184, 2006. (Abstract Available)
Adalikalakoteswari A, Balasubramanyam M, Rema M, Mohan V. Differential Gene Expression of Nadph Oxidase (P22phox) And Hemoxygenase-1 in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes and Microangiopathy. Diabetic Medicine, 2006; 23: 666-674.
Ramprasad S, Radha V, Mathias RA, Majumder PP, Rao MR, Rema M. Rage gene promoter polymorphisms and diabetic retinopathy in a clinic-based population from South India. Eye (UK). 2006; 21: 395-401. (Abstract Available)
Sampathkumar R, Balasubamanyam M, Tara C, Rema M, Mohan V . Association of hypoglutathionemia with reduced Na+/K+ ATPase activity in Type 2 diabetes and microangiopathy. Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry . 282: 169-176, 2006.(Abstract Available).
2005
Suresh S, Deepa R, Pradeepa R, Rema M, Mohan V. Large scale diabetes awareness and prevention in south India. Diabetes Voice. 2005; 50: 11-14. 
Sampath Kumar R, Balasubamanyam M, Rema M, Premanand C, Mohan V. A novel advanced glycation index and its association with diabetes and microangiopathy. Metabolism Clinical and Experimental. 54; 1002-1007, 2005.(Abstract Available)
Sampath Kumar R, Balasubramanyam M, Sudarslal S, Rema M, Mohan V, Balaram P. Increased glutathionylated haemoglobin (HbSSG) in Type 2 diabetes subjects with microangiopathy. Clinical Biochemistry .38; 892-899, 2005.(Abstract Available) 
Srivastava BK, Rema M. Does hypertension play a role in diabetic retinopathy? The Journal of Association of Physicians of India. 2005; 53:803-808. (Abstract Available).
Sampath Kumar R, Balasubramanyam M, Sudarslal S, Rema M, Mohan V, Balaram P. Increased glutathionylated haemoglobin (HbSSG) in Type 2 diabetes subjects with microangiopathy. Clinical Biochemistry. 38;892-899, 2005. (Abstract available)
Sampath Kumar R, Balasubamanyam M, Rema M, Premanand C, Mohan V. A novel advanced glycation inded and its association with diabetes and microangiopathy. Metabolism Clinical and Experimental. 54; 1002-1007, 2005. 
Rema M , Premkumar S, Anitha B, Deepa R, Pradeepa R, Mohan V. Prevalence of diabetic retinopathy in urban India: The Chennai Urban Rural Epidemiology Study (CURES) Eye Study, I. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 2005; 46: 2328-2333.(Download Abstract) 
Rema M , Sujatha P, Pradeepa R. Visual outcomes of pan retinal photocoagulation in diabetic retinopathy at one year follow-up and associated risk factors. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology. 2005; 53: 93-99.(Download Abstract).
2004
Rema M, Lavanya R. Optical Coherence Tomography in macular disorders. Journal of Tamil Nadu Ophthalmic Association. 2004; 43: 77-81. 
Rema M , Mohan V, Deepa R, Ravikumar R. Association of carotid intima-media thickness and arterial stiffness with diabetic retinopathy. The Chennai Urban Rural Epidemiology Study (CURES-2 ). Diabetes Care, 2004; 27:1962-7 4.
Barman KK, Padmanabhan M, Premalatha G, Deepa R, Rema M, Mohan V. Prevalence of diabetic complications in Fibrocalculous Pancreatic Diabetes and Type 2 diabetic patients – A cross sectional comparative study. Journal of Diabetes and its Complications. 18l 264-270, 2004.
2003
Deepa M, Pradeepa R, Rema M, Anjana Mohan, 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. 51; 862-870, 2003. (Full Text) (CURES Sampling Frame)
2002
Balasubramanyam M, Rema Mohan, Premanand C. Biochemical and molecular mechanisms of diabetic retinopathy. Current Science. 2002; 83: 1506-1514, 2002
Rema Mohan, Saravanan G, Deepa R, Mohan V. Familial clustering of diabetic retinopathy in south ndian Type 2 diabetic patients. Diabetic Medicine. 19: 910-916, 2002
Deepa R, Anjana Mohan, Rema Mohan, 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, 50: 657-661,2002.
Premalatha G, Rema Mohan, Mohan V. Diabetes and related complications in urban south Indians. Type 2 diabetes - The Indian Scenario. 185-189: 2002. 
