Publications

  1. Raj Kumar Mani, Srinagesh Simha, Roop Gursahani, Dhvani Mehta, Pramod Garg, Roli Mathur; DNAR Guidelines from ICMR: Meeting a felt need; Indian J Med Ethics. September 11, 2020. DOI
  2. Goyal PK, Mathur R, Medhi B. Understanding the challenges and ethical aspects of compassionate use of drugs in emergency situations. Indian J Pharmacol 2020;52:163-71
  3. Mastroleo, I., Smith, M., Ahmad, A., Dagron, S., Mathur, R., Moodley, K., Pascoe, L.-A., Pirard, V., Thome, B., Voo, T.-C., & Upshur, R. (2020). Allocating Scarce Unproven Interventions during Public Health Emergencies: Insights from the WHO MEURI Framework. The American Journal of Bioethics, 20(9), 41–44.
  4. Mathur R. ICMR Consensus Guidelines on ‘Do Not Attempt Resuscitation’ . Natl Med J India [Epub ahead of print] [cited 2020 Aug 17]
  5. Prashant Mathur, Krishnan Sathishkumar, Meesha Chaturvedi, Priyanka Das, Kondalli Lakshminarayana Sudarshan, Stephen Santhappan, Vinodh Nallasamy, Anish John, Sandeep Narasimhan, Francis Selvaraj Roselind, Cancer Statistics, 2020: Report From National Cancer Registry Programme, India. JCO Global Oncology 2020 :6, 1063-1075.
  6. Mathur P, Rangamani S. COVID-19 and noncommunicable diseases: Identifying research priorities to strengthen public health response. Int J Non-Commun Dis 2020;5:76-82
  7. Gokul Sarveswaran, Vaitheeswaran Kulothungan, Prashant Mathur. Clustering of Non-Communicable Disease Risk Factors among adults (18-69 years) in Rural Population, South-India. Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome. Volume 14, Issue 5, September–October 2020, Pages 1005-1014
  8. Taddei, C., Zhou, B., Bixby, H. Prashant Mathur et al. Repositioning of the global epicentre of non-optimal cholesterol. Nature 582, 73–77 (2020)
  9. Mathur R. ICMR Consensus Guidelines on ‘Do Not Attempt Resuscitation’. Indian J Med Res 2020;151:303-10
  10. Roli Mathur. Ethics preparedness for infectious disease outbreaks research in India: A case of novel coronavirus disease 2019. Indian J Med Res. Epub ahead of print. DOI:10.4103/ijmr.IJMR_463_20.
  11. Sathishkumar K., Vaitheeswaran K., Stephen S., Sathya N, Prashant Mathur. Impact of New Standardized Population for Estimating Cancer Incidence in Indian Context- an Analysis from National Cancer Registry Programme (NCRP). Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 2020; 21(2): 371-377. doi: 10.31557/APJCP.2020.21.2.371

  1. Chakraborty D, Rangamani S, Kulothungan V, Chaturvedi M, Stephen S, Das P, Sudarshan KL, John A, Manoharan N, Koyande SS, Swaminathan R, Ramesh C, Shrivastava A, Ganesh B, Mathur P, Nandakumar A. Trends in incidence of Ewing sarcoma of bone in India – Evidence from the National Cancer Registry Programme (1982–2011). J Bone Oncology 2018; 12:49-53.
  2. Dhillon P.K, Mathur P, A Nandakumar, Meesha Chaturvedi, Priyanka Das, K Vaitheeswaran, et al. “The burden of cancers and their variations across the states of India: The Global Burden of Disease Study 1990–2016”. Lancet Oncol [Internet] 2018 [cited 14 September 2018]; 19.9.
  3. Prabhakaran D, Jeemon P, Sharma M, Roth G.A, Johnson C, Harikrishnan S, Gupta R, Pandian J.D, Naik N, Roy A, Dhaliwal R.S, Xavier D, Kumar R.K, Tandon N, Mathur P et al. The changing patterns of cardiovascular diseases and their risk factors in the states of India: The Global Burden of Disease Study 1990–2016. Lancet Glob Health [Internet] 2018 [cited 14 September 2018]; 6.9.
