International Journal of medicine & biomedical sciences

Editor In Chief

Dr. Kalyan Sapkota, MD

MD, Internal Medicine, NAMS (National Academy Of Medical Science, Nepal)
Bir Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal
Expertise: Internal Medicine

Dr. Yuba Raj Pokharel, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Life Sciences and Biotechnology (FLSB); South Asian University, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi-110021, India
Post-Doctor at Turku center for biotechnology, University of Turku and ABO Akademi, Turku Finland (2009 to 2012)
Ph.D. in Pharmacology from College of Pharmacy, Chosun University, Gwangju, 501-759, Republic of Korea , in 2009
Expertise: Cancer Biology; inflammation, anticancer drug development

Managing Editor

Sunil Pandey, M.Sc

Biological Sciences, Eastern Illinois University, USA
Expertise: Molecular Microbiology
Research Gate:Researchgate

Prakash Banjade, MBBS

MBBS, Kathmandu Medical College,

President: United Nations Youth and Student Association of Nepal



Associate Editor

Dr. Dhruba Pathak, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral research fellow, College of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Centre, University of Tennessee, USA
Ph.D. Biological Sciences, Institute of Physiology and Biochemistry, University of Belgrade.
Expertise: Neurosciences, Patch Clamp, sharp micro-electrode intracellular recording, extracellular recording, Confocal imaging, ion channels, epilepsy, biological sciences.

Dr. Roshan Lal Shrestha, Ph.D.

Post Doctorate Fellow, Cancer Genetics Branch, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, USA.
Expertise:  cancer cell biology (in particular cell cycle and microtubule targeting)

Kiran Sapkota, Ph.D.

PhD Scholar, Cancer Epidemiology, University Of Iowa, USA
Medical Microbiology, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
Expertise: epidemiology, risk factors associated with oral cancer, Public Health 

Dr. Paras K Pokharel, MD, MD

MD, Community Health and Preventive Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences;
MD, General Medicine, Zaporojhey State Medical University
Professor at the School of Public Health & Community Medicine (SPH & CM) at BPKIHS, Dharan, Nepal
Member, Subject Committee at Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University
Vice-Chair, Global Allaince for Antibiotic Resistance - Nepal (GARP Nepal)
Expertise: Health Profession Education, Occupational Heath, Epidemiology and Public Health Academia

Shyam Kumar Mishra, M.Sc.

M.Sc. Clinical Microbiology, Institute of Medicine
Assistant Professor, Clinical Microbiologist, Institute of Medicine (IOM), Nepal
Expertise: Microbiology, Immunology, Molecular Biology

Sanjay KC, M.Sc.

PhD Scholar, Institute for Molecular Bioscience, The University of Queensland Brisbane, Australia
MSc (Molecular Medicine), University of Science, Malaysia
Expertise: Nano-biotechnology, molecular biology, molecular diagnostics and medical laboratory technology 
Tel: +61 7 3346 2395 | Mobile: +61 420573490

Dr. Mustafeez Babar, Ph.D.

Visiting Scholar at Stanford University School of Medicine
Ph.D. in Applied Biosciences (Virology and Immunology)
Doctor of Pharmacy,  Riphah International University, Pakistan
Expertise: Virology and Immunology (development of vaccines, drug design and delivery)

Bishnu Joshi, M.Sc., MSTAH

Visiting Scholar, KU Leuven( Department of Pharmaceutical Science, Belgium)
Institute of Tropical Medicine Alumni (2014-2015)
Research Assistant( Helmholtz- Institute for Pharmaceutical Science, HIPS, Germany)
M.Sc. Biotechnology, Tribhuvan University
Expertise: Natural product, Biofuel and Tropical disease (Malaria, Leishmaniasis, Tuberculosis and NCC)

Dr. Santosh Dulal, Ph.D.

