Department of Microbiology
Dr. Nishant Verma completed M.B,B.S. from Maulana Azad Medical College and MD Microbiology from Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India. His major area of work is in Medical Parasitology and Hospital Infection Control at AIIMS, New Delhi. He is the Faculty In-charge of Anaerobic, Special Bacterial Pathogens laboratory (SBPL) and Metagenomics laboratories.
He is associated with several funded research projects as principal investigator/co-investigator and has authored many scientific publications. In addition, he is involved in academic, diagnostic and various administrative duties. Also, he is an executive council member of Indian Academy of Tropical Parasitology and Assistant editor for the journal ‘Tropical Parasitology’.
Areas of research interest:
Malaria, Lymphatic and extra-lymphatic filariasis
Leishmaniasis, Trypanosomiasis, infections due to free living amoebae
Intestinal protozoan infections such as Giardiasis, amoebiasis
Microbiota, Lyme’s disease, Scrub typhus, Bartonella and Anaerobic infections