Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College

Acharya Donde Marg, Parel,
Mumbai 400 012. India.
Tel.: 91-22-2410 7000 Fax: 91-22-2414 3435

Recent Publications



  • Pathak S, Rege M, Gogtay NJ, Aigal U, Sharma SK, Valecha N, Bhanot G, Kshirsagar NA, Sharma S. Age-dependent sex bias in clinical malarial disease in hypoendemic regions. Plos One 2012; 7(4): e35592.
  • Srivastava R, Ray S, Vaibhav V, Gollapalli K, Jhaveri T, Taur S, Dhali S, Gogtay N, Thatte U, Rapole S, Srivastava S. Serum profiling of leptospirosis patients to investigate proteomic alterations. Jr Proteomics (in press).
  • Thatte UM, Gogtay NJ, Kannan S, Oak SN. Access to medicines for orphan diseases- experiences in the management of a case of Fasciola Hepatica in Mumbai, India. Nat Med Jr Ind (in press) Final Author Manuscript
  • Gogtay NJ, Thatte UM, Kulkarni PS. Data on normal healthy volunteers screened for a Phase I study and an analysis of how many actually get randomized. Nat Med Jr Ind 2012; 25 (1): 18-20. Final Author Manuscript


  • Taur SR, Bavdekar SB & Thatte UM. Survey of ethics committee protocol approval letters: compliance with Schedule Y/ICMR guidelines 2006. Ind Jr Med Ethics 2011; VIII: 214-16.
  • Ray S, Kamath KS, Srivastava R, Raghu D, Gollapalli K, Jain R, Gupta SV, Ray S, Taur S, Gogtay NJ, Thatte UM, Rapole S, Patankar S, Srivastava S. Serum proteome analysis of vivax malaria: An insight into the disease pathogenesis and host immune response. Jr Proteomics; in press.
  • Gogtay NJ, Doshi BM, Kannan S & Thatte UM. A Study of Warning Letters issued to Clinical Investigators and Institutional Review Boards by the United States Food and Drug Administration. Ind Jr Med Ethics 2011; VIII 211-14
  • Gogtay NJ, Bavdekar SB. Assessment of safety and tolerability of local application of DEBA cream in infants and children. Int J Risk Saf Med. 2011 Jan 1;23(1):1-3 Full Text.
  • Bhatia S, Tullu MS, Kannan S, Gogtay NJ, Thatte UM & Lahiri KR. An unusual recurrence of anti-tubercular drug-induced hepatotoxicity in a child. Jr Postgrad Med 2011; 57: 147-52. Full Text
  • K Holloway, E Mathai, Andy Gray, A Kotwani, C Wattal, S. Chandy, E Mathai, K. Thomas, M Mathai, J Mathews, I Joseph, U Thatte, R Kulkarni, G Koppikar, A Gous, E Pochee, A Gray, S Essack, A Sturm, Surveillance of community Antimicrobial Use in Resource – Constrained settings – Experience from five pilot projects. Tropical Medicine and International Health 2011; Vol 16, No.2, 152-161.
  • K Holloway, E Mathai, Andy Gray, A Kotwani, C Wattal, S. Chandy, E Mathai, K. Thomas, M Mathai, J Mathews, I Joseph, U Thatte, R Kulkarni, G Koppikar, A Gous, E Pochee, A Gray, S Essack, A Sturm, Surveillance of community Antimicrobial Use in Resource – Constrained settings – Experience from five pilot projects.Tropical Medicine and International Health Vol 16 (3):368–374.
  • Santosh Taur, UM Thatte. Leadership Initiative Perspectives in Clinical Research | July-September 2011; Vol 2 Issue 3; pp 81.
  • Shetty Y, Marathe P, Kamat S and Thatte U. Site monitoring by an IEC Accepted for publication IJME

