Scientific Program

Day 1

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
  • Thailand’s legal and regulatory framework for foreign investments in agriculture

    PUGNATORIUS Ltd., Thailand
    Thailand
    Biography

    Dr. Ulrich Eder is a German senior lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) and Certified Tax Ad- visor (Steuerberater) living and working in Bangkok, Thailand since 2007. He is Managing Director of PUGNATORIUS Ltd., a highly accredited international law office in Bangkok, Thailand. PUGNATORIUS Ltd. advises on foreign direct investments in Thailand, real es- tate developments, international tax planning, infrastructure and energy invest- ments, fintech ventures. The law firm has particular experiences and know-how in the transaction support of foreign investments in agriculture, fishery and live- stock.

    Abstract

    Apart from bio-technology, an essential aspect of plant science is its practical realization under the local legislator and regulatory framework. These aspects are discussed and explained. The topics could be as follows: Foreigner legislation on business activities, work and land ownership in Thailand; licensing and approval requirements, work-flow and time-line; new developments on investment promotion by the Thailand Board of Investment on agriculture and farming-related science; and milestones of the legal project management for foreign investors in Thailand Biography Ulrich Eder is a German senior Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) and certified Tax Advisor (Steuerberater), since 2007. He is Managing Director of PUGNATORIUS Ltd., a highly accredited international law office in Bangkok, Thailand.

  • Surveillance and impact of occult hepatitis B virus, SEN virus and TT virus among hemodialysis patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection in the Eastern Province of Egypt

    Zagazig University
    Egypt
    Biography

    Fatma Amer graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Egypt and got her MSc and PhD degrees from the same university. She is the past head of Medical Microbiology and Immunology in Zagazig Faculty of Medicine, Egypt and the past president of the Arab Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antimicrobials. Currently she is an emeritus professor in the same university, the president of Hepatitis Working Group/International Society of Chemotherapy and Infection and is a board member of the International Society for Infectious Diseases. She supervised and evaluated many MSc and PhD theses, and is a reviewer of manuscripts submitted for journals, conferences and international awards. She published numerous articles. She has been given many national, regional and international awards. Through fund raising and provision of technical assistance she was the first to introduce automated Microbiology Service in her university and participated in the establishment of the Molecular Biology Unit in the Medical Microbiology and Immunology Department. She introduced an MSc degree in Infection Control at her faculty. She developed two volumes of Infection Control books; the first of their kind in Egypt. She participated in conferences all over the world as organizer, chairperson and speaker.

    Abstract

    Egypt ranks the first as regards prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection. Many patients have concomitant diseases like kidney disorders which necessitate hemodialysis, a procedure posing risk of transmitting other hepatitis viral infections. Occult hepatitis B infection (OBI) is blood- borne and Torque teno virus (TTV) and SEN virus (mainly D and H genotypes) are tentatively linked to non-A-E hepatitis. The purpose of this study is the surveillance of OBI, SEN virus and TTV in chronic HCV (CHC) infected patients on maintenance hemodialysis in Sharkya Governorate, Egypt and to identify their impact. Three hundred and twenty- five patients were enrolled. They were divided into two groups. Group 1 (case patients; 130 HCV RNA positive) and Group 2 (controls; 195 HCV RNA negative patients). All patients’ data were recorded. Blood samples were collected before hemodialysis. Sera were tested for antibodies to hepatitis B core (HBc) and surface antigens (HBs) using ELISA. HBV, SEN virus-D and SEN virus-H and TTV DNAs were detected by polymerase chain reaction. The serum activity of alanine and aspartate aminotransferase were measured. Results were statistically analyzed. Positive anti-HBc antibodies and HBV DNA were identified in 73.1% and 50.8% of group 1, versus 36.4% and 22.6% of group 2 patients respectively (statistically significant). Significant elevation of aminotransferases was identified among group 1 than group 2 patients. SEN virus was identified in 15 (11.5) of group 1; 6 SEN-D and 9 SEN-H versus 16 (8.2%) of group 2 patients; all were SEN-D. TTV was identified in 38 (29%) of group 1 versus 53 (27%) of group 2 patients. The existence of neither SEN nor TTV had significant implications. Due to high occurrence of OBI in our locality, diagnosis is recommended before hemodialysis for CHC patients. No importance of SEN virus and TT viruses is identified.

