Doctor's Profile

Dr. Sana Alam

MBBS, MD Biochemistry

Associate professor, Department of Biochemistry

Reg. Number: DMC-63970

sana2k2@gmail.com

About

Dr. Sana Alam has completed her M.B.B.S.(2008) and MD Biochemistry(2013) from esteemed Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC), Aligarh Muslim University(A.M.U). Presently, she is working as Associate Professor in Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, New Delhi.She has total teaching experience of more than 10 years in her field and is also the UG-teaching incharge from Biochemistry. She has many publications in both national and international indexed journals. She did research on glycation of H2A histone in SLE patients as a part of her dissertation. She has supervised many MBBS students in prestigious STS-ICMR research projects and also guiding MSc students in biochemistry. She is also supervising PG students and currently involved in various research projects in her institute. She wants to build a strong foundation for her students and instil in them a scientific acumen so that they can carry out cutting-edge research in their careers. Moreover, she takes part in various responsibilities and is working continuously towards improvement of the quality of medical education in her institute so that it becomes at par with the best in the world.

Area of Interest

  • Glycation of proteins, DNA
  • Insulin resistance and pre-diabetes
  • Pathophysiology of diabetes and its complications

Educational Qualifications

Degree Year Name of College & University Registration Number Date of Registration
MD(Biochemistry) 2013 JNMC, AMU DMC-63970 14-07-2013
MBBS 2008 JNMC, AMU MCI/08-32673 21-03-2009

Deatils of Teaching Experience

Designation* Institution From To Duration
Associate Professor HIMSR, New Delhi 05-04-2021 Till Date
Assistant Professor HIMSR, New Delhi 12-03-2014 04-04-2021 7 years
Demonstrator HIMSR, New Delhi 14-8-2013 11-03-2014 7 months
Junior resident JNMC, AMU 30-06-2010 29-06-2013 3 years

Publications

Research Work & Projects

  • 2020- SHORT TERM STUDENTSHIP PROGRAM (STS), promoted by The Indian Council of Medical RESEARCH (ICMR); Project titled “Study analyzing the possible role of glycated DNA in the pathophysiology of Pre-diabetes” has been selected (Reference ID 2020 - 10272). (Name of the student - Abhishek Dikshit, MBBS batch 2019, Name of the guide- Dr. Sana Alam, Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry)
  • 2020- Intramural project titled “Utility of hematological & biochemical parameters as a screening tool for assessing COVID-19 infection and its severity as Co-investigator
  • 2016- SHORT TERM STUDENTSHIP PROGRAM (STS), promoted by The Indian Council of Medical RESEARCH (ICMR); Project titled “Methylglyoxal modified DNA as a marker in diabetes pathophysiology” promoted by The Indian Council of Medical Research (Reference Id 2016-02022) has been awarded. (Name of the student-Aditya Verma, Name of the guide- Dr. Sana Alam, Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry)
  • 2018- SHORT TERM STUDENTSHIP PROGRAM (STS), promoted by The Indian Council of Medical RESEARCH (ICMR); Project titled “Glycated albumin as a novel marker for detecting pre-diabetes” promoted by The Indian Council of Medical Research (Reference Id 2018-02650) has been awarded. (Name of the student-Fahad Ahmad, Name of the guide- Dr. Sana Alam, Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry)
  • 2018- Intramural project accepted titled “Relationship between insulin resistance and hematological parameters in semi urban pre-diabetic population of South Delhi”: An emerging link as Principal Investigator

Fellowship

  • SRI VENKATESHWARA CARDIAC RESEARCH MEDAL FOR CLINICAL RESEARCH ON ATHEROSCLEROSIS & ALLIED ASPECTS on the topic: Ischemia modified albumin, a newer biochemical marker for early diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome- pilot study in Indian society for atherosclerosis research & CME (ISARCON – 2015) held in HIMSR, JAMIA HAMDARD, 29th -31st October 2015.

Membership of Academic Bodies Societies

  • INDIAN SOCIETY FOR ATHEROSCLEROSIS AND RESEARCH Delhi chapter ISARCON (membership number LM-50)
  • EXECUTIVE MEMBER OF INDIAN SOCIETY FOR ATHEROSCLEROSIS AND RESEARCH (membership number LM-347)

Invited Talks and Lectures

  • Ischemia modified albumin, a newer biochemical marker for early diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome- Pilot study
  • Indian society for atherosclerosis research & CME (ISARCON -2015), HIMSR, JAMIA HAMDARD, 29 TH -31 ST October 2015

Workshops/ CMEs/ Conference Organised

  • CME on World Diabetes Day organized by Department of Biochemistry & Medicine, HIMSR, Jamia Hamdard on 13th November 2017.
  • UGC-SAP sponsored National Conference on chronic inflammatory diseases 13-15 feb 2014, Department of Biochemistry, HIMSR, JAMIA HAMDARD.
  • Indian society for atherosclerosis research & CME (ISARCON -2015), Department of Biochemistry, HIMSR, JAMIA HAMDARD, 29TH-31ST October 2015.

