Prof. Akshay Anand
Designation : Professor(Non-Medical)
Department : NEUROLOGY


 :: Contact Details
  Phone No.    :   9914209090
  Ext No.        :   6094
 :: Educational Qualification
  Graduation :   BSc (Biology)
  Post Graduation :   MSc (Biotechnology)
  Other Qualification.(1)      :   Ph.D (Neurogenetics)
 :: Area of Interest
       Area Of Interest       :
Using Integrated approach like Animal models, Biomarker Analysis, Mind-Body Techniques(Yoga) Biotherapeutics by employing Quality Assurance Tools

 :: Research & Projects
      Extramural Projects       :

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Funding Agency



The role of Yogic breathing techniques among quarantined HCWs, COVID-19 positive and COVID 19 convalescent patients: A randomized clinical trial





Role of Diabetic Yoga Protocol in Biochemical and Molecular Profile of Pre-Diabetic Population




Comprehensive analysis and statistical modeling candidate genes and biomarkers in age related macular degeneration in North-west Indian cohort and their clinical correlation




Investigating stem cell related markers and their neuro-cognitive correlation after practice of common AYUSH yoga protocol




Biomarker analysis and statistical modeling of ALS risk alleles




Investigating the molecular mechanism governing reversal of Amyloid β induced memory loss in mice by transplantation of human umbilical cord blood derived lineage negative stem cells




Comparative analysis of the efficacy of human umbilical cord blood derived lineage negative stem cells and human fetal pigmented ciliary epithelium derived neurospheres in laser injured mouse retina model




Investigating the Genotype-Phenotype association among patients with Muscular Dystrophy and their correlation with Cognitive Deterioration




The neuroprotective effect of herbal extracts derived from Allium cepa in mouse of retinal ganglion cells (RGC) damage




The effect of amyloid-beta peptide induced memory loss in recruitment of stem cells




Comprehensive analysis of the candidate genes: CCR3, CFH, VEGFR2, chemokine ligand 2 and chemokine receptor 2 in age related macular degeneration patients in North India




Nanodelivery of Bacopa monnieri to examine the alleviation of artificially induced Amnesia




Neuroprotective effects of Bacopa monniera extract on ischemia-reperfusion induced brain injury




Molecular characterization of fetal and adult ciliary epithelium gene expression profiles upon induction by epidermal growth factor (EGF)and fibroblast growth factor(EGF)




The role of bone marrow derived Lin-ve cells in recovery of experimentally induced stroke related retinal ischemia 




Investigating the role of vascular endothelial growth factor on proliferation and differentiation of fetal ciliary epithelial cells.




The contribution of soluble fms like tyrosine kinase 1 Receptor (sflt-1), vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and monocyte chemoattractant protein-1(MCP-1) levels to symptomatic atherosclerotic carotid plaque






The diagnostic efficacy complement factor H gene polymorphism among patients of Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) in North India and its role in pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s Disease.




Genetic screening of Ccl2, Ccr2 polymorphism in AMD and Alzheimer’s Patients.




A comparative analysis of intravitrally injected CD34+ and VEGFR+ stem cells in rescue of NMDA induced apoptosis in retinal neuron In mouse.




Study of molecular and genetic basis of traditional cognition enhancing drugs




Assessment of marrow derived stem cell implantation in experimentally induced brain stroke mouse model.




Genetic analysis of VEGF-A, CCL-2 and sflt-1 expression in patients of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and their clinical correlation.







      Departmental / P.G.I.

Sr. No.


Funding Agency



Genetic Analysis of TIMP-3, LIPC,IER3 and SLC 16A8 in CFH negative cases of macular degeneration in north Indian patients clinical correlation.

Intramural Grant



Gene expression profiling of COL1A1 and COL12A1 in anterior cruciate ligament tears.

Intramural Grant





      Research In
      Area Of
      Future Plans       :
  • Pioneer therapies for retinal degeneration and Dementia using Integrative Health and molecular tools
  • Lead a strong PhD training program on diverse cellular and molecular skill sets founded on Quality Assurance, Academic Social responsibility and science communication  s

      Awards & Honours       :


  •  Padma Nomination by UT administration (2020).
  • Awarded by Panjab University Alumni Association for Stellar contribution to the field of Neuroscience-2019.
  • UT honor for exemplary work for advancement of Yoga Research-2019
  • Bharat Nirman Award- 2017, India International Science festival- 2017(represented by Student)
  • Skoch Order-of –Merit awarded Annals of Neurosciences Top 100 Projects in India for Swachh Bhatat abhiyan-2016
  • Quality Council of India (QCI) -D.L. Shah Quality Award – 2016.
  • Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Amrut Mody Unichem Prize- 2012
  • Annual PGI faculty award-2014
  • Sardar Vallabhabhi Patel Foundation, 9th International Prestigious Sardar Patel Award, July 2014
  • Quality Council of India (QCI) -D.L. Shah Quality Award – 2014.
  • Annual PGI faculty award-2013
  • Scopus Young Scientist Award Runner up, National Academy of Sciences India, New Delhi, April 2012
  • Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Shakuntla Amir Chand Award (2010)
  • International Award by American Academy of Neurology, at 58th Annual meeting of AAN, San Diego, USA from April 1-7, 2006
  • Young Scientist Research Award, Department of Atomic Energy documents, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, Dec  2005
  • Retina Research Foundation / Joseph M. and Eula C. Lawrence Award, USA, 2003.




  1. Travel Fellowship, 41st Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society at Kobe, Japan from July 25-29,2018
  2. Min of Health Travel Fellowship (SL), International Conference on Traditional Medicine at Colombo, Sri Lanka from November 23-25, 2017.
  3. Travel Award, Symposium on “Brain Ageing and Dementia in LMICS” at Nairobi from December 06-09, 2016
  4. Travel Award, XXII Biennial Meeting of the International Society for Eye Research (ICER) at Tokyo, Japan from September 25-29, 2016
  5. Travel Fellowship, 1st National Festival and international Congress of Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine” at Tehran, Iran from May 19-21, 2016
  6. IBRO–ARC Fellowship for Conference on Epigenetics and Neurological Disorders: from bench side to bedside at Mansura, Egypt Oct 19-25,2014.
  7. WOC Fellowship for World Ophthalmology Congress 2014 at Tokyo, Japan, April 02-06, 2014.
  8. ICGEB Fellowship for Application of Neural Stem Cells and Mouse Models in Neuroscience” at Zagreb, Croatia, Oct 02-05, 2013.
  9. India Network Awards Travel Grant for Annual Meeting of Society for Neurosciences in San Diego, USA in November 2013.
  10. Royan International Twin Congress Travel award, on “Reproductive Biomedicine and Stem Cells Biology & Technology” at Tehran, Iran, September 04-06, 2013.
  11. ICGEB Fellowship for Bioethics and Ethical Aspects of Biosafety, Teheran IRAN, Nov 20- 22, 2011.
  12. WFN Fellowship for 20th World Congress of Neurology Marrakesh, MOROCCO, Nov 12-17, 2011.
  13. IBRO Fellowship for IBRO 8th World Congress of Neurosciences Florence, ITALY, July 14-18, 2011.
  14. IBRO fellowship for School of Neuroinfection and Worldwide Impact held in St Denis Reunion Island, France Dec 2nd - 6th 2010
  15. WFN Fellowship for World Stroke Congress, Seoul, Korea, Oct 13th-16th 2010.
  16. Travel Award: 32nd Japanese Neuroscience Society Conference. Nagoya, Japan, September 16-18, 2009
  17. Fellowship to attend IBRO School on Neural Degeneration & Regeneration. Vancouver, B.C. Canada. May 24 to June 4, 2009
  18. WFN Fellowship to attendXVII World Congress on Parkinson’s disease and related disorders at Amsterdam,  Netherlands, in 9-13, Dec 2007.
  19. Movement Disorder Society (MDS) Travel award, 11th Congress on movement Disorders, Istanbul, Turkey, June 3-7, 2007.
  20. World Federation of Neurology (WFN) Travel Award, WFN meeting, Sydney, Australia, Nov 5-11, 2006.
  21. Japanese Neurosciences Society Travel fellowship, 29th Annual meeting of JNS, Kyoto, Japan, July 18- 21, 2006.
  22. Pro retina fellowship to deliver a talk at Potsdam retina meeting in Potsdam from April 7-8, 2006 Potsdam, Germany
  23. International Award by American Academy of Neurology, at 58th Annual meeting of AAN, San Diego, USA from April 1-7, 2006.
  24. International Brain Research Organization International Travel Award American Academy of Neurology meeting, San Diego, USA, Oct 2006.
  25. World Federation of Neurology-GlaxoSmithKline Junior Travelling Fellowship to attend World Congress of Neurology, Sydney, Australia, June 2005.
  26. Bausch and Lomb Travelling fellowship for 2nd SERI-ARVO meeting in Singapore, Feb 16-21, 2005.
  27. Young Investigator Travel Grant Award, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, USA Oct 2004.



  • Advisory Board Member, American Academy of Yoga and Meditation (AAYM)- 2020.
  • Panel Moderator, International Conference in Integrative Medicine (ICIM) at Singapore from 4-6 September, 2020
  • Panel Moderator, International Conference in Integrative Medicine (ICIM) at Singapore from 4-6 September, 2020
  • Chairperson, “Social and Cultural Factors in Learning International Science of Learning Conference, to be at Brisbane, Australia, September 18 to 20, 2017.
  • Member of the scientific program committee International Association of Yoga Therapists annual Symposium on Yoga Research for the 2021 and 2022, USA.
  • Scientific Advisory Board Member, Center for Consciousness, Cognition and Compassion, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard University, Boston, USA
  • Visiting Professor, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Japan-2017-2020.
  • Visiting Professor, Lesya Ukrainika Eastern European National University, Lutsk-2018.
  • Co-Chairman Plenary Session- International Conference on “System organization psychophysiological and autonomic functions (medical-biological aspects)” at Lutsk, Ukraine, from June 8-10, 2016.
  • Panel Discussion Member, IBRO-APRC Neuroscience School at Sri Lanka, December 14th – 20th,2015.
  • Advocacy and Outreach Committee (AOC) Member, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)- 2015
  • Advisor, Royal University of Bhutan.
  • Chairperson, Indo- Bhutan International Seminar on Advances in Environment Sciences BHUTAN, May 10-14,2012.
  • Chairperson,2nd International Conference on Environment and Biotechnology MALDIVES, Nov 25-26, 2011
  • Chairperson, 10th South East Asia Regional Scientific Meeting of the International Epidemiological Association, Colombo, SRI LANKA, 23rd- 26th May, 2010.
  • Chairperson, Bangladesh Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dhaka, BANGLADESH Jan 29- 31, 2010
  • Designated as “Expert on Mission” by International Centre of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, ITALY, 2006.
  • Grand Awards Judge, Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, May 11-17, 2003, Cleveland, USA.
  • Special Awards Judge, Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, May 12-18, 2002, Louisville, USA.
  • Adhoc Reviewer:  Advisory on Tele Yoga Services, Medical Science Monitor, Clinical Genetics, Current Drug Discovery Technologies, Translational Epigenetics” (book series), Journal of Herbal Medicine, Hematology & Transfusion International Journal, International Journal of Brain Disorders Therapy, Survey of Ophthalmology, Environmental geochemistry and Health, Arquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia, Current Traditional Medicine, Research proposal Department of Biotechnology Government of West Bengal. British Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, Indian Journal of Medical Research, Biomarkers in Medicine, Neural Regeneration Research, Electronic Journal of Biotechnology, Journal of autoimmunity and Research, International journal of Psychology and psychoanalysis, Dove Medical Press: Journal of Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Journal of Folia Medica, Journal of Neural Regeneration Research, Journal of Drug Design Development and Therapy, Journal of Brain Research, Neurology India, International Journal of Stroke, Journal of Cellular Physiology, Biomarker Insights, ECAM, Aging and Disease, Tissue and Cell, Pathophysiology, World Journal of Stem Cells, Cell Proliferation, British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research, Journal of BMJ Case Reports, IOVS, Journal of Metabolic Brain Disease, The European Journal of Pharmacology, Ophthalmology, Review for Eye, Expert Opinion on Therapeutic Targets Referee Guidelines, Current Alzheimer's Research, Pathophysiology, Muscle and Nerve, Amyotrophic lateral Sclerosis, Ophthalmology, European Journal of Pharmacology, Frontiers in Neuroscience, Journal of Genetics, Experimental Neurology, Stem Cells and Development, Neurobiology of Disease, Review of Policy Research, Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine, Frontiers in Behavioral Neurosciences, PLoS One, Pharmacology Brain and Behavior, Gene, Medicine, Principles and Practices