  • The NAFLD conundrum: How to distinguish NAFLD from NASH utilizing a novel biomarker without a liver biopsy

    Rush University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    USA
    Biography

    David H, Van Thiel is a professor of medicine, a former president of the American Association for the study of liver disease and is widely recognized as one of the founding fathers if not, the father of medical liver transplantation worldwide. He attended Pomona College in Clairemont, California, and then entered Medical School at the University of California at Los Angeles graduating with honors in 1967. He has served as the chief of gastroenterology/hepatology at the University of Pittsburgh, Dir. of hepatology at Loyola University Chicago, and Rush University, Chicago. He is currently in private practice of gastroenterology and hepatology with an emphasis on hepatology, which accounts for 80-85% of his practice.

    Abstract

    NAFLD is a liver disease characterized by increased hepatic fat with a global prevalence of 25.24%. NASH is characterized as having varying degrees of fat and inflammation within the liver. Both can progress to cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. This progression is faster and occurs more frequently with NASH than NAFLD. The healthcare burden of NAFLD in terms of health care costs because of the number of hospital admissions per patient, the severity of the liver disease, liver disease mortality, and non-liver disease mortality with the progression of NAFLD to Nash with or without cirrhosis. Thus, it is important to distinguish between NAFLD and NASH. A host of combined hematologic and serologic measures using various algorithms have been used for this purpose with variable and only modest success. Bore recently, ultrasound assessments using transient or shear wave (SWE) have been used for this purpose with the latter having the advantage of estimating the hepatic fat content determined by the hepato-renal ratio (HRR). SWE is more available, cheaper, and less demanding in terms of time commitment and experience as compared to MRE which is only available at a few research centers. Aim: To identify a serologic marker that identifies those with NASH from those with NAFLD. Methods: A total of 105 patients were investigated using SWE utilizing an Aixplorer Ultimate Supersonic Image Shear Wave unit. 30 “normal” controls without fatty liver disease, 15 with NAFLD and 3 with NASH with all 3 groups being matched for the following factors, BMI, type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, hyperlipidemia presence of clinical sleep apnea. Results: The only laboratory parameter that identified those with NASH as distinct from those with NAFLD was at the plasma level of leptin. Conclusion: The plasma level of leptin distinguish is individuals with NASH from those with or without. NAFLD Biography: Dr. Van Thiel graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles in medicine. He completed 2 years of postgraduate education at Cornell University Hospitals in New York City followed by 2 years at the NIH in Bethesda Maryland an additional 2 years at Boston University in medicine in gastroenterology. He completed a second year of gastroenterology/hepatology fellowship and joined the faculty at the University of Pittsburgh where he spent the next 20 years as Dir. of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical Dir. of the Liver Transplant Program, and achieved the rank of professor of medicine and surgery. He served as the President of the AASLD. RSA and Midwest Federation of Clinical Research. He was critical to the development of 6 distinguished liver transplant programs in US serving as the Medical Dir. at each. He has published over 1100 peer reviewed manuscripts in gastroenterology, hepatology, endocrinology, as well as others. He was awarded the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017.

  • Studies on 2-(4-Methoxy/Methyl)-Phenyl – 3- Substituted quinazolin-4 (3H)-one analogs as potential antibacterial agents

    MAHSA University
    Malaysia
    Biography

    Gopal Natesan has completed his Doctoral degree (PhD) in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from Hamdard University (Jamia Hamdard) New Delhi, India in 2000 and currently serving as Professor in Medicinal Chemistry, in MAHSA University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. and Director (Academic & Operation) MAHSA Prima International College, MAHSA Group, Malaysia. He has published >40 articles in indexed journals and presented >80 papers in conferences and received number of honors, recently received “Young Scientist Award” in 2013 and “Edward Kennedy Memorial Award” in 2017 for his high standards of research excellence in Science and Technology. He was invited speaker at international scientific meetings and conferences and serves as reviewer for several scientific international journals and also as Editorial/Advisory board of various journals.

