Faculty

Dr. Aby Abraham

Dr. Aby Abraham MBBS, MD, DM

Assoc.Professor, Department of Haematology

Phone : +91 0416 228 2352
Email: aby@cmcvellore.ac.in

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Medical training

  • Residency:Internal Medicine at Christian Medical College, Vellore, India between 1996-1999.
  • Haematology at Christian Medical College, Vellore, India between 2005-2009.
  • Internship: Christian Medical College, Vellore, India between 1992-1993.

Education

Medical: DM(Haematology) Dr.MGR University, 2009. MD(Internal Medicine) Dr.MGR University, 1999. Undergraduate: MBBS Madras University 1991.

Licenses and certification

  • MD in Internal Medicine 1999
  • DM in Clinical Haematology 2009
  • Registered with Tamil Nadu Medical Council, India.

Professional affiliations

Member of Indian Society of Haematology and Transfusion Medicine

Professional experience

  • Junior Medical Officer at Mar Baselios Medical Mission Hospital,Kothamangalam,Kerala,India between 1993-1996.
  • Residency Post graduate training in Internal Medicine, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India between 1996-1999.
  • Consultant Physician in General Medicine at Mar Baselios Medical Mission Hospital,Kothamangalam,Kerala,India between 1999-2003.
  • Junior Registrar in Geriatric Medicineat Monklands Hospital NHS Trust, Glasgow,UK between 2003-2005.
  • Ahmed R, Devasia AJ, Viswabandya A, Lakshmi KM, Abraham A, Karl S, Mathai J, Jacob PM, Abraham D, Srivastava A, Mathews V, George B. Long-term outcome following splenectomy for chronic and persistent immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) in adults and children : Splenectomy in ITP. Ann Hematol. 2016 Sep;95(9):1429-34. doi: 10.1007/s00277-016-2738-3. PubMed PMID: 27370992.
  • Garge S, Keshava SN, Moses V, Mammen S, Ahmed M, Chiramel GK, Cherian V, Manasseh N, George B, Mathews V, Abraham A, Viswabandya A, Srivastava A, Gibikote S. Role of endovascular embolization in treatment of acute bleeding complications in haemophilia patients. Br J Radiol. 2016 Jul 12:20151064. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27327402; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5124877.
  • Ganapule A, Jain P, Nambiar FA, Korula A, Abraham A, Mammen J, George B, Mathews V, Srivastava A, Viswabandya A. Surgical procedures in patients with Glanzmann's thrombasthenia: case series and literature review. Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis. 2016 Jun 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27273143.
  • Deshpande PA, Srivastava VM, Mani S, Anandhan S, Meena J, Abraham A, Viswabandya A, George B, Srivastava A, Mathews V, Balasubramanian P. Atypical BCR-ABL1 fusion transcripts in adult B-acute lymphoblastic leukemia, including a novel fusion transcript-e8a1. Leuk Lymphoma. 2016 Oct;57(10):2481-4. doi: 10.3109/10428194.2016.1151512. PubMed PMID: 26942999.
  • Sekar S, Burad D, Abraham A, Paul MJ. Adrenal incidentaloma caused by extramedullary haematopoiesis: conservative management is optimal. BMJ Case Rep. 2015 Sep 21;2015. pii: bcr2015211014. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2015-211014. PubMed PMID: 26392447.
  • Abraham A, Varatharajan S, Karathedath S, Philip C, Lakshmi KM, Jayavelu AK, Mohanan E, Janet NB, Srivastava VM, Shaji RV, Zhang W, Abraham A, Viswabandya A, George B, Chandy M, Srivastava A, Mathews V, Balasubramanian P. RNA expression of genes involved in cytarabine metabolism and transport predicts cytarabine response in acute myeloid leukemia. Pharmacogenomics. 2015 Jul;16(8):877-90. doi: 10.2217/pgs.15.44. PubMed PMID: 26083014.
  • Philip C, George B, Ganapule A, Korula A, Jain P, Alex AA, Lakshmi KM, Sitaram U, Abubacker FN, Abraham A, Viswabandya A, Srivastava VM, Srivastava A, Balasubramanian P, Mathews V. Acute myeloid leukaemia: challenges and real world data from India. Br J Haematol. 2015 Jul;170(1):110-7. doi: 10.1111/bjh.13406. PubMed PMID: 25858293; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4864448.
  • Daniel Sathiya SS, Pari Selvakumar P, Singh M, Abraham A, Koshy S. Pseudotumour of the Mandible Associated with von Willebrand's Disease. J Maxillofac Oral Surg. 2015 Mar;14(Suppl 1):417-20. doi: 10.1007/s12663-014-0653-5. PubMed PMID: 25848151; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4379308.