  • Panel Member, YANTRA-2020 at Bangalore on 10th October,2020.
  • Fellow, Indian Academy of Neurosciences-2020
  • Panel Member, Global Summit of Indian Overseas Researchers and Academicians called Vaishvik Bhartiya Vaigyanik (VAIBHAV) at AIIMS, Rishikesh on 2 October 2020.
  • Visiting Distinguished Professor, Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (S-VYASA)-2020.
  • Guest of Honour, Webinar on Yoga for world health at Shri Krishna AYUSH university, Kurukshetra on 19 June, 2020.
  • Judge as Oral/Poster presentation in 23rd International Conference on frontiers in Yoga Research and Its Applications at  SVYASA, Bengaluru from 03-06 Jan, 2020.
  • Chairperson, 23rd International Conference on frontiers in Yoga Research and Its Applications at SVYASA, Bengaluru from 03-06 Jan, 2020.
  • Invited as a Chief Speaker: National Education Policy-2019, All India Education Institute at Seva Dhaam Sector 29, Chandigarh, on 27 July, 2019.
  • Jury Members, CBME MedTech Workshop (CMTW'19) at IIT Ropar from 07-10 March, 2019.
  • Chairperson, “Golden Jubilee Celebration of the Insecticides Act 1968 (Promoting Food Safety and Security)” organized by IIBAT at Faridabad, Haryana on 22nd February, 2019.
  • Chief Guest, Celebrating Darwin week between at IISER Mohali from 11-16 February,2019.
  • Visiting Senior Scientist, Sri Sri Institute of Advanced Research, Bengaluru 2018
  • Jury Member, National Biomedical Research Competition (NBRCom-2018) at AIIMS, Rishikesh.
  • Chairperson& Panelist, Symposium on “Advances in Genetic Diagnosis of Neurological Disorders” at Chennai from 07th – 9th September 2018.
  • Chairperson, “Brain storming session on Panchagavya Ayurved at Deolapar, Nagpur from 18th –19th August, 2018.
  • Panel Member, “Digital Revolution in Business: Convergence and Integration” at Panjab University, Chandigarh 27thand September, 27th2017.
  • Zonal Coordinator- Niyantrita Madhumeha Bharata (NMB) Abhiyaan a project of Indian Yoga Association, funded by Central Council for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy (CCRYN).
  • Member, Scientific advisory committee Niyantrita Madhumeha Bharata Abhiyaan.
  • Chairperson, “Yoga for Good Life” Organised by Chandigarh Administration at Chandigarh, June 09-12, 2016
  • Guest Speaker, Nationwide Evidence Based Program of Patanjali Research Foundation at Patanjali Yogpeeth, Haridwar, April 15, 2016
  • Chair, International Conference on Recent trends in Information Technology-2016(ICRTIT) at Chennai, April 08-09,2016.
  • Chair, 41st ISHG Conference-2016 at Chennai, March 3-5, 2016.
  • Panel Member, Introspection on Borderless Neuroscience Research in India Indian Academy of Neurosciences, Chandigarh, October 31st – November 2,2015.
  • Member, Expert Group Meeting for Stem Cell in Neurology, Delhi- 2015
  • Member, Expert Group Meeting for Stem cell Research in ICMR, Delhi-2014
  • Member, National Advisory Committee, Institute of Holistic Medical Sciences (IHMS), Kottayam, Kerala-2014
  • Chairperson, XXXII Annual Conference of Indian Academy of Neurosciences (IAN) at Bangalore November 01-03,2014.
  • Chair, 11th PG Convention of Indian Society of Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry, at PGIMER, Chandigarh, Feb 9-11, 2014.
  • Member, National Advisory Committee, Institute of Holistic Medical Sciences (IHMS), Kottayam, Kerala-2013
  • Chairperson, National Seminar on “Intelligent Computing In Biological Sciences” (ICIBS) in Mumbai March,20-25,2012
  • Chairperson, CME in Regenerative and Transplantation Medicine in Ophthalmology in Bengaluru, Nov 12-15, 2011
  • Chairperson, XXIX Annual Conference of Indian Academy of Neurosciences, New Delhi, 30th Oct-1st Nov, 2011.
  • Chairperson, International Conference of Holistic Medicine (ICHM), Kottayam, Kerala, Sep 11-13, 2011.
  • Awards Judge, National Brain & Behavior Awareness Program, 2011
  • Member, IC-SCRT, Unistem Inc
  • Chairperson, Recent “Advances in Herbal Technology” organized by Lakshmi Narain College of Technology, Bhopal. Marchrch 26th-27th 2010.
  • Chairperson, Young Scientist Forum, National Symposium on Genetics and Family Welfare, Thrissur, Kerala, Oct. 2008
  • Fellow, Summer school on ‘Working of Mind’ June 3-24th 2000, Organized by Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Rashtrapati Niwas, Shimla.
  • Faculty, National Centre of Human Genomics, Panjab University, Chandigarh, Sep 2005-
  • Advisor, Indian Muscular Dystrophy Association, Chandigarh-2001-
  • Member, Board of Conveners, HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar, Uttrakhand.

Scientific Enterprises

  1. Convener-National Seminar on “Technology Advances in Molecular Diagnosis”: Bedside to Bench, September 5th 2012. PGIMER, Chandigarh, INDIA.
  2. Co-organizer - Technology Advances in Molecular Biology: From Gene cloning to Expression Profiling, July 23, 2002, University of Kentucky, USA.
  3. Convener- Neuroscience Communication in Emerging Economies: The Challenge of Change, October 27th, 2012. Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, INDIA.
  4. Convener- Program committee ‘Third International Conference on Holistic Medicine SRILANKA.
  5. Organizer - Introduction to Noble Prize Winners-2012, PGI, Chandigarh.
  6. Convener-Mini symposium “Implementing Research and Training Audits in Academic Research Institutions”, October 24, 2013. Allahabad, INDIA.
  7. Convener- 11thIndian Society of Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry (ISPPD) PG Convention, February 9-11,2014, PGIMER, Chandigarh.
  8. Organizer - Introduction to Noble Prize Winners-2013, PGI, Chandigarh.
  9. Organizer - Preconference workshop on molecular tools for stem cell biology, 10thFeb, 2014, PGIMER, Chandigarh.
  10. Co- organizer- Symposium on Borderless Neuroscience, XXXIII Annual Conference of Indian Academy of Neurosciences at Panjab university, Chandigarh October 31- November 02, 2015
  11. Co- Convener- “Yoga for Good Life” Organised by Chandigarh Administration and Annals of Neuroscience at Chandigarh, June 09-12, 2016.
  12. Convener-Symposium on Neuroscience of Re-emerging Breathing Exercises, XXXIVAnnual Conference of Indian Academy of Neurosciences at NBRC, Manesar, New Delhi October 19, 2016
  13. Convener- Niyantrita Madhumeha Bharata (NMB) Abhiyann a project of Indian Yoga Association, funded by Central Council for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy (CCRYN)- 2017.
  14. Convener- Symposium on Art of imperfect brain, XXXV Annual Conference of Indian Academy of Neurosciences at Ravenshaw University, Cuttack October 28, 2017
  15. Organizer-Yoga workshop in PGIMER, Chandigarh March 17/03/2018.
  16. Co-organizer- Blood Donation and Health Camp with Joshi Foundation-2015, D-addiction Camp.
  17. Convener- Symposium on Panchagavya: Ayurvedic and modern perspectives, XXXVI Annual meeting of Indian Academy of Neurosciences at Varanasi, October 30, 2018.
  18. Reseource Person- 3rd Mega Health Camp with Joshi Foundation-2018 on 25, Nov, 2018.
  19. Co- Director- Symposium and Workshop on the role of meditation in cardiovascular diseases at AIIMS Rishikesh on 09th- 10th Mar 2019.
  20. Convener- Workshop on Yoga and yoga Therapy: The Science and Science and Research-II at PGIMER on March 25, 2019
  21. Co-Convener: Workshop on Scientific Communication and submitting manuscript for publication at AIIMS IAN meeting Nov 18, 2019
  22. Reseource Person- 4th Mega Health Camp with Joshi Foundation-2019.
  23. Convener- Symposium on Mind Body Medicine, XXXVIII Annual meeting of Indian Academy of Neurosciences at Hyderabad, October 04-7, 2020.
  24. Organizing Secretary: International Webinar on A roadmap to sustainable development thorough Sports, Yoga, Art, Music and culture during Covid-19 Pandemic, on 30 April ,2020
  25. Convener- International Yoga Day -2020 at PGIMER, Chandigarh on 21 June, 2020.
  26. Convener- Symposia on The role of Yoga in thyroid problems– a Lifespan perspective at ASSOCHAM AYUSH Mela on 1st November, 2020.



  • Editor-in-Chief, Annals of Neurosciences, INDIA, 2009-2020
  • Editor-in-Chief, Integrative Medicine International, 2017-18
  • Editor-in-Chief, Integrative Medicine Case Reports, 2019-
  • Member EIC, Publication Integrity & Ethics-2013.
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine.
  • Editorial Board Member, Neuroepidemiology, KARGER, 2009-
  • Reviews Editor, Frontiers of Behavioral Neuroscience, 2009-
  • Editorial Board Member, Kyung Hee University Seoul, South Korea, 2010-
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of KIMSU, 2011.
  • Editorial Board Member, World Journal of Psychiatry-2016
  • Editorial Board Member, Scientific Reports Nature Publishing Group USA,2012-
  • Associate Editor: The Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease until 31 December 2016
  • Editorial Board Member: Lesya Ukrainka Eastern European National University Scientific Bulletin.
  • Editorial Board Member: Medicina
  • Editorial Board Member: Indian Journal of Psychological Science- 2020


  • Editorial Advisory Board, User-Driven Healthcare and Narrative Medicine: Utilizing Collaborative Social Networks and Technologies.2013-
  • Editor in Chief, Integrative Medicine Case Reports
  • Guest Editor: Current Neuropharmacology, CNS & Neurological Disorders-Drug Targets, Special Issue for BioMed Research International.2013-
  • Book Editor: Bentham Science Publishers- 2013.
  • Editorial Board Member, Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Meedicine.2013-
  • Editorial Board Member, Global Journal of Human Anatomy and Physiology Research-2013.
  • Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Ophthalmology & Eye Science (IJOES)-2013.
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Bone Marrow Biology-2014.
  • Book Editor: SM Group:  Open Access eBooks-2014.
  • Editorial Board Member: Austin Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease-2014.
  • Guest Editor : Special Issue for Parkinson’s Disease-2014.
  • Editorial Board Member: Journal of Therapeutic Targets for Neurological Diseases-2014.
  • Editorial Board Member: Stem Cell & Research-2014.
  • Editorial Board Member: Global Journal of Pathology and Microbiology-2014.
  • Editorial Board Member International Journal of Hematology Research-2014.
  • Guest Editor: Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Bulletin (BTEB)- 2015.
  • Guest Editor: Special Issue for “Neurodegenerative disease in Elderly” for Annals of Gerontology and Geriatric Research.-2015
  • Editorial Board Member: Global Journal of Immunology and Allergic Diseases-2015
  • Guest Editor: Special Issue for “Cell based therapies for blindness: challenges and applications” for Journal of Ophthalmology -2015
  • Managing Editor: Frontiers in Bioscience
  • Editorial Board Member: SRL Alzheimer’s & Parkinson’s Disease-2015
  • Editorial Board Member: Journal of Austin Neurology-2015
  • Editorial Board Member:Austin-Psychiatry-2016
  • Editorial Board Member: International journal of Brain Disorders Therapy-2016
  • Editorial Board Member: The Scientific Pages of Translational Neuroscience.-2016
  • Editorial Board Member: The Scientific Pages of Psychiatry-2016
  • Guest Editor: Neurology and Neuroscience special topic “ Modeling Traumatic Brain Injury”.