YEAR-2011: Book Chapters

  • Doshi M and Thatte UM. “Significance of Drug levels of Medications in Chronic Pain Management”, in the book “Symptom Oriented Pain Management”; Ed. Baheti D, Bakshi S, Gupta S and Gehdoo R, Jaypee Medical Publishers, New Delhi, India, 2011
  • Taur S, Thatte UM, “Introduction to Statistics” in “Book on Clinical Trials” Eds. AD Paul, Alice Kuruvilla. in Press
  • Shraddha Parab, Santosh Taur, Urmila Thatte, “Clinical Data Management” in “Book on Clinical Trials” Eds. AD Paul, Alice Kuruvilla. In Press
  • Thatte UM. Ethical Issues in Clinical Trials, in A Textbook of Clinical Pharmacy Practice: Essential concepts and skills. Ed. G Parthasarathy; 2011


  • Gogtay NJ. Principles of sample size calculation. Indian J Ophthalmol 2010; 58: 517- 8. Full Text
  • Shukla A, Mahapatra A, Gogtay N, Khopkar U. Exomeprazole-induced photoallergic dermatitis. J Postgrad Med 2010; 56: 229-31.
  • Karande S, Gogtay NJ. Specific learning disability and the Right to education 2009 act- call for action. J Postgrad Med 2010; 56: 171-2.
  • Jadhav MP, Bamba A, Shinde VM, Gogtay N, Kshirsagar NA, Bichile LS et al. Liposomal Amphotericin B for the treatment of cryptococcal meningitis in HIV/AIDS patients in India- a multicentric, randomized controlled trial. J Postgrad Med 2010; 56: 71-75
  • Mehra KK, Rupawala AH, Gogtay NJ. Immediate hypersensitivity to a single dose of oral flurbiprofen. J Post Grad Med 2010; 56: 36-7


  • Bavdekar SB, Gogtay NJ, Chavan R. Reporting ethical processes: survey of instructions to authors provided by Indian journals. Ind Jr Med Sci 2009; 63: 260-2.
  • Rupawala AH, Kshirsagar NA, Gogtay NJ. A retrospective analysis of adverse events in the elderly in a tertiary referral centre in Mumbai. Ind Jr Med Sci 2009; 63: 167-73.
  • Shaikh AY, Muranjan MN, Gogtay NJ, Lahiri KR. Possible mechanism for zonisamide induced hyperammonemia in a child with citrullinemia type 1. Ind Jr Med Sci 2009; 63: 203-6
  • Bavdekar SB & Thatte UM. Compensation for research-related injury. J Postgrad Med 2009; 55: 87-8.
  • Puri KS, Suresh KR, Gogtay NJ, Thatte UM. Declaration of Helsinki, 2008: Implications for stakeholders in research. Jr Postgrad Med 2009; 55: 131-34
  • Chandwani HS, Kanodra NM, Thapa VB, Gogtay NJ. Perforative peritonitis probably caused by short-term use of diclofenac sodium. Jr Assoc Phy Ind 2009; 57: 487.
  • Gogtay NJ, Dhingra MS, Yadav A, Chandwani H. Vaccine policy, regulations and safety in India. Int Jr Risk Safety Med 2009; 21: 23-30
  • Thatte Urmila. Still in search of a herbal medicine…. Indian Journal of Pharmacology, 2009. 41(1):1-3
  • Thatte UM, Kulkarni-Munshi R, Kalekar SA. Review of policies for injuries to research participants in India. J Med Ethics 2009; 35: 133-9.
  • Bamba AV, Jadhav MP, Prabhu R, Ray S, Gogtay Nj, Jijina FF, Kshirsagar NA. Refractory hypokalemia due to conventional Amphotericin B in a patient with leukemia. Ind Jr Cancer 2009; 46: 76-7
  • Thatte UM, Samsinah Hussain, Madeleine de Rosas – Valera, Mhd Ashar Malik, Evidence – Based Decision on Medical Technologies in Asia Pacific: Experiences forum, India, Malaysia, Philippines and Pakistan, Value in Health, 2009, Vol 12, Sup 3, S-18-S25
  • Thatte UM, Kulkarni RA, Kalekar SA. Review of Policies for research related Injuries, Journal on Medical Ethics, Feb 2009; 35: 133 – 139

