Sharad Purohit

Assistant Professor

Sharad Purohit

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Medical Laboratory, Imaging and Radiologic Sciences

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Center for Biotechnology and Genomic Medicine

  • (706) 721-3403
  • (706) 721-3482
  • CA II 4095


  • Ph.D., Science, Technology and Societ Devi Ahilya University, 2000

  • MS, Biochemistry Nagpur Univ, 1994

  • BS, Biochemistry Nagpur Univ, 1992

Awards & Honors

  • Career Development Award 2014

  • Faculty Transition Award 2010

  • Madison’s Who’s Who 2008

  • Advanced Post-doctoral Fellowship JDRF, 2006

  • Post-doctoral Fellowship JDRF, 2004

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PHAS 7120

    Human Physiology for Clinician
  • CAHS 6503

    Research Process
  • CURS 3990

    Undergrad Research II
  • CBGM 5085

    Genomics and Personalized Med
  • PHAS 5223

  • GNMD 8051

    Translational Genom/Proteomic
  • GNMD 8050

    Compu Methods in Geno and Gene
  • GNMD 8052

    Func Geno & Prote Using Anml M
  • GNMD 8060

    Genomic Medicine Seminar
  • CAHS 3110

    Human Physiology
  • CAHS 7110

    Principles of Human Physiology

Teaching Interests

Physiology, Biochemistry, Elementary statistics, Statistical programming in R


Selected Recent Publications

  • Proteins of TNF-α and IL6 Pathways Are Elevated in Serum of Type-1 Diabetes Patients with Microalbuminuria., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Multiplex glycan bead array for high throughput and high content analyses of glycan binding proteins., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Sphingosine Toxicity in EAE and MS: Evidence for Ceramide Generation via Serine-Palmitoyltransferase Activation., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • IGF-Binding Proteins in Type-1 Diabetes Are More Severely Altered in the Presence of Complications., 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Large scale discovery and validation studies demonstrate significant reductions in circulating levels of IL8, IL-1Ra, MCP-1 and MIP-1β in type-1 diabetes, 2015

Research Interests

Biomarkers for classification and characterization of patient populations for diagnostic and prognostic purposes.

College Service

  • Interview Task force for admissions to MCG 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Archives of Microbiology and Biotechnology 2013 - Present

    Role: Editor