  • Chendamarai E, Ganesan S, Alex AA, Kamath V, Nair SC, Nellickal AJ, Janet NB, Srivastava V, Lakshmi KM, Viswabandya A, Abraham A, Aiyaz M, Mullapudi N, Mugasimangalam R, Padua RA, Chomienne C, Chandy M, Srivastava A, George B, Balasubramanian P, Mathews V. Comparison of newly diagnosed and relapsed patients with acute promyelocytic leukemia treated with arsenic trioxide: insight into mechanisms of resistance. PLoS One. 2015 Mar 30;10(3):e0121912. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0121912. PubMed PMID: 25822503; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4378855.
  • Arora N, Nair S, Pai R, Nair S, Ahmed R, Abraham A, Viswabandya A, George B, Balasubramanian P, Srivastava A, Mathews V. V-raf murine sarcoma viral oncogene homolog B (BRAF) mutations in hairy cell leukaemia. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2015 Jan-Mar;58(1):62-5. doi: 10.4103/0377-4929.151190. PubMed PMID: 25673595.
  • Athiyarath R, George B, Abraham A, Viswabandya A, Srivastava A, Edison ES. Genetic modifiers of secondary iron overload in beta thalassemia major. Blood Cells Mol Dis. 2015 Mar;54(3):242-3. doi: 10.1016/j.bcmd.2014.12.006. PubMed PMID: 25601433.
  • George B, Mathews V, Lakshmi KM, Melinkeri S, Sharma A, Viswabandya A, Sharma S, Das S, Ahmed R, Abraham A, Nair V, Apte S, Chandy M, Srivastava A. The use of a fludarabine-based conditioning regimen in patients with severe aplastic anemia--a retrospective analysis from three Indian centers. Clin Transplant. 2013 Nov-Dec;27(6):923-9. doi: 10.1111/ctr.12263. PubMed PMID: 24304374.
  • Mathews V, George B, Viswabandya A, Abraham A, Ahmed R, Ganapule A, Sindhuvi E, Lakshmi KM, Srivastava A. Improved clinical outcomes of high risk β thalassemia major patients undergoing a HLA matched related allogeneic stem cell transplant with a treosulfan based conditioning regimen and peripheral blood stem cell grafts. PLoS One. 2013 Apr 26;8(4):e61637. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0061637. PubMed PMID: 23637873; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3637210.
  • Jain PP, Parihar M, Ahmed R, Abraham A, Vishwabandya A, George B, Mathews V, Srivastava A, Srivastava VM. Fluorescence in situ hybridization patterns of BCR/ABL1 fusion in chronic myelogenous leukemia at diagnosis. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2012 Jul-Sep;55(3):347-51. doi: 10.4103/0377-4929.101742. PubMed PMID: 23032829.
  • Varatharajan S, Abraham A, Zhang W, Shaji RV, Ahmed R, Abraham A, George B, Srivastava A, Chandy M, Mathews V, Balasubramanian P. Carbonyl reductase 1 expression influences daunorubicin metabolism in acute myeloid leukemia. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2012 Dec;68(12):1577-86. doi: 10.1007/s00228-012-1291-9. PubMed PMID: 22562609.
  • Patkar N, Alex AA, B B, Ahmed R, Abraham A, George B, Vishwabandya A, Srivastava A, Mathews V. Standardizing minimal residual disease by flow cytometry for precursor B lineage acute lymphoblastic leukemia in a developing country. Cytometry B Clin Cytom. 2012 Jul;82(4):252-8. doi: 10.1002/cyto.b.21017. PubMed PMID: 22467604.
  • Chendamarai E, Balasubramanian P, George B, Viswabandya A, Abraham A, Ahmed R, Alex AA, Ganesan S, Lakshmi KM, Sitaram U, Nair SC, Chandy M, Janet NB, Srivastava VM, Srivastava A, Mathews V. Role of minimal residual disease monitoring in acute promyelocytic leukemia treated with arsenic trioxide in frontline therapy. Blood. 2012 Apr 12;119(15):3413-9. doi: 10.1182/blood-2011-11-393264. PubMed PMID: 22374701.
  • Abraham A, Varatharajan S, Abbas S, Zhang W, Shaji RV, Ahmed R, Abraham A, George B, Srivastava A, Chandy M, Mathews V, Balasubramanian P. Cytidine deaminase genetic variants influence RNA expression and cytarabine cytotoxicity in acute myeloid leukemia. Pharmacogenomics. 2012 Feb;13(3):269-82. doi: 10.2217/pgs.11.149. PubMed PMID: 22304580.
  • Patkar N, Nair S, Alex AA, Parihar M, Manipadam MT, Arora N, Ahmed R, Abraham A, George B, Viswabandya A, Srivastava V, Srivastava A, Mathews V. Clinicopathological features of hepatosplenic T cell lymphoma: a single centre experience from India. Leuk Lymphoma. 2012 Apr;53(4):609-15. doi: 10.3109/10428194.2011.622421. PubMed PMID: 21916832.
  • Parihar M, Kumar JA, Sitaram U, Balasubramanian P, Abraham A, Viswabandya A, George B, Mathews V, Srivastava A, Srivastava VM. Cytogenetic analysis of acute myeloid leukemia with t(8;21) from a tertiary care center in India with correlation between clinicopathologic characteristics and molecular analysis. Leuk Lymphoma. 2012 Jan;53(1):103-9. doi: 10.3109/10428194.2011.603447. PubMed PMID: 21745004.