    Abstract

    The development of antibiotic resistance in pathogenic microorganism is a global health concern due to the emergence of multidrug resistant organism (MDRO). It is essential to synthesize novel antimicrobial agents to deal with increased number of multidrug resistance organisms (MDRO) and limited antimicrobial agent. Literature survey showed that quinazolin-4(3H)-one possess varied biological activities and 2nd and 3rd positions are the target for substitution with other moieties. On the other hand, isatin and sulphanilamide pharmacophore also exhibits wide range of pharmacological activities especially significant antibacterial activity though competitive inhibition of dihydropteroate synthetase enzyme. Hence, it has thought worthwhile to study the effects of these pharmacophoric moieties in one molecule with the base of quinazolin-4(3H)-one nucleus for better the antibacterial activity. A series of mannich bases, 2-(substituted phenyl)-3-[1-(substituted amino methyl)-2-oxoindolin-3-ylideneamino] quinazolin-4-(3H)-one derivatives and 2-(4’-substitutedphenyl)-3-[(N-2-oxoindolin-3-ylidene)-4”-sulphonamidophenyl]-quinazolin-(3H)-one has synthesised. The title compound has synthesised from the intermediate schiff bases which is prepared by reacting 2-(substituted phenyl)-4H-benzo[d][1,3]-oxazin-4-one with hydrazine hydrate and the required benzoxazinone derivate has been prepared by reacting anthranilic acid with substituted benzoyl chloride. All the synthesised compounds structures were characterised by using H1 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy. The intermediate schiff base and final mannich base compounds were evaluated for their antibacterial activity against Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus cereus, Escherichia coli, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa at a concentration of 50 µg/mL and 100 µg/mL by agar well diffusion method using Norfloxacin (50 µg/mL) as standard drug. From the study, it has been observed that the sulphanilamide substituted derivatives did not showed any inhibition against all the organism whereas amino substituted shciff and mannich base showed significant degree of inhibition. Finally, it has been concluded that mannich base derivatives of amino substitution at 3rd position in quinazolinone nucleus exhibited a higher degree of inhibition and also superior in its antibacterial activity against gram positive bacteria S. aureus and B. cereus. Keywords - Quinazolin-4(3H)-one, Sulphanilamide, Isatin, Mannich, Schiff base, Antibacterial activity Biography Gopal Natesan has completed his Doctoral degree (PhD) in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from Hamdard University (Jamia Hamdard) New Delhi, India in 2000 and currently serving as Professor in Medicinal Chemistry, in MAHSA University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. and Director (Academic & Operation) MAHSA Prima International College, MAHSA Group, Malaysia. He has published >40 articles in indexed journals and presented >80 papers in conferences and received number of honors, recently received “Young Scientist Award” in 2013 and “Edward Kennedy Memorial Award” in 2017 for his high standards of research excellence in Science and Technology. He was invited speaker at international scientific meetings and conferences and serves as reviewer for several scientific international journals and also as Editorial/Advisory board of various journals.

Plant Science-Growth and Investment
Chair
Speaker
  • Optimizing the seed germination of garcinia mangostana l. through priming treatments
    Time: 12:10-12:40
    Speaker
    Puzon, Juliana Janet M
    University of the Philippines
    Philippines
    Biography

    Juliana Janet M Puzon is a botany professor in the Institute of Biology, College of Science, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City. She teaches botany subjects and heads the Plant Physiology Research Laboratory in this institute. Her current research interests include plant stress physiology, phytotechnologies, bioactive secondary metabolites, and physico-chemical and phytohormonal control of seed germination.

