Publication by an AIMU student in collaboration with faculty

An AIMU graduate, Dr St Hilaire has recently published a research paper. The work was done during his undergraduate study at North Central University, USA and his course of study at AIMU. The paper has been published in collaboration with AIMU faculty members. The paper is cited below:

Clarence St Hilaire, Aisha Harris-Smith Cox, Satyajit Patra, Sahana Salins. An Intervention Model for a Risky Health Behavior in Minorities Facing Cultural and Global Health Challenges: The Case of Twalèt Déba (Feminine Hygiene). J Gynecol Women’s Health. 2017; 7(2): 555715. The article is available at

Publication of a book chapter

Dr P Ravi Shankar, Associate Dean of Medicine has published a book chapter titled ‘Misconceptions and misuse of medicines in developing countries’ in the book titled ‘Social and Administrative Aspects of Pharmacy in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Present Challenges and Future Solutions’ edited by Prof. Izham of Qatar University, Prof. Wertheimer of Nova Southeastern University, Florida and Prof. Babar of University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom. The book has been published by Elsevier Science. To get further details please click here

Publications in 2017 with AIMU as the affiliation

Jha N, Rathore DS, Shankar PR Bhandari S, Mohammed Alshakka, Sudesh Gyawali. Knowledge, attitude and practice regarding pharmacovigilance and consumer pharmacovigilance among consumers at Lalitpur district, Nepal.Journal of Nepal Health Research Council 2017; 15 (35):31-37.

Shankar PR, Bhat MS, Dwivedi NR, Nandy A, Barton B. Procrastination among basic science students in a Caribbean medical school. AMEE MedEdPublish 2017:6(1): PAPER NO: 55 , DOI: HTTPS://DOI.ORG/10.15694/MEP.2017.000055 .

Shankar PR. My students surprise me every day. Archives of Medicine and Health Sciences 2017; 5: 103-106.

Shankar PR. Fact or fiction? What healthcare professionals need to know about pharmaceutical marketing in the European Union. Indian Journal of Pharmacology 2017;49 (2):211-212.

Reviews in 2017 with AIMU as the affiliation

Hensen NMJ, ten Cate O. How to deal with the unmotivated medical student in small group sessions? AMEE MedEdPublish

Standardization and validation of Objective Structured Practical Examination (OSPE) in Pharmacology: Our experience & lessons learned. Indian Journal of Pharmacology.

Taylor A, Lehmann S, Chisolm M. Integrating humanities curricula in medical education: a needs assessment. AMEE MedEdPublish

Ligon BL, Turner TL, Thamsitboon S. Highlighting common pitfalls to avoid when writing the medical education manuscript. AMEE MedEdPublish

Hughes Y, Lyons N. Does the Flipped Classroom improve exam performance in medical education? A systematic review. AMEE MedEdPublish

Gastrin, histamine, prostaglandin: indicators for assessing efficacy of cimetidine, omeprazole and ranitidine in gastric ulcer treatment. Janaki Medical College Journal of Medical Sciences.

Effect of Lighting on Concentration of Medical Students: A Randomised Controlled Trial. Journal of Advances in Medicine and Medical Research.

Metformin use correlates with reduced risk of gallstones in diabetes patients: a 12-year follow-up study. Annals of Saudi Medicine

Freire’s view of a progressive and humanistic education: Implications for medical education. AMEE MedEdPublish.

Incorporating engaged learning into medical student large group sessions. AMEE MedEdPublish.

Teaching in the high-technological clinical setting- a new approach. AMEE MedEdPublish.

Increasing Trends in Illicit Practices of Clinical Laboratory Medicine Service in Nepal. Janaki Medical College Journal of Medical Sciences.

Exploring the knowledge and perception of generic medicines among final year undergraduate medical, pharmacy and nursing students in Sierra Leone:  A comparative cross-sectional approach. SAGE Open Medicine.

Drug promotion in a resource-constrained Nigerian environment: A cross-sectional study of the influence of pharmaceutical sales representatives on the prescribing behaviours of Medical Practitioners in Abia State. Archives of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Medication consumption and use behavior among non-healthcare college students in Northwest Ethiopia. Archives of Medicine and Health Sciences.

A systematic review of the literature to assess self-medication practices. Annals of Medical and Health Sciences Research.

Policy or income to affect the generation of medical wastes: An

application of environmental Kuznets Curve. Journal of Cleaner Production.

Effectiveness of flipped class room as a teaching tool: A Pilot Study. National Journal of Integrated Research in Medicine.

