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Uma Devi Ranganathan

Education

Ph.D. in Bio Medical Sciences, Tuberculosis Research Centre (ICMR), Chennai, India. 2002

Current position

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics (Infectious diseases) Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York. 10461

Publications (since 2005)

  1. Larsen, M. H., Jacobs, W. R., Porcelli, S. A., Kim, J., Ranganathan, U. D. and Fennelly, G. J. (2010). Balancing safety and immunogenicity in live-attenuated mycobacterial vaccines for use in humans at risk for HIV: response to misleading comments in Ranganathan et al. "recombinant pro-apoptotic Mycobacterium tuberculosis generates CD8+ T cell responses against human immunodeficiency virus type 1 Env and M. tuberculosis in neonatal mice". Vaccine 28(21): 3633-3634.
  2. Ranganathan, U. D., Larsen, M. H., Kim, J., Porcelli, S. A., Jacobs, W. R., Jr. and Fennelly, G. J. (2009). Recombinant pro-apoptotic Mycobacterium tuberculosis generates CD8+ T cell responses against human immunodeficiency virus type 1 Env and M. tuberculosis in neonatal mice. Vaccine 28(1): 152-161.
  3. Raja, A., Ranganathan, U. D. and Bethunaickan, R. (2008). Improved diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis by detection of antibodies against multiple Mycobacterium tuberculosis antigens. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 60(4): 361-368.
  4. Mo, Y., Quanquin, N. M., Vecino, W. H., Ranganathan, U. D., Tesfa, L., Bourn, W., Derbyshire, K. M., Letvin, N. L., Jacobs, W. R., Jr. and Fennelly, G. J. (2007). Genetic alteration of Mycobacterium smegmatis to improve mycobacterium-mediated transfer of plasmid DNA into mammalian cells and DNA immunization. Infect Immun 75(10): 4804-4816.
  5. Raja, A., Ranganathan, U. D. and Ramalingam, B. (2006). Clinical value of specific detection of immune complex-bound antibodies in pulmonary tuberculosis. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 56(3): 281-287.
Protocols by Uma Devi Ranganathan
  1. Isolation of Circulating Immune Complexes from TB Patient Serum for Serodiagnosis
  2. Purification of 38kDa Antigen of Mycobacterium tuberculosis by Two Dimensional Preparative Electrophoresis
  3. Purification of Antigen 85 Complex of Mycobacterium tuberculosis