Esha Das Gupta

Designation/Title: Professor, Member of CAC Research
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Education and Training

Postgraduate Diploma in Practical Dermatology University of Cardiff 2004
Postgraduate Diploma in Primary Care Rheumatology University of Bath, UK 2002

MRCP

Royal College of Surgeon of Ireland 1991
MBBS University of Calcutta 1978

 

Research interests:

  • Rheumatology
  • Dermatology
  • Molecular Biology

 

Research projects/grants:

National Research & Development Grants:

  • The Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase (MTHFR) Gene Polymorphism and Plasma Homocysteine level in Chronic Plaque Psoriasis (Psoriasis Vulgaris) amongst Malaysian Population. 2008 IMU Grant 60,000
  • SLC2A9/GLUT9 rs11722228 polymorphism in gout among Malaysian population 2011 IMU Grant 20,000
  • Assessment of BMD, FRAX, 25(OH)D and osteocalcin levels in patients with rheumatoid arthritis IMU Grant 20,000 2013
  • Role of Cartilage Oligomeric Matrix (COMP) and IL-16 protein levels and IL-16 polymorphism in patients with osteoarthritis (OA) 2015 IMU Grant 20,000

 

Supervision of Postgraduates (MSc/PhD)
(Last 5 years – 2011-2015)

  • The Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase (MTHFR) Gene Polymorphism and Plasma Homocysteine level in Chronic Plaque Psoriasis (Psoriasis Vulgaris) amongst Malaysian Population- Dr Liew Siaw Cheok, MSc Project, 2008-2011.

 

Professional affiliations:

  • Medical Association of Malaysia
  • Member of Fellow of Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
  • Member of Fellow of Royal College of Physicians of London.
  • Member of Academy of Malaysia
  • Life Member of Arthritis Foundation Malaysia
  • Member of Lupus Society of Malaysia
  • Member of Malaysian Society of Rheumatology

 

Recent publications
(last 5 years – 2011 -2015)

2011

  • A Mohd, E Das Gupta, YL Loh, C Gandhi, B D’Souza, SC Gun. Clinical Characteristics Of Gout: A Hospital Case Series. Malaysian Family Physician 2011; 6(2&3):72-73.(published in January 2012)
  • E Das Gupta, N Somaweera. A clerk with back pain. Malaysian Family Physician 2011; 6(1):36-37.
  • Swan Sim Yeap, Emily Man Lee Goh, and Esha Das Gupta. Knowledge About Osteoporosis in a Malaysian Population. Asia Pac J Public Health 2010 22: 233-241.

 

2012

  • Yet Lin Loh, Esha Das Gupta, Suk Chyn Gun, Rumi R. Khajotia. Recurrent monoarthritis with tender erythematous nodules in a 28-year-old man: a diagnostic dilemma. The Journal of Bioscience and Medicine; Vol 2, No 1 (2012)-( Biomedical Central)
  • Siaw C Liew, Esha Das-Gupta, Shew F Wong, Nagarajah Lee, Najeeb Safdar and Adawiyah Jamil. Association of Methylentetraydrofolate Reductase (MTHFR) 677 C > T gene polymorphism and homocysteine levels in psoriasis vulgaris patients from Malaysia: a case-control study. In Nutrition Journal 2012, 11:1 doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-1 Published: 5 January 2012 ( IF 2.56)
  • Siaw C Liew, Esha Das-Gupta, Shew F Wong, Nagarajah Lee, Srikumar Chakravarthi, Najeeb Safdar and Adawiyah Jamil. : Differential expression of the angiogenesis growth factors in psoriasis vulgaris. Journal: BMC Research Notes MS 2012, 5:201 (26 April 2012)

 

2013

  • Siew Kim Kwa, Esha Das Gupta. Oral hyperpigmented lesions-A case study.Australian Family Physician July 2013. 42(7): 490-491(IF 0.73) PMID: 23826603
  • Esha Das Gupta, Emily Man Lee Goh, Suk Chyn Gun, Heselynn Hussein, Nor Shuhaila,Shahril, Swan Sim Yeap, Rajalingham Sakthiswary. Osteoporosis awareness among Primary care physicians of Malaysia. EXCLI Journal June 2013;12:521-522 (IF 1.923)
  • Esha Das Gupta, Rajalingham Sakthiswary. Myocardial infarction false alarm: initial electrocardiogram and cardiac enzymes. Asian Cardiovascular & Thoracic Annals (on line) published online 8 October 2013.

 

2014

  • Siaw-Cheok Liew, Esha Das Gupta .Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) C677T polymorphism: Epidemiology, metabolism and the associated diseases. European journal of medical genetics; 2014 Nov 4; (IF 1.69) (PMID: 25449138)
  • Esha das Gupta, Huey Shin Tee, Rajalingham Sakthiswary. Predictors of frequent oral analgesic use in rheumatoid arthritis. Pak J Med Sci 2014;30(5):976-981.(IF 0.098)
  • Puneet Agarwal, Yuk Hei Wong, Esha Dasgupta, Renu Agarwal, Bethel Indira Livingstone, Srinivasan Ramamurthy, and Gun Suk Chyn. Early effect of hydroxychloroquine therapy: relationship between cumulative dose and retinal thickness. Cutaneous and Occular Toxicity; Published online 25 July 2014(IF 0.902)
  • E D Gupta, Rajalingham Sakthiswary. Myocardial infarction false alarm: Initial electrocardiogram and cardiac enzymes; Asian Cardiovascular & Thoracic Annals 2014, Vol. 22(4) 397–401(IF 0.473) PMID: 24771726

 

2015

  • Amit Bhardwaj, Nagandla Kavitha, Esha Das Gupta, Saadon Bin Ibrahim. Teaching and Learning in Workplace: Contemporary Perspectives. Education in Medicine Journal; Volume 7 Issue 3 2015; (e67-e72)
  • Siew Kim Kwa, Esha Das Gupta. Cicatricial alopecia – a case study. Australian Family Physician JULY 2015, VOL.44, NO.7, (476-478)

 

 

 

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