Resource Faculty


  1. Invited Talk: Virtual IRAGO Conference 2020 at Japan on 11 December, 2020
  2. Invited Talk: World Ayurvedic Day Program on Diabetes Mellitus at Embassy of Saudi Arabia on 13 November, 2020.
  3. Guest Speaker: Webinar on Depression and Yoga at Japan on 20 September,2020.
  4. Invited Talk: Webinar on 6th International Yoga Day at Saudi Arabia on 22 June, 2020
  5. Poster Presenter: 2nd Neurogenesis Conference at Nassau Bahamas from March 05- 08, 2019.
  6. Poster Presenter: 41st Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society at Kobe, Japan from July 25-29,2018
  7. Invited as a guest faculty National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) at Japan on July 29, 2018.
  8. Invited as Visiting Professor Kyoto Prefectural University at Japan on July 30, 2018.
  9. Invited Speaker: International Conference on Traditional Medicine at Colombo, Sri Lanka from November 23-25, 2017.
  10. Invited Speaker: International Science of Learning Conference, to be at Brisbane, Australia, September 18 to 20, 2017.
  11. Invited Speaker: Symposium on “Brain Ageing and Dementia in LMICS” at Nairobi from December 06-09, 2016
  12. Guest Speaker:5th Biennial South Asian Association of Physiologist conference (SAAPCON2016, at Nepal from November 10-13,2016
  13. Invited Speaker: XXII Biennial Meeting of the International Society for Eye Research (ICER) at Tokyo, Japan from September 25-29, 2016.
  14. Invited Talk: Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, at  Kyoto, Japan  on 30 September-2016
  15. Invited Talk: National Institute of Advanced industrial Science & Technology Biomedical Research Institute, at Ibaraki, Japan from September 28-29, 2016
  16. Invited Talk: International Conference on “System organization psychophysiological and autonomic functions (medical-biological aspects)” at Lutsk, Ukraine, from June 8-10, 2016.
  17. Invited Speaker: 1st National Festival and international Congress of Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine” at Tehran, Iran from May 19-21, 2016
  18. Invited Speaker: IBRO-APRC Associate School at Nepal, February 09-13,2016.
  19. Invited Talk:IBRO-APRC Neuroscience School at SRI LANKA, December 14th– 20th,2015.
  20. Poster Presentation: 9th World Congress International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 7-11,2015.
  21. Invited Speaker: 5th World Congress on Cell & Stem Cell Research, at CHICAGO, USA, March 23-25,2015.
  22. Invited Talk: Asia-ARVO 2015,Yokohama, Japan, Feb 16-19, 2015,
  23. Invited Speaker: Conference on Epigenetics and Neurological Disorders: from bench side to bedside at Mansura, Egypt Oct 19-25,2014.
  24. Invited Talk: World Ophthalmology Congress 2014 at Tokyo,Japan, April 02-06, 2014
  25. Invited Talk: 43rd Annual meeting of Society for Neurosciences at San Diego, USA, Nov 9-13, 2013.
  26. Invited Talk: Application of Neural Stem Cells and Mouse Models in Neuroscience” at Zagreb, Croatia, Oct 02-05, 2013
  27. Invited Talk: Royan International Twin Congress on “Reproductive Biomedicine and Stem Cells Biology & Technology” at Tehran, Iran, September 04-06, 2013
  28. Invited Talk: “Emerging Concepts on Neuronal Cytoskeleton” at Marbella, Maitencillo, Chile. May 26-30,2013.
  29. Invited Talk: “Brain Ageing and Dementia in Developing Countries” at Nairobi, Kenya. December 4-7, 2012.
  30. Invited Talk: 3rd NeuroMalaysia Society Symposium at Monash University, Malaysia November 29-30,2012.
  31. Invited Talk: 2nd New Zealand Conference on Applied Neurosciences, Auckland, New Zealand, September 14-16th, 2012. 
  1. Invited Talk: Indo-Bhutan International Seminar on Advances in Environment Sciences, Bhutan, May 10-14,2012.
  2. Invited Talk: International Visiting Lecture Team Programme (IBRO), Sri Lanka,  April 18-25,2012.
  3. Invited Talk: ICGEB Advanced Summer School on Nutrition and Disease: Biochemical and Molecular insights, Capetown, South Africa, March 24-31, 2012.
  4. Invited Talk: International Conference on Statistical Concepts and Methods for the Modern World, Colombo, Srilanka 28-30,Dec,2011
  5. Invited Talk: 2nd International Conference on Environment and Biotechnology,Maldives, Nov 25-26, 2011
  6. Invited Talk: 1st International Workshop on Bioethics and Ethical Aspects of Biosafety, Teheran,Iran, Nov 20- 22, 2011.
  7. Invited Talk: International Conference in UN sponsored by Technology and Productive Innovation of Argentina (ICGEB), Buenos Aires, Argentina, Oct 5-7, 2011.
  8. Invited Talk: 10th South East Asia Regional Scientific Meeting of the International Epidemiological Association, Colombo, Sri LankaMay, 23- 26, 2010.
  9. Invited Talk: Cancer and Developmental Biology: Latest Biochemical Advances organized by Bangladesh Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Bangladesh, January 29-31, 2010.
  10. Invited Talk: 2nd International Conference on Drug Discovery and Therapy in Dubai, UAE Feb 1-4, 2010.
  11. Invited Talk: 1st International Congress on Clinical Neuroepidemiology, Munich, Germany. August 27-30, 2009.
  12. Invited Talk: 1st International Conference on Wealth Creation from knowledge in India; Challenges and Opportunities, at Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia, Atlanta, USA, October 19-20, 2007.
  13. Invited Talk: ‘AMD animal models’ at Potsdam retina meeting in Potsdam, Germany,April 7-8, 2006.
  14. Invited Talk: Engelberg Forum, Engleberg, Switzerland, 28th-30th March, 2001
  15. Invited Talk: Telemedicine and Bioinformatics ‘Science and Society in the information age’, 12th Engelberg Forum, ENGLEBERG, Switzerland, 2000



