30th Annual Conference of the Association of Medical Biochemists of India

AMBICON 2023 : 14-16 December 2023


S.No. Name Designation & Institution Topic
1 Dr. Prashanth Vishwanath President AMBI, Dean Research & Professor of Biochemistry,
JSS Academy of Higher Education & Research, Mysuru.
Dr Akhouri S Sinha Oration, Presidential Oration
2 Dr. Mithu Banerjee Prof & HOD AIIMS Jodhpur Quality Control Clinics-Time to introduce it in our PG curriculum
3 Dr. Roma Ratan Director, Medical education, and training, Government of Odisha. Cancer Genetics: molecular screening and role of clinical biochemistry
4 Dr. Susruta Sen Director, Department of Lab Medicine CK Birla Hospitals-
CMRI Hospital & BM Birla Heart Research Centre.
Dr B Sadasivudu Oration
5 Dr. Lakshmi V. Ramnathan Service chief, Chief attending Pathology & laboratory
Medicine Clinical Chemistry, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York.
Biomarkers In Sepsis, Journey from the bench to the bed-side
6 Dr. Akila Prashanth Professor & Head,JSS Medical College, Mysore. Rare disease research & Therapeutics

B. Symposium

S.No. Name Designation & Institution Topic
1 Dr Anurodh Gupta Professor & Head,AFMC Pune Epigenetics of haematolymphoid malignancy and precision medicine.
2 Dr. Pratibha Misra HOD, Lab Sciences & Blood Centre,Armed Forces / 151 Base Hospital Clinical epigenetics: As a tool for Precision Medicine
3 Dr Deeptika Agrawal Lt Col Asst prof, AFMC Pune Cancer epigenetics in solid organ tumors
4 Dr Kanchan Kulhari Lt Col Professor, AFMC Pune Decoding precision epigenetics of diabetes

C. Panel Discussions

1. Challenges & joy of authoring a textbook

S.No. Name Designation & Institution
1 Dr. D.M. Vasudevan Associate Dean of Research College of Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kerela
2 Dr. S. K. Gupta Ex. Professor,MAMC, Delhi
3 Dr. Dinesh Puri Director Professor & Head, University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi.
4 Dr. Rafi Dean,Surabhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Siddipet, Telangana State.
5 Dr Poonam Aggarwal Professor Biochemistry Rama Medical College Hospital and Research Center, Hapur
6 Dr. Indumati V Devi Professor, Department of Biochemistry, VIMS, Cantonment, Ballari-583104, Karnataka

2. Transition from ISO 15189 2012 to 2022

S.No. Name Designation & Institution
1 Dr. Pramod Ingale Academic Dean, Prof & Head, LTMG Hospital
2 Dr Animesh Bardoloi Group Quality Head Alcare Diagnostics/Quality Head KGMT Multispeciality Hospitals
3 Dr. Mahesh Hampe Senior Consultant Biochemist MedGenome Labs Ltd,Bangalore
4 Dr. Jayesh Warade Consultant Biochemist ,Meenakshi Labs, Madurai.

D. Guest Speaker’s

S.No. Name Designation & Institution Topic
1 Dr. Binita Goswami Professor, Maulana Azad medical College, Delhi What is the right age to age: deciphering ageing
2 Dr. C. Shanmugapriya Head of Research and Development,Kriya Medical Technologies Pvt Ltd, Chennai Biochemical basis of targeted therapy in cancer
3 Prof. Damien Gruson Overseas Speaker Artificial Intelligence as Emerging technology in laboratory medicine
4 Prof. Mario Plebani Overseas Speaker Integrated Diagnostics: The future for laboratory medicine?
5 Dr. Barnali Das Lead Consultant Kokilaben Dhirubai Ambani Hospital and Medical Research Centre. The harmonization of Biomarker Reports of Monoclonal Gammopathies
6 Dr. Ipsita Chaudhary Professor ,Rama Medical College, Kanpur. Uttar Pradesh. Role of COSPE (Computer assisted OSPE) in teaching Biochemistry for First year MBBS students.
7 Dr. M R Mogrekar Prof & Head,SRTR GMC, Ambajogai In the wonderland of Paraoxonase 1,2 and 3
8 Dr Vidya Patil Professor, SDM College of Medical Sciences and Hospital, Dharwad Aquaporins in health and disease including it’s diagnostic role with recent advances.
9 Dr. Rachna Aggarwal Professor,Institute of Human Behavior& Allied Sciences Dilshad Garden New Delhi APOE genotyping in various Neurogical Diseases.
10 Dr Kinjalka Ghosh Professor, Department of Biochemistry,Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai-12. Interesting case scenarios- Experience at Tertiary care cancer hospital.
11 Dr. Rachna Sabarwal Professor and Head ,GMC, Jamu Communication & soft skills
12 Dr. Smita Pakhmode Associate Professor, Dept of Biochemistry, NKP Salve Institute of Medical Sciences, Nagpur " Me to We" in clinical Biochemistry lab
13 Dr Rachita Nanda Professor,All India Institute of Medical Sciences Raipur Does patient safety matters: Perspectives of the laboratory physician
14 Dr. M.M. Suchitra Professor, Dept of Biochemistry Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati Atherogenic Indices as Biomarkers of cardiovascular risk.
15 Dr. Anubhuti Professor Institute: MAMC, New .Delhi Role of genomics in Personalised medicine
16 Dr. Sudip Datta Addl Prof and Head, Dept of Laboratory Medicine AIIMS New Delhi Vitamin D receptor genetic polymorphisms: role in health and disease.
17 Dr. Anitha Devnathan Professor, St John's Medical College and Hospital Clinical needs versus Analytical goals for monitoring Biochemical parameters
18 Dr. Amita Yadav Professor & Head, VMMC and Safdarjung Hospital New Delhi Toll like receptors 2 &4 and it's adaptor proteins inType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
19 Dr Kavitatri Dharwadkar prof and Head, Director Clinical Biochemistry, Sri Aurobindo Medical College and PGI Newborn Screening: The hurdles and way out
20 Dr. Indranil Basu Laboratory Director and Chief Medical Officer My MD Healthcare Pvt ltd ANA testing by Indirect immunofluorescence microscopy
21 Dr. Ashish Anjankar Professor, Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College , Wardha Significance of Bioethics in Lab Medicine
22 Dr. Malavika Barman Asso. Prof, Biochemistry & overall Lab incharge, Gauhati Medical College & Hospital, Guwahati, Assam Implementing Technical Advancements to get a better lab result - Experience sharing on how to look into the details of a lab result
23 Dr. Charu Yadav Associate Consultant ,Medanta - the Medicity, Gurugram Interpretative Biochemistry - Cases where "WE" made a difference
24 Dr. Arindam Ghosh Assistant Professor, Dr. B.C. Roy Multispeciality Medical Research Centre, IIT Kharagpur. Exploring the Potential of Bioinformatics: A Beginner's Roadmap for Medical Professionals in Data-Driven Medicine
25 Dr. Octavia M. Peck Palmer Overseas Speaker Topic awaited
26 Dr. Srinivas Rao Topic awaited
27 Dr. Arnab Pal Professor, Department of Biochemistry Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh Circulating Tumour Cells (CTCs) as a “Liquid Biopsy” Component: An Indian Scenario