Sunita Girish, PhD

Pune, India
Role: 
Scholar
BJGMC-JHU Fogarty HIV-TB Program Trainee

Education:
Ph.D,  Pune University, 2005 (Medical Biochemistry) title “Antioxidant Status in Leprosy.”

Overview:
How to improve health systems to combat  various infectious diseases like Leprosy, Tuberculosis and HIV in developing countries, is a research and policy issue that affects many aspects of public health. My research interests include further to understand molecular  level changes in cystic fibrosis which is under diagnosed .My interests also involve innovations in molecular techniques dealing with infectious diseases, help  governments in developing countries to improve and modify drug policies and effectively treat infectious diseases.

Honors and Awards:

  1. 1 "Effect of Aspirin on Lens Membrane Permeability."
    Presented at XX Annual conference of Research Society of B.J.Medical College & Sassoon General Hospitals Pune.
    The Paper was awarded First Prize in Competition session.
  2. "Glutathione metabolism as a measure of Oxidant Stress in leprosy patients on continuous Dapsone therapy."
    Presented at XXX Annual conference of Research Society of B.J.Medical College & Sassoon General Hospitals Pune.
    The Paper was awarded Second Prize in Competition session