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Scientist Profile

Dr. Pawan Kumar
B.V.Sc.& A.H M.V.Sc. , Ph.D
Pathology Division,

Mobile No.: 9027097852

Field of Specialization Veterinary Pathology; Sheep disease diagnosis; Oncology Total Research Papers 26
No. Patents Granted / Filed Total No. of Book / Manual 0
No. of M.V.Sc. Student Guided 0 No. of PhD Student Guided 0
Present Number of M.V.Sc. Student 0 Present Numberof PhD Student 0

Top 10 Research Papers

  • Pawan Kumar, Nagarajan, N., Saikumar, G., Arya, R.S., Somvanshi, R. (2013). Detection of bovine papillomaviruses (BPVs) in wart-like lesions of upper gastrointestinal tract of cattle and buffaloes. Transbound Emerg. Dis
  • Pawan Kumar, Nagarajan, N., Deepak Kumar, R.B. Bind and Somvanshi, R. (2013). Detection and quantification of bovine papillomaviruses (BPVs) in cutaneous warts of cattle and buffaloes. Adv. Anim. Vet. Sci., 1(2): 53-58
  • Bam, J., Pawan Kumar, Leishangthem, G.D., Saikia A. and Somvanshi, R. (2012). Spontaneous cutaneous papillomatosis in yaks and detection and quantification of bovine papillomavirus-1and-2. Transbound Emerg. Dis., doi:10.1111/j.1865-1682.2012. 01361.x.
  • Pathania, S., Pawan Kumar, Leishanthem, G.D, Kumar, D., Dhama, K. and Somvanshi, R. (2011). Preliminary assessment of binary ethylenimine inactivated and saponized cutaneous warts (BPV-2) therapeutic vaccine for enzootic bovine haematuria in hill cows. Vaccine, 29(43): 7296–7302.
  • Pawan Kumar, Ram Kumar, R. V. S. Pawaiya and B. P. Madhu (2010). Diagnostic significance of mitotic index and AgNOR count in canine mammary tumours. Brazilian J. Vet. Path., 3(1):41-45.
  • Pawan Kumar, R.V.S. Pawaiya and B.P. Madhu (2010). Multiple mammary tumours in a bitch: Analysis of mitotic index, AgNOR count and c-erbb2 expression status: a case report. Veterinarni Medicina, 55(12):631-635.
  • Pawan Kumar and RVS Pawaiya (2010). Advances in cancer diagnostics. Brazilian J. Vet. Path., 3(2):141-152.
  • Pawan Kumar, Ram Kumar, R.V.S. Pawaiya, G.B. Manjunatha Reddy and S.K. Maiti (2009). Expression pattern of c-erbB2 oncoprotein in canine mammary tumours. Indian J. Vet. Pathol., 33(2): 125-129.
  • Reddy G.B.M., Pawan Kumar, Ram Kumar, R.V.S. Pawaiya and Ravindran, R. (2009). Histopathological classification and incidence of canine mammary tumours. Indian J. Vet. Pathol., 33(2): 152-155
  • Pathania, S., Pawan Kumar, S. Khatoon, A.K.S. Rawat, N. Punetha,, D.R. Lauren and R. Somvanshi (2012). Detection of ptaquiloside and quercetin in certain Indian ferns. Current Sci., 102: 1683-1691


  • Dr. P. Rama Rao Award, IAVP


  • Life Member of Laboratory Animal Science Association of India
  • Life Member of Indian Association of Veterinary Pathologists
  • Life member of Dr. C. M. Singh Endowment Trust
  • Life Member of Veterinary Council of India
  • Life Member of Himachal Veterinary Council

Ongoing Projects

  • Prevalence and pathobiology of retroviral diseases in sheep and goats
  • Tear based biomarkers for early detection of Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca (KCS) and prediction of corneal graft acceptance in KCS affected dogs
  • Studies on mortality pattern and causes of death among livestock, poultry and wildlife and maintenance of Veterinary Pathology museum (Service Project)
  • Evaluation of therapeutic potential of triterpenoids and isoflavones in chronic renal failure
  • Biomarkers in the early diagnosis and prognosis of bovine and bubaline cutaneous and mucosal papilloma virus tumours
  • Pathogenesis and diagnosis of maedi-visna and caprine arthritis encephalitis virus infection in small ruminants.