Lectures & Research

Lectures at AFIP:

1. "Value of Electron and Immunofluorescence Microscopy in Diagnosis of Renal Diseases", presented at the AFIP Staff conference, April 1979.

2. "Diabetic Nephropathy with Superimposed Immune Complex Glomerulonephritis" presented at the Staff conference of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, May l980.

3. "Ultrastructural Pathology in Cryoglobulinemia Associated Glomerulonephritis"; Presented at the AFIP Staff conference, May 1983.

4. "Multinucleated Giant Cells in Anti-glomerular Basement Membrane Antibody Induced Glomerulonephritis", Presented at the staff conference of the A.F.I.P. May 1984.

5. "Cryoglobulins and Renal Disease", Presented at the AFIP staff conference March l985.

6. "Importance of One Hour Post anastomosis Biopsy in Renal Transplantation", presented at the A.F.I.P. staff conference, April 1986.

7. "Immunotactoid Glomerulopathy" presented at the AFIP Staff conference, April 1990.

8. "Lipoid Nephrosis or Segmental Glomerulosclerosis "? presented at the AFIP staff conference, April 1991.

9. "Renal Diseases in the Elderly" presented at the A.F.I.P. staff conference, April 22, 1992.

10. "Are Glomerular Nodular Lesions Always Diabetic?" A.F.I.P. Staff Conference, March 1993.

11. "Lead Nephropathy," AFIP Staff Conference, 11 May 1995.

12. "Drug Induced Nephropathy, AFIP Staff Conference, 26 April, 1995

13. Slide Seminar on renal lesions, sponsored by ARP for pathology residents, 9/1994, 9/95, 5/96.

14. Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis, AFIP staff conference 20 March 1996.

15. Membranous Nephropathy: What's New? AFIP staff conference, 12 February 1997

16. "Heavy metals and the Kidney" AFIP staff conference, January 21, 1998 .

17. Kidney Transplants: Rejection and What Else?" staff conference, February 10, 1999

18. Lupus Nephritis - Update, AFIP Staff conference, January 19, 2000

19. "What's New in Nephropathology?" October 31, 2001


Guest Lectures & Presentations:

1. "Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis Complicating Sickle Cell Disease", Joint meeting of Washington, D.C. and Maryland Societies of Pathologists, Annapolis, Maryland, September 1973.

2. "Membranous Glomerulonephritis, Idiopathic and Secondary," presented at the Department of Pathology, Grant Medical College, Bombay, India, October l980.

3. "Renal Changes in End Stage Kidney on Long Term Dialysis," presented at the Annual AFIP Lecture Series and in the Dept. of Pathology, Howard University, l98l.

4. "Pathology of Lupus Nephritis," Presented at the Dept. of Pathology, Seth G. S. Medical College, Bombay, India, July, l98l.

5. "Biopsy Diagnosis of Glomerulonephritis in Adults", presented at the Dept. of Pathology, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C. November, l98l

6. "Importance of Immunofluorescence and Electron Microscopy in the Interpretation of Kidney Biopsy", Presented at the Dept. of Pathology, Grant Medical College, Bombay, India, December, l982.

7. "Non-Glomerular Lesions of the Kidney", presented at the Dept. of Pathology, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, July l983.

8. "Tubulo-Interstitial Nephritis" presented at the Dept. of Pathology, Grant Medical College, Bombay, India, December 1983.

9. "Involvement of Kidney in Systemic diseases", presented at the Dept. of Pathology, Grant Medical College, Bombay, India, August 1984.

10. "Imminent Rejection in Post-Vascularized Renal Allograft Biopsy". presented at the Fourth Annual Research Symposium held by the Washington Area Transplant Society, Columbia, Maryland, October l986.

11. "Some Unusual Cases", Presented at the Dept. of Pathology, Jikei University, Tokyo, Japan, December, l986.

12. "Interpretation of Kidney Biopsy ", Dept. of Pathology, Indian Registry of Pathology, Indian Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India, December 1987.

13. "Interpretation of Renal Biopsy ", faculty in the CME course," Pathology Update", Madras Medical College, Madras, India, January 1988.

