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Tirath Das Dogra

Tirath Das Dogra
SGT UNIVERSITY,Budhera,Gurgaon,Haryana, India. 122505. · SGT University Gurgaon

MBBS,MD (Forensic Medicine)

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Introduction
Former Director, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, other positions held at AIIMS Dean (Exam.), Deputy Director (Administration), Chairman - Hospital Management Board of AIIMS Hospitals , In-charge CMET, In-charge Faculty Affairs,Superintendent of Hostels of AIIMS, Professor and Head of Forensic Medicine, AIIMS New Delhi India.Supernuated on 31st July 2012 after services of four decades. Presently Vice Chancellor, SGT UNIVERSITY, Budhera, Haryana.
Additional affiliations
January 2013 - present
SGTU Gurugram
Position
  • Pro- chancellor
Description
  • Vice - Chancellor 2013-16 Pro-chancellor 2016-18 Director IQAC 2018-2019 Advisor 2019 till date
August 2012 - April 2020
SGT University
Position
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences till 31st July 2012.
Description
  • Superannuated on 31st July 2012 from AIIMS New Delhi 110029.Joined SGT Group of Institutions on 1st August as Director General, Joined as VICE CHANCELLOR on upgradation of SGT group of Institutions to SGT UNIVERSITY, since 15th March 2013.
September 2007 - March 2009
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Position
  • Managing Director
Education
August 1971 - December 1976
All India Institute of Ayurveda New Delhi
Field of study
  • Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
July 1966 - July 1971

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Publications (258)
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The teaching and learning principles followed in the Ancient Indian Education System were largely based on the student centric teaching and learning principles as advocated in the modern system of education. The overall development of the student including the inner and outer self was largely practiced in our ancient education system. Also, the pri...
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Ninety four cases of motorcycle fatalities. Data was analyzed with regard to the age and sex of the victim, pattern of injury, use of helmet and presence of alcohol in victim, cause of death, time of accident, mode of transportation of the victims to hospital, and offending vehicles. The cases represented 5.38% of all autopsy cases during the study...
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People are casual about safety measures working beneath vehicles while checking faults or doing servicing and repair jobs. Fatalities may occur with heavy weights falling over chest in these cases. We report combination of basilar skull fracture and aortic laceration complicating Perthe’s Syndrome. Case illustrates instantaneous death consequent up...
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Bathtub fatalities are relatively rare to involve unattended young children. Majority masqueraded as accidents but few are undoubtedly homicides in both children and adults. Rarest homicidal drowning of middle aged female deserted by husband is reported. Perpetrator paramour lawyer inebriated victim to drag to bathroom and death drowned by submergi...
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This case of sexually motivated homicide combined the perpetrator's obliteration of his victim's identity along with his attempt at concealment of the corpse and sexual gratification following ligature strangulation of a young unidentified female from a minority Indian state. Sexual bondage was evident with characteristic body tying in a typical po...
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Population substructure analysis and ancestry tracing are the critical issues for association studies of health, behaviors and forensic genetics. STR (short tandem repeat) markers are being extensively used to analyze genetic diversity among the populations. In the present study, allele frequencies and statistical parameters were estimated with 15...
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DNA testing has now become a norm to adjudicate in the disputes in criminal and civil cases in various courts across India. It was observed that in majority of the medico-legal cases directed by Honourable Courts to the DNA Fingerprinting Laboratories are related to the establishment of paternity by DNA profiling. The present study was carried out...
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Despite increasing health expenditures and unprecedented advances in modern medicine over the last century, people today in villages are not necessarily healthier. This mission of present project Swa-Prerit Adarsh Gram Yojna strives to upgrade the Basic Amenities to bring them at par with those in the Urban Areas and started for betterment of healt...
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School children from 20% of total population of India which is vulnerable than rest of population for infection and malnutrition and can be easily form prevented by promotion of nutrition, personal hygiene and early diagnosis and treatment of disease. The main objective of the study is to compare morbidity pattern and health seeking behaviour among...
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Genetic diversity and forensic parameters based on 15 AmpFlSTR Identifiler STR loci were evaluated in 229 unrelated, autochthonous adults from Saraswat Brahmins of North India. Maximum genetic distance was observed between Jammu and Rajasthan Saraswat Brahmins and least was observed between Kashmiri and Punjab Saraswat Brahmins. In inter population...
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Aim To study the short tandem repeat (STR) pattern of DNA from the blood, buccal swabs, and hair follicles of the recipients of allogenic hematopoietic stem cell transplan-tation to examine whether these tissues contain donor derived cells. Methods The study enrolled 25 patients who sustained engraftment. Peripheral blood, buccal swabs, and hair fo...