    Abstract

    Garcinia mangostana L., commonly known as mangosteen, has recalcitrant seeds that remain dormant unless exposed to optimal environmental conditions. In various crops, seed priming treatments are known to enhance seed germination, and alter the seed’s metabolic activity before germination. The study aimed to optimize the germination of G. mangostana seeds through different priming treatments, namely, soaking the seeds in H2O, H2O2, and acid scarification with HNO3. The effectiveness of the priming treatments in inducing seed germination was compared. The lipid and carbohydrate components of the seeds that had undergone priming were determined. Mangosteen seeds were subjected to three different methods of seed priming, namely soaking seeds in distilled water, H2O2, acid scarification with HNO3 before germinating in the dark for seven days. The germination percentage, mean germination time, and germination rate were measured every day. After 7 days of germination, total lipids and total carbohydrates in ungerminated and germinated seeds were quantified using modified Folch method, and Dubois assay, respectively. The results of seed germination showed that soaking the seeds in 0.5% H2O2 was the most favourable among all the priming treatments based on the values of measured germination parameters. A significant difference between the mean % germination of seeds was observed, while there was no significant difference between the mean germination rates and mean germination time of seeds between treatments. Increasing concentrations of H2O2 and HNO3 reduced the lipid content of seeds. The carbohydrate content of the germinated seeds primed with distilled water and increasing concentrations of H2O2 decreased, while seeds primed with increasing concentrations of HNO3 had increasing carbohydrate content. Therefore, the concentrations of H2O2 and HNO3 in the priming treatments greatly affect the lipid and carbohydrate contents of the seeds. Results of this study serve as a significant contribution to the improved propagation of G. mangostana L., an economically valuable species.

  • Antimicrobial activity of moringa oleifera and terminalia arjuna leaf extracts against fungal pathogens
    Time: 1:40 to 2:10 PM
    Speaker
    Shikha Khandelwal
    Amity University
    India
    Biography

    Shikha Khandelwal obtained BSc (2005) degree from MDS University, Ajmer and MSc in Biotechnology (Gold Medalist, 2007) from Rajasthan agricultural University, Bikaner. She joined IBI Biosolutions Pvt. Ltd.(2007), Panchkula, for one year project based on “Biotech Industrial Training Programme 2007-08” organized by Biotech Consortium India Limited, where she worked on various aspects of Bioinformatics tools and techniques including ‘In silico drug designing, Programming Language (PERL) and comparative sequence analysis’.

    Abstract

    Medicinal plants are rich sources of biologically active compounds to combat various diseases. The present study evaluated antifungal activity of aqueous extracts in phosphate buffered saline (PBS, pH 7.2), potassium phosphate buffer (PPB, pH 7.0), sodium phosphate buffer (SPB, pH 7.0) and sodium acetate buffer (SAB, pH 5.2) and in organic solvents (ethanol, hexane, dichloro methane, butanol, and methanol) with different polarity from the plants, Moringa oleifera and Terminalia arjuna, selected on the basis of their use in traditional medicine. The leaf extracts were analyzed qualitatively and quantitively for phytochemicals and found having flavonoids, phenols, tannins, steroids, glycosides, alkaloids saponins etc. The antimicrobial activity was evaluated based on the zone of inhibition, in agar well diffusion assay against three fungi (A. niger, T. rubrum and Fusarium sp.). Maximum antimicrobial activity was observed in extracts with PBS for M. oleifera against A. niger (30±0.05 mm) followed by T.rubrum (27±0.03 mm) whereas T. arjuna extract showed maximum activity against A. niger (30±0.05 mm). Similarly, antimicrobial activity in organic solvents showed dichloro methane extract of M. oleifera with maximum activity against A. niger (15±0.03mm) and T. arjuna extract against A. niger (13±0.04 mm). The plant extracts least activity against Fusarium sp. Minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) for M.oleifera showed an overall highest activity in PBS buffer @ 24.35±0.02 mg/ml against A. niger and dichloro methane extract against A.niger (MIC 56.26±0.05 mg/ml) whereas T. arjuna extract registered maximum activity against A. niger with MIC 45±0.05 mg/ml in PBS buffer and 83±0.43 mg/ml in dichloro methane , respectively. These extracts proved to be having fungicidal effects, supporting their traditional use.

  • In vitro mass cloning of Stevia rebaudiana and extraction and quantification of stevioside by high performance thin layer chromatography
    Time: 2:10 to 2:40 PM
    Speaker
    Manju Anand,
    Amity University
    India
    Biography

    Manju Anand has completed her PhD from Panjab University, Chandigarh, India Presently she is a Professor in Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Amity University, Haryana, India. A Professional in Plant Biotechnology specializing in Plant Tissue Culture, she has rich experience of working on the micropropagation of some economically important hardwood and softwood trees and edible bamboos and ascertaining their clonal fidelity through different molecular markers. Presently she is working on the mass propagation of some valuable and endangered medicinal plants and extraction of secondary metabolites from in-vitro cultures and their evaluation as therapeutic agents. She has nearly 40 publications in peer reviewed journals that have been cited over 192 times and her publication H-index is 9.

