Research Profile


During the last 30 years under ICMR administration, the Institute has made rapid progress in almost all aspects of leprosy research. The scientists of the Institute have published 710 papers which include 507 publications in major national and international scientific journals and 203 publications as chapters in the books, proceedings and research bulletins. These publications include 216 papers on clinical research (Clinical disease, histopathology, ultrastructural aspects, medical and surgical treatment of leprosy), 436 papers on various areas of laboratory research (Immunodiagnosis, other immunological aspects, host metabolism, bacterial metabolism, growth and viability, identification and typing of mycobacteria, molecular biology, drug metabolism, host genetics and miscellaneous areas) and 59 papers on other aspects such as biostatistics, social aspects, epidemiology and HIV-AIDS.

Testimonials

Dr. Om Prakash

Awarded Fellow of Society for Immunology and Immunopathology, 2007::Read More

Dr Raj Kamal

Best poster presentation prize of IAL (2005) for the paper entitled " Evaluation of the effect of addition of immunotherapy with Mw vaccine to standard chemotherapy in borderline leprosy ".::Read More

Pushpendra Singh

Best poster presentation prize of IAL (2005) for the paper entitled "Comparative evaluation.::Read More

Pragya Sharma

Best poster presentation prize of ISMOCD (2006)::Read More

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