Curriculum Vitae
Name: VIRENDRA SINGH YADAV
Designation: Scientist ‘B’
Discipline: Biostatics/Bioinformatics
Date of Joining January 30, 1991
Date of present post May 30, 2014
Date of Birth: April 13, 1957
Address Office: Department of Biostatics, National JALMA Institute for Leprosy & Other
Mycobacterial Diseases (ICMR), Dr. M. Myazaki Marg, Tajganj , Agra -
282004 (INDIA).
Contact Details: Phone (Office): +91 562 2333595, 2331756 (Ext-230)
Fax: +91 562 2331756
Areas of interest: Mycobacterial infections (Leprosy and Tuberculosis), HIV/AIDS
Qualifications: M.Stat., Ph.D.
Research projects directed:
1. Molecular epidemiology and anti tuberculosis drug resistance in HIV positive and
negative children with tuberculosis. (Principal Investigator)
2. Proteomic profiling of exosomes for the identification of potential biomarkers for
tuberculosis in HIV patients. (Co-Investigator)
3. Molecular strain characterization and its correlation with drug resistance in tuberculous
and non-tuberculous mycobacteria in HIV positive and HIV negative patients in Agra
region. (Co- Investigator)
4. A study on endemicity of leprosy and utilization of health services in selected areas of
Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh: Role of RLEP-PCR in early detection and treatment among
household contacts of leprosy cases in reducing endemicity. (Co- Investigator)
5. Use of Mycobacterium indicus pranii (MIP) vaccine as an immunotherapeutic &
immunoprophylactic under the National Leprosy Eradication Programme in high endemic
settings - an operational Study
6. Robustness of MDF when initial samples are misallocated. (Co- Investigator)
7. Epidemiological Studies on Leprosy in Agra District. (Co- Investigator)
8. Infection of Leprosy in Agra District. (Co- Investigator)
Publications:
1. Katoch K, Natarajan M, Bhatia AS, Yadav VS. 1991. Treatment of paucibacillary leprosy
with a regimen containing rifampicin, dapsone and prothionamide. Indian Journal of
Leprosy 64 (3): 303-312.
2. Katoch K, Natrajan M, Yadav VS, Bhatia AS. 1994. Response of leprosy patients with
single lesions to MDT. Acta leprologica 9 (3), 133-137
3. Kumar A, Girdhar A, Yadav VS, Girdhar BK. 2001. Some epidemiological observations
on leprosy in India. International Journal of Leprosy and Other Mycobacterial Diseases 69
(3), 234.
4. Singh HB, Chauhan DS, Singh D, Das R, Srivastava K, Yadav VS, Kumar A, Katoch
VM, Sharma VD.2002. Rapid discrimination of Indian isolates of M. tuberculosis by
random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) analysis-A preliminary report. Indian
Journal of Medical Microbiology 20 (2), 69.
5. Husain S, Kumar A, Yadav VS, Malaviya GN. 2003. Ulnar and median nerves in
paucibacillary leprosy--a follow-up study of electrophysiological functions in patients
before and after nerve trunk decompression. Leprosy review 74 (4), 374-382
6. Kumar A, Yadav VS, Girdhar A, Girdhar BK. 2004. Leprosy situation in the slums of
Agra City--epidemiological findings. Indian journal of leprosy 77 (3), 239-245.
7. Hussain T, Kulshreshtha KK, Sood S, Arif M., Sinha S, Yadav VS, Sengupta U and
Katoch VM. 2005. Seroprevalence of HIV infection among the Foreign Students at Agra
between 1988 - 2002: Ashort communication. Indian J Med Res 122: 447-450.
8. Hussain T, Sinha S, Kulshreshtha KK, Katoch K, Yadav VS, Sengupta U and Katoch VM
(2005). Seroprevalence of HIV infection among Leprosy patients in Agra, India : Trends
and perspective. Int J Lepr ; 73:93-99.
9. Kumar A, Yadav VS, Girdhar A and Girdhar BK. 2005. Leprosy situation in Agra city-
Epidemiological findings. Indian J Lepr ; 77: 239-243. 12.