  4. Calvin Ke, Rajeev Gupta, Denis Xavier, Dorairaj Prabhakaran, Prashant Mathur, Yogeshwar V Kalkonde, Patrycja Kolpak, Wilson Suraweera, Prabhat Jha, for the Million Death Study Collaborators. Divergent trends in ischaemic heart disease and stroke mortality in India from 2000 to 2015: a nationally representative mortality study. Lancet Glob Health 2018; 6: e914–23
  5. Tandon N, Anjana R.M, Mohan V, Kaur T, Afshin A, Ong K, Mukhopadhyay S, Thomas N, Bhatia E, Krishnan A, Mathur P., et al. The increasing burden of diabetes and variations among the states of India: The Global Burden of Disease Study 1990–2016. Lancet Glob Health [Internet] 2018 [cited 14 September 2018]; 6.9.
  6. Mathur R, Swaminathan S. National ethical guidelines for biomedical & health research involving human participants, 2017: A commentary. Indian Journal of Medical Research. 2018 Mar 1;148(3):279
  7. Karbwang J, Koonrungsesomboon N, Torres CE, Jimenez EB, Kaur G, Mathur R, Sholikhah EN, Wanigatunge C, Wong CS, Yimtae K, Malek MA. What information and the extent of information research participants need in informed consent forms: a multi-country survey. BMC medical ethics. 2018 Dec;19(1):79
  8. Mathur R, Swaminathan S. National ethical guidelines for biomedical & health research involving human participants, 2017: A commentary. Indian Journal of Medical Ethics.2018 Jul-Sep;3(3):201-204
  9. Mathur Roli, Ethical Considerations in Human Genome Editing – An Indian Persepective.2018; Asian Biotechnology and development Review 20(1&2);47-58
  10. Salins N, Gursahani R, Mathur R, Iyer S, Macaden S, Simha N, Mani RK, Rajagopal MR. Definition of terms used in limitation of treatment and providing palliative care at the end of life: The Indian council of medical research commission report. Indian journal of critical care medicine: peer-reviewed, official publication of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine.2018 Apr;22(4):249
  11. Shikha Dixit, Narendra K Arora, Atiqur Rahman, Natasha J Howard, Rakesh K Singh, Mayur Vaswani, Manoja K Das, Faruqueuddin Ahmed, Prashant Mathur, Nikhil Tandon, Rajib Dasgupta, Sanjay Chaturvedi, Jaishri Jethwaney, Suresh Dalpath, Rajendra Prashad, Rakesh Kumar, Rakesh Gupta, Laurette Dube, Mark Daniel. Establishing a Demographic, Development and Environmental Geospatial Surveillance Platform in India: Planning and Implementation. JMIR Public Health Surveill 2018 | vol. 4 | iss. 4 | e66 | p.1
  12. ICMR Task Force on Inherited Metabolic Disorders. High Risk Stratified Neonatal Screening. Indian J Pediatr (2018) 85: 1050
  13. Christopher R, Devi A, Rama R, Kabra M, Kapoor S, Mathur R, Muranjan M, Nigam PK, Pandey RM, Singh A, Suresh S. The Journey of Newborn Screening: Inception to Conclusion. Indian J Pediatr. 2018 Nov;85(11):933-934.
  14. Christopher R, Radha Rama Devi A, Kabra M, Kapoor S, Mathur R, et al. Normative Data for Thyroid Stimulating Hormone for Screening of Congenital Hypothyroidism. (2018). The Indian Journal of Pediatrics, 85(11), pp.941-947
  15. India State-Level Disease Burden Initiative CRD Collaborators. The burden of chronic respiratory diseases and their heterogeneity across the states of India: the Global Burden of Disease Study 1990–2016.Lancet Glob Health, 6 (2018), pp. e1363-e1374
  16. Mathur P, Mehrotra R, Fitzmaurice C, Dhillon PK, Nandakumar A, Dandona L, et al. Cancer trends and burden in India-Authors’ response. Lancet Oncol. 2018;19:e664
  17. GBD 2017 Risk Factor Collaborators. Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 84 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Lancet 2018;392:1923–1994.
