Dr. Prakash Kumar Sahoo

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Dr. Prakash Kumar Sahoo

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Date of Joining : 03/02/1986
Date of Joining(present post): 01/09/2021

ICMR-Regional Medical Research Centre (Indian Council of Medical Research) Chandrasekhar pur, NALCO Chakka Bhubaneswar – 751023, India. Bhubaneswar, Odisha India, 754023


B-15, Plot No. 472/3871, Satyakunj, Puspak Villa, Ahalya Nagar, Patia Bhubaneswar- 751024

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Educational Qualifications:

M. Sc. , Ph. D.

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Research Experience
30 Years of Research experience in the field of Immunology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and virology of infectious diseases/vector-borne diseases
Workshops(last 5 years)

Workshop /Meeting

  1. Science and Technology interventions for the welfare of Schedule Tribes Organized by The National Academy of Sciences, India , Bhubneswar-2020
  2. Traditional Medicine Modern Approach for Affordable and Accessible Healthcare at Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh.-2020
  3. Show case at Modei festival at Nabarangpur-2019
  4. International workshop on clinical research ethics organized by NIH, USA and KIIT, Bhubaneswar-2019
  5. Launching of Nabarangpur project by honorable Chief Minister of Odisha at Conference hall of Odisha Secretariat-2019
  6. Laboratory diagnosis of Acute Febrile Illness in Odisha-2019
  7. 1st Regional advocacy workshop for DHR-ICMR VRDL Network , Bhubaneswar-2019
  8. Pre Audit of VRDL Lab with scientist from NIV/DHR, Bhubaneswar-2019
  9. Malaria Hub Meeting at RMRC, Bhubaneswar-2019
  10. Annual review meeting of VHF and RI project at Pune-2018
  11. Odisha Vikash Conclave at Sandy tower Bhubaneswar-2018
  12. The Consultative meeting of Measles Rubella laboratory network meeting at Delhi-2018
  13. Nominees of CPCSEA organized by Committee for the Purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals (CPCSEA), Ministry of Environment, forest and climate change, Government of India, New Delhi-2017
  14. Preparedness and Response for AES, JE and Encephalopathy organized by NVBDCP, Govt. of Orisha, SLN Medical College, Koraput, Odisha.-2017
  15. The SOP, timeline and other logistics of the multi centric sero-surveillance project. National Institute of Epidemiology, Chennai-2017
  16. Funding opportunity & Grant writing, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar-2017
  17. Foundation and Strategies of IPR for the start-ups, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar-2017
  18. A Mendeley Presentation, Mendeley, New Delhi-2016
  19. Conduction Eco Health Research: Basic Skills, PHIF, New Delhi-2016
  20. Good Clinical Practices & Bioethics, ICMR-RMRC, Bhubaneswar-2016
  21. Bio Asia 2016: The Global Bio-business Forum, Hyderabad-2016


