V Kumar

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Innate lymphoid cells: new paradigm in immunology of inflammation
    Vijay Kumar
    Department of Otolaryngology, Sunnybrook Health Science Center, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada Electronic address
    Immunol Lett 157:23-37. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Thalidomide treatment modulates macrophage pro-inflammatory function and cytokine levels in Klebsiella pneumoniae B5055 induced pneumonia in BALB/c mice
    Vijay Kumar
    Department of Microbiology, Panjab University, Chandigarh 160014, India
    Int Immunopharmacol 10:777-83. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Thalidomide: an old drug with new action
    V Kumar
    Department of Cancer Biology and Genetics, Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Chemother 23:326-34. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Acute lung inflammation in Klebsiella pneumoniae B5055-induced pneumonia and sepsis in BALB/c mice: a comparative study
    Vijay Kumar
    Department of Microbiology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, 160014, India
    Inflammation 34:452-62. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Neutrophils: Cinderella of innate immune system
    V Kumar
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Sainte Justine Hospital, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Int Immunopharmacol 10:1325-34. 2010
  6. doi request reprint 2-Chloroadenosine (2-CADO) treatment modulates the pro-inflammatory immune response to prevent acute lung inflammation in BALB/c mice suffering from Klebsiella pneumoniae B5055-induced pneumonia
    Vijay Kumar
    Department of Microbiology, Panjab University, Chandigarh 160014, India
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 35:599-602. 2010
  7. pmc Adenosine as an endogenous immunoregulator in cancer pathogenesis: where to go?
    V Kumar
    Division of Cancer Biology and Genetics, Cancer Research Institute, Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Purinergic Signal 9:145-65. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Is neuroimmunomodulation a future therapeutic approach for sepsis?
    V Kumar
    Department of Microbiology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
    Int Immunopharmacol 10:9-17. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Adenosine: an endogenous modulator of innate immune system with therapeutic potential
    Vijay Kumar
    Department of Microbiology, Panjab University, Chandigarh 160014, India
    Eur J Pharmacol 616:7-15. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint A combination of thalidomide and augmentin protects BALB/c mice suffering from Klebsiella pneumoniae B5055-induced sepsis
    V Kumar
    Department of Microbiology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
    J Chemother 21:159-64. 2009