  18. GBD 2017 Causes of Death Collaborators. Global, regional, and national age-sex-specific mortality for 282 causes of death in 195 countries and territories, 1980–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017.Lancet, 392 (2018), pp. 1736-1788

  1. NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC)* (Mathur Prashant as a collaborator). Worldwide trends in body-mass index, underweight, overweight, and obesity from 1975 to 2016: a pooled analysis of 2416 population-based measurement studies in 128·9 million children, adolescents, and adults, 2017. Published Online October 10, 2017 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ S0140-6736(17)32129-3 (IF: 47.83)
  2. Vaitheeswaran K, M. Subbiah. Ramakrishnan & Raman R; Identifying associated risk factors for severity of diabetic retinopathy from ordinal logistic regression models. Journal Biostatistics & Epidemiology. Dec 2017; 1(1):34-46.
  3. Srinivasan S, Raman R, Swaminathan G, Ganesan S, Kulothungan V, Sharma T. Incidence, Progression, and Risk Factors for Cataract in Type 2 Diabetes. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2017 Nov 1;58(13):5921-5929. doi: 10.1167/iovs.17-22264. PubMed PMID: 29164235.
  4. Gella L, Raman R, Kulothungan V, Pal SS, Ganesan S, Srinivasan S, Sharma T. Color vision abnormalities in type II diabetes: Sankara Nethralaya Diabetic Retinopathy Epidemiology and Molecular Genetics Study II report no 2. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2017 Oct;65(10):989-994. doi: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_601_16. PubMed PMID: 29044066; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5678337.
  5. Srinivasan S, Raman R, Kulothungan V, Swaminathan G, Sharma T. Influence of serum lipids on the incidence and progression of diabetic retinopathy and macular oedema: Sankara Nethralaya Diabetic Retinopathy Epidemiology and Molecular Genetics Study-II. Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2017 May 17. doi: 10.1111/ceo.12990. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28512919.
  6. Raman R, Ganesan S, Pal SS, Gella L, Kulothungan V, Sharma T. Incidence and Progression of Diabetic Retinopathy in Urban India: Sankara Nethralaya-Diabetic Retinopathy Epidemiology and Molecular Genetics Study (SN-DREAMS II), Report 1. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2017 Mar 23:1-9. doi: 10.1080/09286586.2017.1290257. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28332894.
  7. Vinitaa K, Sripriyaa S, Philomenadina F M S, Kulothungan V, Raman R, Sharma T. High order interaction analysis of SNPs in PEDF (rs12150053, rs12948385) and EPO (rs1617640) genes with clinical determinants of type 2 diabetic retinopathy patients from south India. Meta Gene 13 · May 2017;
  8. Srinivasan S, Swaminathan G, Kulothungan V, Ganesan S, Sharma T, Raman R. Age-related macular degeneration in a South Indian population, with and without diabetes. Eye (Lond). 2017 Aug;31(8):1176-1183. doi: 10.1038/eye.2017.47. Epub 2017 Apr 7. PubMed PMID: 28387762; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5558219.
  9. Nilima Kshirasagar, Sowmya Swaminathan, Pramod Jog, Samir Dalwai, Roli Mathur, Chandra Shekhar, Nusrat Shafiq, Gangadhar Sunkara, V.G. Somani, Prasad Kulkarni, Brian Tseng, Dhvani Mehta. Regulatory and Ethical Issues in Pediatric Clinical Research: Recommendations from a Panel Discussion. The Journal of Clinical Pharmacology 2017, The American College of Clinical Pharmacology. 57(8); 943-946.
  10. Roli Mathur, Rajib Kishore Hazam, Kalyani Thakur (2017). When Patients Become Guinea Pigs – A fictitious case of ethics dumping based on real events; case study for TRUST project: http://trust-project.eu/.
  11. Srinivasan S, Swaminathan G, Kulothungan V, Sharma T, Raman R. The association of smokeless tobacco use and pack-years of smokeless tobacco with age-related macular degeneration in Indian population. Cutan Ocul Toxicol. 2017 Sep;36(3):253-258. doi: 10.1080/15569527.2016.1265548. Epub 2017 Jan 11. PubMed PMID: 27903086.
  12. Srinivasan S, Swaminathan G, Kulothungan V, Raman R, Sharma T; Medscape. Prevalence and the risk factors for visual impairment in age-related macular degeneration. Eye (Lond). 2017 Jun;31(6):846-855. doi: 10.1038/eye.2017.72. Epub 2017 May 26. PubMed PMID: 28548646; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5518841.
  13. Manimunda SP et al., Alcohol consumption, hazardous drinking and alcohol dependency among the population of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. Indian J Public Health 2017;61:105-1.
