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Molecular Pathology Association of India (MPAI)
Dr. P. K. Patra, MD
Professor and Head, Dept. of Biochemistry, Pt. J.N.M. Medical College. Raipur, Chattisgarh, India.
  • MPAI Designation Vice President
  • Phone/Mobile No. +91-0771-2272611(R), 2890012(Off), 9893100505
  • Email Id pkp1964@yahoo.co.in
  • Profile Dr. Patra is Professor and Head of the Department of Biochemistry at Pt. J.N.M. Medical College in Raipur, Chhattishgarh. He also serves as the Deputy Secretary, Govt. of Chhattisgarh (Biotechnology & Medical Education) and Joint CEO- Chhattisgarh Infotech and Biotech Promotion Society, Raipur (C.G.) from since 2003. He also served as the Deputy Director, Medical Education, Chattisgarh from Jan 2000 to Feb. 2003. An MD in Biochemistry from Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU Dr Patra has over seventeen years of research and teaching experience; has guided more than 20 MD students in their theses and is a recognized PhD guide in Biochemistry. Dr. Patra has contributed significantly in developing a concerted programme to contain Sickle Cell Anemia in Chhattishgarh.

    His field of research interest is in Molecular Genetics of Sickle cell anemia for which he has developed noteworthy infrastructure at Pt J N M Medical College and is in-charge of Centre for Genetic Diseases and Molecular Biology. Dr Patra has 22 publications to his name.