    Abstract

    Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni (family Asteraceae) popularly known as “Sweet leaf” is an important medicinal plant used for obesity, heart disease, dental caries, as contraceptive and anticancerous agent. The leaves of Stevia are the source of diterpene glycosides and among these stevioside is a high intensity, non-caloric, high potency sweetener being 300 times sweeter than sucrose. An efficient and reproducible in vitro protocol was established for the mass cloning of this valuable plant followed by extraction and purification of stevioside--the major secondary metabolite from micropropagated plants and cell cultures using High performance thin layer chromatography (HPTLC). It exhibited a high propensity of de novo adventitious shoot formation both directly from the leaf explants and indirectly through leaf callus on variously augmented Murashige and Skoog’s medium. Individual shoots were rooted on half strength basal MS medium and plantlets were acclimatized and successfully established in the field. Extraction of stevioside from leaves of micropropagated plants collected at different time intervals (3, 4, 5, 18, 30 months), callus and suspension cultures were achieved following solvent extraction with petroleum ether, methanol, diethyl ether and butanol. The crude extract was initially purified on glass TLC followed by its fine purification on pre-coated silica gel 60 F254 plates by using High performance thin layer chromatography scanned at 210 nm. The highest amount of stevioside was obtained from thirty months old plants which yielded 94.9 ?g/ml of stevioside followed by 69.40 ?g/ml and 44.37 ?g/ml in suspension cultures harvested at stationary phase and callus respectively.

  • Identification of transcription factors involved in the response to both BPH infestation (biotic stress) and different levels of nitrogen (abiotic stress) in rice cultivars
    Time: 2:40 to 3:10 PM
    Speaker
    Uma Priya Kupusamy
    Newcastle University
    United Kingdom
    Biography

    Uma Priya has completed her PhD recently (Jun 2018) from Newcastle University. Her field of study involved molecular responses of rice to abiotic and biotic stress. She is currently the Head of Food Microbiology Section in the Department Chemistry Malaysia and also a member of reputed working groups in Malaysia.

    Abstract

    Plants have evolved to develop astonishing survival strategies to adapt to variations in environmental conditions include rapid onset of abiotic and biotic stresses. These extreme conditions have caused constraints on the growth and development of plants as well as caused enormous economic loss globally to crops. Rice, Oryza sativa is one of the most important staple foods for more than half of the world population. In order to fulfil the food demand of the growing population, rice production needs to be increased significantly to ?42%, from its current level. Stresses such as nitrogen (N) deficiency (abiotic stress) and brown planthopper (BPH) infestation (biotic stress) has been a major constraint in rice growing areas. The present study identified two TF genes which were involved in the combination of the reduced levels of N and BPH infestation in TN1 (susceptible to BPH) and IR70 (resistant to BPH) rice cultivars. OsNCL1 and OsNCL2 which was previously reported to be potentially related to BPH-resistance showed differential expression patterns in response to the combination of both the stresses. These TFs were up-regulated in response to the reduced levels of N (1.04 mM NH4NO3, 0.64 mM NH4NO3 and 0.24 mM NH4NO3) compared to the optimal N level (1.44 mM NH4NO3) at different time points of BPH infestation whilst the resistant IR70 was down-regulated to a greater magnitude in response to the reduced levels of N compared to the optimal upon BPH infestation. Down-regulation of both the genes in the resistant IR70 cultivar under the reduced levels of N and in the presence of BPH infestation shows that these TFs have repressed many active pathways to prevent further damage and is an efficient method of defence against infestation of the insect pest. Ultimately understanding the gene-regulatory network is important to develop or select for stress-tolerant and high yielding rice cultivars.

Day 2

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
  • Bioremediation of metal contaminated environment: A review

    Amity Institute of Biotechnology
    India
    Biography

    S M Paul Khurana earned his PhD in 1969 at the age of 23 years from University of Gorakhpur, India. He was the Director of CPRI, Shimla, VC, RD University, Jabalpur (MP, India), Director, Biotechnology, & Dean, Sci, Eng. & Tech Faculty, Amity Univ, Gurgaon. Currently he is working as professor of Biotech/Head USIC. He has over 215 research publications that have been cited almost 2150 times, and his publication H-index is 21. He has been Chief Editor for Indian Phytopathology. J Indian Potato Assoc, Indian Virology and member of many National & Int’l Journals.

