Christian Medical College Vellore, India

CMC Vellore website

Main interests

  • Acute febrile illnesses
  • Tropical medicine
  • Travel medicine
  • HIV
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Antimicrobial stewardship

READ-It work areas:

  • Development of antimicrobial stewardship programmes
  • Development of antimicrobial policy and guidelines
  • Development of COVID-19 guidelines for India

Current projects:

  • NIHR brain infections global study: establishing a standard care package to improve diagnosis and early hospital management of patients with suspected acute brain infections in Low and Middle Income Countries
  • COVID-19 neurological disease: a multi-centre prospective case-control study
  • A multisite evaluation of functional genomic signatures for the improved diagnosis of acute undifferentiated febrile infections
  • Can we use sero-surveillance of of SARS-CoV-2 infection as a protective correlate of health care worker safety?
  • Multicentre capacity building project strengthening the detection, prevention and control of antimicrobial resistance in India – AIIMS-ICMR-CDC