Medical Teaching: The Department of Biochemistry conducts teaching programs for MBBS, MD, and Ph.D. courses. The first batch of undergraduate students had passed out in 1970. The department has been recognized for Ph.D. in Science faculty since 1977 and for MD and Ph.D. in Medical faculty since 1979 and 1985 respectively. Both Ph.D. and MD degrees were first awarded in 1980.

Degrees Recognition Awarded
M. D. 1979 26
Ph.D. 1977 25

Hospital Biochemistry Laboratory service Round the clock clinical biochemistry lab service with about 30 types of investigations including tests like lipid profile, CPK-MB, microalbuminuria are being provided by the department. ELISA based tests are being done for routine immunodiagnosis and immunomonitoring of filariasis and tuberculosis for this institute’s and as well outstation patients. In addition to this, there is a facility for the hormone assays in collaboration with Thyrocare Diagnostics Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai. The lab is equipped with one fully automatic, two semiautomatic analysers and one electrolyte analyzer.


Dr. B. C. Harinath
Director, JBTDRC &
Coordinator, Arogyadham
Ph. D.: Oklahoma State University, USA, 1968
Research Interests: Biochemical and immunodiagnostic studies in infectious diseases namely Filaria and Tuberculosis; Medical informatics.

Dr. Satish Kumar
Professor & Head, Biochemistry &
Coordinator, Bioinformatics Centre
MBBS: Jammu University, 1990
MD: Nagpur University, 1994
Research Interests: Medical Informatics, Immunodiagnostics, Proteomics in Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Human papillomavirus & Laboratory Medicine (Clinical Biochemistry)

Dr. K. Goswami
Professor, Biochemistry
MD (Biochemistry).: Banaras Hindu University, 1999
Research Interests: Drug development and recombinant vaccine in Filariasis.

Dr. Kanchan Mohod
Associate Professor, Biochemistry
MD (Biochemistry).: Nagpur University, 2008
Research Interests: Clinical Biochemistry.

Dr. Pranita Kamble
Assistant Professor, Biochemistry
MD (Biochemistry).: MUHS, Nashik, 2009
Research Interests: Clinical Biochemistry.