Executive Director, The George Institute for Global Health, India
- Professor of Nephrology and James Martin Professorial Fellow, University of Oxford
Professor Vivekanand Jha is the Executive Director, The George Institute for Global Health, India, and James Martin Fellow at The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford.
Prior to joining The George Institute, he was Professor of Nephrology and Head, Department of Translational Regenerative Medicine and Officer-In-Charge, Medical Education and Research Cell at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research in Chandigarh, India. Vivek serves on the international advisory boards of several organisations, including membership of the WHO Expert Advisory Panel on Human Cell, Tissue and Organ Transplantation, and the executive committee of the International Society of Nephrology.
He is a councillor of the International Society of Nephrology, a member of the education committees for the International Transplantation Society and International Society of Peritoneal Dialysis. He is a physician with a specialisation in the area of kidney diseases and he focuses on emerging public health threats globally and in India. He is particularly interested in using multi-disciplinary approaches and innovation to address the major challenge posed to humanity by non-communicable diseases.
Decellularized scaffold of cryopreserved rat kidney retains its recellularization potential.
Chani B. et al, (2017), PLoS One, 12
PLA2R antibodies, glomerular PLA2R deposits and variations in PLA2R1 and HLA-DQA1 genes in primary membranous nephropathy in South Asians.
Ramachandran R. et al, (2016), Nephrol Dial Transplant, 31, 1486 - 1493
Health in times of uncertainty in the eastern Mediterranean region, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013.
Mokdad AH. et al, (2016), The Lancet. Global health
CKD and Infectious Diseases in Asia Pacific: Challenges and Opportunities.
Jha V. and Prasad N., (2016), American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation, 68, 148 - 160
Bioavailable vitamin D levels are reduced and correlate with bone mineral density and markers of mineral metabolism in adults with nephrotic syndrome.
Aggarwal A. et al, (2016), Nephrology (Carlton, Vic.), 21, 483 - 489