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अखिल भारतीय आयुर्विज्ञान संस्थान, नई दिल्ली
All India Institute Of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

Dr. Rizwana Quraishi

                                                   Dr. Rizwana Quraishi

 

2. Designation: Assistant Professor of Chemistry

 

 

3. Qualifications: M.Sc. (Biochemistry), Ph. D. (Clinical Biochemistry)

 

 

4. Email ID: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

5. Field of Interest:

  • Standardization of techniques for health damage assessment (treatment compliance and effectiveness studies)
  • Genetic basis of addictive behaviours.
  • Biochemical and Neurological aspects of addiction (neurotransmitters & immunological response to drugs of abuse)
  • Translational Research: Field applicable and patient friendly assessment techniques like dried blood assays.

 

6. Total number of publications till date: 35

 

 

7. Details of publications since 2006 onwards (the full citation)- these should be divided into journal  articles (peer reviewed publications) and books/monographs/project reports/ proceedings from workshops (non-peer reviewed publications)

  1. Quraishi R, Singh D, Ambekar A, Jain R, Rao R. Gamma gutamyl transferase measurement in dried serum spots. Alcohol Clinical & Experimental Research, 2018; 42 (S2), P1-1-48: 24A. 
  2. Chatterjee B, Quraishi R, Rao R. Genetic aspects of addictive disorders. Indian J Psychiatry 2018, 60 (supplement 1): S26.
  3. Jain R, Quraishi R, Verma A. Evaluation of dried urine spot method to screen cotinine among tobacco dependents: An exploratory study. Indian J Psychol Med. 2017; 39(4): 469-474.
  4. Jain R, Quraishi R, Ambekar A, Verma A, Gupta P. Dried urine spots for detection of benzodiazepines. Indian J Pharmacol. 2017; 49 (6): 465-469.
  5. Quraishi R, Jain R, Mishra AK, Ambekar A. Association of ankyrin repeats 7 kinase domain containing ANKK1gene polymorphism with co-morbid alcohol & nicotine dependence: A pilot study from a tertiary care treatment centre in north India. Indian J Med Res. 2017; 145 (10): 33-38.  
  6. Quraishi R, Jain R, Ambekar A. Hematological profile of alcohol dependent subjects: Report from a tertiary care treatment centre in India. Int J Pharma Res Health Sci. 2016; 4 (5): 1420-1423.  
  7. Quraishi R, Lakshmy R, Mukhopadhyay AK, Jailkhani BL. Transaminase extraction and stability from dried serum samples. Sch. J. App. Sci. 2014; 2 (1B): 169-170.   
  8. Quraishi R and Jain R. ANKK1/Taq A1 genotyping from dried blood stored on filter paper among alcohol and nicotine dependent subjects. British Biomedical Bulletin 2014; 2 (1): 263-266.
  9. Quraishi R, Jain R, Balhara YPS. Profile of Nicotine Use among Alcohol Dependent Patients Visiting a Tertiary Care Center in North India. Indian J Psychol Med. 2014; 36(2):174-8.
  10. Jain R, Quraishi R, Majumder P, and Pattanayak RD. Comparison of self-report and biological measures for alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug use in consecutive alcohol dependent patients visiting a tertiary care centre. Journal of Substance Use 1-9, Posted online on 19 April 2012.
  11. Quraishi R, Jain R, Pattanayak RD. Laboratory Profile of current Injecting Drug Users seeking treatment at a tertiary care centre in India: What do the regular blood tests and HIV screening say? Addict Addictive Disorders & Their Treatment 2012, 11 (4): 206–211.
  1. Quraishi R, Jain R, Anish PK. Naltrexone level and biochemical profile of opiate dependent patients on Naltrexone Maintenance Programme: A pilot study. Addictive Disorders and Their Treatments.Published ahead of print.     10.1097/ADT.0b013e31827a1ede
  2. Quraishi R, Jain R, Ambekar A. The use of dried blood spot samples in screening drugs of abuse. Pharmacology & Pharmacy 2013; 4: 152-159.
  3. Quraishi R, Lakshmy R, Mukhopadhyay AK, and Jailkhani BL.Analysis of the stability of urea in dried blood spots collected and stored on filter paper”. Annals of Laboratory Medicine 2013; 33: 1-3.
  4. Quraishi R, Pattanayak RD, Jain R, Dhawan A. A  Descriptive Study of Clinical, Hematological and Biochemical Parameters of Inhalant Users Seeking Treatment at a Tertiary Care Centre in India. Indian J Psychol  Med 2013; 33: 1-3.
  5. Quraishi R, Jain R, Chatterjee B, Verma A. Laboratory profile of cannabis dependent treatment-seeking population at a tertiary care centre in India. Int J High  Risk Behav Addict 2013;2(3): 107-11.
  6. Chatterjee B, Quraishi R, Jain R. Socio-demographic and drug use characteristics of treatment-seeking cannabis users at a tertiary care centre in India”. Addictive Disorders and Their Treatments 2013; 33: 1-3.
  1. Quraishi R, Lakshmy R, Mukhopadhyay AK, Jailkhani BL. Creatinine measurement and stability in dried Serum. J Diabet Sci Technol 2012 Jul 1; 6(4):988-9
  2. Quraishi R, Lakshmy R, Luthra K, Mukhopadhyay AK, Jailkhani BL. Apo E Genotyping from blood stored on filter paper. The Indian Journal of Medical Research 2012; 135 (3): 318-321
  3. Quraishi R, Lakshmy R, Prabhakaran D, Irshad M, Mukhopadhyay AK, Jailkhani BL. Effect of Storage Temperature on Cholesterol Measurement from Dried Blood. The Indian Journal of Medical Research 2007, 126: 228-229.
  4. Quraishi R, Lakshmy R, Prabhakaran D, Mukhopadhyay AK, Jailkhani BL. Use of filter paper stored dried blood for measurement of triglyceride. Lipids in health and disease 2006, 5: 20.