10. Kumar A, Yadav VS, Girdhar A and Girdhar BK. 2005. Leprosy situation in Agra city-
Epidemiological findings. Indian J Lepr ; 77: 239-243.
11. Hussain T, Kulshreshtha KK, Sinha S, Yadav VS, Katoch VM. HIV, HBV, HCV, and
syphilis co-infections among patients attending the STD clinics of district hospitals in
Northern India. Int J Infect Dis. 2006;10:358–363.
12. Hussain T, Kulshreshtha KK, Yadav VS, Sengupta U, Katoch VM. 2006. Seroprevalence
of Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Syphilis Infections among Patients Attending the
STD, Gyn. and Obs., ANC Clinics of Northern India: Observations from Seven Rounds of
Sentinel Surveillance (1998-2004). American Journal of Infectious Diseases 2 (1): 28-35.
13. Hussain T, Sinha S, Talan S, Verma S, Yadav VS, et al. 2007. Seroprevalence of HIV
infection among paediatric tuberculosis patients in Agra, India: a hospital-based study.
Tuberculosis (Edinb) 87: 7–11.
14. Kumar A, Yadav VS, Katoch K, Sachan P. 2006. Filariasis in Ghatampur Tahsil of
Kanpur Nagar District: indications of high endemicity locus. Journal of Communicable
Diseases 38: 155–159.
15. Kumar A, Yadav VS, Chakma JK, Girdhar A, Girdhar BK. Leprosy trend in Agra:
observations from data collected from a hospital and field. Indian J Lepr. 2006 Apr-
Jun;78(2):195-202.
16. Hussain T, Sinha S, Katoch K, Yadav VS, Kulshreshtha KK, Singh I, Sengupta U, Katoch
VM. Serum samples from patients with mycobacterial infections cross-react with HIV
structural proteins Gp41, p55 and p18. Lepr Rev 2007;78:137-47
17. Hussain T, Sinha S, Talan S, Verma S, Yadav VS, Dayal R, Sengupta U, Katoch VM.
Seroprevalence of HIV infection among paediatric tuberculosis patients in Agra, India: a
hospital-based study. Tuberculosis (Edinb) 2007 J; 87(1):7-11.
18. Singh HB, Chauhan DS, Faujdar J, Upadhyay P, Saxena N, Yadav VS, Kumar A, Ahmed
I, Katoch VM, Sharma VD. Tracing transmission of tuberculosis by random amplified
polymorphic DNA (RAPD) analysis within same family &neighbourhood. Ind J Med Res.
2007 Jul;126(1):82-4.
19. Yadav VS, Katoch K, Husain T. Leprosy Patients Attending the Out Patient’s Clinic at
Agra: A Retrospective Analysis of the Characteristics and Frequency of Regularity VS
Irregularity for Determining Absenteeism, Non-adherence and Non-compliance. Amer J
Infect Dis. 2007;3:36-42.
20. Hussain T, Kulshreshtha KK, Sood S, Yadav VS 2008. Health Risks Among A Group of
Female Sex Workers (FSWs) of Agra, India: Implications for HIV/Aids/STDs Prevention.
International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 12: e157.
21. Kumar G, Dagur PK, Singh M, Yadav VS, Dayal R, Singh HB, Katoch VM, Sengupta U
and Joshi B. 2008. Diagnostic potential of Ag85C in Comparison to Various Secretory
Antigens for Childhood Tuberculosis. Scand Immunol. 68: 177.
22. Lavania M, Katoch VM, Gupta Ak, Chauhan DS, Gandhi R, Chauhan V, Bansal G,
Sachan P, Sachan S, Yadav VS and Jadhav R (2008). Detection of viable Mycobacterium
leprae from environmental soil samples: insights into possible sources for Transmission of
Leprosy. Infect Genet Evol. 8:627-631.
23. Srivastav M, Chauhan DS, Gupta P, Singh HB, Sharma VD, Yadav VS, Sreekumaran,
Thakral SS, Dharamdheeran JS, Nigam P, Prasad HK, Katoch VM. 2008. Isolation of
Mycobacterium bovis & M. tuberculosis from cattle of some farms in north India-possible
relevance in human health. Indian J Med Res. 128 :26-31.