  1. A paper entitled Prevalence of etiological agent of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Hospital samples has been presented by me in the 13th Conference on Vectors and Vector Borne Diseases, Chennai, India. -2017
  2. A paper entitled Prevalence of etiological agent of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Hospital samples has been presented by me in the 13th Conference on Vectors and Vector Borne Diseases, Chennai, India. -2019
The district administration got Platinum SKOCH award for the multicentric project entitled Farm-Based S&T Interventions for Socio-Economic Development in the Aspirational District of Nabarangpurin -2020. I am part of the multicentric project.
  1. A.K.Satapathy andP.K.Sahoo (2020) Species specific and cross reactive antigen of filarial worm: Brugiamalayi and Setariadigitata.Journal of Vector Borne Diseases. (In Press) (IF=1.1)
  2. Manoj V Murhekar, P Kamaraj, Muthusamy Santhosh Kumar, Prakash Kumar Sahoo et. al. (2019) Burden of dengue infection in India, 2017: a cross-sectional population based serosurveyThe Lancet Global Health, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ S2214-109X(19)30250-5 (IF=15.873)
  3. RashmiMishraa, Santosh K. Pandaa, Prakash Kumar Sahoo, Srilekha Mishra & Ashok Kumar Satapathya (2019) Self-reactive IgG4 antibodies are associated with blocking of pathology in human lymphatic filariasis. Cellular Immunologyhttps://doi.org/ 10.1016/ j.cellimm.2019.103927. (IF=2.993)
  4. P.K.Sahoo, S.K.Panda, A.K.Satapathy and S Pati (2018) Anti-filarial immunity blocks parasite development and plays a protective role.
    PLoS ONE. 13(6): e0199090. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal. pone.0199090). (IF=2.81)
  5. R.Mishra, P.K.Sahoo,S.Mishra, K.G.Gopinath, M.S.Bal, S.K.Kar and A.K.Satapathy (2017). Increased Fas ligand expression of peripheral B-1 cells
    correlated with CD4+ T cell apoptosis in filarial infected patients.
    Parasite Immunology, 2017 Apr;39(4).(IF=2.21)
  6. Bal M, Sahoo PK, Mandal N, Satapathy AK, Ranjit M, Kar SK. (2015) Maternal Infection Is a Risk Factor for Early Childhood Infection in Filariasis. PLoSNegl Trop Dis. Jul 30;9(7). (CI- 4) (IF=4.4)
  7. P.K.Sahoo (2015). “Water related disease - Leptospirosis: Regional problem” published in Odisha Environmental Congress Proceedings-2015
  8. R.Mishra, P.K.Sahoo,S.Mishra, K.G.Gopinath, B.Dwibedi, S.K.Kar and A.K.Satapathy (2014). Bancroftianfilariasis: circulating B1 cells decrease in microfilaria carrier and co relate with immunoglobulin M levels. Parasite Immunology 36:207-17. (CI- NIL) (IF=2.21)
  9. Madhumita Panda1†, Prakash K Sahoo†, Alok Das Mohapatra1, SoumyaKanti Dutta, Pravat K Thatoi, Rina Tripathy, Bidyut K Das, Ashok K Satpathy and Balachandran Ravindran1(2013). Decreased prevalence of sepsis but not mild or severe P. falciparum malaria is associated with pre-existing filarial infection. Parasites & Vectors, 6:203 († equal 1st author). (CI- 1) (IF=2.937)
  10. UpasanaSahu Prakash K. Sahoo Shantanu K. Kar Biranchi N. Mohapatra ManoranjanRanjit (2013). Association of TNF level with production of circulating cellular microparticles during clinical manifestation of human cerebral malaria. Human Immunology. 74 ( 6) 713-721 (CI- Nil) (IF=2.837)
  11. A. K. Panda, P.K. Sahoo, A.S.Kerketta, S. K Kar, B. Ravindran and A .K. Satapathy (2011) Human Lymphatic Filariasis: Genetic Polymorphism of Endothelin-1 and Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor II Correlates with Development of Chronic Disease. J . Infect. Dis .204 (2)315-22. (CI- 5) (IF=6.41)
  12. AN Sahoo, A Garg, N Padhi, P Sahoo, B Das (2010) Study on arthritis with reference to lymphatic filariasisIndian Journal of Rheumatology 5 (3), S24 (Nil)
  13. B Das, J Parida, A Sahoo, P Sahoo, R Tripathy, N Padhi, A Panda (2009) Serum mannose binding lectin in SLE .Indian Journal of Rheumatology 4 (3), S4 (Nil)
  14. S.Mand, K Pfarr, P.K.Sahoo. A.K.Satapathy, S.Specht, U.Klarmann, A.Y.Debrah,, B.Ravindran and A.Hoerauf (2009) Macrofilaricidal Activity and Amelioration of Lymphatic Pathology in BnacroftianFilariasis after 3 weeks of Doxycycline Follpwsde by single dose Diethylcarbomazine . Am J Trop Med Hyg.84(4): 702-711. (CI- 28) (IF=2.592)