2001
Varghese A, Deepa R, Rema Mohan, Mohan V. Prevalence of microalbuminuria in Type 2 diabetes mellitus at a diabetes centre in southern India. Postgraduate Medical Journal. 77; 399-402, 2001.
2000
Mohan V, Deepa R, Rema Mohan. Correlation between fasting plasma glucose and two hour plasma glucose during oral glucose tolerance test in south Indians. Metabolism. 49: 455-457, 2000.
Rema Mohan, Deepa R, Mohan V. Prevalence of retinopathy at diagnosis among Type 2 diabetic patients attending a diabetic centre in South India. British Journal of Ophthalmology. 84: 1058-1060, 2000.
Mohan V, Meera R, Premalatha G, Deepa R, Priya M, Rema Mohan. Frequency of proteinuria in Type 2 diabetes mellitus seen at a diabetes centre in Southern India. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 76: 569-573, 2000. 
Premalatha G, Shanthi Rani CS, Deepa R, Rema Mohan, Mohan V. Prevalence of diabetic complications in south Indians - The Chennai Urban Population Study. Novo Nordisk Diabetes Update Proceedings. Kapur A, Joshi JK (eds.)_ Communication Workshop (P) Ltd., 2000: 59-64.
Parvathi SJ, Rema Mohan, Mohan V. Role of ISO Certification in preventing occupational Health Hazard in a health sector. Indian Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 4: 149-150, 2000.
1999
Shanthi Rani CS, Rema Mohan, Deepa R, Deepa R, Premalatha G, Ravikumar R, Anjana Mohan, 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. 19: 149-157, 1999.
Parvathi SJ, Mohan V, Rema Mohan. Benefits of ISO 9002 certification in hospitals. Business Mandate. 8-9, 1999.
Poongothai S, Rema Mohan, Mohan V,. A preliminary report on south Indian diabetic patients from the Asian Young Diabetes Research Study (ASDIAB Study) . Novo Nordisk Diabetes Update, Vaz JA, Joshi JK, Moorthy NS (eds), Communication Workshop (P) ltd., Bangalore, 14 (Abs): 1999.
Parvathi SJ, Rema Mohan, Mohan V. Why hospitals should go in for ISO 9002 Certification. Hospital Administration. 26: 148-154, 1999.
Premalatha G, Rema Mohan, Mohan V. Complications of diabetes Mellitus at Diagnosis in South Indian type 2 diabetic patients. Mysore Medical College, Platinum Jubilee Celebration 1924-1999, Alumni Association ,41-45, 1999.
Mohan V, Premalatha G, Rema Mohan. Macrovascular disease in Indians - an overview. Proceedings of the Eighth Novo Nordisk - Diabetes Update. Anil Kapur, Joshi JK, (eds), Communication Workshop (P) Ltd., Bangalore 39-43, 1999.
Premalatha G, Mohan V, De-epa R and Rema Mohan. Epidemiology of NIDDM in India. Journal of the Asean Federation of Endocrine Societies. 17 (Suppl 2) : 7-11, 1999.
Poongothai S, Rema Mohan, Mohan V,. A preliminary report on south Indian diabetic patients from the Asian Young Diabetes Research Study (ASDIAB Study) . Novo Nordisk Diabetes Update, Vaz JA, Joshi JK, Moorthy NS (eds), Communication Workshop (P) ltd., Bangalore, 14 (Abs): 1999.
Mohan V, Ravikumar R, Shanthi Rani CS, Rema Mohan, Deepa R. Intimo-medial thickness (IMT) A non invasive measure of atherosclerosis. Novo Nordisk Diabetes Update, Vaz JA, Joshi JK, Moorthy NS (eds), Communication Workshop (P) ltd., Bangalore, 13 (Abs): 1999.
1998
Mohan V, Rema Mohan, Premalatha G. New classification and diagnostic criteria for diabetes mellitus. Novo Nordisk Diabetes Uddate 1998 proceedings. Anil Kapur, Joshi JK (eds). Communication Workshop (P) ltd., Calcutta, 56-65, 1998.
Mohan V, Premalatha G, Shanthi Rani CS, Deepa R, Rema Mohan. Diabetes, hyperlipidemia and coronary heart disease (CHD) - An epidemiological perspective from south India. International Seminar on Emerging Public Health Issues in South Asia. (Abs). 22: 1998.
Deepa R, Mohan V, Rema Mohan. Glycosylated haemoglobin levels and new diagnostic criteria. Diabetes Care. (letter) 21: 2198, 1998.