  1. Invited Talk: Prof. B.N. Dhawan Memorial Online lecture on Recent Developments in Health and Disease at Pt. LMS Govt. Post Graduate Collage, Rishikesh on 10 January 2021.
  2. Resource Person: Workshop on 'Strengthening Hypertension Services and Trans-fat regulation in the State of Punjab with the involvement of the Media' at PGIMER, Chandigarh, on 19th December 2020.
  3. Resource Person: AICTE Training and learning (ATAL) Faculty development program as Nagpur University, Nagpur on 16th December, 2020.
  4. Invited Talk: Enhancing Visibility & Quality of Research Output and ResearchEthics, UGC-Human Resource Development Center, Panjab University, Chandigarh on 17th November’ 2020.
  5. Invited Speaker; Symposium on Occasion of 96th foundation day of Kaivalyadham at Pune on 25th October, 2020.
  6. Invited Speaker; Global Summit of Indian Overseas Researchers and Academicians called Vaishvik Bhartiya Vaigyanik (VAIBHAV) at AIIMS, Rishikesh on 2 October 2020.
  7. Invited Speaker; YANTRA-2020 at NIMHANS, Bangalore on 10th October,2020
  8. Invited Speaker; International Virtual Colloqium Healthcare students- Med Invade 2020 from 25-27 September, 2020.
  9. Invited Speaker; E-Conference: Addressing Nutritional issues through Integrated Solutions at PGIMER, Chandigarh on 16 September, 2020.
  10. Resource Person: virtual coffee talk for discussion on Short Course on Cardiovascular Health scheduled at PGIMER, Chandigarh on 28th August 2020.
  11. Invited Speaker, Webinar on Atmanirbhar Madhya Pradesh organizing by Govt of Madhya Pradesh on 10 August 2020.
  12. Invited Speaker, Webinar on Meeting the Challenge of Covid-19: An Integrative Medicine Approach at S-VYASA, form 1-2 August, 2020.
  13. Invited Talk: Yoga intervention in pre-diabetic individuals at Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed to be University on 10 July, 2020.
  14. Guest speaker: Webinar on Yoga Ayurveda and other indigenous Techniques for Psycho-physiological Immunity at Patanjali from 18-20 June, 2020.
  15. Invited Talk: Webinar on 6th International Yoga Day at Department of Science& Technology, New Delhi on 21 June, 2020.
  16. Invited Talk: Webinar on Yoga Research-Relevance to Covid Pandemic at Amity University on 16 June, 2020.
  17. Resource Person: Workshop on Development of Research Tools in Physical Education at Panjab University through online on 13 June, 2020.
  18. Invited Talk: State Level Workshop for Media Persons “Combating Hypertension, a Silent Epidemic- the Role of Media” at PGIMER, Chandigarh on 13th March, 2020.
  19. Invited Talk: Hypertension: Prevention and Management' at PGIMER, Chandigarh on 15th Feb, 2020
  20. Resource Faculty: 7th International Public Health Management Development Program at PGIMER, Chandigarh, from Feb 4th -13th 2020.
  21. Invited Talk: International Conference on Imminent Concerns & Applications (ICONICA) 2020 at Panjab University, CHANDIGARH, from Feb,12-14,2020
  22. Guest Speaker: Workshop on Mind body Medicine at AIIMS, RISHIKESH from Feb, 03-04, 2020
  23. Invited Talk: Department of Physical Education, at Panjab University, CHANDIGARH, on 31.01.2020.
  24. Invited Talk: National Meet of All India Neurotherapists at JAIPUR from Jan, 24-26, 2020
  25. Invited Talk: Human Genomics- National Center of Human Genomic Studies and Research (NCHGSR) at Panjab University, CHANDIGARH, Jan, 20, 2020.
  26. Resource Person: State Level Sensitization Meeting for strengthening political and administrative commitment on hypertension and develop a state and district level plan for improving prevention and management of hypertension services in Punjab, at CHANDIGARH, Nov, 30th 2019.
  27. Invited Talk: Lineage Negative stem cell enhances neurotrophic factors mediated anti-apoptotic activity and proliferation in laser induced injury mouse model, 37th IAN Conference, AIIMS, NEW DELHI Nov 18-20, 2019
  28. Invited Talk: Biological agent for alleviating memory loss artificially caused due to Beta amyloid deposition in mouse NEUROCON 2019, AMBALA, Nov 15-18, 2019
  29. Invited Talk: International Yoga Conference at MYSORE from November 15-16, 2019
  30. Invited Talk: 1st World Assembly on Ayurveda, Yoga& Naturopathy organized by Indian Yoga Association at  NOIDA, Uttar Pradesh from November 7th – 10th  2019.
  31. Invited Talk: National Policy on Education (NPE) formulated by the Government of India at National Institute of Open Schooling, regional center, Chandigarh on 24 July, 2019.
  32. Invited lecture in the ‘Seminar on Yoga’ at IMA Hall, Sector-35, Chandigarh on 19 June, 2019.
  33. Resource Person: National Symposium and Workshop on “Yoga and Meditation for Neuro Health” being held at Andaman& Nicobar from June 14-15, 2019
  34. Key note speaker, IC3 School Conference, Strawberry World High School, Chandigarh, May 11, 2019
  35. Key note speaker: Art and Science of Common Yoga Protocol: Morarji National Institute of Yoga and Naturopathy, New Delhi, May 2, 2019
  36. Invited Speaker: IBRO-APRC school on Advanced Techniques in understanding of the functions of healthy and Diseased Brain April 25, 2019, Sree Chitra Medical Institute of Science and Technology, Trivandrum
  37. Invited as a Guest:  Conference on Yoga for Health and Therapy from 29th – 31th March, 2019 at Patanjali Yogpeeth, Hairdwar, Uttarakhand
  38. Key note Speaker: National Conference ‘ZOOCON-2019 from 26-27 March, 2019 at Panjab University, CHANDIGARH
  39. Invited Talk: World Congress of Ayurveda (WCABHU- 2019) from 14th – 16th March 2019 at BHU, Varanasi.
  40. Resource Person, Meditation and Yoga session in 6th International Public Health Management Development Program (IPHMDP) from 27th February- 8th March, 2019, PGIMER Chandigarh
  41. Invited Talk: Golden Jubilee Celebration of the Insecticides Act 1968 (Promoting Food Safety and Security)” organized by IIBAT at Faridabad, Haryana on 22nd February, 2019.
  42. Invited Speaker, Global Eye Genetics Consortium meeting at Mumbai from 18th – 19th Feb, 2019,
  43. Invited Talk: Celebrating Darwin week between at IISER Mohali from 11-16 February,2019.
  44. Invited Talk: Human Genomics- National Center of Human Genomic Studies and Research (NCHGSR) at Panjab University, CHANDIGARH, January 15, 2019.
  45. Invite Speaker: 9th International Conference Yoga as Therapy: Scope, Evidence and Evolution at Lonavla, Pune from December 27-30, 2018.
  46. Invited Talk: 8th World Ayurveda Congress (8thWAC) at Ahmedabad from 14th – 17th Dec, 2018.
  47. Invited Speaker: 50th Golden Jubilee meeting of Indian Pharmacological Society (IPS)at Chandigarh from December 1-3rd, 2018.
  48. Invited Talk: International Conference on Yoga-2018 at Panaji, Goa from November 12-13, 2018.
  49. Invited Talk: XXXVI Annual meeting of Indian Academy of Neurosciences at BHU, Varanasi from October 29-31,2018.
  50. Invited Speaker: International Yoga Fest-2018at New Delhi from March 21-23, 2018
  51. Invited Talk: Human Genomics- National Center of Human Genomic Studies and Research (NCHGSR) at Panjab University, CHANDIGARH, January 30, 2018.
  52. Invited Speaker: 22nd International Conference on frontiers in Yoga Research and Its Applications at Bengaluru from January 5-8, 2018.
  53. Invited Speaker: MEDCHEM-2017 at IIT Madras, CHENNAI from November 27-28, 2017
  54. Invited Speaker: XXXV Annual Conference of Indian Academy of Neurosciences at Ravenshaw University, Cuttack October 28, 2017
  55. Invited Speaker:International Conference on “Advances in Dementia” organized by Alzheimer’s & Related Disorders Society of India, Calcutta chapter at Kolkata from September 22-24,2017.
  56. Plenary talk in 4th National Seminar under UGC SAP (DRS-I) entitled “ Recent Advance in human genetics” at Panjab University, Patiala from Mar 27th – 28th, 2017.
  57. Invited Talk: Human Genomics- National Center of Human Genomic Studies and Research (NCHGSR) at Panjab University, CHANDIGARH, January 27, 2017.
  58. Invited Speaker:“Yoga for Good Life” Organised by Chandigarh Administration at Chandigarh, June 09-12, 2016
  59. Invited Speaker: Symposium on “Genomics in Clinical practice: Future of precision medicine, atYenepoya University,Mangalore, June 01-02,2016.
  60. Invited Talk: International Conference on Biomaterials, Biodiagnostics, Tissue Engineering, Drug delivery and RegenerativeMedicine (BiTERM-2016) at IIT, New Delhi, April 15-17, 2016.
  61. Invited Talk:International Conference on Recent trends in Information Technology-2016 (ICRTIT) at Chennai, April 08-09,2016.
  62. Invited Talk: Regional Consultation on “Beti Bachao Beti Padhao: Building a Collective Response- strengthening Civil Society Engagement and Community Action’ at CHANDIGARH November 18-19, 2015.
  63. Invited Talk: XXXIII Annual Conference of Indian Academy of Neurosciences (IAN) at CHANDIGARH October 31st – November 2,2015.
  64. Invited Talk: National Symposium on “SYS-BIOMICS 2015”at Panjab University, CHANDIGARH, April 4th 2015.
  65. Invited Plenary Lecture: 9th Chandigarh Science Congress (CHASCON-2015) at Panjab University, CHANDIGARH February 25-27, 2015.
  66. Invited Speaker:Neurocon-2015, at KOLKATA, January 7-10,2015.
  67. Invited Speaker: 47th Annual Conference of Indian Pharmacological Society IPSCON-2014, at GUWAHATI December 28-30,2014.
  68. Invited Talk: XXXII Annual Conference of Indian Academy of Neurosciences (IAN) at BANGALORE November 01-03,2014.
  69. Invited Talk: Asia-ARVO 2013 at NEW DELHI, Oct 28-31,2013.
  70. Invited Talk: XXXI Annual Conference of Indian Academy of Neurosciences (IAN) at ALLAHABAD October 25-27,2013.
  71. Invited Talk: Scopus Indian Journals’ Editors’ Workshop 2013, at NEW DELHI, July 17,2013.
  72. Invited Talk: BRNS Young Scientist CRIKC at Panjab University, CHANDIGARH. March 21-22,2013.
  73. Invited Talk: Innovation in Ethnopharmacology, Recent developments in biological and chemical sciences for societal benefits at PITHORAGARH, Uttrakhand. March 1-3,2013.
  74. Invited Talk: “Biosparks”2013 at Jawaharlal Nehru University NEW DELHI, February 15-16,2013.
  75. Invited Talk: Research Methodology in Sciences (Interdisciplinary) Punjab University at CHANDIGARH, November 23,2012.
  76. Invited Talk: XXX Annual Conference of Indian Academy of Neurosciences (IAN) at AMRITSAR, October 27-30,2012.
  77. Invited Talk: National Workshop on Ph.D Program for Medical Innovation, at KOLHAPUR, October 18-19,2012.
  78. Invited Talk: National Seminar on Stem Cell; An Emerging Health Care frontier, AMETHI, August 20-21, 2012.
  79. Invited Talk: Guru Gobind Singh University, FATEHGARH SAHIB, Punjab, April 11,2012.
  80. Invited Talk: Department of Biotechnology Mata Gujari College, FATEHGARH SAHIB, Punjab, March 2,2012.
  81. Invited Talk: CME in Regenerative and Transplantation Medicine in Ophthalmology, BENGALURU, Nov12-15,2011.
  82. Invited Talk: XXIX Annual Conference of Indian Academy of Neurosciences, NEW DELHI, 30thOct-1st Nov, 2011.
  83. Invited Talk: 2nd International Conference on Holistic Medicine (ICHM), KOTTAYAM, Kerala, Sep 11-13, 2011.
  84. Invited Talk: IAN symposium on Biomarkers in neurological disorders, neuroimaging and its promises, biomarkers of psychiatric disorders and neurotoxicity, Indian Academy of Neurosciences, LUCKNOW Nov 23- 24, 2010.
  85. Invited Talk: World Laboratory Animal Day organized by National Centre for Laboratory Animal Sciences, National Institute of Nutrition HYDERABAD, April 24, 2010.
  86. Invited Talk: Advances in Herbal Technology organized by Lakshmi Narain College of Technology, BHOPAL, March 26 -27, 2010.
  87. Invited talk at 4th Annual Medical Development Congress-Stem Cell Research and Therapy-Advances in Basic and Clinical Research, NEW DELHI, ICMR, April 13-14, 2009.
  88. Invited Talk: Frontiers in Macular Degeneration at Vadodara, MS University, BARODA, December 17th, 2008.
  89. Invited Talk: International Stem Cell Summit, India-2008 at IIT, CHENNAI, November 14-16, 2008.
  90. Invited Talk: Elevated Levels of CCl2. CCr2 in circulation lymphocytes in North Indian patients of ALS, 27th Indian Academy of Neurosciences meeting, KOCHI, Dec 2008.

