Scientific Staff

Dr. Prabhanshu Tripathi
Senior Scientist
Food, Drug & Chemical Toxicology
CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research
Vishvigyan Bhawan, 31, Mahatma Gandhi Marg
Lucknow - 226 001. Uttar Pradesh, India.
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Tel: +91-522-2217497 | Extension: 713
Fax: 522-2628227

Areas of Specialization
Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Immunology
Current R&D/S&T Activities


  • Effect of environmental factors (diet & artificial sweetener) on gut microbiome and their consequences on type 2 diabetes.
  • Effects of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) on the gut microbiome and host immune responses.

Research Interests:    

  • To explore the role of microbiome in human health.
  • Toxicant mediated modulation of microbiome and their health consequences. 
  • Inflammation & Immunology–Mechanisms involved in immune regulation and autoimmunity.


Partial List of Research Publications
Awards/Honours/ Distinctions
  • · ·       Associate Editor *Frontiers in Physiology*
  •           Member of Editorial Board in *Reproductive Immunology* from Insight Medical Publishing, USA
  • ·       Member of Editorial Board in *Immunology & Immunotherapy* from Henry Publication Group, Auckland, NZ
  • ·       Joint Secretary and life member of “Indian Society for Translational Research”, India.
  • ·       Life member of “Indian Immunology Society”, India
  • ·       Member of 'American Association of Immunologists', BETHESDA, USA.
  • ·       Member of 'American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology', MILWAUKEE, USA.
  • ·       Member of 'American College of Allergy Asthma and Immunology', ILLINOIS, USA.
  • ·       Member of 'European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology', STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN.
  • ·       Awarded with Ramalingaswami re-entry fellowship from Dept. of Biotechnology, India in 2015-16
  • ·       Wenner Gren Foundation (Sweden) ‘Travel Award’ to New Orleans, USA (2015).
  • ·       Travel Award from 'American Association o fImmunology' to Boston, USA (2012).
  • ·       International Travel Scholarship to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A (2008).
  • ·       Travel Scholarship from European Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology to Strasbourg France, (2007).
  • ·       Young Scientist Award by Indian College of Allergy, Asthma and Applied Immunology (2006).
  • ·       Qualified CSIR-JRF with call for SPM fellowship in 2003.
  • ·       Qualified GATE in 2003
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