  15. BikashR.Sahu, Madhu C. Mohanty, P.K.Sahoo, A.K.Satapathy. B.Ravindran (2008) Protective immunity in hunmanfilariaisis : A role for parasite specific IgA responses. J . Infect. Dis 198, 434-443 (CI- 5) (IF=6.41)
  16. A. K. Satapathy, E. Sartono, P. K. Sahoo, M. A. Dentener, E. Michael, M. Yazdanbakhsh& B. Ravindran (2006) Human bancroftianfilariasis: Immunological markers of morbidity and infection..Microbes and Infection, 8: 2414-2423. (CI-17) (IF=3.101)
  17. P.K.Sahoo, A.K.Satapathy , Michael E and B.Ravindran (2005) Concomitant parasitism: bancroftianfilariasis and intestinal helminths and response to albendazole. Am J Trop Med Hyg.73(5): 877-80. (CI- 6) (IF=2.592)
  18. D Das, S Kumar, P.K.Sahoo and AP Dash (2005) A survey of bancroftianfilariasis for microfilariae & circulating antigenaemia in two villages of Madhya Pradesh. Indian J Med Res. Jun; 121(6): 771-5.(CI- 5) (IF=1.837)
  19. B.K.Das, Mishre S , Padhi PK, Manish R , Tripathy R, P.K.Sahoo and B.Ravindran (2003) Pentoxifylline adjunct improves prognosis of human cerebral malaria in adults.Trop Med Int Health. Aug;8(8):680-684. (CI- 24) (IF=2.795)
  20. B. Ravindran, A.K. Satapathy, P.K. Sahoo, M. C. Mohanty (2003). Protective Immunity in human lymphatic filariasis: problems and prospects. Med MicrobiolImmunol, 192: 41-46. (CI- 23) (IF=3.833)
  21. P.K.Sahoo, J.J BabuGeddam, A.K.Satapathy, M.C.Mohanty, B.K.Das, A.S.Acharya , N.Mishra and B.Ravindran. (2002) Human BancroftianFilariasis- A 13 year follow-up of Microfilariae carriers and Endemic Normals in Orissa, India. Parasitology, 124: 191-201 (CI- 13) (IF=2.961)
  22. A.K. Satapathy, P.K. Sahoo, J.J. BabuGeddam, M.C. Mohanty and B. Ravindran (2001) Human bancroftianfilariasis : Loss of patent microfilaraemia is not associated with production of antibodies to microfilarial sheath.. Parasite Immunology, 23:163-167. (CI- 8) (IF=2.601)
  23. M.C. Mohanty, A.K. Satapathy, P.K. Sahoo and B. Ravindran. (2001) Human BancroftianFilariasis - A role for Antibodies to Parasite Carbohydrates. Clinical and Experimental Immunology, 124:54-61. (CI- 16) (IF=3.36)
  24. P.K. Sahoo, J.J. BabuGeddam, A.K. Satapathy, M.C. Mohanty and B. Ravindran 2000).Bancroftianfilariasis: prevalence of antigenaemia and endemic normals in Orissa, India. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 94: 515-517 (CI- 19) (IF=2.162)
  25. B. Ravindran, A.K. Satapathy, P.K. Sahoo and J.J. BabuGeddam (2000). Protective immunity in human Bancroftianfilariasis : inverse relationship between antibodies to microfilarial sheath and circulating filarial antigens. Parasite Immunology, 22 :633-637. (CI- 19) (IF=2.601)
  26. M.C. Mohanty, P.K. Sahoo, A.K. Satapathy and B. Ravindran (2000) Setariadigitata infections in cattle: parasite load, microfilaraemia status and relationship to immune response..Jl of Helminthology, 74 : 343-347. (CI- 5) (IF=1.38)
  27. Leptospirosis India, WHO Weekly Epidemiological Report (2000); 75, 217-224. (Nil)
  28. S. Mukhopadhyay, P.K. Sahoo, A. George, V. Bal, S. Rath and B. Ravindran (1999) Delayed Clearance of Filarial Infection and Enhanced Th1 Immunity Due to Modulation of Macrophage APC Functions in Xid Mice. The Journal of Immunology, 163: 857-883. (CI- 35) IF=5.788)
  29. B. Ravindran, P.K. Sahoo, M. Mohanty, S. Mukhopadhyay and A. P. Das (1999) Increased susceptibility of mice with XID mutation to Brugiamalayi infection. Medical Science Research, 27: 135-137. (CI- 35) (IF=Nil)
  30. B.Ravindran, P.K.Sahoo and A.P.Das (1998) Lymphatic filariasis and malaria : concomitant parasitism in Orissa,India. Trans. of the Royal Society of Trop.Med.&Hyg. 92: 21-23. ( CI- 31) (IF=2.162)
  31. B.K.Das, P.K.Sahoo and B.Ravindran (1996) A role for Tumour Necrosis Factor - α in acute lymphatic filariasis. Parasite Immunology, 18: 421-424. (CI- 36) (IF=2.601)
  32. B.Ravindran, A.K.Satapathy and P.K.Sahoo (1994) Bancroftianfilariasis - differential reactivity of anti- sheath antibodies in microfilariae carriers. Parasite Immunology, 16: 321-323. ( CI- 14) ( (IF=2.601)

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