      Member Of Professional
  • Member of the scientific program committee International Association of Yoga Therapists annual Symposium on Yoga Research for the 2021 and 2022, USA
  • Scientific Advisory Board Member, Center for Consciousness, Cognition and Compassion, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard University, Boston, USA
  • Advisory Board Member, American Academy of Yoga and Meditation (AAYM)- 2020.
  • Member Task force, Science and Technology of Yoga and Meditation (SATYAM) DST, 2020.
  • Member, Institutional Ethics Committee, Haryana Yog Council- 2020
  • Advisory Board Member, Sardar Vallabbhai Patel Foundation Trust, New Delhi-2020
  • Young Scientist Membership, Humboldt Academy, January 17, 2005 Chandigarh
  • Executive member, Indian Academy of Neurosciences, 2009-18
  • Indian Immunology Society
  • Neurology Society of India
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • Society for Neurosciences, USA
  • International Bayesian Society, Australia.
  • Japanese Neurosciences Society.
  • Member, Research Degree Committee Punjab University (2013)
  • Panel Member, ‘Neuroscience Education and Training’ Indian Academy of Neurosciences, Amritsar.- 2012
  • Member, Institutional (Human) Ethics Committee Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Ropar (2015)
  • Member, Research Degree Committee Centre for System Biology and Bioinformatics, Punjab University (2016-19)
  • Member, Arogya Bharti
  • Life Member, Indian Yoga Association
  • Vice Chairman, India Yoga Association, (Chandigarh Chapter).
 :: Publications(In Vancouver Style)
  1. NagaratnaR, Sivapuram M, Anand A, Jyoti S,Llavarasu J, Singh A, Nagendra HR. Health care Workers and Mantal HealthOutcomes in India during COVID-19 Pandemic. Plos One 2020 (In revision)
  2. Kaur N,Majumdaar V, Nagaratna R, Malik N, AnandA* Nagendra HR. Diabetic Yoga Protocol Improves Glycemic, Anthropometricand Lipid leavels in high risk Individuals for Diabetes: a randomizedcontrolled trial. J. Behav. Med. 2020 (In revision)
  3. Sharma K,Battu P, Anand A, Nagaratna R, KaurN, Malik N, Singh A, Nagendra HR. Management of Type II Diabetes by modulatingthe modifiable risk factors: A future prospective for prevention ofcerebrovascular complications. Ann Neurosci. 2020, (Accepted)
  4. Anand A*,Ghani A, Sharma K,Kaur G, Khosla R,  Devi C, Podder V, SivapuramM, Maity K, Kaur H. War related mental health issues and need for Yogaintervention studies: A scopic review. Advances in Mind Body Medicine 2020. (InRevision)
  5. Kumar S,Mehra P, Anand A* Policy researchinto Quality assessment of published data from Medical Institutes can increasethe authenticity of translation. 2020 Integrative Medicine Case Reports (Inproduction)
  6. Maity K,Majumdar V, Singh A, Anand A* Arecipe for Policy research in AYUSH educational and research programs.  2020 Integrative Medicine Case Reports (In production)
  7. Sharma K,Singh R, Kumar S, Anand A* Modulatedanti-VEGF response under the influence of lipid metabolizing proteins in agerelated macular degeneration. 2020 Front.Aging Neurosci.(In revision)
  8. Maity K,Nagaratna R, Anand A, Patil S, SinghA, Rajesh SK, Ramesh L, Sridhar P, Thakur U, Nagendra HR. Sleep Disorders inindividuals with high risk for diabetes in Indian population. 2020 AnnNeurosci. (Accepted)
  9. Maity K,Jyoti S, Thakur U, Singh G, Anand A*.Interventional strategies for improving quality of life in older adults duringCOVID pandemic. Complimentary and integrative Medicine 2020,(In Communication)
  10. BookEdited By Anand A. Quality Assurance Implementation in Clinical Research Labs. 2020Springer Nature
  11. SivapuramM, Srivastava V, Anand A, NagarathnaR,  Patil S, Biman S, Chander I, Jyoti S,Nagendra HR. Ayurveda personality types and role of Yoga Intervention among theType 2 Diabetes mellitus population of Chandigarh and Panchkula regions 2020, AnnNeurosci. (Accepted)
  12. Mathur D,Srivastava V, Patil V, Singh A, Rajesh SK, Nagendra HR, Nagarathna R, Anand A. Depression in high risk type 2diabetes adults. 2020 Ann Neurosci.(Accepted)
  13. Podder V,Nagarathna R, Anand A*, Patil S, Singh A, Nagendra HR.  Physical Activity Patterns in IndiaStratified by Zones, Age, Region, BMI and Implications for COVID 19- ANationwide Study 2020, Ann Neurosci. (Accepted)
  14. TyagiR, Arvind H, Goyal MK, Mohanty M, Anand A* Working Memory Alterations Plays an Essential Role inDeveloping Global Neuropsychological Impairment in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. 2020,Front. Psychol (Accepted)
  15. Raghuram N, Bali P,Srivastava V, Anand A*, Patil S, Sharma G, Manasa K, Singh A, NagendraHR. Prevalence of diabetes and its determinants in young adult Indianpopulation, Frontiers in Endocrinology-Clinical Diabetes (Accepted)
  16. SivapuramMS, Nagaratna R, Anand A, Patil S,Singh A, Nagendra HR. Prevalence of Alcohol and tobacco use in Indianand implications for COVID 19 NMB study projections. J MedLife. 2020.(Accepted)
  17. Samaranayake N,Dissanayaka P, Gunarathna I, Gonawala L, Wijekoon N, Rathnayake P, Sirisena D,Gunasekara H, Dissanayake A, Senanayake S, Anand A, Satyamoorthy K,Dalal A, Silva KRD. What We Fail to See in Neuro-Genetic Diseases: A Bird’s EyeView from the Developing World. Ann Neurosci 2020,1–7 DOI: 10.1177/0972753120950069
  18. TyagiR, Anand A* Systemic Delivery ofrAAVrh74.MHCK7.micro-dystrophin in Children With DMD. PracticesUpdates, October 15, 2020
  19. SharmaK, Pannu V, Sayal N, Bhalla A, Anand A*Effects of one month of Common Yoga Protocol practice appear to be mediated bythe angiogenic and neurogenic pathway: A pilot study. Explore (NY)2020Sep 25;S1550-8307(20)30307-4.
  20. Bammidi S, Bali P,Kalra J, Anand A* Transplantation efficacy of human ciliary epithelium cells from fetal eyeand Lin-ve stem cells from umbilical cord blood in the murine retinaldegeneration model of laser injury. Cell Transplant Jan-Dec 2020;29:963689720946031.
  21. Nadholta P, Bali P, Singh A, Anand A*. Potential benefits of Yoga in pregnancy relatedcomplications during COVID pandemic and implications for working women. Work, 2020 doi:10.3233/WOR-203277.
  22. Sharma K, Rajkumar, Anand A*. Yoga and role in work from home during COVID 19global lockdown. Work, 2020;66(4):731-737.
  23. SharmaK, Sharma NK, Singh R, Sharma SK. AnandA*. Gene networks determine predisposition to AMD. Genomics S0888-7543(20)30387-6. 
  24. Modgil S, Khosla R,Tiwari A, Sharma K, Anand A*. Association of Plasma biomarkers forangiogenesis and proteinopathy in Indian Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosispatients.  J Neurosci Rural Pract, 2020 Oct; 11(4): 573–580.
  25. Khosla R, Rain M, Chawathey S, Modgil S,Tyagi R, Thakur K,  Pannu V, SharmaSK,  Anand A*Identifyingputative cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in anorth Indian population. Muscle Nerve 2020 Jul21.doi: 10.1002/mus.27026.
  26. Srivastava R, Khanna P, Anand A*Digital Yoga Interventions in SocialDistancing Era, Ann NeurosciDOI: 10.1177/0972753120945165 pp1–2
  27. Podder V, Srivastava V, Kumar S, Nagarathna R, SivapuramMS, Kaur N, Sharma K, Singh A, Malik N, Nagendra HR, Anand A*. Prevalence andAwareness of Stroke and Other Comorbidities Associated with Diabetes in NorthWest IndiaJ Neurosci RuralPract. 2020 Jul; 11(3): 467–473.
  28. AryaJ, Verma P, Mathur D, Pannu V, Tyagi R, AnandA*. Role of Yoga in Dyslipidemia and otherassociated comorbidities in the book entitled “The Principles and Practice ofYoga in Cardiovascular Medicine”. Springer Nature.2020
  29. TyagiR, Aggarwal P, Mohanty M, Dutt V AnandA* Computational cognitive modeling and validation of Dp140 inducedalteration of working memory in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Sci Rep. 2020 Jul20;10(1):11989
  30. MishraA., Podder V., Modgil S., Khosla R., AnandA*., Nagarathna R., Malhotra R., Nagendra H.R. Higher Perceived Stress andPoor Glycemic Changes in Prediabetics and Diabetics among Indian Population. J MedLife. Vol. 13, Issue 2,April-June 2020, pp. 131–136
  31. Kumar S, Anand A*, Nagarthna R, Kaur N,Sivapuram M, Pannu V, Pal D, Malik N, Singh A, Nagendra HR. Prevalence ofprediabetes, and diabetes in Chandigarh and Panchkula region based on glycatedhaemoglobin and Indian diabetes risk score. Endocrinology,Diabetes & Metabolism 2020, 11 Nov,
  32. Bhanushali D, Tyagi R, Limaye N, Anand A*. Effect of mindfulness meditation protocol in subjectswith various psychometric characteristics at high altitude. Brain Behav 2020 May;10(5):e01604
  33. Mishra A,Podder V, Modgil S, Khosla R, Anand A,Nagarathna R, Singh A, Nagendra HR. Perceivedstress and depression in prediabetes and diabetes in an Indian population—Acall for a mindfulness-based intervention. Gen Hosp Psychiatry May-Jun 2020;64:127-128.
  34. MishraA, Chawathey SA, Mehra P, Nagarathna R, AnandA*, Rajesh SK, Singh A, Patil S, Sivapuram MS, NagendraHR. Perceptions of Benefits and Barriers to Yoga practice across Rural andUrban India-Implications for Workplace Yoga. Work. 65 (2020) (4):721–732
  35. Anand A*, Prabhakar S, ThakurK, Tyagi R, Shastri V, Tripathi DP, Sharma S. Can Cheiromancy Predict MeanSurvival or Fatality of a Patient with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis? J Neurosci Rural Pract. 2020 2020 Apr;11(2):256-260.
  36. TyagiR, Podder V, Arvind H, Mohanty M, Anand A* The role of dystrophin gene mutations inneuropsychological domains of DMD boys: a Longitudinal StudyAnn Neurosci,
  37. NagarathnaR, Tyagi R, Battu P, Singh A, Anand A*, Nagendra HR. Assessment of Risk of Diabetes by usingIndian Diabetic Risk Score (IDRS) in Indian population. Diabetes Res Clin Pract2020 Apr;162:108088.
  38. Anand A*, Kaur G, Bammidi S, Mathur D, Battu P, Sharma K, TyagiR, Pannu V, Bhanushali D, Limaye N. Primer for mainstreaming Mind-bodyTechniques for extreme climates-Insights and Future Directions.Medicines. 2020 Mar 6;7(3):12.