YEAR- 2008:

  • Thatte UM, Bavdekar SB. Clinical research in India- great expectations? Jr Post Grad Med 2008; 54: 318-23.
  • Gogtay NJ, Kulkarni UP, Panchabhai TS. Adverse reactions to anti fungals. Adverse Drug Reaction Bulletin 2008; 251.
  • Lakhan R, Misra UK, Kalita J, Pradhan S, Gogtay NJ, Singh MK, Mittal B.No association of ABCB1 polymorphisms with drug-refractory epilepsy in a north Indian population.Epilepsy Behav. 2008 Sep 20. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Jain SS, Bavdekar SB, Gogtay NJ, Sadawarte PA. Off- label drug use in children. Indian Jr Pediatr 2008, Sep 22- Epub ahead of print
  • Mehra KK, Gogtay NJ, Ainchwar R, Bichile LS. Hypersensitivity to intravenous ondansetron in a 19 year old female: a case report. JMCR 2008; 2: 274
  • Kshirsagar NA, Gogtay NJ. Minimizing risks to drugs. J Assoc Phy Ind 2008; 56: 556-7.
  • Jethwani KS, Kanodra NM, Kulkarni HS, Gogtay NJ, Bavdekar SB. J Assoc Phy Ind 2008; 56: 556.
  • Kulkarni UP, Karnad DR, Gogtay NJ. Genetics of warfarin response. (Letter to editor on paper by Schwarz UI). New Engl Jr Med. 2008; 358:2742-43
  • Bavdekar SB, Gogtay NJ, Wagh S. Reporting ethical processes in two Indian journals. Indian J Med Sci. 2008; 62:134-40.
  • Kulkarni UP, SwarBD, Karnad DR, Davis S, Patwardhan AM, Kshirsagar NA & Gogtay NJ. A pilot study of the association of pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic parameters of warfarin with the dose in patients on long-term anticoagulation. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2008 65:787-90
  • Phadke MA, Kshirsagar NA, Dalvi SD. Non-physician clinicians in India. Lancet 2008; 371 (9613): 648-9
  • Phadke MA, Bulakh PM, Kshirsagar NA. Nevirapine to prevent HIV transmission via breast milk. Lancet 2008; 372: 287


  • Kshirsagar NA, Naidu MUR, Thatte UM, Gogtay NJ, Viviani S, Preziosi MP, Elie C, Findlow H, Carlone G, Borrow R, Parulekar V, Plikaytis B, Kulkarni P, Imbault N, LaForce MF. Safety, immunogenecity, and antibody persistence of a new meningococcal group A conjugate vaccine in healthy, Indian adults. Vaccine 2007; 25S: A101-107.
  • Gogtay NJ, Kshirsagar NA. Call for spontaneous reports of adverse drug events from Indian physicians- need of the hour. J Assoc Phy Ind 2007; 55: 597-98.
  • Patel KJ, Kedia MS, Bajpai D, Mehta SS, Kshirsagar NA, Gogtay NJ. Evaluation of the prevalence and economic burden of adverse drug reactions presenting to a tertiary referral centre: a prospective study. BMC Clinical Pharmacol 2007; 7: 8. Full text
  • Deshpande AA, Mehta SS, Kshirsagar NA. Hospital management of Mumbai train blast victims. Lancet 2007; 369: 639-40

YEAR- 2006:

  • Davis S, Kshirsagar NA. Co-prescription of alginate based formulations and proton pump inhibitors in gastro-oesophageal refulx disease: time to rethink? Ind Jr Med Res 2006; 123: 493-96
  • Karande S, Gogtay NJ, Kanchan S, Kshirsagar NA. Anti convulsant hypersensitivity syndrome to lamotrigine confirmed by lymphocyte stimulation in vitro. Ind Jr Med Sci 2006; 2: 59-63.
  • Gogtay NJ, Kamtekar KD, Dalvi SS, Mehta SS, Chogle AR, Aigal U, Kshirsagar NA. A randomized, parallel study of the safety and efficacy of 45 mg primaquine versus 75 mg bulaquine as gametocytocidal agents in adults with blood schizonticide-responsive uncomplicated falciparum malaria malaria. BMC Infectious Diseases 2006; 6: 16.ISRCTN50134587 Full text
  • Sahane K, Mehta SS, Gogtay NJ, Kshirsagar NA. Time to Thrombolysis in patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction in a tertiary referral centre: An Important Performance Indicator in an Emergency Department. Jr Assoc Phy Ind 2006; 54: 78-80.
  • Panchabhai TS, Noronha SF, Davis S, Shinde MV, Gogtay NJ, Kshirsagar NA. Evaluation of the activity of CYP2C19 in Gujrati and Marwari subjects living in Mumbai (Bombay). BMC Clinical Pharmacology 2006; 6: 8. Full text
  • Phadke MA, Kshirsagar NA. Blood tests for the diagnosis of tuberculosis. Lancet 2006; 368 (9532): 282
  • Gogtay NJ, Kshirsagar NA, Vaidya AB. Current Challenges in Malaria Control. Jr Post Grad Med 2006; 52: 241-42.
  • Kshirsagar NA, Shinde RR, Mehta S. Floods in Mumbai- impact of public health service by hospital staff and medical students. Jr Post Grad Med 2006; 52: 312-4.
  • Kshirsagar NA. Malaria- Anti malarial resistance and policy-ramifications and challenges. Jr Post Grad Med 2006; 52: 291-3.

YEAR- 2005:

  • Bavdekar SB, Gogtay NJ. Unlicensed and off-label drug use in children. J Postgrad Med. 2005; 51:249-52
  • Hegde S, Gogtay NJ, Kshirsagar NA. Post-marketing study to assess the safety, tolerability, and effectiveness of Fungisome: An Indian Liposomal Amphotericin B preparation. Jr Postgrad Med 2005; 51: Suppl 1: S58-S63.
  • Bavdekar SB, Gogtay NJ, Sahu DK, Tullu MS. Indian Journal marks Golden Jubilee with International Conference. Sci Ed 2005; 28 (3): 89-90.
  • Gogtay NJ, Bavdekar SB, Kshirsagar NA. (2005) Anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome: a review. Expert Opinion in Drug Safety, 4: 571-581.
  • Mehta S, Gogtay NJ. (2005) From the pen to the patient – minimizing medication errors. Journal of Postgraduate Medicine, 51: 3-4.

YEAR- 2004:

  • Bavdekar SB, Gogtay NJ. (2004) The Golden Jubilee Conference: the outcome, success and opportunities. Journal of Postgraduate Medicine, 50: 243-246.
  • Dwivedi R, Gogtay N, Kharkar V, Amladi S, Kshirsagar NA. (2004). In-vitro lymphocyte toxicity to a phenytoin metabolite in phenytoin induced cutaneous adverse drug eruptions. Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, 70(4): 217-220.
  • Gogtay NJ, Rajgopal L, Bavdekar SB, Mehta S, Salvi VS, & Goel A. Fifty years of the Journal of Postgraduate Medicine-a journey in time. J Postgrad Med, 50, 164-6.
  • Bavdekar SB, Muranjan M, Gogtay NJ, Kantharia V, Kshirsagar NA. Anti convulsant hypersensitivity syndrome: lymphocyte toxicity assay for the confirmation of diagnosis and risk assessment. (2004). Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 38: 164-6.
  • Gogtay NJ, Jakhere SG, Waingankar SP, Dalvi SS, Kshirsagar NA. (2004). Therapeutic Drug Monitoring as a tool to identify medication errors. Drug Safety, 27, 143-144.
  • Gogtay NJ, Dalvi SS, Kshirsagar NA. (2004). Safety Monitoring-an Indian perspective. International Journal of Risk and Safety, 16, 21-30. (Invited article)
  • Gogtay NJ. Malaria- hope on the horizon. (2004). Journal of Postgraduate Medicine, 50, 5-6. (editorial).
  • Kshirsagar NA, Gogtay NJ, Garg BS, Deshmukh PR, Rajgor DD, Kadam VS, Kirodian BG, Ingole NS, Mehendale AM, Fleckenstein L, Karbwang J, Lazdins-Helds JK. (2004). Safety, tolerability, efficacy and plasma concentrations of diethylcarbamazine and albendazole co-administration in a field study in an area endemic for lymphatic filariasis in India. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 98, 205-17.
  • Bhatt HBA, Gogtay NJ, Kochar NR, Dalvi SS, Kshirsagar NA. (2004). Adverse drug reactions to Indian traditional remedies: past, present and future in Adverse Drug Reaction Bulletin, ed Ferner RE. Lippincort Williams & Wilkins, 225, 2004.
  • Gogtay NJ, Kamtekar KD, Dalvi SS, Chogle AR, Aigal U, Kshirsagar NA. Preliminary report of the evaluation of the gametocytocidal action of bulaquine in adult patients with acute Plasmodium falciparum malaria. (2004). Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 98, 525-8
  • Kamtekar KD, Gogtay NJ, Dalvi SS, Karnad DR, Chogle AR, Aigal U, Kshirsagar NA. (2004). A prospective study evaluating the efficacy of a single 45mg dose of primaquine as a gametocytocidal agent in patients with Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Mumbai, India. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 98, 453-8.

YEAR- 2003:

  • Gogtay NJ, Dalvi SS, Mhatre RM, Kirodian B, Gupta A, Jadhav S, Kshirsagar NA. (2003). A randomized, cross over assessor blind study of a single oral dose of 200 mg of four formulations of phenytoin sodium in normal, healthy, Indian volunteers. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, 25, 215-20.
  • Karande S, Gogtay NJ, Kshirsagar NA. (2003). Efficacy and safety of vaccines in Indian children: a review. Pediatric and Perinatal Drug Therapy, 5, 124- 134. (Invited article).
  • Gogtay NJ, Dalvi SS, Chogle AR, Karnad DR, Rajgor D, Ramdas M, Aigal U, Kshirsagar NA. (2003). The diagnostic and prognostic utility of rapid strip (OptiMAL and Paracheck) versus conventional smear microscopy in adult patients of acute, uncomplicated P.falciparum malaria in Mumbai (Bombay), India. Journal of the Association of Physicians of India, 51, 762-765.
  • Gogtay NJ, Kadam VS, Desai S, Kamtekar KD, Dalvi SS, Kshirsagar NA. (2003). A cost-effectiveness analysis of three anti malarial treatments for acute, uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Mumbai, India. Journal of the Association of Physicians of India, 51, 877-879.
  • Karande S, Gogtay NJ, Kshirsagar NA. .(2003) Improving Drug Safety Monitoring in Indian children. Indian Pediatrics, 40, 1167-1175.

YEAR- 2002:

  • Gogtay NJ, Mhatre R, Dalvi SS, Desai S, Gupta A, Kshirsagar NA. (2002). A randomized, cross over, assessor blind, study of the pharmacokinetics of parenteral nimesulide versus placebo in healthy Indian volunteers. Clin Drug Investigation , 22, 17-23.
  • Kirodian B, Gogtay NJ, Udani VP, Kshirsagar NA. (2002). Treatment of Menkes disease with parenteral copper histidine-case reports from Mumbai (Bombay). Ind Ped , 39, 183-186.
  • Gogtay NJ, Bhatt HB, Dalvi SS, Kshirsagar NA. The use and safety of non allopathic Indian medicines. Drug Safety 2002; 25: 1005-1019.