14. Participated as faculty and Session Chairman in the Joint Meeting of the Indian Division of the International Academy of Pathology, and the Annual meeting of the Indian Society of Pathologists and Microbiologists, December 9-12, 1989.

15. Participates as Faculty in a half-day seminar for the AFIP Annual General Pathology Course, April 1991 to present.. Invited as visiting faculty, University of Hawaii PostGraduate Medical Education Program, Okinawa, Japan, December 1-7, 1991.

16. "Renal Diseases in the Elderly", Guest lecturer, Dept. of Pathology, Bay Pines VA Hospital, Tampa, Florida, December 1992.

17. "Interstitial Nephritis" Guest Lecturer, CME program, Dept of Medicine, Doctors Community Hospital, Lanham, Maryland, March 1993.

18. "Pathology of Glomerulonephritis," Guest Lecturer, Pediatric Nephrology Update, Bangalore Children's Hospital and Research Center, Bangalore, India, 15 December, 1993.

19. "Role of Immunofluorescence Microscopy in the Evaluation of Renal Biopsy," Guest Lecturer, First National Symposium on Glomerular Diseases in Children, Parel, Bombay, India, 17-18 December 1993.

20. "Lead Nephropathy" case presentation, Participated as Panelist in the Renal Pathology Speciality Conference, US-Canadian Academy of Pathology, March 14, 1994.

21. "Pathology of Glomerulonephritis," Dept. of Pathology, Washington Hospital Center, Washington D.C., 19 April 1994.

22. "Pathology of Renal Biopsy," St. Mary's Hospital, Seoul, Korea, 23 December 1994.

23. "Pathology of Renal Transplants," Francis Scott Key Hospital, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, 28 February 1995.

24. " Panel Member," Lupus Nephritis, NKF Spring Meetings, Washington, D.C. 25 March 1995.

25. "Mesangiocapillary Glomerulonephritis," Div. of Nephrology, Georgetown University, 2 May 1995.

26. Lectured on "Forms of glomerular injury in adults and pediatric population," and co-chaired two sessions at the International Conference on Kidney Diseases & Annual Conference of Indian Society of Organ Transplantation. January 4 -7 1996, Ahmedabad, India.

27. Occupational exposure to toxic metals: A pathologic perspective. In AFIP course entitled "Environmental Health and Disease", 6 October 1997.

28. "Evaluation of Renal Biopsy" Makati Medical Center, Manila, Philippines, February 19,1998.

29. "Pathology of Kidney Transplants" Dept. of Pathology, Hospital Clinca San Raphael, Bogota, Columbia, March 16, 1998.

30. "Pathology of Kidney Transplants" Dept. of Pathology, B. J. Medical college, Pune, India, January 4, 1999

31. "Interpretation of Kidney Biopsy" Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital, Belize, Cental America, April 30, 1999.

32. "Mesangiocapillary Glomerulonephritis" Bay View Hospital, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, May 4, 1999

33. "Evaluation of Kidney biopsy" Dept. of Pathology, George Washington University, Washington DC, July 27, 1999

34. "Pathology of Kidney Transplants" , Dr. Devaraju Krishnamurthy Memorial Oration , February 11, 2000 Hyderabad, India.

35. Slide Seminar , Fifth International CME & Update in Surgical Pathology, Held at Nizam Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, AP, India, February 10-12, 2000.

36. "Evaluation of Kidney biopsy", "Pathology of Kidney Transplants" and "slide seminar" at Dept. of Pathology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum Karnataka, India, February 15, 2000

37. "Kidney Biopsy-Overview" Dept. of Pathology, Howard Univ. Washington DC, April 14, 2000

38. "Pathology of Metals Exposure in the Kidney" at the Sixth Int. Symposium on Metal Ions in Bioplogy and Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 7, 2000.

39. "What's New in Nephropathology?" Bay View Hospital, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD October 9, 2001

40. "Pathology of Renal transplants. Annual Conference of the West Zone Chapter of Indian Society of Nephrology, Vadodara, India 22-23 Dec, 2001


Has initiated and collaborated in many research projects within the institution and with other institutions such as the National Institutes of Health, University of Miami, Walter Reed Army medical Center and others. Most of the research is in the area of clinico-pathological correlation but also includes animal studies. This has resulted in more than 70 publications.