24. Arora M, Katoch K, Natrajan M, Kamal R, Yadav VS.2008. Changing Profile of Disease
in Leprosy Patients Diagnosed in a Tertiary Care Centre during Years 1995-2000. Indian
Journal of Leprosy 80 (3), 257.
25. Sharma R, Lavania M, Katoch K, Chauhan DS, Gupta AK, Gupta UD, Yadav VS, Katoch
VM. 2008. Development and Evaluation of Real-Time RT-PCR Assay for Quantitative
Estimation of Viable Mycobacterium leprae in Clinical Samples. Indian Journal of
Leprosy 80 (4), 315.
26. Kumar A, Chakma JK, Yadav VS, Anita G, Girdhar BK.2008. Leprosy Scenario in Agra:
Epidemiological Observations from Rapid Population Survey 2004-06. Journal of
Communicable Diseases 40 (4), 277.
27. Parashar D, Das R, Chauhan DS, Sharma VD, Lavania M, Yadav VS,Chauhan SV,
Katoch VM. 2009. Identification of environmental mycobacteria isolated from Agra, north
India by conventional & molecular approaches. Indian J. Med. Res. 129:424–431.
28. Singh M, Chauhan DS, Gupta P, Das R, Srivastava RK, Upadhyay P, Singh P, Srivastava
K, Faujdar J, Jaudaun GP, Yadav VS, Sharma VD, Venkatesan K, Sachan S, Sachan P,
Katoch K, Katoch VM. 2009. In vitro effect of fluoroquinolones against Mycobacterium
tuberculosis isolates from Agra & Kanpur region of north India. Ind J Med Res.
129(5):542-547.
29. Kumar G, Dagur PK, Singh PK, Yadav VS, Katoch VM, Bajaj B, Gupta R, Sen Gupta U
& Joshi B. 2010. Serodiagnostic efficacy of M. tuberculosis 30-32 kDa mycolyl
transferases complex for patients with active tuberculosis. Arch Immunol Ther Exp 58:
57-65.
30. Hussain T, Arif M, Kulshrestha KK & Yadav VS. 2011. HIV infection among clients
attending an Integrated Counseling and Testing Centre (ICTC) at Agra, India: trend over a
period of 10 years between 1999 to 2008. HIV/AIDS Review. 10: 105-108.
31. Hussain T, Sood S, Devi V, Verma B, Sharma KS, Kulshreshta KK and Yadav VS. 2012.
HIV and other co-infections among drug users attending the Integrated Counseling and
Testing Centre (ICTC) at Agra, India. HIV/AIDS Review 10: 105-108.
32. Kumar G, Shankar H, Chahar M, Sharma P, Yadav VS, Chauhan DS, Katoch VM, Joshi
B. 2012. Whole cell & culture filtrate proteins from revalent genotypes of Mycobacterium
tuberculosis provoke better antibody & T cell response than laboratory strain H37Rv G.
Kumar, Indian.J.Med.Res. 135:745-755.
33. Hussain T, Sharma KS, Kulshreshtha KK, Yadav VS. 2012. HIV and other co-infections
among drug users attending the Integrated Counselling & Testing Centre (ICTC) at Agra,
India. HIV & AIDS Review 11 (1), 15-19.
34. Hussain,T., Kulshreshtha, K.K., Yadav, VS, Katoch,K. 2015. CD4+, CD8+, CD3+ cell
counts and CD4+/CD8+ ratio among patients with mycobacterial diseases (Leprosy,
Tuberculosis), HIV infections and Normal Healthy Adults : A comparative analysis of
studies in different regions of India. Journal of Immunoassay & Immunochemistry. 36 (4):
420 – 443
35. Hussain,T., Kulshreshtha, K.K., Yadav VS, Katoch,K. 2015. Human immunodeficiency
virus and hepatitis B virus coinfections among tuberculosis patients attending a Model
Rural Health Research Unit in Ghatampur, North India. Indian Journal of Medical
Microbiology, 33(4): 496-502.