Deepa R, Rema Mohan, Mohan V. Lack of association between serum sialic acid levels and retinopathy in type 2 diabetic patients. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 41: 165-169, 1998.
Mohan V, Deepa R, Haranath SP, Premalatha G, Rema Mohan, Sastry NG, Enas EA. Lipoprotein (a) is an independent risk factor for coronary artery disease in NIDDM patients in South India. Diabetes Care. 21: 1819-1823, 1998.
Mohan V, Premalatha G, Shanthi Rani CS, Deepa R, Rema Mohan Diabetes, Hyperlipidemia and Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) - An epidemiological perspective from South India. International Seminar on Emerging Public Health Issues in South Asia. Abstract. 22: 1998. 
Mohan V., Vijayaprabha R., Rema Mohan, Premalatha G., Poongothai S., Deepa R., Bhatia E., Mackay I.R., Zimmet P. Clinical Profile of lean NIDDM in South India. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 38: 101-108, 1998.
1997
Deepa R., Rema Mohan, Karkuzhali K., Mohan V. Absence of an association between serum sialic acid and retinopathy in south Indian NIDDM patients. Diabetologia 40:(Suppl 1): I-V, 1997. 
Rema Mohan., Ponniah M., Mohan V. Retinopathy at diagnosis in south Indian NIDDM patients: Assessment by Retinal Photography. Diabetologia 40: (Suppl 1): I-V, 1997.
1996
Hawrami K, Hitman GA, Rema Mohan, Snehalatha C, Viswanathan M, Ramachandran A, Mohan V. An association in non insulin dependent diabetes mellitus subjects between susceptibility to retinopathy and tumor necrosis factor polymorphism. Human Immunology. 46: 49-54, 1996.
Rema Mohan , Mary Ponnaiya, Mohan V. Prevalence of retinopathy in non insulin dependent diabetes mellitus in southern India. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice 24: 29-36, 1996. 
Mohan V, Vijayaprabha R, Rema Mohan. Vascular complications in long term south Indian NIDDM of over 25 years duration. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 31: 133-140, 1996.
Sundaram RK, Bhaskar A, Vijayalingam S, Viswanathan M, Rema Mohan and Shanmugasundaram KR. Antioxidant status and lipid peroxidation in type II diabetes mellitus with and without complications. Clinical Science. 90: 255-260, 1996.
Rema Mohan, Mohan V, Snehalatha C. Acute phase serum proteins in diabetic retinopathy. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology. 44: 83-85, 1996.
Anusha Parthiban, Rema Mohan, Radha Shanmugasundaram K, Shanmugasundaram ERB. Amrita Bindu therapy in diabetic retinopathy: Effect on antioxidant defenses and the disease process. Perfusion. 9: 280-284, 1996.
Sundaram RK, Bhaskar A, Vijayalingam S, Viswanathan M, Rema Mohan, Shanmugasundaam KR. Antioxidant status and lipid peroxidation in type II diabetes mellitus with and without complications. Clinical Science. 90: 255-260, 1996.
1995
Anusha Parthiban, Vijayalingam S, Radha Shanmugasundaram K, Rema Mohan. Oxidative stress and the development of diabetic complications - Antioxidants and lipid peroxidation in erythrocytes and cell membrane. Cell Biology International. 19: 987-993, 1995.
Rema Mohan, Mohan V, Anusha Bhaskar, Radha Shanmugasundaram. Does oxidant stress play a role in diabetic retinopathy. The Indian Journal of Ophthalmology. 43: 17-21, 1995.
Rema Mohan, Mohan V, Snehalatha C. Role of co-agulation factors in diabetic retinopathy. International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries, 15: 14-16, 1995.
Rema Mohan, Mohan V, Ponnaiya M. Natural history of retinopathy in FCPD, MODY and IDDM - A follow up study. International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries. 5: 45-48, 1995.
1992
Rema Mohan. Diabetic Retinopathy - The Indian Scene. Novo Nordisk Update 1992 Proceedings. Anil Kapur (ed.) Health Care Communications. Bangalore. 87-94, 1992.
1991
Hawrami K, Rema Mohan, Mohan V, Hitman GA. A genetic study of retinopathy in south Indian type 2 (non insulin dependent) diabetic patients. Diabetologia. 31: 441-444, 1991.
Ponniah M., Rema Mohan, Mohan V. Causes of decreased visual acuity in diabetics. All India Ophthalmology Society Proceedings. pp 330-332, 1991.