Overview and reflections of a community pharmacy internship module for undergraduate pharmacy students in western Nepal. Journal of Educational Evaluation for Health Professions.

List of publications by Dr. Patra  between 2015-2017.

Patra S, Young V, Llewellyn L, Senapati J; Mathew J: BRAF, KRAS and PIK3CA Mutation and Sensitivity to Trastuzumab in Breast Cancer Cell Line Model (in press).

Patra S, Pandian K. Chikungunya: A Threat for Caribbean. Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease. 2016 Jul-Aug;14(4):419-20. PubMed PMID:27313124.2016.

Patra S, Young V. A Review of 3D Printing Techniques and the Future in Biofabrication of Bioprinted Tissue. Cell Biochem Biophys. 2016 Jun;74(2):93-8. Review. PubMed PMID: 27193609.

Patra S, Muthuraman MS, Meenu M, Priya P, Pemaiah B. Anti-inflammatory Effects of Royal Poinciana Through Inhibition of Toll-Like Receptor 4 Signaling Pathway. International Immunopharmacology. 2016; 34: 199-211. PMID: 26971223

Patra S, Surface Tension in Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms. Journal of Life Science and Biotechnology. 2016 1: 17-19.

Patra S. Overview of xeroderma pigmentosum mutations, prognosis, and treatment. Cellular Immunology & Immunotherapeutics. 2016; 1:1-2.

Sahu PK, Panda M, Patra S, Das S, Satyamoorthy K, Mohanty D. A study of the PfNT3 in Plasmodium falciparum; Med & Health 2015; 10 (2): 123-136.

Patra S, Epigenetic Regulation and Aging. Journal of Syndrome and Gene Repair. 2015; 1(1): 101e.

Patra S, Nithya S, Srinithya B, Muthuraman MS, Review of Medicinal Plants for Anti-Obesity Activity, Translational Biomedicine. 2015. 6(3): 21.

Patra S, Andrew AA, Human, Social, and Environmental Impacts of Genetic Engineering, Journal of Biomedical Sciences. 2015; 4 (2): 14.

Patra S, Andrew AA. Intersex and gender controversies, Clinical Case Reports and Review. 2015; (9): 192

Patra S, Sankeerth MS. Muscle Metastases and Its Applications in Cancer Biology. Austin Journal of Cancer & Clinical Research. 2015; 2(6): 1048

Patra S. Obesity – A Short Overview of Health Policies. Ann Nutr Metab. 2015; 66(4):187. PMID: 26044804.

Patra S, Andrew AA, Effects of Genetic Engineering – The Ethical and Social Implications. Annals of Clinical and Laboratory Research. 2015, 3:1:5.

Patra S, Muthuraman MS, Prabhu AR, Priyadharshini RR, Parthiban S. Evaluation of Antitumor and Antioxidant Activity of Sargassum tenerrimum against Ehrlich Ascites Carcinoma in Mice. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2015;16 (3):915-21. PMID: 25735382.

List of publications by Gabriel D. Dakubo between 2015-2017.

1.Gabriel D. Dakubo. Cancer Biomarkers in Body Fluids: Biomarkers in Circulation. ISBN 978-3-319-48359-7. Springer International Publishing (November 2016).

2.Gabriel D. Dakubo. Cancer Biomarkers in Body Fluids: Principles. ISBN 978-3-319-01579-8. Springer International Publishing. (September 2016).

3.Shankar PR, Dwivedl NR, Balasubramanium R, Nandy A, Dakubo G. Barton B. Student attitude towards integrative medicine in a Caribbean medical school. Manipal Journal of Medical Sciences. 2016; 1(1): 14-20

4.Alibegashvili M, Dakubo GD, Zibzibadze M, Veshapidze N, Ramishvili L, Gordeziani M, Chigogidze T, Khazaradze A, and Kotrikadze N. Changes in membrane organization of blood erythrocytes from men with different forms of prostate tumors. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, 2016;9(2):4137-4142

5.Dakubo GD. Danely P. Slaughter’s field cancerization concept of carcinogenesis: The path forward to early cancer detection and chemoprevention. Cell and Developmental Biology, 2015 4:2 158

6.Dakubo GD. Enigmatic biomolecules from the mitochondrial genome. Biological Systems, 2015 4:2 137

7.Shankar PR, Dwivedl NR, Balasubramanium R, Dakubo GD. Student knowledge and perception before and after an orientation program in an offshore Caribbean medical school. Education in Medicine Journal, 2015; 7(1): e57 – e63


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