Dr. Anil Vasudevan

  • Associate Professor

  • 2007; Lab-Based Research Training - Renal Genetics
    Montreal Children’s Research Institute, Canada
  • 2005; Fellowship - Pediatric Nephrology
    St. John’s Medical College Hospital, Bangalore
  • 2001; MD - Pediatrics
    Seth KM School of Post Graduate Medicine and Research, Ahmedabad
  • 2001; DNB - Pediatrics
    National Board of Examinations, New Delhi
  • 1997; Medicine
    Karnatak Medical College, Hubli

  • Associate Professor
    Dept of Pediatric Nephrology, St. John’s Medical College Hospital
    Sep 2013 - till date
    Bangalore, India
  • Assistant Professor
    Dept of Pediatric Nephrology, St. John’s Medical College Hospital
    Sep 2009 - Aug 2013
    Bangalore, India
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor
    Division of Molecular Medicine, St. John’s Research Institute
    Nov 2008 - till date
    Bangalore, India
  • Senior Research Associate
    St. John’s Medical College Hospital
    Jun 2006 - Jun 2009
    Bangalore, India
  • Consultant, Pedatric and Pediatric Nephrologist
    Columbia Asia Medical Center
    Feb 2006 - Jun 2006
    Bangalore, India
  • Senior Resident
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences
    Dec 2001 - Dec 2005
    New Delhi, India

S S Anand, M K Gupta, K M Schulze, D Desai, N Abdalla, G Wahi, C Wade, P Scheufler, S D McDonald, K M Morrison, A Vasudevan, P Dwarakanath, K Srinivasan, A Kurpad, H C Gerstein, and K K Teo on behalf of the START and FAMILY investigators. What accounts for ethnic differences in newborn skinfold thickness comparing South Asians and White Caucasians? Findings from the START and FAMILY Birth Cohorts. Int J Obes (Lond). 2016 Feb; 40(2): 239–244.

Gaur S, Joseph M, Nityanandam S, Subramanian S, Koshy AS, Vasudevan A, Phadke KD, Iyengar A. Ocular complications in children with nephrotic syndrome on long term oral steroids. Indian J Pediatr. 2014 Jul;81(7):680-3.

Sinha A, Bagga A, Krishna A, Bajpai M, Srinivas M, Uppal R, Agarwal I. Revised guidelines on management of antenatal hydronephrosis. Indian J Nephrol. 2013 Mar;23(2):83-97.

Anand SS, Vasudevan A, Gupta M, Morrison K, Kurpad A, Teo KK, Srinivasan K; START Cohort Study Investigators. Rationale and design of South Asian Birth Cohort (START): a Canada-India collaborative study. BMC Public Health. 2013 Jan 28;13:79.

Iyengar A, Vasudevan A, Kamath N, Jose B, Phadke KD Challenges Post Renal Transplantation: Perspective from Resource Limited Nations Journal of Clinical Pediatric Nephrology. 2013;2(2).

Bitzan M, Babayeva S, Vasudevan A, Goodyer P,Torban E. TNF ? pathway blockade ameliorates effects of FSGS plasma on podocyte cytoskeleton and ?3 integrin. Pediatr Nephrol. 2012 Dec;27(12):2217-26.

Kumar G, Vasudevan A. Management of children with Acute Kidney Injury. Indian J Pediatr. Indian J Pediatr. 2012 Aug;79(8):1069-75.

Vasudevan A, Phadke KD. Acute Kidney Injury in children: Look for it, don’t ignore it. Indian Pediatr. 2012 Jul;49(7):524-5.

Vasudevan A, Iyengar A, Phadke KD. Modality of choice for Renal Replacement Therapy for Children with Acute Kidney Injury. Indian J Nephrol. 2012 Mar;22(2):121-4.

Vasudevan A, Siji A, Raghavendra A, Sridhar TS, Phadke KD. NPHS2 mutations in Indian children with sporadic early steroid resistant nephrotic syndrome. Indian Pediatr. 2012 Mar;49(3):231-3.

Raghavendra A, Siji A, Sridhar TS, Phadke K, Vasudevan A. Evaluation of High Resolution Melting analysis as an alternate tool to screen for risk alleles associated with small kidneys in Indian newborns. BMC Nephrol. 2011 Oct 28;12:60.

Iyengar AA, Kamath N, Vasudevan A, and. Phadke KD. Urinary indices during relapse of childhood nephrotic syndrome .Indian J Nephrol. 2011 Jul;21(3):172-6.

Iyengar A, Kamath N, Vasudevan A, Vijaykiran B, Phadke KD. .Biomarkers of renal osteodystrophy in Indian children with chronic kidney disease. Ind J Peritoneal Dialysis 2011;6 :11-17.

Kamath N, Vasudevan A, Iyengar A, Phadke KD. Anemia and growth retardation in children on CAPD. Ind J Peritoneal Dialysis 2011;8: 22-29.

Vasudevan A, Iyengar A, Phadke KD. Outcome of renal transplantation in Indian children with primary focal segmental glomerulosclerosis - a single center experience. Nephrology Research & Reviews. 2010; 2(1): 29 - 31.

Vasudevan A, Iyengar A, Phadke KD. Renal transplantation in Children - Overview. Indian Journal of Practical Pediatrics 2009;11(2):117-126.


Programme support on the effect of amino acids, vitamin A, on fetal growth, placental function & low birth weight (Funded by DBT 2013-2017); PI.

Molecular Basis of Nephrotic syndrome (Funded by Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi 2015-2018); PI.

Biomarkers for early detection and prognosis of sepsis associated acute kidney injury (Funded by TATA 2015-18); PI.

Pediatric Renal Biology Program Research on Nephrotic Syndrome (Funded by Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi 2016-2021); PI.

Mutation screening in children with Congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract (CAKUT) using Next generation sequencing (NGS) platform (Funded by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka 2016-2018); PI.

Genetic and cellular correlates to Lowe’s oculocerebro- renal syndrome (OCRL) in the indian population (Funded by NCBS 2017- 2019); PI.

NephroS International: Transnational cohorts of nephritic syndrome - A unified approach to a global chronic disease (Funded by NCB 2017- 2019); PI.

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