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To study the short tandem repeat (STR) pattern of DNA from the blood, buccal swabs, and hair follicles of the recipients of allogenic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation to examine whether these tissues contain donor derived cells. The study enrolled 25 patients who sustained engraftment. Peripheral blood, buccal swabs, and hair follicles were...
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The infertility is the social stigma for an adult. It has been observed that 10% – 20% of total population is infertile out of which 5-10% population is due to the idiopathic infertility. The genetic modifications in the sequences of the Y chromosome are the main reason for the idiopathic infertility. The Y chromosome is responsible for the masculi...
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The infertility is the social stigma for an adult. It has been observed that 10% – 20% of total population is infertile out of which 5-10% population is due to the idiopathic infertility. The genetic modifications in the sequences of the Y chromosome are the main reason for the idiopathic infertility. The Y chromosome is responsible for the masculi...
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Detection and quantification of drugs from various biological matrices are of immense importance in forensic toxicological analysis. Despite the various reported methods, development of a new method for the detection and quantification of drugs is still an active area of research. However, every method and biological matrix has its own limitation,...
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Transfusion-associated graft-versus-host disease (TA-GVHD) is a rare condition. It can occur after blood transfusion in immune-compromised and occasionally even in immune-competent patients, and is associated with a mortality rate of >90%. The diagnosis of TA-GVHD is often delayed because of its non-specific clinical features. A case of an immune-c...
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Identification of human remains is very important in most of the forensic cases especially in mass deaths/murder. Each medicolegal situation has its own characteristics and complications, the major complicating factors in these cases include delayed exhumation, commingling of skeletal remains and lack of ante-mortem information. This study elaborat...
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Human blood group phenotypes are important for blood transfusion programs, disease association and population genetics studies. This study is designed to report the phenotypic and allelic distribution of ABO and Rhesus (Rh) groups in various caste groups of the students enrolled in Medical and Dental Colleges of SGT University. ABO and Rhesus blood...
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Acute dose of organophosphorus pesticide Triazophos (O,O-diethyl O-1-phenyl-1H-1,2,4-triazol-3-yl phosphorothioate; Tz) administered orally affects oxidative stress parameters and the histo-architecture of liver, kidney and brain tissues. The results indicate a dose dependent induction of oxidative stress as evident by increased malondialdehyde lev...
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The best poisons usually have three things in common: Small effective dose, also called Median lethal dose 50 (LD50), ease of administration and rapid and definitive action. Median LD50 is usually an initial screening step in the assessment and evaluation of the toxic characteristic of a substance. It is the amount (dose)of a chemical, calculated...
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Rapid advancements of information and communication technology in the form of electronic mails, mobile phones, social networking sites, etc have an increasing impact on people's day to day life. It has been observed that these readily available applications are used frequently to express suicidal intentions. There are many studies on conventional h...
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Traditionally, reconstruction of sequence of events of the crime has been in form of sketches, images, pictorial diagrams etc. However the advancement in the technology has helped the Forensic specialists to demonstrate the interrelationship of chain of evidence related to the case using various tools. Forensic animation is a tool having significan...
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The appropriate collection and preservation of soft tissues from putrefied unidentifiable human corpse for the purpose of identification using DNA profiling technique is critically important especially in developing countries like India having different levels of health-care set ups with largely varying facilities and varying climatic conditions. T...
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The present study was designed to determine the lethal dose 50 (LD50) of combination of cypermethrin, a pyrethroid, and endosulfan, an organochlorine compound in Wistar rats. LD50 is the amount (dose) of a chemical, calculated as per the concentration of chemicals that produces death in 50% of a population of test animals to which it is administere...
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Milk is very important component of human diet. The presence of over limit of heavy metal in milk may create significant health problems. In the present study, the direct determination of Zinc (Zn) heavy metal in milk samples of different brands was carried out by differential pulse anodic stripping Voltammetric technique at Hanging Mercury Drop El...
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Salts of Zinc, Cadmium, Lead and Copper are taken incidentally or accidently and has become of great toxicological importance having toxic effect. In the present study direct determination of Zn, Cd, Pb and Cu metal was carried out from tap water of Delhi (India) using differential pulse anodic stripping Voltammeter (DPASV) at Hanging mercury dropp...
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Endosulfan, a neurotoxic organochlorine insecticide and cypermethrin, a synthetic pyrethroid insecticide used to control pests in domestic, industrial, and agricultural situations. The present study was carried out to investigate the acute oral toxicity, behavioral and histopathological changes of combination of endosulfan and cypermethrin in albin...