Post-Doc.Center for Gastrointestinal Biology and Disease, Dept. of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medicine Medical/Molecular Microbiology
New Mexico State University (NMSU), Las Cruces, NM, USA
Expertise: Protein purification, monoclonal antibody, in vivo and in vitro assays, cell culture, gene expression, bacterial pathogen profiling, quality control, handling/working with animal models.

Menuka Sapkota, M.Sc.

PhD Scholar, Cell Biology, New Mexico State University, USA
Medical Microbiology, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
Expertise: Virology and Immunology (development of vaccines, drug design)

Dr. Pukar Ghimire, MD

MD, Internal Medicine, TUTH (Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Institute Of Medicine, Kathmandu, Nepal)
Expertise: Internal Medicine

Dr. Bibhusan Basnet, MD

Section Editor

MD, Internal Medicine; St. Joseph Hospital, Chicago, IL
Research Assistant; Department of General Practice and Emergency Medicine, BPKHIS, Dharan, Nepal

Manakamana Khanal, Ph.D.

NIH-Pioneer Program Postdoctoral fellow at UCONN Health, U.S.A.
PhD, French National Center for Scientific Research, France
M.Sc, Erasmus Mundus fellow at University of Helsinki, Finland and University of Lille, France
Expertise: Pharmaceutical, drug delivery, nanomedicine, viral inhibition, biomaterial

Surendra Neupane

Ph.D. Scholar, South Dakota State University
M.Sc. Biotechnology (Tribhuvan University)
Experteise : Working on Plant Disease Resistant genes using Bioinformatics Approach; Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolutionary Genetics

Dr. Prakash Shakya, MBBS

MBBS, MHSc, PhD Scholar (Global Health), Dept. of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Expertise: Medicine, Public Health

Dr. Bhola Kumar Dahal, Ph.D.

PhD, Nicotine Dependence Clinic, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), 175 College St., Toronto, ON M5T 1P7, Justus-Liebig University (JLU), Giessen, Germany
Expertise: Preclinical studies on lung diseases especially chronic lung diseases such as pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary fibrosis. Recently, involved in clinical researches (diabetes/ smoking cessation)
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Dr. Devendra Ghimire, MD

MD, Anethesia & Critical Care, Nepalese Army Institute of Health sciences, College of Medicine, Kathmandu Nepal
Expertise: Clinical Anesthesia

Dr. Bijaya Bajracharya, Ph.D.

PhD, Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto-UFOP
Microbiologist, Vector Borne Disease Research and Training Center (VBDRTC), Nepal Government
Expertise: Immunology, molecular biology, infectious disease biology

Pratirodh Koirala, Ph.D.

Ph.D., University of Mississippi Medical center Jackson Mississippi, USA
M.Sc. Microbiology, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
Expertise:Biochemistry and cellular biology

Dr. Rachid El Fatimy, Ph.D.

Research Fellow in Neurology (EXT), Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Expertise: Neuroscience (brain development, Neurodegeneration diseases), Cell Biology, Molecular Biology (ncRNA: microRNA, lncRNA, piRNA, Genome Editing CRISPR/Cas9, Translation regulation)
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Muhammad Aurang Zeb, M.Phil

M.Sc (Biochemistry), Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan, Pakistan.
M.Phil Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry, Hazara University, Mansehra, Pakistan.
Expertise: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Isolation & Characterization of Organic Compounds and testing them for various biological activities

Sunil Prasad Lekhak, M.Sc.

Molecular biology
Lecturer, Kathmandu Medical college & Teaching Hospital

Research Director,Decode Genomics & Research Center
Research officer-Annapurna Neurological Institute & Allied Sciences
Expertise: Molecular Diagnostics, Drug discovery and drug resistance


Bishnu Prasad Neupane, M.Sc.

Assistant Professor, Pokhara University, Kaski, Nepal
M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry) Tribhuvan University
B.Sc. (Chemistry) Tribhuvan University
Research Interest: Nanomedicine, biologically important natural product synthesis, medicinal chemistry, effect of climate change on lichens, biopolymer synthesis and characterization, high altitude Himalayan honey analysis.