  39. ThakurK, TiwariA, Sharma K, Modgil S, Khosla R, Anand A,* Angiogenesis centered molecular cross-talk in AmyotrophicLateral Sclerosis survival: machanistic insight. Critical ReviewsTM in Eukaryotic Gene Expression,30(2):137 – 151 (2020)
  40. Mishra A,Rajesh SK, Vadiraja HS, Nagarathna R, AnandA*, Bhutani H, Sivapuram MS, Singh A, Nagendra HR. Knowledge, Attitude, andPractice of Yoga in Rural and Urban India, KAPY 2017: A Nationwide ClusterSample Survey. Medicines (Basel) 2020 Feb 5;7(2):8.
  41. Kumar S, ShriR, Kaushik S, Singh V, Anand A*. Electrophysiologicalassessment of retinal functions by Electroretinogram (ERG) inIschemia/Reperfusion (I/R) Allium cepa pre-treatedmice. Integrative Medicine Case Reports. 2020, Jan, doi:10.38205/imcr.010118
  42. Kaur N,Malik N, Sharma P, Anand A. Yoga: Asa tool for amelioration of Obesity. Integrative Medicine Case Reports 2020,Jan, doi: 10.38205/imcr.010129
  43. RainM, Anand A*. A policy researchframework for gender-based mapping of research scholars after obtainingfellowships. Ann Neurosci. 2020 Jan;27(1).
  44. Mehra P,Anand A*, Policy research intomapping of Indian and Chinese Vendors for supply of Biologicals to Indian Labs. AnnNeurosci. 2020Jan;27(1).
  45. Tyagi RKumar S, Dalal A, Mohammed F, Mohanty M, Kaur P, Anand A*.RepurposingPathogenic Variants of DMD Gene and its Isoforms for DMD ExonSkipping Intervention. Current Genomics, Volume20, Number 7, 2019, pp. 519-530(12)
  46. Bali P, Kaur N,Tiwari A, Bammidi S, Podder V,  Devi C,Kumar S, Sivapuram MS,  Ghani A, ModgilS, Malik N Anand A* Effectiveness ofYoga as the public health intervention module in the management of Diabetes andDiabetes associated Dementia in South East Asia-a narrative review. Neuroepidemiology DOI: 10.1159/000505816
  47. Singh A, Anand A, Jaswal N, KaurR. Introducing Health Promoting Orientation in Hospitals: A Desirable Approachin the 21st Century. Healthline Journal. 2019Vol 10;2.
  48. NagarathnaR, KaurN, AnandA, SharmaK, DadaR, SridharP, SharmaP, KumarSingh A, PatilS, NagendraHR. Distributionof Glycated Haemoglobin and its Determinants in Indian Young Adults. DiabetesRes Clin Pract. 2019 Dec 14:107982.
  49. Nagarathna, R Tyagi, R. Kaur, G. Vendan, V. Acharya, I N. Anand, A* Singh, A,. Nagendra,HR. Efficacy of a Validated Yoga Protocol on Dyslipidemiain Diabetes Patients: NMB-2017 India Trial. Medicines. 2019 Oct11;6(4).
  50. Singh A, Anand A*,Implementing University / Academicians’ Social Responsibility ConceptualFramework in Medical Colleges. Ann Neurosci. 2019 Oct;26(4).
  51. BoraiahV, Modgil S, Sharma K, Podder V, Sivapuram MS, MiranpuriGS, Anand A*, Goni V. AlteredExpression of Heat Shock Protein-27 and Monocyte Chemoattractant Protein-1after Acute Spinal Cord Injury: A Pilot Study. J Neurosci Rural Pract.2019 Jul;10(3):452-458
  52. Anand A*Hope and hurt of Kashmiri healthcare. Ann Neurosci. 2019 July;26(3).
  53. Sharma K, Tyagi R, Battu P , Kumar S, Sharma NK,  AnandA* Contribution of rare alleleand Junk Genome in AMD complexity. 2019 Advancesin Vision Research, Volume III (Accepted)
  54. KumarS, Modgil S, Sharma K, Anand A* Theneed for alternative therapies in eye disorders Springer Nature 2019 Advances in Vision Research, Volume III (Accepted)
  55. Kumar S, Modgil S, Bammidi S, Minhas G, Shri R, Kaushik S, Singh V, Anand A*. Allium cepa exerts neuroprotective effect on retinal ganglion cellsof pterygopalatine artery (PPA) ligated mice. J Ayurveda Integr Med,
  56. SinghAK, Kaur N, Kaushal S, Tyagi R, Mathur D, Sivapuram MS, Metri K, Bammidi S,Podder V, Modgil S, Khosla R, Sharma K, Anand A, Malik N, Boroiah V, NagarathnaR, Nagendra HR, Anand A*. Partitioningof radiological, stress and biochemical changes in pre-diabetic women subjectedto Diabetic Yoga Protocol. Diabetes Metab Syndr.2019 Jul - Aug;13(4):2705-2713.
  57. NagendraHR, Anand A*. Indian PM’s evidencebased wellness approach inspires politico-scientific activism. Ann Neurosci. 2019;26(1):1.
  58. TyagiR, Anand A*. Development andimplementation of ZED-YOG quality module: NiyantritaMadhumeha Bharata skill development initiatives. AnnNeurosci. 2019;26(1):8.
  59. Anand A*. Narendra Modi’scitizen centered Yoga-Diabetes Management Program: Will Indian State installIntegrative Medicine in premier Institutes? AnnNeurosci. 2019;26(2):2.
  60. Anand A*. The case foracademic social responsibility. Ann Neurosci,2019;26(3)
  61. Kaushal S, Tyagi R, Banik A, Battu P, Mehra P,Sharma NK, Sharma K, Anand A*. A unique data validation process byinternal and external quality assurance system aimed to combat researchmalpractice, International Journal of ScientificResearch, 2019 (8) 8  2277-8179.
  62. AnandA*, Banik A, Minhas G,Bammidi S, Thakur K, Sharma K, Tyagi R, Modgil S, Bali P, Sayal N, Kaur P, PalDK, Goyal AK, Bhatt V, Kaur N, Kumar S, Saini J, Kaushal S, Tiwari A, Ghani A,Kaur G, Devi C, Battu P,  Khosla R,Sharma K, Sivapuram MS, Podder V,Singh A, Mehra P. Creating a role model for“Academicians” Social Responsibility (ASR) synergizing with Swachh BharatAbhiyaan: A campus hygiene initiative Ann Neurosci, Vol.26, issue 1, 2019;
  63. Khosla R, Banik A, Kaushal S,Battu P, Gupta D, Anand A*. Is Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor: ACommon Link Between Neurodegenerative Disorders and Cancer? Curr Alzheimer Res.2019;16(4):344-352
  64. Bammidi S, Modgil S, Kalra J, Anand A*.Human fetal pigmented ciliaryepithelium stem cells have regenerative capacity in the murine retinaldegeneration model of laser injury. Curr Neurovasc Res. 2019 Jun 18.doi: 10.2174/1567202616666190618123931.
  65. P. Bali, A. Banik,B. Nehru, AnandA* Neurotrophic Factors Mediated Activation of Astrocytes Ameliorate MemoryLoss by Amyloid Clearance after Transplantation of Lineage Negative Stem Cells.Mol Neurobiol. 2019 Dec;56(12):8420-8434
  66. Nagarathna R, Rajesh S K., AmitS. Patil S. Anand A. Nagendra H.R. Methodology of NMB- 2017 (Niyantrita Madhumeha Bharata Abhiyaan),a nationwide multi-centric trial on the effect of a validated culturallyacceptable life style intervention for primary prevention of diabetes- part 2. Int J Yoga.2019, vol.12, 3, 0973-6131
  67. Goyal AK, Bhadada S, Malik N,Anand A, Kumar R, Bammidi S, Tyagi R, Modgil, S, Sharma K, Bali P, Pal DK,Kumar S, Kaur N, Kaushal S, Tiwari A, Saini J, Bhatt V, Chahal A, Rani S,Tiwarti J, Singh J, Kumar S, Kaur J, Tiwari A, Kaur M, Kaur G, Sharma K, SinghP, Anand A* Guinness world record attempt as a method to pivot the roleof Yoga in Diabetes management Ann Neurosci, Vol.26, issue 1, Jan, 2019;
  68. Modgil S, Bammidi S, Banik A, Sharma VL, AnandA*.Alpha lipoic acid attenuates the long-term effects of lead exposure inretinal ischemic injury mouse model. EnvironSci Pollut Res Int. 2019 May;26(15):15548-15558.
  69. Bhutani H. Sharma NK. AnandA*. Unique Patient Populations in Asia for Genetic Eye Research. In:Prakash G., Iwata T. (eds) Advances inVision Research, Volume II. Essentials in Ophthalmology. Springer,Singapore.
  70. Bali P, Bammidi S, Banik A,NehruB. Anand A*.CD34 and CD117 Stemness of Lineage-NegativeCells Reverses Memory Loss Induced by Amyloid Beta in Mouse Model. Front. Behav. Neurosci. 2018; 12:222.
  71. Sharma N.K, Sharma R, Mathur D,Sharad S, Minhas G, Bhatia K, Anand A, Ghosh S. Role of ionizingradiation in neurodegenerative diseases. FrontAging Neurosci. 2018 May 14;10:134
  72. Goyal AK, Bakshi J, Rani S,Didi A, Anand A* Is Rajyoga helpful in maintaining patient’s biochemicaland hematological profile during breast cancer treatment? J Complement Integr Med. 2018 Nov 7
  73. Modgil S, Gill R, LakshmiSharma V, Velassery S, Anand A*.Nobel Nominations in Science:Constraints of the Fairer Sex, AnnNeurosci. 2018 Jul;25(2):63-78
  74. Sharma K. Kaur G, Ghani A, KaurN, Bali P, Anand A*.IAN 2017 conference reportin Odisha. Ann Neurosci2018;25:247–249.
  75. Anand A*Sharma NK, Sharma, Singh R, Sharma S K, Single nucleotide polymorphism of rs1024611 implicates prominence ofinflammatory cascade by univariate modeling in Indian AMD. PLOS One Apr 18;13,4
  76. Prabhakar S., John R., Dhillon M.S., Sharma K., Bammidi S AnandA*.COL1A1 GenePolymorphisms associated with Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear in the IndianPopulation? Results of a Preliminary Case-Control Study.MLTJ-2018;8 (1):15-22
  77. Anand A*, Goyal AK,Bakshi J, Sharma K, Vir D, Didi A, Yoga as an Integrative Approach forPrevention and Treatment of Oral Cancer. Int J Yoga. 2018 Sep-Dec; 11(3):177–185
  78. AnandA*Mapping and Characterizationof Integrated Health Care Policy in India: A Recipe of Ministry of Health andFamily Welfare. Ann Neurosci 2018;25:46–47
  79. AnandA*National Medical CommissionSet to Replace Medical Council of India after Gorakhpur Episode: A Case forQuality Assurance. Ann Neurosci 2018;25:48–49
  80. Sharma NK, Mathur D, Vinish M, Sharma R,Bhatia K, Pannu V, Anand A*.Hype andHopes of Stem Cell Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases. In: Mukhopadhyay A.(eds) Regenerative Medicine: Laboratory to Clinic. Springer Nature.      http://doi-org
  81. Pal D.K., Bhalla A, Bammidi S, Telles S,Kohli A, Kumar S, Devi P, Kaur N, Sharma K,Kumar R, Malik N, Thakur V, Bhargava G.G, Goyal A.K, Devi G, ChauhanS, Singh G, Ahmad S, Joshi M, Sharmil A, Sharma K, Tyagi R, Modgil S, Bali P.,Bhatt V, Sharma J, Singh A.NegiJ., Rajesh S.K, Sharma G, Sharma P, Vats R,Nagarathna R, Bhavanani A.B, Burugupalli K.M, Vetrivendan R, Nagendra HR, Anand A*.Can Yoga Based DiabetesManagement Studies Facilitate Integrative Medicine in India: Current Status andFuture Direction. Integr Med Int.2017;4:125-141
  82. AnandA*, Pannu V, Bhalla A., SinghG., Singh S. Can Yoga Bring Molecular Changes in Brain and Body: Gaps andTrends. Research-Based Perspectives on the Psychophysiology of Yoga 2017;pp.86-102, DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2788-6.ch006.
  83. AnandA*, Tyagi R., Kaur P. PolicyResearch for Assessment of Quality Assurance Practices in skill development forDoctoral Programs in Medical Institutes. Ann Neurosci 2017;24:134-135.