36. Katoch K, Chauhan DS, Yadav VK, Katoch V, Upadhay P, Sharada MA, Chadha VK.
Prevalence survey of bacillary pulmonary tuberculosis in Western Uttar Pradesh,
IndiaJournal of Infectious Pulmonary Diseases, 2015; 1(2): 1(2):doi http:// dx. doi.org
/10.16966/jipd.108.
37. Das E, Das S, Kar SK, Yadav VS, Hussain T. 2015. Prevalence and risk factors of pre-
diabetes and diabetes among patients with active TB disease attending three RNTCP
centres in Odisha. International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries.Published on
line on August 13, 2015. Doi.10.1007/s13410-015-0432-y.
38. Hussain T, Kulshreshtha KK, Yadav VS, Katoch K. 2016. HIV and HBV co-infections
among patients with active TB disease attending a primary health care centre in a rural
area of north India. Egyptian Journal of Chest Diseases and Tuberculosis 65(1):227–232.
39. Hussain T, Kulshreshtha KK, Yadav VS. 2016. HIV infection among pregnant women
attending an integrated counseling & testing centre at Agra: comparison with studies in
other regions of India. International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics
and Gynecology 5(1):90-97.
40. Patel R, Upadhyay R, Bajaj B, Yadav VS, Srivastava N, Chauhan DS, Kar SK, Joshi
B.2016. Differential Cytokine Response and IgG Subclasses in Pulmonary TB Patients,
Household Contacts and BCG Vaccinated PPD-ve Healthy Controls. Mycobact Dis
6(198): 2161-1068.
41. Singh AV, Chauhan DS, Singh SV, Kumar V, Singh A, Yadav
A, Yadav VS. Current
status of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis infection in animals and
humans in India: What needs to be done? Indian Journal of Medical Research. 2015.
(Accepted)
Conferences / Workshops/ training attended
1. Biannual Conference of Indian Association of Leprologists held at Durg (M.P.) in 1992.
2. Biannual Conference of Indian Association of Leprologists held in 1994 at Madras (T.N.).
3. 13
th
Annual conference of Indian Society for Medical Statistics held in 1995 at Madras.
4. 15
th
Annual conference of Indian Society for Medical Statistics held in 1997 at Jaipur.
5. Joint conference of Indian Society for Medical Statistics and International Biometric
Society Indian Region held in 1999 at Bangalore.
6. 18
th
Annual conference of Indian Society for Medical Statistics held in 2000 at
NJIL&OMD,Agra.
7. 29
th
National conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists &
Leprologists held in 2001 at Agra.
8. Winter school on Multivariate Data Analysis conducted during 7
th
-25
th
February 2001 at
Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore.
9. Golden Jubilee Conference of Indian Association of Leprologists held in 2001 at Patna.
10. 19
th
Annual conference of Indian Society for Medical Statistics held in 2001 at Lucknow.
11. 30
th
National conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists &
Leprologists held at Cochin from 24-27 January, 2002. Cochin, Kerala.
12. 20
th
Annual conference of Indian Society for Medical Statistics held in 2002 at IRMS, New
Delhi.
13. 21
th
Annual conference of Indian Society for Medical Statistics held in 2003 at DMRC,
Jodhpur.
14. Biannual Conference of Indian Association of Leprologists held in 2003 at Haldiya (W.
B.).
15. One Day National Seminar on “Climate Change and its Socio-Cultural Impact” held at
DEI, Dayalbagh, Agra on 20
th
Jan., 2004.
16. 22
nd
Annual conference of Indian Society for Medical Statistics held at JIPMER,
Pondicherry from 21
st
to 23
rd
January, 2005.
17. Biannual Conference of Indian Association of Leprologists held at National JALMA
Institute for Leprosy & OMD, Agra from 12-14
th
November, 2005.
18. 6
th
Joint Annual Conference of ISMOCD &IAE held at National JALMA Institute for
Leprosy & OMD, Agra from 11-13
th
February, 2005.
19. ISMS meeting at Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum, Karnataka from 19-22
January 2006.