  • Rane CT, Dalvi SS, Gogtay NJ, Shah PU, Kshirsagar NA. (2001). A pharmacoeconomic analysis of the impact of therapeutic drug monitoring in adult patients with generalized tonic-clonic epilepsy. Br J Clin Pharmacol, 52, 193-195.
  • Mangalvedhekar SS, Gogtay NJ, Manjula S, Kadam VS, Dalvi SS, Shah PU, Badakere SS, Pradhan VD, Kshirsagar NA. (2001). Phenytoin associated alopecia- drug induced lupus. Jr Assoc Phy Ind, 49, 929-930.
  • Gogtay NJ, Pinto CJ, Bichile SK, Kshirsagar NA. (2001). Erectile dysfunction and sildenafil citrate. Jr Assoc Phy Ind, 49, 871-872. (Editorial).
  • Gogtay NJ, Dalvi SS, Kshirsagar NA. (2001). Pure powder and intellectual property. Lancet , 358, 1103.
  • Kotwani RN, Gokhale PC, Bodhe PV, Kirodian BG, Kshirsagar NA 2001 Safety and efficacy of Liposomal Amphotericin B in patients with cryptococcal meningitis; Jr Assoc Phy Ind. 49: 1086-1090


  • Mangalvedhekar SS, Gogtay NJ, Phadke AV, Gore S, Shah JM, Shah SM, Kshirsagar NA. (2000). Adverse drug reactions postal survey- bronchial asthma and angioedema with nimesulide. J Assoc Phy Ind, 48, 548.
  • Gogtay NJ, Chogle AR, Sorabjee JS, Marathe SN, Kshirsagar NA (2000). Anti malarial clinical trial protocols-can we avoid risk to patients?. Ann Trop Med Parasitol, 94, 407-408.
  • Kshirsagar NA, Gogtay NJ, Rajgor D, Dalvi SS, Wakde M. (2000). An unusual case of multi drug resistant Plasmodium vivax in Mumbai (Bombay). Ann Trop Med Parasitol, 94, 189-190.
  • Gogtay NJ, Desai S, Kadam VS, Kamtekar KD, Dalvi SS, Kshirsagar NA (2000). A randomized, parallel group study in Mumbai (Bombay) comparing chloroquine versus chloroquine + sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine in the treatment of adults with acute, uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria. Ann Trop Med Parasitol, 94, 309-312.
  • Gogtay NJ, Mangalvedhekar SS, Kshirsagar NA. (2000). Adverse drug reaction monitoring in India and the postal survey as a useful tool for ADR detection. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, 9, 235-236.
  • Gogtay NJ, Kadam VS, Karnad DR, Kanbur A, Kamtekar KD, Kshirsagar NA. (2000). Probable resistance to parenteral artemether in plasmodium falciparum : case reports from Mumbai (Bombay), India. Ann Trop Med Parasitol, 94, 519-520.
  • Kshirsagar NA, Gogtay NJ, Moorthy NS, Garg MR, Dalvi SS, Chogle AR, Sorabjee JS, Marathe SN, Tilve GH, Bhatt AD, Sane SP, Mull R, Gathmann I. (2000). A randomized, double-blind, parallel group, comparative safety, and efficacy trial of oral co-artemether versus oral chloroquine in the treatment of acute, uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in adults in India. Am J Trop Med Hyg, 62, 402-408.
  • Gogtay NJ, Desai S, Kadam VS, Kamtekar KD, Dalvi SS, Kshirsagar NA. (2000). Study of the relapse pattern of P.vivax in Mumbai: an analysis of 283 cases. J Assoc Phy Ind, 48, 1085-86. # Kumar A, Gogtay NJ, Kshirsagar NA. (2000). A survey of primaquine prescribing habits in the city of Mumbai. (Bombay). J Assoc Phy Ind 48, 660.

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