  84. AnandA*, Tyagi R., Kaur P.Incubating Integrative Medicine in India through PMO’s Atal Incubator Scheme ofNiti Aayog. Ann Neurosci 2017;24:131-133.
  85. ModgilS,Cameotra S S,  Sharma VL, Anand A*. EarlyLife Pb Exposure and its Effect on Later Life Retinal Degeneration.J Cell Biochem. 2017,118,3213–3224.
  86. Telles S., Sayal N., Nacht C., ChopraA., Patel K., Wnuk A., Dalvi P, · Bhatia K, Miranpuri G, Anand A*.Yoga: Can It Be Integrated with Treatment of NeuropathicPain. Integr Med Int.2017;4:69-84.
  87. AnandA* Homecoming. AnnNeurosci 2017;24:61-62.
  88. AnandA* Manesar Declaration forIntegrative Medicine. Ann Neurosci 2017;24:55-56.
  89. MinhasG, Mathur D, Pannu V, Sharma NK, Anand A*. Hypoxia in CNS pathologies: Emergingrole of miRNA-based neurotherapeutics. Front. In Neurosc 2017 Jul 11;11:386.
  90. Gupta P. Koushal V. Narayan C. Anand A*. Building Genetic Database atMedical Institutes: Implement Patient Cost Audit and Improve BiomedicalResearch. Ann Neurosci 2017;24:3-4.
  91. AnandA*. Demonetized Cost ofNeuroscience: Time for “Modi” Brain Fund. Ann Neurosci 2017;24:1-2
  92. Minhas G, Prabhakar S., Morishita R.,Shimamura M, Bansal R, Anand A*.Transplantationof lineage-negative stem cells in pterygopalatine artery ligation inducedretinal ischemia–reperfusion injury in mice. Mol Cell Biochem,2017,429:123-136
  93. Price A, Biswas R, Anand A*. Person-Centered Healthcare and Integrated Public Health. IntegrMed Int 2017;4:52–56
  94. Bammidi S., Sharma K, Tyagi R, SharmaNK, Anand A*. Eye Genetics: The RoadAhead to Quality Standards. In: Prakash G., Iwata T. (eds) Advances in Vision Research,Volume I. Essentials in Ophthalmology. Springer, Tokyo.
  95. Anand A*. Narendra Modi’s citizen centeredYoga-Diabetes Management Program: Will Indian State install IntegrativeMedicine in premier Institutes? IntegrMed. Int.2017;4:66-68.
  96. Jindal N, Banik A, Prabhakar S, Vaiphie K, AnandA*. Alteration of Neurotrophic Factors After Transplantation of Bone MarrowDerived Lin-ve Stem Cell in NMDA-Induced Mouse Model of Retinal Degeneration. JCell Biochem. 2016. doi: 10.1002/jcb.25827.
  97. SharmaK, Tyagi R, Singh R, Sharma SK, Anand A*Serum Levels of TIMP3, LIPC, IER3 and SLC16A8 in CFH Negative AMD Cases. JCell Biochem. 2016. Doi:10.1002/jcb.25837
  98. Anand A*. TellesS. Indian PM’s International Yoga Day 2016 Advocacy: Trends, Advances andFuture Perspectives. Integr. Med. Int.2016;3:113–114.
  99. Anand A*. New Tools to Probe Ancient Technique. IntegrMed Int. 2016;3:115–131
  100. Anand A* Affordable Neurogenetic Screening as aPowerful Tool for Beti Bachao. AnnNeurosci 2016;23:195-196.
  101. Anand A*. Sayal N. InternationalYoga Day 2016: A Call for Analysis of One Month Training Program on the HealthBenefits of PM's Call for Yoga, Ann Neurosci. 2016: 23; 3.
  102. John R, Prabhakar S, Dhillon M S, Anand A, MinhasG. Association of ACL tears and single nucleotidepolymorphisms in the collagen12 A1 gene in the Indian population-a preliminary case-control study,Muscles,Ligaments and Tendons Journal 2016;6 (2):253-257
  103. Anand A*, Sharma K, SharmaSK, Singh R, Sharma NK, Prasad K. AMD Genetics in India: The Missing Links, FrontAging Neurosci 2016 May 23;8:115.
  104. Bali P, Lahiri DK, Banik A, Nehru B, Anand A* Potentialfor Stem Cells Therapy in Alzheimer's Disease: Do Neurotrophic Factors PlayCritical Role? Curr AlzheimerRes. 2016;14(2):208-220.
  105. Mathur D,Goyal K, Koul V, Anand A*. Themolecular links of re-emerging therapy: A review of evidence of Brahmi (Bacopamonniera). Frontiers in Pharmacology 2016Mar 4;7:44.
  106. Anand A* Redefining QualityStandards in Basic Research Investigations by Broadening the Purview of GLP InQuality Best Practices (selected QCI-DL Shah National Quality Award WinningCase Studies) Ed by Prof Anil K Srivastava and SN Nandi, 2015, Quality Council of India.pp 15-27.
  107. Thakur K and Anand A*. Milk metabolites andneurodegeneration: Is there crosstalk? Ann Neurosci. 2015:22(4); 239-243.
  108. Sharma K, Sharma NK, Singh R, Anand A* Exploring the role of VEGF inIndian Age related macular degeneration. Ann Neurosci. 2015:22(4);232-237.
  109. Minhas G, Morishita R, Shimamura M, Bansal R, Anand A*Modeling transientretinal ischemia in mouse by ligation of pterygopalatine artery. AnnNeurosci. 2015:22(4);222
  110. Banik A,Prabhakar S, Kalra J, Anand A* Effectof human umbilical cord blood derived lineage negative stem cells transplantedin amyloid-<beta> induced cognitive impaired mice. Behav Brain Res. 2015;291:46-59
  111. Banik A,Brown RE,Bamburg J, Lahiri DK, Khurana D, Friedland RP, Chen W, Ding Y, MudherA, Padjen AL, Ladinska EM, Ihara M, Srivastava S, Srivastava MVP, Masters CL,KalariaRN,  Anand A*.Translationof Pre-clinical Studies into Successful Clinical Trials for Alzheimer’sDisease: What are the Roadblocks and How Can They Be Overcome?JAlzheimers Dis. 2015;47,4; 815-843.
  112. Anand A*. Is biological reductionismnecessary to combat memory disorders. Ethnopharmacology:Indian Trends, Perspectives and Innovations.2015:ISBN:978-81-7487-947-9.
  113. Minhas G, Anand A*. AsiaARVO 2015 Report. Ann Neurosci. 2015:22(3); 189-190.
  114. Lakhotia SC and Anand A* Excellencein medical research – can we make it in india? Ann Neurosci.  2015: 22(2); 55-57.
  115. Anand A*, Tyagi R, Mohanty M, Goyal M,Silva RD, Wijekoon N. Dystrophy induced cognitive impairment: mechanisms, modelsand therapeutic strategies. Ann Neurosci. 2015:22(2); 108-118.
  116. Jones KM, Bhattacharjee R, Krishnamurthi R, Blanton S, Theadom A, Barker-Collo S, Thrift A, Parmar P, Maujean A, Ranta A,Sanya E, Feigin VL,Ratnasabapathy Y, Taylor D, Kendall E, Ehrlich C, Wolf S, Cadilhac D, MacKay-Lyons M, Mehndiratta MM, Pandian JD, Arora D, Langhorn P,Saposnik G, Venketasubramanian N, Norrving B, Anand A, Kurana D, Brainin M, Bornstein N, Lindley R, Abd-Allah F, Obiako R, Sanya E, O'Connor M, Stolwyk R, New P.Methodology of the Stroke Self-ManagementRehabilitation Trial: an international, multisite pilot trial. J StrokeCerebrovasc Dis. 2015 Feb;24(2):297-303.
  117. Thakur K, Sharma S, Prabhakar S, Gupta PK, Anand A*. Revisiting the dilution factor as vital parameter forsensitivity of ELISA assay in CSF and Plasma. Ann Neurosci. 2015: 22(1); 37-42.
  118. Goyal K,Koul V, Singh Y, Anand A*.Targeted Drug Delivery to Central NervousSystem (CNS) for the Treatment of Neurodegenerative Disorders: Trends andAdvances. Cent Nerv Syst Agents MedChem.2014;14(1):43-59.
  119. Banik A,Prabhakar S and Anand A*. An Enriched Population of CD45, CD34 and CD117Stem Cells in Human Umbilical Cord Blood for Potential Therapeutic RegenerativeStrategies. Curr Neurovasc Res.2014 Sep 2 1567-2026.2.5
  120. Minhas G, Modgil S, Anand A*.Role of iron in ischemia-induced neurodegeneration: Mechanisms and Insights. Metab Brain Dis. 2014 Sep;29(3):583-91.
  121. Sharma NK, Sharma K, Gupta A,Prabhakar S, Singh R, Gupta PK, Anand A*Does toll like receptor-3 have any role in Indian AMDphenotype, Molecular and Cell Biochem 2014,Aug 30.393:1–8 2.4
  122. Anand A*,Sharma K,Chen W, Sharma NK.Using current data to define new approach in age relatedmacular degeneration: need to accelerate translational research. CurrGenomics. 2014 Aug;15(4):266-77.2.8
  123. Sharma K, Sharma N K, Anand A*.Why AMD is a disease of ageing and not of development: mechanisms and insights.Front. Aging Neurosci 2014 Jul10;6:151.
  124. Anand A*, Modgil S, Sharma VL, Shri R, Kaushik S. Preserving Neural Retina throughRe-emerging Herbal Interventions. JCell Biochem. 2014 Oct;115(10):1659-68.
  125. Anand A*,Gupta PK,Prabhakar S, Sharma S, Thakur K. Analysis of smoking and LPO in ALS. NeurochemInt. 2014;71:47-55.3.8
  126. Anand A*National model for replicating benchmarking of basic researchinvestigations in govt institutes: a case for ministries of science andtechnology and health and family welfare.AnnNeurosci. 2014 Apr;21(2):41.
  127. Modgil S, Lahiri DK, Sharma VL, AnandA*. Role of early life exposure and environment on neurodegeneration:implications on brain disorders. TranslNeurodegener. 2014 Apr 29;3:9
  128. Anand A*, Bammidi S, Bali P. Cytoskeleton dynamics in retina. Criticalreviews of eukaryotic gene expression. 2014;24(3):255-68.
  129. Jindal N, Minhas G, Prabhakar S, AnandA*. Characterization of Lin-ve CD34 and CD117 Cell Population Reveals anIncreased Expression in Bone Marrow Derived Stem Cells, Curr NeurovascRes2014 Feb;11(1):68-74 2.5
  130. Anand A*Need for innovation in medical institutions,Ann Neurosci.2014 Jan;21(1):1-2
  131. AnandA*,BammidiS. Medical education and training:implications for india. Ann Neurosci. 2014;21(1):3-4.
  132. Anand A*,Sharma NK, Singh R, Gupta A, Prabhakar S, Jindal N,  Bhatt AK, Sharma SK Gupta PK. Does DcR1(TNF-related apoptosis-inducing-ligand Receptor 3) have any role in human AMDpathogenesis? Scientific Reports 2014 Feb 18;4:4114.
  133. Anand A*, Sharma NK, Gupta A, Prabhakar S, Sharma SK, Singh R. Superoxidedismutase1 levels in North Indian population with Age 2 related maculardegeneration. Oxid Med Cell Longev.2013 doi: 10.1155/2013/365046.3.4
  134. Anand A*, Thakur K, Gupta PK. ALS and Oxidative Stress: The Neurovascular Scenario Oxid Med Cell Longev. 2013:635831.Epub 2013 Dec 3. 3.4
  135. Anand A* and Rao MRS. Recipe for translational research in INDIA: MD-PhD orPhD-MD, Annals of Neurosciences.2013,20.3:85.
  136. Sharma NK, Sharma SK, Gupta A, PrabhakarS, Singh R, Anand A*. Predictive model for earlier diagnosis ofsuspected AMD patients DNA CellBiol. 2013 Sep;32(9):549-55. 2
  137. Sharma NK, Gupta A, Prabhakar S,Singh R, Sharma SK, Chen W, Anand A* Association between CFH Y402Hpolymorphism and age related macular degeneration in North Indian cohort Plos One.2013Jul 29;8(7):e70193 3.5
  138. Sharma NK, Gupta A, Prabhakar S,Singh R, Bhatt AK, Anand A*. CCChemokine receptor-3 as new target for age related macular degeneration innorth Indian population Gene 2013Jul 1;523(1):106-11. 2.2
