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Scientist Profile

Dr. Anil Kumar Sharma
Principal Scientist,
Pathology Division,

Telephone: 0581-2586292(O), 0581-2301579(R)
Mobile No.: 9412489277

Field of Specialization Veterinary Pathology (Clinical pathology, metabolic/mycotoxic, cattle, canine and wildlife diseases) Total Research Papers 170
No. Patents Granted / Filed Total No. of Book / Manual Book3 , Manual 2
No. of M.V.Sc. Student Guided 8 No. of PhD Student Guided 5
Present Number of M.V.Sc. Student 1 Present Numberof PhD Student 2

Top 10 Research Papers

  • Sharma, A.K., Vanamayya, P.R. and Parihar, N.S. (1985). Tuberculosis in cattle: A retrospective study based on necropsy. Indian J. Vet. Pathol., 9: 14-18.
  • Sharma, A.K., Prasad, M.C. and Ram Kumar (1989). Hypothyroidism vis-a-vis foetal development in goats. Indian J. Anim. Sci., 59(1):91-93.
  • Sharma, A.K. and Parihar, N.S. (1994). Pathology of experimental molybdenosis in goats. Indian J. Anim. Sci., 64(2): 114-119.
  • Nagalakshmi, D., Sharma, A.K. and Sastry, V.R.B. (2000). Pathological lesions in lambs fed raw or processed cottonseed meal. Vet. Res. Comm., 24:349-359.
  • Patil, R.D., Dwivedi. P. and Sharma, A, K. (2006).Critical period and minimum single oral dose of ochratoxin A for inducing developmental toxicity in pregnant Wistar rats. Reprod. Toxicol., 22(4): 679-687.
  • Singh, N.D., Sharma, A. K., Dwivedi. P., Rajendra D. Patil and Manoj Kumar (2007). Citrinin and endosulfan induced teratogenic effects in Wistar rats. J. Appl. Toxicol., 27: 143-155.
  • Singh, N.D., Sharma, A. K., Dwivedi, P., Patil, R. D. and Kumar, M. (2007). Citrinin and endosulfan induced maternal toxicity in pregnant Wistar rats: Pathomorphological study. J. Appl. Toxicol., 27: 589-601.
  • Prasanna, K., Sharma, A.K., Dwivedi, P., Satheesh, C.C and Telang, A.G. (2007). Pathogenesis of ochratoxin A induced nephropathy in rats with special reference to oxidative damage, cytokine profile and ultrastructural changes. Indian J. Vet. Pathol., 31(1): 1-10.
  • Singh N.D., Sharma A.K., Dwivedi, P., Patil, R.D. and Kumar, M. (2008). Experimentally induced citrinin and endosulfan toxicity in pregnant Wistar rats: Histopathological alterations in liver and kidneys of fetuses. J. Appl. Toxicol., 28:901-907.
  • Gauri AC, Telang AG, Badgujar PC, Raut SS, Sharma AK. (2014). Toxicopathological alterations induced by high dose dietary T-2 mycotoxin and its residue detection in wistar rats. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol., 66 (2): DOI 10.1007/s00244-014-0006-x

Technologies Developed

  • Development of standards, guidelines and protocol for disease diagnosis and cure of wild animals in Indian zoos
  • Development of molecular marker for sex identification in Gyps vultures
  • Development and use of indirect competitive ELISA for diclofenac residue monitoring in tissues
  • Development of protocol for detoxification of unconventional feed stuff for improved livestock production and health


  • Best teacher Award of IVRI (2006-07).
  • Fellowship of National Academy of Veterinary Science (FNAVS), New Delhi. (2006).
  • Fellowship of Indian Society for Advancement of Canine Practice (FISACP) (2008).
  • Dr. C.M. Singh award of IAVP for the best research article published in IJVP (Four times).
  • Gangman Sharma award of IAVP for the best article on Pack animals. Publish in Ind. J.Vet.Path. 23: (1&2) 56-59,1999.
  • Organising Secretary award of IAVP (2001) for best poster presentation during XVIII IAVP conference held at G.A.U., S.K., Nagar, Gujarat ( Sharma, A. K. and Ram Kumar).
  • Narmada Hatcheries- ‘Young Scientist’s Award – 2003’ by IAVP at its XX Annual Conf. and National Symposium, Jabalpur (Nov. 12-14, 2003, Abst. No. 7.2, pp. 187-18


  • Life member, Indian Association of Veterinary Pathologists (IAVP).
  • Life member of Indian Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Research (IAAVR).
  • Life member of Society of Toxicology India (STOX).
  • Life member of Indian Association of Veterinary Scientists (IAVS).
  • Life member of Agricultural Research Service Scientists Forum (ARSS Forum).

Ongoing Projects

  • Outreach Programme on Ethno-veterinary Medicine
  • Feeding strategies to improve nutrient utilization, antioxidant status and immunity in captive Indian leopard (Panthera purdus fusca)
  • Assessing the safety to vultures (Gyps Spp.) of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug in veterinary use in India (MoEF)
  • National Referral Centre on Wildlife Healthcare
  • understanding the molecular basis of Peste-des-Petits Ruminants virus (PPRV) mediated host immune modulation for the development of next generation vaccine
  • Sub Project(2) Cattle, Canine, Equine and Wildlife
  • Evaluation of cell cycle regulation biomarkers in spontaneous canine tumours
  • Studies on mortality pattern and causes of death among livestock, poultry and wildlife and maintenance of Veterinary Pathology museum (Service Project)
  • Assessing the safety to vultures (Gyps species) of non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in veterinary use in India.
  • Outreach programme on Ethnoveterinary Medicine
  • Evaluation of molecular markers for diagnosis and prognosis of canine neoplasms
  • National Referral Centre on Wildlife Healthcare (CZA)