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राष्ट्रीय असंचारी रोग कार्यान्वयन अनुसंधान संस्थान, जोधपुर

National Institute For Implementation Research On Non-Communicable Diseases, Jodhpur
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Dr. Mahendra Thakor

 Designation: Scientist - B

 Research interest: Sickle cell disorder, Implementation research on cardiovascular diseases.

 Email: mahendra.t@icmr.gov.in


 Brief Introduction:

Dr. Mahendra J Thakor has Joined ICMR –National Institute for Implementation Research on Non-Communicable Diseases, Jodhpur, Rajasthan (formerly Desert Medicine Research Centre) as Scientist B(Medical) in the year 2019. He has experience in the field of BA BE ((Bioavailability & Bioequivalence) clinical trials, occupational health problems, Sickle cell disease, and NCD diseases.

 Academic Qualifications & Training:

M.B.B.S. (2009) from Shree M.P Shah Govt. medical college, Jamnagar
Associate Fellow of Industrial Health from MGLI & NIOH.


1. Seroprevalence of IgG antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 among the general population and healthcare workers in India, June-July 2021: A population-based cross-sectional study

 Complete Projects:

1. Study to evaluate the effectiveness of BCG vaccine in Reducing Morbidity in Elderly individuals in COVID-19 Hotspots in India.
2. Defining and Mapping Implementation Research on Cardiovascular Disease, diabetes mellitus, and Mental ailments in India.: A systematic review

 Ongoing Projects:

1. A Single-arm Feasibility Trial of Community-based Pulmonary Rehabilitation for Adults with COPD in slum areas of Jodhpur, Rajasthan”,
2. Screening Of Tribal Population For Sickle Cell Anemia In Abu Road & Pindwara Blocks Of Sirohi District, Gogunda Block Of Udaipur District, And In Kishanganj And Sahabad Blocks Of Baran District
3. Assessment of neonatal screening approaches for sickle cell disease and effect of early intervention in the management of disease in tribal populations.
4. Social Determinants of Low Birth Weight: A Hospital-Based Study
5. Spatial Epidemiological Approach to Malaria Elimination Research (SEAMER)
6. Estimation of disease burden and Investigation of the Risk Factors associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD) in selected districts of Rajasthan
7. Strengthening state noncommunicable disease program for early detection of breast cancer involving strategic education and awareness among women.