  139. Khurana D, Mathur D, Prabhakar S, AnandA*. Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and monocyte chemoattractantprotein-1 (MCP-1) levels unaltered in symptomatic atherosclerotic carotidplaque patients from North India. Frontiers in Neurology 2013 Apr2;4:2.
  140. Abburi C, Prabhakar S, Kalra J,Huria A, Anand A*.Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) inducedproliferation of human fetal derived ciliary epithelium stem cells is mediatedby Jagged - N Cadherin pathway Curr AlzheimerRes 2013May 1;10(2):93-102.2.5
  141. AnandA*CRIKC-BRNS Meeting report. Ann Neurosci.2013 Apr;20(2):79.
  142. Banik A and Anand A*.Preclinical Non-human Models to Combat Dementia. AnnNeurosci.2013; 20(1): 24-29.
  143. English D, Sharma NK, Sharma K, AnandA*Neural Stem Cells – Trends and Advances. J Cell Biochem. 2013 Apr;114(4):764-72..
  144. Anand A*, Sharma NK, Gupta A, Prabhakar S, Sharma S, Singh R, Gupta PK, SingleNucleotide Polymorphisms in MCP-1 and its Receptor are associated with the riskof Age Related Macular Degeneration. PlosOne. 2012 Nov21 7(11):e49905.
  145. Sharma NK, Prabhakar S, Gupta A, Singh R, Gupta PK, Anand A*New Biomarker for Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Eotaxin-2DNA Cell Biol.2012 Nov;31(11):1618-27.
  146. Sharma NK,Gupta A,Prabhakar S, Singh R,Sharma S,Anand A*.Single Nucleotide Polymorphismand Serum Levels of VEGFR2are associated with Age Related Macular Degeneration.Curr NeurovascRes.2012 Nov;9(4):256-65
  147. Bhutani H, Anand A*Biomarkersin Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: is there a neurovascular pathway CurrentNeurovascular Research 2012 Nov;9(4):302-9.
  148. Gupta PK, Prabhakar S, Sharma K, Anand A*.  Possibleassociation between expression of chemokine receptor-2 (CCR2) and amyotrophiclateral sclerosis (ALS) patients of North India. PloS One2012;7(6):38382
  149. Anand A*, Banik A, ThakurK, Masters C. The animal models of Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease forpre-clinical testing and clinical translation. Curr Alzheimer Res. 2012 Nov;9(9):1010-29.4
  150. Minhas G, Morishita R, Anand A*. Preclinical models toinvestigate retinal ischemia: advances and drawbacks. Front Neurol. 2012;3:75.
  151. Jindal N, Mukhopadhyay A, Anand A*. The emerging role of stem cells in ocularneurodegeneration: hype of hope? MolCell Biochem.2012;365(1-2):65-76.
  152. Abburi C and Anand A*Ciliary epithelium: an under evaluated target for therapeutic regeneration. CriticalReviews in Eukaryotic Gene Expression2012 22:2, 87-95. 3
  153. Minhas G, Anand A*.Animal models of retinal ischemiaBrain Injury / Prof. Amit Agrawal (Ed.),  Intech open science publishers , ISBN:978-953-51-0265-6,
  154. Anand A*, Gupta PK,Sharma NK, Prabhakar S. Soluble VEGFR1 (sVEGFR1) as a novel marker ofAmyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) in the North Indian ALS patients. Eur J Neurol. 2012 May;19(5):788-92.3.8
  155. Gupta PK, Prabhakar S, Sharma S, Anand A*. Apredictive model for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) diagnosis. J Neurol Sci. 2012 Jan15;312(1-2):68-7.2.3
  156. Singh T, Prabhakar S, Gupta A, Anand A*. Recruitmentof stem cells into the injured retina after laser injury. Stem Cells Dev. 2012 Feb 10;21(3):448-54. 4.2
  157. Mathur D, Pereira WC, AnandA*. Emergence of chondrogenic progenitor stem cells in transplantationbiology- prospects and drawbacks. J Cell Biochem. 2012Feb;113(2):397-403.
  158. Muthaian R, Minhas G, Anand A*. Pathophysiology ofstroke and stroke induced retinal ischemia: Emerging role of stem cells. JCell Physiol. 2012 Mar;227(3):1269-79.3.8
  159. GuptaPK, Prabhakar S, Abburi C, Sharma NK, AnandA*. Vascular endothelial growth factor-A and chemokine ligand (CCL2) genesare upregulated in peripheral blood mononuclear cells in Indian amyotrophiclateral sclerosis patients. J Neuroinflammation. 2011 Sep9;8:114. 4.9
  160. GuptaPK, PrabhakarS, Sharma S, Anand A*. Vascular endothelial growth factor-A(VEGF-A) and chemokine ligand-2 (CCL2) in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)patients. Journal of Neuroinflammation.2011 May 13;8:47 7.
  161. PrabhakarS, Saraf MK, Banik A, Anand A*.Bacopa monniera selectively attenuatessuppressed Superoxide dismutase activity in diazepam induced amnesic mice. Annalsof Neurosciences.2011; 18(1):8-13.
  162. BanikA, and Anand A* Loss of learning in micewhen exposed to rat odor: A water maze study. BehavioralBrain Research. 2011;216(1):466-71.3.6
  163. VinishM, Anand A* and Prabhakar S, Alteredoxidativestress levels in the Indian Parkinson’s disease patients withPARK2mutations. Acta Biochimica Polonica. 2011;58(2):165-169. 1.1
  164. SarafMK, Prabhakar S, Khanduja KL, and AnandA* Bacopa monniera attenuatesscopolamine-induced impairment of spatial memory in Mice. Evidence Based Complementary andAlternative Medicine. 2011;March 31,236186.
  165. PrabhakarS, Muthaian R, Chhabra R, and Anand A*Analysisof homing potential of marrow-derived mononuclear cells in an experimentally-inducedbrain stroke mouse model. Brain Injury2010;24(12):1485-90. 2.1
  166. Anand A*. StemCell entrepreneurship in India- Trends and Advances. Annals of Neurosciences2010;17(3):106-109
  167. EnglishD and Anand A. India as thepotential headquarters of International Stem Cell Research. Annalsof Neurosciences. 2010;17(3):104-105
  168. AnandA*. Raising the Bar. Editorial. Annals of Neurosciences 2010;17(2):51-53
  169. Anand A*.SarafMK, Prabhakar S, Antiamnesic effect of B. monniera on L-NNA induced amnesiainvolves calmodulin. Neurochem Res. 2010;35(8):1172-812.1
  170. SarafMK, Prabhakar S, Anand A*.Neuroprotective effect of Bacopa monnieraon ischemia induced brain injury. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 2010 Dec;97(2):192-7 2.7
  171. PrabhakarS, Vinish M, Das C P, Anand A* Occurrenceof PARK2 mutations in a never-smoker population with Parkinson's disease inNorth India. Neuroepidemiology.2010;35(2):152-9. 2.5
  172. VinishM, Prabhakar S, Khullar M, Anand A*. Genetic Screening reveals highfrequency of PARK 2 mutations and Parkin expression conferring risk forParkinsonism in North West India. Journalof Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 2010;81(2):166-70 5.6
  173. SarafMK, Anand A*and Prabhakar S, Scopolamine induced amnesia is reversed byBacopa monniera through participation of kinase-CREB pathway Neurochemical Research. 2010;35(2):279-87.
  174. EnglishD and Anand A. Editorial Neural StemCell Therapy-How the hype began. Annals of Neurosciences 2010;17(1):1
  175. EnglishD, Anand A, Veram S.R, Stefan Gluck.Neural Stem Cells: New Hope for successful therapy. Stem Cell and RegenerativeMedicine, 2010,100-2.
  176. DenisEnglish, Anand A, Rama Verma andStephan Gluck. Neural stem cells. In: HS Cheung, editor. Stem Cell Biology: Anupdate, 2010, Bentham Publishers;
  177. Anand A*.Vinish M, Prabhakar S, A Case ofmanifesting Carrier with DMD Phenotype. ActaMedica2009;52(4):167-70 1
  178. Lenka N, and Anand A. Advancements inStem Cell Research-An Indian perspective. Annals of Neurosciences 2009;16(3):97.
  179. Anand A*. Thelong and short of it. Editorial. Annalsof Neurosciences 2009;16(2):45.
  180. AnandA*. Science entrepreneurship: Challenges andopportunities in India. Journal ofPublic Administration and Policy Research. 2009;1(1):1–3.
  181. AnandA*. Journal needs aggressive policy. Editorial. Annals of Neurosciences.  2009;16(1):1.
  182. SharmaNK, Prabhakar S, Anand A*. Age related macular degeneration-Advances andTrends. Annals of Neurosciences2009;16(2):62-71.
  183. SarafMK, Prabhakar S, Anand A* Bacopa Monniera alleviates LNNA inducedbut not MK 801 induced amnesia:  mouse morriswater maze study. Neuroscience2009;160(1):149-155
  184. PrabhakarS, Saraf MK, Pandhi P, Anand A*.Bacopa monniera exerts antiamnesiceffect on diazepam-induced anterograde amnesia in mice. Psychopharmacology2008;200(1):27-37.3.4
  185. Saraf MK,Prabhakar S, Pandhi P, Anand A*. Bacopa monniera ameliorates amnesiceffects of diazepam qualifying behavioral–molecular partitioning. Neuroscience2008; 155(2):476-484. 3.5
  186. Anand A*,Saraf MK, Prabhakar S. Sustained inhibition of brotizolam induced anterogradeamnesia by norharmane and retrograde amnesia by L-glutamic acid in mice. BehaviouralBrain Research. 2007; 182(1):12-20.
  187. SodhiM, Mukesh M*, Anand A, Bhatia S andMishra BP. Assessment of genetic variability in two north Indian buffalo breedsusing random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) markers. Asian-Aust. J. Anim Sci2006; 19(9):1234-1239. .6
  188. AmbatiJ, Anand A, Sakurai E, Kuziel WA,Rollins BJ and Ambati BK. Mouse models of visual deficits. Nature Medicine2004;10:663. 28
  189. AmbatiBK, Anand A, Joussen AM, Kuziel WA,Adamis AP, Ambati J*. Corneal Neovascularization: Sustained inhibition ofcorneal neovascularization by genetic ablation of CCR5. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci2003; 44(2):590-3.
  190. SakuraiE, Taguchi H, Anand A, Ambati BK,Gragoudas ES, Miller JW, Adamis AP, Ambati J. Targeted Disruption of the CD18or ICAM-1 Gene Inhibits Experimental Choroidal Neovascularization. InvestOphthalmol Vis Sci. 2003; 44(6):2743-9.3.6
  191. AmbatiJ, Anand A, Fernandez S, Sakurai E,Lynn BC, Kuziel WA, Rollins BJ, Ambati BK. An animal model of age-relatedmacular degeneration in senescent Ccl-2- or Ccr-2-deficient mice. NatureMedicine2003; 9:1390-1397.
  192. Sakurai E, Anand A, Ambati BK, Rooijen NV, AmbatiJ. Macrophage depletion inhibits experimental choroidal neo-vascularization. InvestOphthalmol Vis Sci 2003; 44(8): 3578-85.
  193. PrabhakarS, Anand A. Detection of 1583 bpgene transcript in lymphocytes of muscular dystrophy patients. NeurologyIndia 2002; 50(4):537-8.
  194. Anand A*In: Manufacturing of Gene Therapeutics: Gene Delivery: Ed G Subramanian, 2001:245-272 (Kluwer/Plenum Academic Press).
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