Workshops/ CMEs/ Conference Attended

  • Pre-conference workshop on Medical education, organized by Department of Physiology , HIMSR, New Delhi on 17th March, 2021.
  • Pre-conference workshop on recent advances in Physiological techniques, organized by Department of Physiology , HIMSR, New Delhi on 17th March, 2021.
  • Workshop on Efficient ,quality-assured data capture using a mobile phone organized by Department of Community Medicine, HIMSR, New Delhi, held on 23rd January,2021.
  • Workshop on Curriculum Implementation Support Programme (CISP II) organized by Medical Education Unit, HIMSR, New Delhi, held on 23rd-24th September, 2020.
  • Method validation and verification –CLSI Perspective, conducted by Department of Biochemistry at PGIMER-Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital , New Delhi from 3rd-4th October 2018.
  • Workshop cum awareness program on “Pharmacovigilance :A Tool to ensure drug safety” conducted by Department of Pharmacology , HIMSR ,New Delhi held on 21st November,2019.
  • Revised basic course workshop in Medical Educational technologies, conducted by Maulana Azad Medical college , Delhi, Regional Centre in Medical Educational technologies, held at HIMSR, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi from 9th to 11th july, 2018.
  • Participated in Sensitization Programme for Attitude , Ethics and Communication (AETCOM) module conducted by conducted by Maulana Azad Medical college , Delhi, Regional Centre in Medical Educational technologies, held at HIMSR, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi on 12th july 2018.
  • Workshop and hands on training on clinical learning organized by Medical Education Unit, HIMSR, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi on 4th April, 2018.
  • Participated in Seminar cum workshop on “Exfoliative liquid based gynaecologic cytology” held held on 17th October, 2017, HIMSR, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi.
  • Virtual Biennial SAAP VII & PSI Conference on Physiological sciences for betterment of health organized by Department of Physiology , HIMSR, New Delhi from March 23-25, 2021.
  • CME on Rational use of antimicrobials organized by Department of Pharmacology, HIMSR, New Delhi, held on 24th November, 2020.
  • NATCON 2019, on Recent developments in Biomedical, Unani and Ayurvedic Translational Research and darker side of rampant use of lead based products held in J.N.Medical College, AMU from 11th- 12th March, 2019.
  • International Conference on Recent advances in Food fortification with emphasis on Vitamin D Deficiency in Human health by Department of Food technology, School of Interdisciplinary Sciences and Technology, Jamia Hamdard on 15th -16th September, 2018.
  • CME on Immunization Updates organized by Department of Community Medicine, HIMSR, Jamia Hamdard on 15TH May 2018.
  • National CME on “Uniting to Create Leaders to End Tuberculosis” on 27th March, 2018, Hamdard Convention Centre, Jamia Hamdard.
  • CME organized by Department of Biochemistry & Medicine, HIMSR, Jamia Hamdard on 13th November 2017.
  • CME on neurophysiology organized by Department of Physiology & Paramedical Sciences ,HIMSR, Jamia Hamdard on 12th September,2017
  • CME in transfusion medicine organized by Department of Pathology & Blood Bank , HIMSR , Jamia Hamdard on 8th august 2017
  • CME on Clinical Research organized by Research Project Advisory Committee, HIMSR on 16th may,2017
  • CME on Diagnosis and Management of Depression and anxiety disorders organized by Department of Community Medicine & Psychiatry , HIMSR on 7th April, 2017.
  • CME on “Trace elements-The forgotten Essentials” held at Dept. of Biochemistry, Sir ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi( ACBI-Delhi Chapter& North Zone) on 17th March 2017
  • CME, 2016 on Attaining and maintaining accredition –the challenges along the path held at held at Dept. of Biochemistry, Sir ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi on 4th Feb, 2016
  • CME 2016 on Elimination of Hepatitis: A global perspective organized by Department of Microbiology and Community medicine, HIMSR, Jamia Hamdard on 17th December, 2016.
  • CME 2016 on recent advances in physiological techniques organized by Dept. of Physiology, held in HIMSR, JAMIA HAMDARD on 20th September 2016.