Sharad Purohit


Sharad Purohit


Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

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

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

Other Duties


  • (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

  • FDNS 7200

    Advanced Nutrition-Macro
  • MLIR 3510

    Applied Research & Statistics
  • CAHS 3110

    Human Physiology
  • CAHS 6503

    Research Process
  • FDNS 7210

    Advanced Nutrition - Micro
  • GNMD 8060

    Genomic Medicine Seminar
  • GNMD 8051

    Translational Genom/Proteomic

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