    Abstract

    Metal contaminants cause specific toxicity at higher concentration in environment, by altering the nucleic acids conformation, proteins and interference with oxidative phosphorylation. The soil sources of heavy metals are metal-rich mine tailings, electroplating, gas exhaust, energy and fuel production, weathering of minerals, erosion, volcanic activity, downwash from power lines, intensive agriculture use of pesticides, phosphate fertilizer discharge, biosolids (e.g., livestock manures, composts, and municipal sewage sludge), and sludge dumping. Managing these wastes due to urbanization/population explosion in developing countries is a challenge due to toxins released. Dumping industrial wastes affects all living creatures, losing biodiversity. Biotechnological approaches as disparaging bioaugmentation, land farming, bio pilling is used to degrade the heavy metals. Their toxic effect on kidneys, nervous system, may lead to the symptoms of mental disorder, weakness, headaches, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, anemia and in certain cases even permanent damage of the organelles. Streptomyces sp bioremediated heavy metals from waste water to a great extent, viz Mn+2 :79, Pb+2:32, Fe+2: 24, Cr+2::22, Cu+2:16, Cd+2 :12, Ni+2: 12 and Zn+2:11% respectively. Biotechnological interventions will be reviewed and discussed at length during the presentation.

  • Pattern of adverse drug reactions in a tertiary care medical college and hospital

    Dr. Rajendra Prasad Government Medical College Kangra
    India
    Biography

    Doctor Dinesh Kansal working as an professor and HOD in the Department of Pharmacology at Dr. Rajendra prasad Government Medical College Kangra.He has completed his graduation M.B.B.S in the year 1983 at Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla H.P. He has done his masters degree in the year 1998 at Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla H.P. He has teaching experience from past 28 years. His area of interest in Neuro pharmacology, Experimental and Analytical Pharmacology,Clinical Pharmacology,Pharmacovigilance. He has published the 28 Research Papers in International / National Journals.He got an award Bharat Vidya Rattan award by International Business Council, New Delhi. He has Organized CME on Pharmacovigilance at Dr. RPGMC Kangra at Tanda in October 2013.Organized CME on Haemovigilance at Dr. RPGMC Kangra at Tanda in April 2014. He was invited as an Chairperson at 46th Annual Conference of Indian Pharmacological Society on 16th to 18th December, 2013 at Bengaluru. Chairperson at 2nd International & 5th National Conference of Indian Society for Rational Pharmacotherapeutics on 30th January to 1st Feburary, 2014 at DMC Ludhiana. Chairperson at International Conference of Pharmacology & Drug Discovery on “Pharmacology for Future: Towards Translational Approach for Next Generation Pharmacologists” at Maharaja Agrasain University. He was coordinated in Coordinator of Adverse drug reaction monitoring Centre, Pharmacovigilance Program of India, Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission, Ghaziabad U.P under the aegis of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. Chairperson Institutional Prescription audit Committee. Chairperson of Institutional Animal Ethics Committee of Dr. RPGMC Tanda H.P, Editor in chief Indian Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. Member Institutional Disciplinary Committee. He was an Research Guidant to M.D Students Since 2011.

    Abstract

    Background: Adverse drug events can lead to admission in hospital, prolongation of hospitalisation, increase in investigation and treatment costs, deformities, danger to life and even death. Methods: A retrospective analytical study was conducted of adverse drug reaction (ADR) reports collected in our ADR Monitoring Centre established in Pharmacology Department under the Aegis of Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC) Ghaziabad (MINISTRY OF Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India). Data pertained to the period from March 2015 to March, 2018. Results: A total of 1059 reports were analysed. 568(54%) patients were females and 491(46%) were males. The majority of ADRs were due to Cancer Chemotherapy agents in 493(46.5%) patients, followed by 182(17%) in HIV patients, and 162(15%) in T.B. patients. 726(68.5%) patients recovered completely at the time filling up of form, 328(31%) were recovering and 5 patients died. 3 deaths were of snake bitecases and 2 deaths were of MDR TB cases. Conclusion: Awareness and timely intervention in case of ADR can save many precious lives.

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