  1. Nandakumar A, Rath GK, Kataki AC, Bapsy PP, Gupta PC, Gangadharan P, Mahajan RC, Bandyopadhyay MN, Swamy K, Vallikad E, Visweswara RN, Roselind FS, Sathish kumar K, Kumar DDV, Jain A, Sudarshan KL.. Decreased Survival with Mastectomy Vis-à-Vis Breast-Conserving Surgery in Stage II and III Breast Cancers: A Comparative Treatment Effectiveness Study J Glob Oncol. 2016 Oct 12;3(4):304-313. doi: 10.1200/JGO.2016.004614.
  2. Ambakumar Nandakumar, Goura Kishor Rath, Amal Chandra Kataki, P Poonamalle Bapsy, Prakash C. Gupta, Paleth Gangadharan, Ramesh C Mahajan, Manas Nath Bandyopadhyay, Kumaraswamy, Elizabeth Vallikad, Rudrapatna N Visweswara, Francis Selvaraj Roselind, Krishnan Sathishkumar, Dampilla Daniel Vijaykumar, Ankush Jain, Kondalli Lakshminarayana Sudarshan. Survival in Head and Neck Cancers - Results of A Multi Institution Study. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev, 17, 1745-54.
  3. Jeemon P, Narayanan G, Kondal D, Kahol K, Bharadwaj A, Purty A, Negi P, Ladhani S, Sanghvi J, Singh K, Kapoor D, Sobti N, Lall D, Manimunda S, Dwivedi S, Toteja G, Prabhakaran D; DISHA Study Investigators.Task shifting of frontline community health workers for cardiovascular risk reduction: design and rationale of a cluster randomized controlled trial (DISHA study) in India .BMC Public Health. 2016 Mar 15; 16:264.
  4. NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC). Trends in adult body-mass index in 200 countries from 1975 to 2014: a pooled analysis of 1698 population-based measurement studies with 19·2 million participants. The Lancet, April 2, Lancet 2016; 387: 1377–96.
  5. NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC). A century of trends in adult human height. eLife 2016;5: e13410. DOI: 10.7554/eLife.13410 (2016).
  6. Gupta A, Delhiwala KS, Raman RP, Sharma T, Srinivasan S, Kulothungan V. Failure to initiate early insulin therapy - A risk factor for diabetic retinopathy in insulin users with Type 2 diabetes mellitus: Sankara Nethralaya-Diabetic Retinopathy Epidemiology and Molecular Genetics Study (SN-DREAMS, Report number 35). Indian J Ophthalmol. 2016 Jun;64(6):440-5. doi: 10.4103/0301-4738.187668. PubMed PMID: 27488152; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4991171.
  7. Gella L, Raman R, Kulothungan V, Saumya Pal S, Ganesan S, Sharma T. Retinal sensitivity in subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus: Sankara Nethralaya Diabetic Retinopathy Epidemiology and Molecular Genetics Study (SN-DREAMS II, Report No. 4). Br J Ophthalmol. 2016 Jun;100(6):808-13. DOI: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2015-307064.
  8. Vaitheeswaran K, Subbiah M, Ramakrishnan R, Kannan T. A comparison of ordinal logistic regression models using Classical and Bayesian approaches in an analysis of factors associated with diabetic retinopathy. Journal of Applied Statistics. 2016 February; 1(1):1-7.
  9. NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC). Trends in adult body-mass index in 200 countries from 1975 to 2014: a pooled analysis of 1698 population-based measurement studies with 19·2 million participants. The Lancet, April 2, Lancet 2016; 387: 1377–96.
  10. Ramakrishna BS, Makharia GK, Chetri K, Dutta S, Mathur P, Ahuja V, Amarchand R, Balamurugan R, Chowdhury SD, Daniel D, Das A, George G, Gupta SD, Krishnan A, Prasad JH, Kaur G, Pugazhendhi S, Pulimood A, Ramakrishna K, Verma AK. Prevalence of Adult Celiac Disease in India: Regional Variations and Associations. Am J Gastroenterol. 2016; 111:115–123 (IF- 10.7).
  11. Srinivasan S, Swaminathan G, Kulothungan V, Sharma T, Raman R. The association of smokeless tobacco use and pack-years of smokeless tobacco with age-related macular degeneration in Indian population. CutanOculToxicol. 2017 Jan 11:1-6. doi: 10.1080/15569527.2016.1265548. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27903086.