Book Chapters:

  1. Rizwana Quraishi, Raka Jain, Atul Ambekar. Dried Blood Spots for Testing Drugs of Abuse. In: Kim Wolff (Ed). Detection of Drug Misuse: Biomarkers, Analytical Advances and Interpretation. The Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, UK, 2017: pp 127-146. ISBN: 978-1-78262-157-7
  2. Rizwana Quraishi and Atul Ambekar. Genetics of alcohol use disorder. In: Dihingia S & Bhuyan D (Ed). Psychiatry Update. Indian Psychiatry Society, Dibrugarh and Psychiatrists of Dibrugarh, Assam. First Edition, 2018: pp 221-242. ISBN: 978-93-5311-908-9.

 

8. Presentations made at scientific meetings/ conferences/ workshops:

  1. Quraishi R, Singh D, Ambekar A, Jain R, Rao R. Gamma gutamyl transferase measurement in dried serum spots. Poster presented at the 19th congress of international society for biomedical research on alcoholism (ISBRA2018), 9-13 Sept 2018 in Kyoto, Japan.
  2. Quraishi R, Chatterjee B and Rao A. Genetics of alcohol and opioid dependence: prevalence, association and implications in treatment outcome.  Presented symposium at 3rd Global conference of Biological Psychiatry, 23-26 Aug 2018 in Grand Hyatt, Mumbai.
  3. Chatterjee B, Quraishi R, Rao R. Genetic aspects of addictive disorders. Symposium accepted at Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society 5-8 Feb 2018 Ranchi, Jharkhand.
  4. Quraishi R. Genetic predictors and moderators of treatment research in substance use (alcohol use disorders). Symposium presented at National Conference on Addiction Psychiatry 27-29 Nov 2017, AIIMS, Delhi.
  5. Raka Jain, Quraishi R, Arpita Verma, Atul Ambekar. Evaluation of Dried urine spot method for detection of BZD among substance users. International Association of Medico Legal Experts (IAMLE), Jan 2016.
    1. Quraishi R, Jain R, Ambekar A, Verma A, Gupta P. Feasibility of using filter paper as a matrix for drug screening in urine of substance users. Presented at 49th Annual Conference of Indian Pharmacological Society 21-23 Oct 2016.
    2. Quraishi R, Jain R, Bera SC, Ambekar A. Association of alcohol use pattern with liver enzyme levels: report from a tertiary care treatment centre in India.  Presented at World association of Social Psychiatry, Nov, 2016.
    3. Raka Jain, Quraishi R, Arpita Verma. Evaluation of Dried urine spot method for detection of cotinine among Tobacco users. National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) International Forum, June 2015.

9. Investigator in funded projects along with year completed:

      

  1. Feasibility of transporting blood/serum samples onto filter paper to screen for biomarkers of harmful alcohol use among opioid dependent patients on agonist maintenance treatment: A pilot study in community setting. (PI) (AIIMS Intramural funding) (2016-18)    

 

10. Investigator in non-funded projects along with year and title completed:

  1. Effect of smoking on Platelets Monoamine Oxidase B activity levels in Opioid Dependent Patients on Maintenance Treatment: An Exploratory study. (2016-17)
  2. A Comparative evaluation based on clinical and laboratory profile of HIV screened positive and negative treatment-seekers from a tertiary care treatment centre: A retrospective chart analysis study. Departmental study. (2014-16)
  3. Association of COMT (catechol-O-methyltransferase) polymorphism and comorbid alcohol and nicotine dependence among treatment seekers in India. A Pilot Study. Departmental study. (2014-16)
  4. Estimation of nicotine in urine samples spotted on filter paper in substance users. (2013-14)
  5. 5.       Evaluation of compliance in patients receiving naltrexone for long term management of opioid dependence. (2012-14)
  6. Assessment of biochemical and hematological profile of opioid dependent patients receiving Buprenorphine / Buprenorphine –naloxone combination. (2012-14)

11. Investigator in funded projects along with year and title ongoing:

 

  1. A functional polymorphism of dopamine beta hydroxylase gene and disulfiram treatment response in patients with alcohol dependence: A pilot exploratory study. (2018-20)

 

12. Investigator in non-funded projects along with year and title ongoing:

  1. To explore and compare the association of various demographic, clinical and laboratory factors with Delirium Tremens (DT) among patients with Alcohol Dependence (AD), admitted with and without a diagnosis of DT, based upon review of clinical records. Departmental study. (2017 ongoing)

13. Co-investigator in funded projects along with year and title completed:

  1. Feasibility of transporting urine samples of drug users on filter paper for screening drugs of abuse: A pilot exploratory study. (Co-PI) (ICMR funded)

 

14. Co- investigator in non-funded projects along with year and title ongoing: None

15. Co- investigator in funded projects along with year and title ongoing:

  1. Biomarkers of Lithium response in Bipolar disorder: assessment of the clinical markers, peripheral blood based markers and structural neuroimaging markers (pertaining to gray matter volume) in individuals with bipolar disorder on long-term lithium prophylaxis. (2017 Ongoing)
    1. Detection of New Psychoactive Substances among Substance Abuse Treatment Seekers in India: A Multi-centric Study. (2017 ongoing)

16. Co- investigator in non-funded projects along with year and title ongoing: None

17. Thesis supervised for MD/ PhD

- as guide (number only): None

 

-as co-guide (number only): Two

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