20. One week short course in Biostatics on “Clinical Trials, Diagnostic test and Cluster
Designs” during 29
th
May
-02
nd
June
2006 at Christian Medical College, Vellore.
21. ISMS meeting at PSG Medical College, Coimbatore during 1-3 Dec 2006.
22. 36
th
National conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists Venereologists and
Leprologists held at Chennai from 25th to 28th January 2007.
23. The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Conference at Queen Elizabeth II
Conference Center, London,UK from 13-15, Sept.2007.
24. IX Biennial Conference of International Biometric Society held at Tuberculosis Research
Center, Chennai from 15-17 November, 2007.
25. Biannual Conference of Indian Association of Leprologists held at Institute of Life
Sciences Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University, Kanpur (U.P.) from 19-21
November,
2007.
26. Participated and chair the session in 25
th
Annual conference of Indian Society for Medical
Statistics held at Manipal during 30
th
November to 2
nd
December 2007.
27. 9
th
South East Asia Regional meeting of the IEA, held at Dhaka, Bangladesh from 9-12
February, 2008.
28. The annual conference of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene at Town
Hall, Hove Center, Brighton, UK from 17-19, Sept.2008.
29. 26
th
Annual conference of Indian Society for Medical Statistics held at Nainital during 7-9
November 2008.
30. International Symposia on Tribal Health at Jabalpur from 27-02-09 to 01-03-09.
31. SPSS Foundation Course from 1-2 April 2009 at Div. of Statistics MLB Medical College
& Hospital, Jhansi.
32. 27
th
Biennial conference of Indian Association of Leprologists held in Dr. Ram Manohar
Lohiya Hospital, New Delhi from 2-4 October 2009.
33. 10
th
South East Asia Regional meeting of the IEA, held at Colombo, Sri Lanka from 23-
26 May 2010.
34. 28
th
Annual conference of Indian Society for Medical Statistics held at National Institute of
Health & Family Welfare, New Delhi from 11-13 November 2010.
35. The International Conference on Development and Applications of Statistics in Emerging
Areas of Sciences &Technology and XXX Annual Convention of Indian Society for
Probability and Statistics held in University of Jummu from 8-10,December 2010.
36. Participated in workshop on “How to write a research proposal” held at National JALMA
Institute for Leprosy and Other Mycobacterial Diseases, Agra from July 9-11, 2014.
37. Participated and chair the session in 32
nd
Annual National conference of Indian Society for
Medical Statistics on Recent advances in statistical methods and their applications in health
science held at Jammu University, J&K, India from 1-3 November, 2014.
38. Participated in workshop on “Advance Statistics” head at NIE, Chennai from December 1-
5, 20014.
39. 33
rd
Annual Conference of Indian Society for Medical Statistics held at KLE University,
Belagavi, Karnataka from October 14-16, 2015.
40. CME on Statistics in practice and research of modern and traditional medicine held at KLE
University, Belagavi, Karnataka on October 13, 2015.
41. The International Biometric Society - Indian Region (IBS - IR) & Public Health Evidence
South Asia (PHESA) Joint conference on “Converging to Better Health with Statistical
Methods” held at Department of Statistics, Manipal University, Manipal from January 11 -
12, 2016.
42. Facilitator in State Operational research workshop under State task faorce (STF mechanism
for involvement of Medical Collegees under revised National Tuberculosis Control
(RNTCP) held at Dr. Rajesndra Prashad Government Medical College, Tanda from 1-3
May, 2016.
Foreign visits
1. Visited London , UK to attended centenary conference of ‘The Royal Society of
Tropical Medicine and Hygiene’ at Queen Elizabeth II Conference Center, London
(U.K.) from 13-15, Sept.2007.
2. Attended the 9
th
South East Asia Regional meeting of the IEA, held at Dhaka,
Bangladesh from 9-12 February, 2008.
3. Attended the annual conference of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and
Hygiene at Town Hall, Hove Center, Brighton, UK from 17-19, Sept.2008.
4. Attended the 10
th
South East Asia Regional meeting of the IEA, held at Colombo,
Sri Lanka from 23-26 May 2010.
(Dr. VS Yadav)