Rema Mohan, Mohan V. Type of diabetic maculopathy at a diabetic retinopathy unit. All India Ophthalmology Society Proceedings. pp 336-338, 1991.
1990
Viswanathan M, Snehalatha C, Mohan V, Ramachandran A and Rema Mohan. Comparative study of monocomponent insulin and conventional insulins on the course of diabetic nephropathy: a follow-up study. Journal of Association of Physicians of India. 38: 833 - 834, 1990. 
1989
Snehalatha C, Appa Rao CH, Mohan V, Rema Mohan, Ramachandran A and Viswanathan M. Anti-insulin antibodies and microvascular complications of diabetes. Journal of Diabetic Association of India. 19: 13-16, 1989.
Rema Mohan, Mohan V. and Kohner E.M., et al. Evaluation of a non-mydriatic retinal camera. British Journal of Ophthalmology. 72; 841-845, 1989. 
Rema Mohan and Mohan V. Indications for laser photocoagulation at a diabetes centre. In: Proceedings of the 47th Annual Conference of the All India Ophthalmological Society, Ed. V. Kalevar, pp. 285-287, 1989.
Rema Mohan and Mohan V. Retinopathy in Tropical Pancreatic Diabetes. Paper being read at 40th Annual Conference of Ophthalmology Society of India, Madras, Januarry 1989.
Rema Mohan., Mohan V., Ramachandran A., Snehalatha C. and Viswanathan M. Use of monocomponent insulins and course of diabetic retinopathy: a follow-up study. Journal of Diabetes Association of India. 29:55-57, 1989. 
1988
Rema Mohan, Mohan V., Ramachandran A. and Viswanathan M. Retinopathy in Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (IDDM) in South India. Journal of Association of Physicians of India, 36: 703 - 705, 1988
Mohan V, Vasudeva Herle P, Chinnikrishnudu M, Rema Mohan, Viswanathan M. Cranial nerve pulses in diabetic patients. The Antiseptic. 124: 127, 1988.
Snehalatha C., Rema Mohan, Ramachandran A. and Viswanathan M. Pancreatic beta cell function in relation to diabetic retinopathy in Asian Indian NIDDM patients. Acta Diabetologica Latina. 25:95-100, 1988.
1987
Mohan V., Rema Mohan., Ramachandran A., Snehalatha C. and Viswanathan M. Retinopathy in tropical pancreatic diabetes. Diabetes Care. 10: 532-33, 1987.
1986
Snehalatha C, Ramachandran A, Mohan V, Rema Mohan, Hashy Timothy and Viswanathan M. Beta cell function in long term NIDDM (type 2) patients and its relation to treatment. Hormone and Metabolic Research. 18: 391-394, 1986.
Rema Mohan, Kohner E.M. Retinal revascularisation in diabetic retinopathy. British Journal of Ophthalmology. 70:114-117, 1986. 
1985
Mohan V.,Rema Mohan., Susheela L., Snehalatha C., Bharani G., Mahajan V.K., Ramachandran A., Viswanathan M. and Kohner E.M. Tropical pancreatic diabetes in south India: heterogeneity in clinical and biochemical profile. Diabetologia. 28:229-232, 1985.
Rema Mohan., Babu Rajendran., Ramachandran A., Viswanathan M. and Kohner E.M. Retinopathy in Tropical Pancreatic Diabetes. Archives of Ophthalmology. 103:1487-1489, 1985.
Mohan V., Ramachandran A., Snehalatha C., Rema Mohan, Bharani G. and Viswanathan M. High prevalence of maturity onset diabetes of the young (MODY) among Indians. Diabetes Care, 8: 371-374, 1985.
1984
Mohan V., Ramachandran A., Snehalatha C., Bharani R., Aruna A.C., Rema Mohan, Viswanathan M., Kirk R.L. and Shipp J.C. High prevalence of non-insulin dependent diabetes in young (NIDDY) and autosomally inherited diabetes in south India. Diabetes, 33. Abst., 454, p.116A., 1984.
Mohan V., Ramachandran A., Snehalatha C., Bharani G., Aruna A.C., Rema Mohan, Viswanathan M., Kirk R.L. and Shipp J.C. High prevalence of MODY type diabetes in South India. Diabetes. 33:Suppl.1: 454, 1984.
Rema Mohan, Mohan V., Susheela L., Ramachandran A. and Viswanathan M. Increased LDL cholesterol in non-insulin dependent diabetes with maculopathy. Acta Diabetologica Latina. 21:85-89, 1984.
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