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Date Image 12th September 2022 Vol. No. 11; Issue No. 543

1. Das S, Bagal B, Jain H, Kashyap L, Anbarsan S, Sharma A, Bondili S, Nayak L, Thorat J, Mirgh S, Gokarn A, Punatar S, Sahay A, Epari S, Tembhare P, Shetty P, Khanna N, Goda J, Moiyadi A, Gupta T, Sengar M, Khattry N, Menon H (2022).Demographic, pattern of care and outcomes of primary CNS lymphoma-experience from a tertiary care cancer center in India. Indian Journal of Hematology and Blood Transfusion.

2. Sengar M, Jain H, D'Souza S, Kannan S, Mokal S, Gurjar M, Ambotkar M, Sharma N, Boppanna , Gota V (2022). Exposure-responser relationship of posaconazole suspension in theprophylaxis of invasive Fungal Infections in patients with acute myeloid leukemia. Indian Journal of Hematology and Blood Transfusion

3. D'Silva SZ, Tambe M, Pinto A, Singh M (2022). Identification of the novel allele, HLA-C*06:02:38:02, in a Gujarati individual from India. HLA.

4. Tambe M, D'silva SZ, Pinto AS, Parsaniya B, Singh M (2022). Identification of the novel allele, HLA-A*02:11:01:06, in two North Indian individuals in a Kshatriya family. HLA.

5. D'Silva SZ, Tambe M, Pinto AS, Singh M (2022). The novel HLA-B*52:01:01:23 allele in an individual from Uttar Pradesh, North India. HLA.

6. Pinto AS, Tambe M, D'Silva SZ, Singh M(2022)Identification of the novel HLA-DQB1*06:01:01:04 allele in an individual from Western India. HLA

7. Paul S, Arya S, Mokul S, Baheti A, Kumar S, Ramaswamy A, Ostwal V, Chopra S, Saklani A, deSouza A, Kazi M, Engineer R. Extramural vascular invasion as an independent prognostic marker in locally advanced rectal cancer: propensity score match pair analysis. Abdominal Radiology.

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Coy S, Wang S, Stopka SA, Lin JR, Yapp C, Ritch CC, Salhi L, Baker GJ, Rashid R, Baquer G, Regan M, Khadka P, Cole KA, Hwang J, Wen PY, Bandopadhayay P, Santi M, De Raedt T, Ligon KL, Agar NYR, Sorger PK, Touat M, Santagata S. Single cell spatial analysis reveals the topology of immunomodulatory purinergic signaling in glioblastoma. Nature Communications 13(1): 4814.

Legends of Science
Hem Singh Pruthi Hem Singh Pruthi

Hem Singh Pruthi obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge, the UK, in 1925. His major contribution was biological control of insect pests, pests of fruit trees, taxonomic studies on an homopterous group of insects, and desert locust control. Dr. Pruthi won the OBE (Order of the British Empire) award. He was the elected Fellow of the Entomological Society of India; Secretary, INSA; and President of the Indian Science Congress in 1940.

Mandayam Jeersannidhi Thirumalachar Mandayam Jeersannidhi Thirumalachar

Mandayam Jeersannidhi Thirumalachar received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, USA, in 1948. His contributions include the discovery of 20 new antibiotics; the development of Phyton-27, a non-toxic copper fungicide; the genetic transformation of pseudo-yeast to produce human insulin, and the establishment of about 300 new species of fungi. Dr. Thirumalachar received the SS Bhatnagar Award in 1967, the Sunder Lal Hora Medal by INSA, and the Polish Academy of Sciences Medal. He was elected Fellow of the Indian Phytopathological Society, New York Academy of Sciences, and the first President of the Mycological Society of India.

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