Md Fazlul Karim

M.Sc. Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
M.Sc. Biological Sciences, Eastern Illinois University, USA

Department of Biological Sciences, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL, USA.
Expertise: ‘Proteomics/Protein Biochemistry’


Arnab Banerjee

M.Sc in Human Physiology
Serampore College, University of Calcutta
Research scholar of Department of Physiology, Serampore College
Guest Teacher of Department of Zoology (Post Graduate section), Serampore College
Guest Lecturer of Department of Physiology, Harimohan Ghose College (Under Graduate). West Bengal, India.

Dr. Kiran Shakya


Vitreo-Retinal fellowship (Ahmedabad, India)

Consultant Phaco & Vitreo-retinal surgeon

Dr. Lok Bahadur Shrestha

MBBS,MD Microbiology & Infectious Disease

Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Infectious Disease

B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Nepal

Research Interest: antimicrobial resistance, vaccinology, Immunology & Infectious disease



Rashmi Budhathoki, M.Sc.

IJMBS Student Ambassador for South Asian University (SAU), New Delhi 
M.Sc. Biotechnology Student, South Asian University, New Delhi
B.Sc. Microbiology, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu

Vishnu Vardawaga Perugu, MBBS

IJMBS Student Ambassador:College Of Medical Science, Bharatpur, Nepal

Elsevier Student Ambassador South Asia 2014, Elsevier Mentor
College Of Medical Science, Bharatpur, Nepal


Anil Gautam, BMLT

IJMBS Student Ambassador for Pokhara University, Kaski, Nepal
Elsevier Student Ambassador, South Asia 2016
Contact: +977-9846725846


Pabitra Aryal

MS Environmental Science, Tribhuwan University, Nepal
MS Biological Sciences, Eastern Illinois University, USA
Expertise and Interest: Sustainable agriculture, climate change, plant fungus interaction, sustainable energy

Linguistic Editor

Dr. Shiv Ram Pandey, Ph.D.

PhD, Professional Development of English Teachers
Kathmandu University, Kavre, Nepal
Lecturer, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal
Life Member, Nepal English Language Teachers Association (NELTA)

Statistic Editor

Dr. Umesh Raj Aryal, Ph.D.

Assistant professor, Kathmandu Medical College
Lecturer, Nobel college
Ph.D, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Yogesh Shrestha

Lecturer, Tribhuvan University
M.Sc. Statistics, T.U.

Advisory Board

Dr. Antonio Toniolo, MD, FAMH

Clinical Microbiologist and Virologist, Department of Microbiology, University of Pisa
Professor of Medical Microbiology, University of Insubria Medical School
Director, Laboratory of Clinical Microbiology, Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazione Macchi – Varese, Italy
ASM Country Ambassador to Italy
MD, University of Pisa Medical School, Pisa, Italy
Professional and Scientific Interests: Clinical Microbiology and Virology; hospital infections; basic and clinical research; infectious etiology of neurologic and endocrine disease. Teaching at the graduate and post-graduate levels. Laboratory direction and management.
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Dr. Srikant Gupte, Ph.D.

Inventor- Antibiotic MIC strips of paper having MIC values printed on both sides of the strip
Consultant Microbiologist - Ezy MIC strips, HiMedia Laboratories Pvt.Ltd   
Ph.D. Antibiotic Research, Mumbai University

Dr. Rupak Aryal, Ph.D.

PhD, Environmental Engineering
Senior Research Fellow at University of South Australia, Adelaide
Researcher: The University of Queensland, University Of Tokyo
Expertise: Urban Water Recycling and Reuse, Stormwater and Climate Change, Permeable pavement and clogging, water purification

Dr. Rajani Malla, Ph.D.

Professor, Microbiology
Head of the Department, Central Department of Biotechnology, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur

Executive Editor

Uddav Khadka



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