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A 20-year-old female and a 45-year-old male were found lying dead on the floor with frothand vomitus stain present over mouth, nose and face in a closed room. An earthen bowl with incomplete burnt woods, flowers, food materials, agarbati, etc, was also found lying near the body of the two deceased. The cause of death, established by autopsy and tox...
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A human teeth bite mark as a peri-mortem resuscitative artefact has never been reported in the literature. Such an artefact could appear similar to ante-mortem teeth bite marks which can potentially mislead the law enforcing agency and the autopsy surgeon. We present a case of 46 year old female bar dancer who was found hanging in her room. On exam...
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Estimation of the postmortem interval (PMI) is one of the most important tasks in Forensic Medicine. Six autopsy organ tissues such as brain, lungs, heart, liver, pancreas and kidney were taken at the time of forensic autopsy. All the proteins present in the tissues were extracted and the protein profile was analyzed on the sodium dodecyl sulfate p...
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Serial killers have always fascinated society. A serial killer is typically defined as a perpetrator who murders three or more people over a period of time. Most reported cases of serial killers come from the United States and Canada. In India, there are few reported cases. We present, to the best of our knowledge, the first Indian case in the lite...
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Triazophos is an Organophosphorus pesticide. Poisoning from Triazophos is mostly accidental. Biological samples of Triazophos poisoning are analyzed by instrumental methods such as HPLC, GLC, HPTLC, etc. Since these methods are very costly and time consuming, therefore in the present study an attempt was made to analyze it using Thin layer chromato...
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Suicide is strongly forbidden in India. The Dharmashastras (a book on the codes of living in ancient India) is explicit in the condemnation of suicide (Thakur, 1963). In India, assisting suicide is a punishable offence under the legal code (Leenaars, et al., 2001). There are strong taboos toward suicide in India, even toward research into suicide....
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Aircraft accident investigation is divided between human and machine factors. Human factors include intoxication, cardiovascular pathology, CO Poisoning, hypoxia, vertigo, operational errors. Machine factors are focused on impact based on speed, direction of travel, angle of impact and altitude. Autopsy data from individual aviation crashes have lo...
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We report on a patient who was diagnosed with high-grade breast carcinoma by all the pre-surgery clinical evidence of malignancy, but histopathological reports did not reveal any such tumor residue in the post-surgical tissue block. This raised a suspicion that either exchange of block, labeling error, or a technical error took place during gross e...
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The Saraswat Brahmin is a well spread community in India, with an interesting history of migration. This community belongs to the Indo-European linguistic family (Aryan sub-family). We have undertaken a comparative study of the blood groups among the Saraswat Brahmin subpopulations residing in four North Indian states of Jammu and Kashmir (J & K),...
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In an alleged rape case, for one male suspect, XX genotype and deletion at four Y-STR loci was noticed. The expressions of 18 Y-linked genes were studied to measure the extent of deletion. No expressions at two loci were observed that might have caused the misinterpretations in forensic casework.
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In this study, 17 Y-specific STR loci (DYS19, DYS389I, DS389II, DYS390, DYS391, DYS392, DYS393, DYS385a/b, DYS437, DYS438, DYS439, DYS448, DYS456, DYS458, DYS635 and Y_GATA_H4) were analyzed in 181 unrelated male individuals from three North Indian states. A total of 157 different 17-loci haplotypes were identified, 145 of which were unique. The mo...
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A 28-year-old man, Surinder Koli, from a Nithari village adjoining Delhi, India committed serial murder. This case was of paramount importance in medico-legal investigations, as it was a landmark case of a serial killer reported from India. The skeletal remains (627 pieces) including skull/skull portions (19) were recovered from the nearby sewer dr...
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In this study 17 Y-chromosomal STRs (including DYS19, DYS389I, DS389II, DYS390, DYS391, DYS392, DYS393, DYS385a/b, DYS437, DYS438, DYS439, DYS448, DYS456, DYS458, DYS635 and Y GATA H4) were analysed using blood samples of 122 unrelated male individuals belonging to Saraswat Brahmin community from Jammu (ID YP000599) and Kashmir (ID YP000600) region...
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Sexual offences are the most heinous crimes against women. It is the most barbarous and humiliating and the women and children remain the most vulnerable group of this crime. Find out and preserving the evidences of sexual offences are the importance task for doctors and poor medical evidences are often responsible for low conviction rate of crimin...