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Publications20

  1. doi request reprint Innate lymphoid cells: new paradigm in immunology of inflammation
    Vijay Kumar
    Department of Otolaryngology, Sunnybrook Health Science Center, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada Electronic address
    Immunol Lett 157:23-37. 2014
    ..Therefore, an attempt has been made to highlight the regulatory role of ILCs during inflammation and modulation of these cells as novel tissue protective mechanism. ..
  2. doi request reprint Thalidomide treatment modulates macrophage pro-inflammatory function and cytokine levels in Klebsiella pneumoniae B5055 induced pneumonia in BALB/c mice
    Vijay Kumar
    Department of Microbiology, Panjab University, Chandigarh 160014, India
    Int Immunopharmacol 10:777-83. 2010
    ..05) elevated. Thus thalidomide proved a promising immunomodulatory agent in acute lung inflammation associated with pneumonia caused by gram negative bacterial infection...
  3. ncbi request reprint Thalidomide: an old drug with new action
    V Kumar
    Department of Cancer Biology and Genetics, Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Chemother 23:326-34. 2011
    ..In the present review an attempt is made to highlight the immunomodulatory action of thalidomide in various pathologic conditions...
  4. doi request reprint Acute lung inflammation in Klebsiella pneumoniae B5055-induced pneumonia and sepsis in BALB/c mice: a comparative study
    Vijay Kumar
    Department of Microbiology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, 160014, India
    Inflammation 34:452-62. 2011
    ..Hence, during pneumonia, controlled activation of macrophages may lead to resolution of inflammation...
  5. doi request reprint Neutrophils: Cinderella of innate immune system
    V Kumar
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Sainte Justine Hospital, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Int Immunopharmacol 10:1325-34. 2010
    ..Thus, the present review is intended to highlight the emerging role of neutrophils in the regulation of both innate and adaptive immunity during acute infectious or inflammatory conditions...
  6. doi request reprint 2-Chloroadenosine (2-CADO) treatment modulates the pro-inflammatory immune response to prevent acute lung inflammation in BALB/c mice suffering from Klebsiella pneumoniae B5055-induced pneumonia
    Vijay Kumar
    Department of Microbiology, Panjab University, Chandigarh 160014, India
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 35:599-602. 2010
    ..Moreover, in combination with AMC, 2-CADO exhibited its immunomodulatory action in acute lung infection and prevented ALI, whilst an antibacterial action was exhibited by AMC...
  7. pmc Adenosine as an endogenous immunoregulator in cancer pathogenesis: where to go?
    V Kumar
    Division of Cancer Biology and Genetics, Cancer Research Institute, Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Purinergic Signal 9:145-65. 2013
    ..This review is intended to summarize the role of inflammation and adenosine in the immunopathogenesis of tumor along with regulation of tumor-specific immune response and its modulation as an adjunct approach to tumor immunotherapy...
  8. doi request reprint Is neuroimmunomodulation a future therapeutic approach for sepsis?
    V Kumar
    Department of Microbiology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
    Int Immunopharmacol 10:9-17. 2010
    ..e. cholinergic pathway activated by vagus nerve stimulation, alpha- or beta-adrenergic receptor activation etc.) in sepsis. Hence neuroimmunomodulation can be a future approach to treat sepsis...
  9. doi request reprint Adenosine: an endogenous modulator of innate immune system with therapeutic potential
    Vijay Kumar
    Department of Microbiology, Panjab University, Chandigarh 160014, India
    Eur J Pharmacol 616:7-15. 2009
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  10. ncbi request reprint A combination of thalidomide and augmentin protects BALB/c mice suffering from Klebsiella pneumoniae B5055-induced sepsis
    V Kumar
    Department of Microbiology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
    J Chemother 21:159-64. 2009
    ..Augmentin alone only decreased the bacterial load in blood significantly (p<0.05). However, a combination of thalidomide with Augmentin significantly (p<0.05) decreased both the bacterial count and inflammatory mediators...
  11. ncbi request reprint Innate immunity in sepsis pathogenesis and its modulation: new immunomodulatory targets revealed
    V Kumar
    Department of Microbiology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
    J Chemother 20:672-83. 2008
    ..This review explores the role of innate immunity in the development of sepsis and its modulation as a future immunomodulatory approach for sepsis treatment...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of clarithromycin on lung inflammation and alveolar macrophage function in Klebsiella penumoniae B5055-induced acute lung infection in BALB/c mice
    V Kumar
    Department of Microbiology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
    J Chemother 20:609-14. 2008
    ..Clarithromycin significantly (p<0.05) decreased malondialdehyde (MDA) and nitric oxide (NO) production and thus decreased acute lung injury occurring during acute lung infection...
  13. doi request reprint Anti-inflammatory effect of thalidomide alone or in combination with augmentin in Klebsiella pneumoniae B5055 induced acute lung infection in BALB/c mice
    Vijay Kumar
    Department of Microbiology, Panjab University, Chandigarh 160014, India
    Eur J Pharmacol 592:146-50. 2008
    ..Hence, it can be used as an adjunct therapy along with antibiotics as an anti-inflammatory or an immunomodulatory agent in case of acute lung infection...
  14. ncbi request reprint Intravenous 2-chloroadenosine protects BALB/c mice from Klebsiella pneumoniae B5055-induced sepsis by modulating the pro-inflammatory immune response
    V Kumar
    Department of Microbiology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
    J Chemother 21:639-45. 2009
    ..05) decrease in the level of inflammatory markers (TNF-alpha, il-1alpha, MDA, NO) responsible for sepsis was observed. However, serum il-10 levels were found to be significantly (p<0.05) increased with 2-CADO treatment...
  15. pmc Plasma exchange in Immunoglobulin A nephropathy with thrombotic microangiopathy and acute cortical necrosis
    P Doddi
    Department of Nephrology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Nephrol 26:42-4. 2016
    ..Renal function showed a delayed recovery and serum creatinine normalized by 3 months. This is first case of successful use of plasma exchange in hemolytic uremic syndrome with cortical necrosis associated with IgAN. ..
  16. pmc An unusual case of cocoon abdomen in a patient on hemodialysis
    A Jaryal
    Department of Nephrology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Nephrol 26:49-51. 2016
    ..No case has been reported so far in patients on hemodialysis. We hereby report a case of cocoon abdomen presenting as refractory ascites with intestinal obstruction in a patient on maintenance hemodialysis. ..
  17. pmc Collapsing glomerulopathy in a case of anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody associated vasculitis
    N Singh
    Department of Nephrology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Nephrol 26:138-41. 2016
    ..Here, we present a case of CG that developed during follow-up in a case of AAV with biopsy proven pauci-immune glomerulonephritis. ..
  18. ncbi request reprint Enriching vermicompost by nitrogen fixing and phosphate solubilizing bacteria
    V Kumar
    Department of Microbiology, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar 125004, India
    Bioresour Technol 76:173-5. 2001
    ..striata. During the incubation period, the inoculated bacterial strains proliferated rapidly, fixed N and solubilized added and native phosphate...
  19. doi request reprint Mast cells: emerging sentinel innate immune cells with diverse role in immunity
    V Kumar
    Department of Microbiology, Panjab University, Chandigarh 160014, India vij
    Mol Immunol 48:14-25. 2010
    ..e. skin, lungs, intestine, uterus, etc.) along with their role in innate immunity, human pregnancy and future immunomodulatory approach comprising of targeting mast cells...
  20. ncbi request reprint Correlation between In vitro susceptibility and treatment outcome with azithromycin in gonorrhoea: a prospective study
    P Khaki
    Department of Microbiology, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi 110 002, India
    Indian J Med Microbiol 25:354-7. 2007
    ..Also, the correlation between in vitro susceptibility and treatment outcome with single 2 g oral dose azithromycin was assessed...