Dr. Debasish Gupta
Professor & Head
Phone :
0471-2524177, 9020120101

M.D. in Transfusion Medicine, Sanjay Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute for Medical Sciences, Lucknow (INDIA) from Jan `90 to Jan `93

M. B. B. S., Calcutta University, West Bengal (INDIA) from Jan '79 to Jun `83

Post Graduate Diploma in Epidemiology, Indian Institute of Public Health, New Delhi

Professor, Department of Transfusion Medicine, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, Kerala, AdHoc: April 2013-June 2014, Regular: July 2014 onwards

Program Director and Principle Investigator (Blood Safety), Global Communities and Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, Kenya, Africa, January 2011 - December 2012

National Programme Officer and National Consultant (Blood Safety), National AIDS Control Organisation, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India and World Health Organization-India, New Delhi, January 2004-November 2010

Associate Professor and Head, Department of Transfusion Medicine, Sri Venkateswara Institute for Medical Sciences, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, April 2001- July 2005

Assistant Professor and Head, Department of Transfusion Medicine, Sri Venkateswara Institute for Medical Sciences, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, June 1995- April 2001

Senior Resident, Department of Transfusion Medicine, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute for Medical Sciences, Lucknow, UttarPardesh, February 1993 - January 1995

Recipient of a Gold Medal and a Citation for "Service to the humanity award on blood donation", by the West Bengal Voluntary Blood Donors Forum, Calcutta, 1993.

Best paper presentation award at the National Symposium on "HIV and safe blood transfusion", Lucknow, 1993

Awarded a full scholarship by the Organizing Committee of the 12th World AIDS Conference for participation and presentation of a scientific paper at Geneva, 1998.

Awarded a partial scholarship by the Organizing Committee of the 3rd International Conference on Nutrition and HIV Infection for participation and presentation of a scientific paper at Cannes, France, 1999.

Awarded "Karl Landsteiner Award" by the Indian Society of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology, West Bengal chapter for excellent contribution to the field of Transfusion Medicine, Calcutta, 2000.

Awarded the Prestigious "I. S. B. T. I. Award" by the Indian Society of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology at the 25th National Conference of ISBTI, November 2000 for excellent work in the field of Transfusion Medicine. It carries a Gold Medal and a citation

Recipient of "Government of Andhra Pradesh Award" (State award) as Best Doctor for rendering meritorious service during the Republic Day celebration, 2001.

Clinical Transfusion Medicine

Therapeutic Aphersis technology

Regenerative Medicine

Plasma Fractionation

Hemovigilance

Executive member of Hemovigilance progamme of India, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India

Executive member of Indian Pharmacopeia Commission on Blood and Blood Products, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.

Written the Monograph of Blood Group Antisera for Indian Pharmacopeia.

Written the Monograph of Blood Components for Indian Pharmacopeia.

Team member of National experts to analyses the transfusion reaction and donor reaction of hemovigilance programme of India.

Empaneled Examiner of Transfusion Medicine for National Board of Examination.

External Examiner, Thesis Evaluator and Question paper setter for MD Transfusion Medicine of various Universities of India

Founder and Past President of Federation of Blood Donor Organization of India since its inception from 14th June 2004.
Life Member of Indian Society of Transfusion Medicine (ISTM)
Life Member of Indian Society of Blood Transfusion & Immuno-hematology (ISBTI).
Life Member of Indian Society of Hematology & Blood Transfusion (ISHBT).
Life Member of Indian Society of Organ Transplantation (ISOT).
Member of International Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT)
Life Member of Federation of Blood Donor Organizations of India (FBDOI).
Executive and Core committee member of National Hemovigilance programme of India, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India
Executive Member of Indian Pharmacopeia Commission on Blood and Blood Products, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India
Former Member of National Blood Transfusion Council (NBTC), Government of India (2004-2010).
Former Member of Technical Resource Group (TRG) on Blood Safety, Government of India (2004-2010).
Former Member of Technical Resource Group on Voluntary Blood Donation, Government of India (2004-2010).
Nominated as a Member of the Working Group-Service Delivery for National AIDS Control Programme (NACP) Phase-III, Government of India.
Participated as a Member in "Workshop on Quality Management in Blood Transfusion Services in India Region" by the WHO, Geneva at Ernakulum, Kerala for 7 days, March 2004
Former Member of Technical Working Sub-committee of KNBTS for Donor Services (2011-12), Technical Services (2011-12), Blood Utilization (2011-12), Quality and Bio-safety (2011-12).
Former Member of KNBTS Strategic Plan 2013-2015 development.
Former Member of Kenya Ministry of Medical Service position paper on KNBTS

Autologous Platelet Rich Plasma for Regenerative Prolotherapy in Chronic Musculo- skeletal Pain.

Prevalence of unexpected red cell antibodies in healthy blood donor population in a tertiary care centre in South Kerala.

Hemovigilance - An analysis of adverse effect of blood donation among blood donors and transfusion among recipients in a tertiary care centre.

Effect of smoking on blood collected from voluntary blood donors who are chronic smokers

Pre-operative disseminated intravascular coagulopathy associated with aortic aneurysms: A prospective study.