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Research Guidance by Dr SK Chhabra

Supervision of DM, MD and Ph D students

DM (Pulmonary Medicine

  1. Dr Pawan Gupta, (DM Pulmonary Medicine 2014). Thesis title: Characterization of Nocturnal Hypoxaemia in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Supervisor: Prof SK Chhabra.

MD (Pulmonary Medicine)

Supervisor for:

  1. Dr. Umesh Chandra Ojha, 1993 (Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases). Thesis title: Modulation of airway responses to exercise in asthmatics by two different doses of disodium cromoglycate
  2. Dr. Mukesh Gupta, 1994. (Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases). Thesis title: Effect of a short course of oral prednisolone on airway response to inhaled salbutamol and histamine in asthma
  3. Dr Vipin Garg, 1995 (Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases). Thesis title: Comparison of bronchial reactivity and recovery from histamine-induced bronchospasm in asthma and rhinitis
  4. Dr Gyandeep Mangal, 1996 (Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases). Thesis title: Comparison of regular versus as-needed inhaled salbutamol in combination with inhaled beclomethasone dipropionate in asthma
  5. Dr Kamal Pandey, 1998 (Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases). Thesis title: Comparison of bronchodilator effects of salbutamol and ipratropium bromide in asthma
  6. Dr Rakesh Gupta, 1999 (Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases). Thesis Title: An evaluation of Salmeterol in the treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  7. Dr Sajal De, 2000 (Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases). Thesis Title: Studies on cardiopulmonary interactions in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  8. Dr Tejinder Singh, 2001 (Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases). Thesis title: Bronchodilator responsiveness in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Comparison of Ipratropium bromide and Formoterol
  9. Dr Ajay Gupta, 2001 (Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases). Thesis title: Assessment of Health-related Quality of Life in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and its relationship with dyspnoea, exercise performance, lung function and arterial blood gas abnormalities.
  10. Dr Shivu Kaushik, 2002 (Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases). Thesis title:  Assessment of Evaluative and Discriminative Properties of a Generic (SF36) and a Specific Quality of Life Instrument (AQLQ) in Asthmatics
  11. Dr Pankaj Chhabra, 2004 (Pulmonary Medicine). Thesis title: Gender differences in perception of dyspnoea, quality of life and pattern of lung function abnormalities in asthma.
  12. Dr Margaret Z. Khuma, 2005 (Pulmonary Medicine). Thesis title:Assessment Of Outcome  Measures for Treatment in Chronic Obstructive  Pulmonary Disease
  13. Dr R. Kartik 2006 (Pulmonary Medicine). Thesis title: Predictors of emergency room visits in asthmatics
  14. Dr KR Sarmah 2007 (Pulmonary Medicine). Thesis title: Factors affecting attainment of control in asthma
  15. Dr Rahul Roshan. 2008(Pulmonary Medicine). Thesis title: A comparative evaluation of quality of life, dyspnoea and lung function abnormalities in asthma and Chronic Obstructive  Pulmonary Disease
  16. Dr Mansi Gupta2009(Pulmonary Medicine). Thesis title: Autonomic Dysfunction in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  17. Dr Swapna Ramaswamy, 2011 (Pulmonary Medicine). Thesis title:  Effect of Ipratropium and salbutamol on heart rate variability in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease..Supervisor: Prof SK Chhabra; Co-supervisor Dr Vishal Bansal
  18. Dr Devi Jyoti Dash, 2012 (Pulmonary Medicine). Thesis title: Endothelial dysfunction in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Supervisor: Prof SK Chhabra; Cosupervisor: Dr Vishal Bansal
  19. Dr Richa Mittal, 2013 (Pulmonary Medicine). Thesis title:Evaluation of Discriminative Properties of GOLD 2011 Classification of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.  Supervisor: Prof SK Chhabra; Cosupervisors: Dr Rajendra Prasad abd Dr Vishal Bansal
  20. Dr Manu Madan, 2014 (Pulmonary Medicine). Thesis title: Factors determining outcomes in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Supervisor: Prof SK Chhabra; Cosupervisor: Prof Ashok Shah
  21. Dr Ambuj Jha, 2015 (Pulmonary Medicine). Thesis title: Factors determining outcomes in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Supervisor: Prof SK Chhabra

Co-supervisor for:

  1. Dr. Prem Prakash, 1992 (Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases). Thesis title: Therapeutic effect of inhaled and oral steroids in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a clinico-physiological study. (Supervisor: Dr SN Gaur)
  2. Dr. Aparna Jha, 1992 (Biochemistry). Thesis title: Biochemical studies on protein kinase C in lymphocytes in bronchial asthma. (Supervisor: DrSK Bansal)
  3. Dr. Raj Kumar, 1993 (Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases). Thesis title: Comparative study between beclomethasone dipropionate and disodium cromoglycate in bronchial asthma. (Supervisor: Dr SN Gaur)
  4. Dr Gyanesh Gupta, 1996 (Physiology). Thesis title: Growth and development of lung function in childhood, adolescence and early adulthood. (Supervisor: Prof M Fahim)
  5. Dr Vishal Bansal, 1996 (Physiology). Thesis title: Comparison of effect of salbutamol and ipratropium bromide on lung function in normal subjects. (Supervisor: DrAK Jain)
  6. Dr Sherin Thomas, 2000 (Biochemistry): Thesis title: Studies on interleukin 1B in asthma (Supervisor: Dr SK Bansal)
  7. Dr Preeti Naranje. 2000 (Biochemistry): Thesis title:  Evaluation of activity of angiotensin II in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (Supervisor: Prof HG Raj)
  8. Dr Monica Jain, 2001 (Microbiology). Thesis title: Profiling and molecular characterization of bacterial pathogens in acute exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. (Supervisor: Dr M Varma)
  9. Dr Manoj Kumar, 2004. (Physiology). Thesis title: The effect of deep inspiration on maximal expiratory flows in asthmatics: relationship to disease severity and modulation by anti-asthma drugs. (Supervisor: Prof K Ravi)
  10. Dr Mohd. Imran  2007 (Pharmacology) Thesis title: Acute effects of tiotropium alone and in combination with formoterol in patients of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Comparison of three regimens
  11. Dr Pritideep Singh 2008 (Physiology). Thesis title: Autonomic modulation in Asthma. (Supervisor: Prof M Fahim)
  12. Dr Ruby Stella R. 2013 (Physiology). Thesis title:  Phenotypical variations in cardiorespiratory responses and gait characteristics during sub-maximal exercise in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Supervisor: Dr Vishal Bansal,  Co-supervisor: Prof SK Chhabra
  13. Dr Sachin Kumar Gajbhiye 2013 (Pharmacology). A clinical study to monitor adverse drug reaction profiles in patients of bronchial asthma and COPD. (Supervisor: Dr Kavuta Gulati)
  14. Dr Ponnambily Rengith, 2013 (Pediatrics). Study of pulmonary function in children with thalesemia major. (Supervisor: Dr Deonath Mahato, Pediatrics, LHMC)
  15. Dr Sulabh Saini, 2014 (Community Medicine). Thesis title: Effect of air pollution and weather changes on exacerbation of asthma: A cohort study. (Supervisor: Prof AK Sharma, University College of Medical Sciences)

Ph.D

Co-supervisor for:

  1. Ms Pamela Singh, 1996 (Medical Microbiology). Thesis title: Clinico-immunologic and immunochemical studies on the allergenic and antigenic properties of fungal allergens of Delhi area.
  2. Ms Anita Khanduja 1999 (Medical Biochemistry) Thesis title: Studies on relationship between membrane lipids with transport ATPases in normals and asthmatic patients (Supervisor: Prof B. Talukdar, Co-supervisor: Prof SK Chhabra)
  3. Ms Deepika Jain 2001 (Medical Biochemistry) Thesis Title: Biochemical basis of natural and antigen-induced airway hyperresponsiveness. (Supervisor: Prof HG Raj, Co-supervisor: ProfSK Chhabra)
  4. Ms Sumbal Fatma 2003. (Medical Biochemistry) Thesis Title: Transmembrane signalling during asthmogen-cell interaction: role of Protein Kinase C in peripheral blood lymphocytes and airway smooth muscle of guinea pigs (Supervisor: Prof SK Bansal, Co-supervisor: Prof SK Chhabra)
  5. Ahmad Nadeem (Medical Biochemistry). Thesis title: Oxidant-antioxidant balance in asthma and COPD: Evaluation of the role of alpha-tocopherol (Supervisor: Prof HG Raj, Co-supervisor: Prof SK Chhabra) Submitted 2004
  6. Ms Sujata Upadhayay (Medical Physiology). Role of oxidative stress in the induction of bronchial hyperresponsiveness and its modulation by dietary antioxidant vitamins c and e in guinea pigs(Supervisor: Prof K Ravi, Co-supervisor: Prof SK Chhabra) Registered 2001
  7. Abdul Yasir (Medical Physiology).Thesis title: Responsiveness of airway rapidly adapting receptors and oxidant-antioxidant status to cigarette smoke inhalation in normal and sensitized rabbits. (Supervisor: Prof K Ravi, Co-supervisor: Prof SK Chhabra) Submitted2009.
  8. Rakesh Mishra (Medical Biochemistry). Thesis title: Experimental asthma: A study on transmembrane signaling in airways smooth muscles and peripheral blood lymphocytes during the development of airway hypersensitivity in guinea pigs. (Supervisor: Prof SK Bansal, Co-supervisor: Prof SK Chhabra). Submitted 2009
  9. Anirudh Vashisht (Physiology). Thesis title. Behaviour of pulmonary vagal sensory receptors with myelinated afferents during free radicals and induced airway hyper-reactivity and its modulation by anti-oxidants in guinea pigs. Supervisor Prof. K. Ravi, Co-supervisors Prof. S.K. Chhabra and Prof. B.D. Banerjee.  (UCMS, Delhi). Submitted 2013