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Suicide is a global concern, hence, cross-cultural research ought to be important; yet, there is a paucity of cross-cultural study in suicidology. This study sought to investigate suicide notes drawn from India and the United States, as these countries have similar suicide rates but markedly different cultures. A thematic or theoretical-conceptual...
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Every human being enjoys fundamental human rights without any discrimination. Article 21 of the Indian constitution provides guaranteed right of life and personal liberty to every citizen including the right to health and the conditions that are essential for health. Considering the health as a fundamental right, the ethical issues like consent,...
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One hundred and seventy-four deaths of infants and children due to accidental fall from height received from South Delhi for autopsy were studied during the 10-year period from January 1998 to December 2007 at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. Data were analysed with regard to age, sex, location of fall, height of fall, patter...
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To determine the factors affecting the development of pituitary and hypothalamic lesions after fatal closed head injury. Thirty-four patients with severe closed head injury succumbing to the effects of brain trauma before or during admission, whether managed conservatively or surgically, formed the study group. Clinical parameters, injury to death...
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A simple and rapid method is described for the estimation of some organophosphorus insecticides in the serum of occupationally exposed persons. The compounds are extracted with a mixture of acetone and diethyl ether (1:1 v/v) in acidic medium and the extraction residue is analyzed by gas chromatography with nitrogen phosphorus detection method. Lin...
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A 35-year-old male, employed at a construction site, accidentally injured himself when an iron rod, which he was handing up from the ground floor to a fellow worker standing on the first floor, fell backwards. It pierced his suprascapular fossa on the right side, damaging great vessels and the tricuspid valve, and entered the pericardial cavity aft...
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The frequency and pattern of endocrine abnormalities among patients with traumatic brain injury have been the subject matter of very few studies. This study was intended to assess the pattern of endocrine dysfunction following severe head injury. Severe head injury patients admitted to the Department of Neurosurgery, All India Institute of Medical...
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A 35-year-old male, employed at a construction site, accidentally injured himself when an iron rod, which he was handing up from the ground floor to a fellow worker standing on the first floor, fell backwards. It pierced his suprascapular fossa on the right side, damaging great vessels and the tricuspid valve, and entered the pericardial cavity aft...
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Previous research, albeit limited, has reported mixed findings on the impact of menstruation cycle on suicidal behavior. The contribution of menstruation to completed suicide is also controversial; the studies are, in fact, very limited and are not carefully designed. To examine whether the menstruation cycle impacts on suicide. In order to explore...
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The present study is a retrospective analysis of 92 cases of death from an accidental fall down a staircase, which were autopsied at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India, during a ten-year period from 1996 to 2005. The cases were analysed with regard to age, sex, location, cause of death and pattern of injury. Males (62, 67...
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Homeless people are at increased risk of death for several reasons. We reviewed 735 cases of homeless, unclaimed persons found dead in public places in South Delhi who were brought for autopsy at the Department of Forensic Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, during the study period from 2001-2005. Most of the deceased were...
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A 21-year-old girl was fatally injured by her 25-year-old brother-in-law, who was deeply in love with her. She was shot in the abdomen with a locally-made pistol. The man then shot himself in the front of his head with the same gun. He died on the spot while the girl, who was seriously injured, died in hospital two days later. Police recovered two...
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Ninety four cases of motorcycle fatalities received from South Delhi were studied during April 2007 to March 2008 at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi. Data was analyzed with regard to the age and sex of the victim, pattern of injury, use of helmet and presence of alcohol in victim, cause of death, time of accident, mode of transportat...
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Eighty cases of suicide were received in the mortuary of All India Institute of Medical Sciences during the period of October 2007 to April 2008. All these cases were examined for blood alcohol concentration, the method and circumstances of the suicide, reports of past psychiatric history, reason for suicide and demographic variables. Of these, alc...
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The migration and genetic drift influence the population structures, which necessitate the genetic polymorphism studies of the population subgroups. Delhi, being capital of India, has mixed population group of the individuals migrated from different parts of the country. Keeping this in view, the allelic database of Delhi population is generated he...
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A 21-year-old girl was fatally injured by her 25-year-old brother-in-law, who was deeply in love with her. She was shot in the abdomen with a locally-made pistol. The man then shot himself in the front of his head with the same gun. He died on the spot while the girl, who was seriously injured, died in hospital two days later. Police recovered two...
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In depth studies of fatal vehicular accidents provide valuable data for implementing effective emergency services to reduce the trauma related mortality and strengthening legal measures in peak hours of fatal accidents. We aimed to study, pattern of injuries especially fatal traumatic brain injuries occurring in vehicular accidents. Postmortem repo...