  1. Ambakumar Nandakumar, Goura Kishor Rath, Amal Chandra Kataki, P. Poonamalle Bapsy, Prakash C. Gupta, Paleth Gangadharan, Ramesh C. Mahajan, Manas Nath Bandyopadhyay, Kumaraswamy, Elizabeth Vallikad, Rudrapatna N. Visweswara, Francis Selvaraj Roselind, Krishnan Sathishkumar, Dampilla Daniel Vijaykumar, Ankush Jain, and Kondalli Lakshminarayana Sudarshan. Concurrent Chemo radiation for Cancer of the Cervix: Results of a Multi-Institutional Study From the Setting of a Developing Country (India): JGO – Journal of Global Oncology, Volume 1, Issue 1, October 2015, 11-22.
  2. Meesha Chaturvedi, K. Vaitheeswaran, K. Sathishkumar, Priyanka Das, S. Stephen & A. Nandakumar. Time Trends in Breast Cancer Among Indian Women Population: An Analysis of Population Based Cancer Registry Data: Indian J Surg Oncol (2015) 6:427-434.
  3. Rangamani S, Sathishkumar, Manoharan N, Julka PK, Rath GK, Ambakumar Nandakumar et al., Pediatric Retinoblastoma in India: evidence from the National Cancer Registry Programme: Asian Pac J Cancer Prev (2015), 16 (10), 4193-4198.
  4. Allemani, Claudia et al. on behalf of the CONCORD Working Group. Global surveillance of cancer survival 1995–2009: analysis of individual data for 25 676 887 patients from 279 population-based registries in 67 countries (CONCORD-2) The Lancet, Volume 385, Issue 9972 , 977 – 1010, 2015 ‎Cited by 208Dr A. Nandakumar is part of CONCORD Steering Committee and Working Group.
  5. Takiar R., Shah V P, Sathishkumar, K. What is the most suitable time period to assess the time trends in cancer incidence rates to make valid predictions-an empirical approach. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 16 (2015) 3097-3100.
  6. A Nandakumar et al. Concurrent Chemoradiation for Cancer of the Cervix: Results of a Multi-Institutional Study from the Setting of a Developing Country (India): JGO – Journal of Global Oncology, Volume 1, Issue 1, October 2015, 11-22.
  7. Meesha Chaturvedi, K. Vaitheeswaran, K. Sathishkumar, Priyanka Das, S. Stephen & A. Nandakumar. Time Trends in Breast Cancer Among Indian Women Population: An Analysis of Population Based Cancer Registry Data: Indian J Surg Oncol (2015) 6:427-434.
  8. Global surveillance of cancer survival 1995–2009: analysis of individual data for 25 676 887 patients from 279 population-based registries in 67 countries (CONCORD-2) Allemani, Claudia et al. on behalf of the CONCORD Working Group. The Lancet, Volume 385, Issue 9972, 977 – 1010, 2015 ‎Cited by 208 Dr A. Nandakumar is part of CONCORD Steering Committee and Working Group.
  9. Gella L, Raman R, Kulothungan V, Saumya Pal S, Ganesan S, et al. Retinal sensitivity in subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus: Sankara Nethralaya Diabetic Retinopathy Epidemiology and Molecular Genetics Study (SN-DREAMS II, Report No 4). Br J Ophthalmol. 2015 Sep 3; PubMed PMID: 26338972.
  10. Gella L, Raman R, Kulothungan V, Pal SS, Ganesan S, et al. Impairment of Color Vision in Diabetes with No Retinopathy: Sankara Nethralaya Diabetic Retinopathy Epidemiology and Molecular Genetics Study (SNDREAMS- II, Report 3). PLoS One. 2015;10(6): e0129391. PubMed PMID: 26053017; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4460124.
  11. Polack S, Alavi Y, RachapalleReddi S, Kulothungan V, Kuper H. Utility values associated with diabetic retinopathy in Chennai, India. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2015
  12. Rangamani S, Obalesha KB, Gaitonde R. Health issues of sanitation workers in a town in Karnataka: Findings from a lay health-monitoring study. Natl Med J India. 2015 Apr;28(2):70–3 Feb;22(1):20-7. PubMed PMID: 24669801.

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