RESEARCH

 

 BMST is a recognized research centre both by the Rajiv Gandhi University of Medical Sciences, Karnataka as well as the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India.

BMST does studies in all its areas of operation and has published several papers in International as well as Indian journals. Some important studies / papers are:

Latha Jagannathan, Mrinalini Chaturvedi, Sanjana Mudalia, Theodore Kamaladoss, Megan Rice, Edward L. Murphy, Risk factors for chronic hepatitis B virus infection among blood donors in Bangalore, India. Transfus Med. 2010 December ; 20(6): 414–420. doi:10.1111/j.1365-3148.2010.01032.x.

Sanjana Dontula,, Ankit Mathur, Theodore Kamaladoss, Siddappa Adimurthy,  Latha Jagannathan,  Donor disclosure – a donor’s right and blood bank’s responsibility, Transfusion Alternatives in Transfusion Medicine © 2012 Medical Education Global Solutions, doi: 10.1111/j.1778-428X.2012.01157.x

Latha Jagannathan Mrinalini Chaturvedi,Bhuthaiah Satish, Kadappa Shivappa Satish, Anita Desai, D. K. Subbakrishna, Parthasarathy Satishchandra, Ramasamy Pitchappan, Kamala Balakrishnan, Paturu Kondaiah, Vasanthapuram Ravi. HLA-B∗57 and Gender Influence the Occurrence of Tuberculosis in HIV Infected People of South India. Hindawi Publishing Corporation, Clinical and Developmental Immunology, Volume 2011, Article ID 549023, doi:10.1155/2011/549023

Martin Maiers, Michael Halagan, Sangeeta Joshi, H Sudarshan Ballal, Latha Jagannatthan, Sharat Damodar, Periathiruvadi Srinivasan,Saranya Narayan, Navin Khattry, Pankaj Malhotra, Ranjana W Minz, Sandip A Shah, Raghu Rajagopal, Nezih Cereb, Soo Young Yang,Sunil Parekh, Joy Mammen, Dolly Daniels, Daniel Weisdorf, HLA match likelihoods for Indian patients seeking unrelated donor transplantation grafts: a population-based study.  Lancet Haematol 2014; 1: e57–63

Malali Gowda, Sheetal Ambardar, Nutan Dighe, Ashwini Manjunath, Chandana Shankaralingu, Pradeep Hirannaiah, John Harting, Swati Ranade, Latha Jagannathan, Sudhir Krishna. Comparative Analyses of Low, Medium and High-Resolution HLA Typing Technologies for Human Populations.  J Clin Cell Immunol 2016, 7:2 http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2155-9899.1000399

Ankit Mathur, Sanjana Dontula, Latha Jagannathan. An unusual case of a potentially clinically significant anti-M antibody in a healthy male blood donor without any history of blood transfusion. Blood Transfus 2011;9:339 DOI 10.2450/2011.0069-10

Mohanty, R. B. Colah, A. C. Gorakshakar, R. Z. Patel, D. C. Master, J. Mahanta, S. K. Sharma, U. Chaudhari, M. Ghosh, S. Das, R. P. Britt,  S. Singh, C. Ross, L. Jagannathan, R. Kau, D. K. Shukla, V. Muthuswamy Prevalence of β-thalassemia and other haemoglobinopathies in six cities in India: a multicentre study. J Community Genet (2013) 4:33–42, DOI 10.1007/s12687-012-0114-0

Helen L. Munrod, Banandur S. Pradeep, Ayyanat Jayachandrana, Catherine M. Lowndesd, Bidhubhusan Mahapatra, Banadakoppa M. Ramesh, Reynold Washington, Latha Jagannathan, Kevin Mendonca, Stephen Moses, James F. Blancharde, Michel Alarya. Prevalence and determinants of HIV and sexually transmitted infections in a general population-based sample in Mysore district, Karnataka state, southern India. AIDS 2008, Vol 22 (suppl 5)

B M Ramesh, Tara S H Beattie,  Isac Shajy,  Reynold Washington, Latta Jagannathan, Sushena Reza-Paul, James F Blanchard, Stephen Moses. Changes in risk behaviours and prevalence of sexually transmitted infections following HIV preventive interventions among female sex workers in five districts in Karnataka state, south India. Sex Transm Infect 2010 86: i17-i24, doi: 10.1136/sti.2009.038513

Soma Sen PhD, MSW, MA (Econ) , Jemel Aguilar MSW, PhD , Limyi Heng MSW & Shalini Gambhir MS (2014) Social Construct of Sex Work in India: Implications for HIV Prevention, Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services, 13:4, 353-370, DOI: 10.1080/15381501.2013.866918

Suneeta Krishnan, Shalini Gambhir, Ellen Luecke & Latha Jagannathan, (2016): Impact of a workplace intervention on attitudes and practices related to gender equity in Bengaluru, India, Global Public Health, DOI: 10.1080/17441692.2016.1156140