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Name & Designation

Dr. D.Anitha

Research Officer (Non-Medical) Gr -II


Profile - Education

M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D. (Biochemistry)



·        Biochemist in Lady Willington Hospital,Chennai for 2 years (1992-1994).

·        Senior Biochemist in Malar Hospital, Chennai for 6 years (1994-2000).

·        Joined as Technician in the Department of Experimental Medicine of The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai from 2000 - 2015.

·        Research Officer (Non-Medical) Gr II in the Department of Experimental Medicine of The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai from 2015 till date.









  •   ·        Metabolic abnormalities (diabetes and Lipodystrophy) in HIV Positive Patients receiving Antiretroviral Therapy

  •  ·        Prevalence of high risk Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) infection in women





  • Jacob M. S,Durairaj A, Vijayakumari J, Srijayanth P, Sivakumar M.R.(2011) De-tection of HIV drug resistance mutations in pregnant women receiving single dose Nevirapine in south India. Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology, 54(2):359-61.
  • Anitha D,Mini Jacob S, Ganesan, A, Mary Sushi, K.(2011) Diagnosis of HIV-1 infection in infants using dried blood spots in Tamil Nadu, South India. Indian Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and AIDS, 32(2): 99-102.
  • GanesanArumugam, S Mini Jacob, D Anitha,SivakumarMampakkamRajappa. (2011) Occurrence of Leptospirosis among suspected cases in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology, 54(1):100-2.
  • D.Anitha, P.Sumathi, S.Mini Jacob. (2012) Comparative study of venous liquid blood and dried blood for HIV infection in infants. International Journal of Bio- logical & Medical Research, 3(1): 1369-1372.
  • Saramma Mini Jacob, Sivasankaran Premkumar, Ravi Rajkumar, Durairaj Anitha, Kamala Mary Sushi, Ganesan Arumugam. (2013) Comparison of HIV-1 DNA PCR results obtained from fresh and stored dried blood spots of HIV- 1 exposed infants. Innovative Journal of Medical and Health Science 3 (1): 29 31.
  • D.Anitha, SM. Jacob. (2013) Comparison of results obtained with different vol- umes of whole blood in human immunodeficiency virus-1 deoxyribonucleic acid polymerase chain reaction technique. Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology, 31(4):417-8.
  • K.Mary Sushi, K.Sivasangeetha, A.Suresh Kumar, PandiShastri, A.Ganesan, D.Anitha, G.Thatchinamoorthy, S.Mini Jacob. (2014) Seroprevalence of Lep- tospirosis, Enteric fever and Dengue in patients with acute febrile illness in Tamil Nadu, India. Indian Journal of Basic and Applied Medical Research 3 (2): 615- 623.
  • S. M. Jacob, K. Sivasangeetha, K. M. Sushi, G. Thatchinamoorthy, D.Anitha and A. Ganesan. (2015) Health Education Program on Leptospirosis among College Students in Chennai, South India. International Journal of Tropical Disease and Health. 7(4): 172-177.
  • ArumugamGanesan, Saramma Mini Jacob, S Baskaran, K. Sivasangeetha, K. Mary Sushi,D.Anitha. (2015) Assessment of Modified Immunofluorescent Tech- nique for Detection of Human Leptospirosis in Febrile Patients in Chennai, India. Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 2 (suppl_1), 1732.
  • Jacob SM, Gopal T, Kanagasabai S, Durairaj A, Sushi KM, Arumugam G. (2015) Herpes simplex virus 2 infection in HIV-seropositive individuals in Tamil Nadu, India. International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health. 4 (3): 404-407.
  • Kamala Mary Sushi, S Geethalakshmi, K Sivasangeetha, S Mini Jacob, Gopal Thatchinamoorthy, D Anitha, A Ganesan, G Pachiyappan, P. Gowthami. (2016) Social Responsibility leads the way for leadership and engagement of Col- lege Students on effective and sustainable HIV responses. Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 3 (suppl_1), 2280.
  •  SM Jacob, K Sivasangeetha, D Anitha, G Dhavamani (2017) Use of Contracep- tion among Women Living with HIV in Chennai, South India. International Jour- nal of Pharma Research and Health Sciences.5(4): 1785-88 



·        Attended the Application of PCR Techniques in Molecular Diagnosis at Trichy Medical College from 16/9/13 to 17/9/13 

·        HIV UPDATE 2014 on 10th July, 2014

·        HIV UPDATE 2015 on 8th October 2015

·        Presented Poster on 5th International Workshop on HIV & Women, 21-22 Febru- ary 2015, Seattle, USA.

·        Presented Poster on 11th International Workshop on Co- infection HIV & Hepati- tis, 11-12 June, 2015 at London, UK.

·        Attended the British Medical Journal (BMJ) Conclave 2016, Chennai on 19/8/16

·        Training on using the colour coded bins as per Biomedical Waste Management 2016 guidelines conducted by G.J MulticlavePvt Ltd. on 20/4/17.

·        Seminar on Bio-Medical Waste Management 2016 guidelines on 28th June 2017

·        Seminar on National Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical and Health Research in- volving Human Participants-ICMR 2017 Guidelines.

·        Seminar on Total Quality Management in Clinical Laboratory Practices in Cancer Institute on 21st April 2018

·        Workshop on QC Practices in Clinical Laboratory, Chennaion 6thJuly 2018


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