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Dr. Megha S Mamulwar
Name : Dr. Megha S Mamulwar
Designation : Scientist C
Division : Data Management, Biostatistics and Information technology
Email ID : [email protected]
Area Of Interest : Epidemiology, HIV, Lactation Medicine, Tuberculosis and Nutrition.
Completed and Ongoing Projects
Awards and Honours
Work Experience

Work Experience

Post Held





01/09/2018 to till date



3 yrs , 9 m

Assistant Professor

D.Y.P. Medical College, Pimpri

2yrs , 8 m

Research Scientist I Clinician


Clinical Trial Unit, National AIDS research Institute Pune

1yr 8 m


Program Manager (Urban Health)

Institute of Health Management Pachod Pune

1 yr 6 m



List of Grant Recieved

List of grants received


Title of Project


Funding Agency



'Assessing willingness for sharing Aadhar number with health care delivery system as an identifier

1 yr





Feasibility and efficacy of community based rapid HIV testing (CBT) and linkages in Pune


AIDS Health Care





A study to assess the prevalence of co-infection of HIV, HBV, HCV, and TB  among people with Injecting Drug Use (PWIDs) and their spouses in Pune.

1 yr





Estimating Incremental Cost of treating Antimicrobial Resistant infections in India. (Extramural)


(Since May 2019)

ICMR (Extramural)



A phase IIB Open Label RCT to evaluate the anti-bacterial activity, pharmacokinetics, safety and tolerability of Metformin when given along with HRZE in adults with newly diagnosed sputum positive Pulmonary TB

(METRIF study)


(Since Aug 2018)


India TB Research Consortium and Open Source Pharma Foundation




Conference/Training/Workshop Attended
  1. Rajasthan Conclave 2016 , at Dessert Medicine Research Center Jodhpur on 12 – 14 Dec 2016, presented abstract titled ‘Linking Aadhar number with health care delivery services as an identifier in Pune Maharashtra’
  2. Pre-XL ISSC Symposium on “People’s Health and Quality of Life in Maharashtra at D Y Patil Medical College, Pimpri, Pune on 22 Nov 2016
  3. Gold Lactation Conference 2018
  4. Lactacon , Pune , Maharashtra India 2019
  5. Gold lactation conference 2020
  6. Gold lactation conference 2021


Number of Publications : 9
List of Publications

    1.Mamulwar MS ; Prasad, V. Sam; Nirmalkar A, Goli S; Jadhav S; Kumbhar S, Kale V; Michael E; Ford T M; Nazarov D; Honig L; Gangakhedkar R; Thakar M . Community-based point-of- care testing to identify new HIV infections, Medicine: November 19, 2021 - Volume 100 - Issue 46 - p e27817 doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000027817

  1. C Padmapriydarsini, M Mamulwar, A Mohan, P Shanmugam, N S Gomathy, A Mane, U B Singh, N Pavankumar, A Kadam, H kumar, C Suresh, D Reddy, P Devi, P M Ramesh, L Sekar, S Jawahar, R K Shandil, M Singh, J Menon, R Guleria, METRIF Team. Randomized trial of Metformin with Anti-tuberculosis drugs For Early Sputum Conversion in Adults with Pulmonary Tuberculosis. Clinical Infectious Diseases , 2021;, ciab964, https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciab964
  2. S Godbole, S Chidrawar, S Sane, Y Bansal, A Hegde, S Bembalkar, S Kamble, M Mamulwar, S Acharya, V Bawiskar, L Ramakrishnan, Y Raj, R Gangakhedkar, A Kumar, DCS Reddy, A Pandey, T Saidel, N Rani, N Seguy, KS Sachdeva. 980 Quantifying inadvertent data-duplication-findings from validation of antenatal-registration and HIV-testing data-sets from an Indian state. International Journal of Epidemiology 2021/9 , 50 (Supplement_1), dyab168. 229
  3. Talathi SP, Shaikh NN, Pandey SS, Saxena VA, Mamulwar MS, Thakar MR. FcγRIIIa receptor polymorphism influences NK cell mediated ADCC activity against HIV. BMC Infect Dis. 2019;19(1):1053. Published 2019 Dec 16. doi:10.1186/s12879-019-4674-z
  1. Kadam AV, Bembalkar SC, Panchal NU, Mamulwar MS, Shete AV, Godbole SV. Persons living with HIV continue to present late for care: A trend analysis from 2011 to 2015. Indian J Sex Transm Dis 2019;40:133-8
  2. Differing HIV vulnerability among female sex workers in a high HIV burden Indian state. Mamulwar M S, Godbole S V, Bembalkar S C, Kamble P, Dulhani N, Yadav R, Kadu C, Kumar P, Lalikar S N, Acharya S, Gangakhedkar R R, Risbud A R, Venkatesh S . PLoS ONE 13(2): e0192130. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0192130
  3. V A. Kakrani, H K. Waghela, M S. Mammulwar, J S. Bhawalkar. Awareness about “Ten steps for successful breastfeeding” among medical and nursing students. International Journal of Preventive Medicine (19 Feb 2015)
  4. G Vaidya, M. S Mamulwar, S. B. Ray, R. Beena, P.V. Bhathlawande , S. Ubale. Occupational Health Hazards of Women Working in Brick Kiln and Construction Industry, JKIMSU, Vol. 4, No. 1, Jan-Mar 2015
  5. Kalkute JR, Chitnis UB, Mamulwar MS, Bhawalkar JS, Dhone AB, Pandage AC. A study to assess the knowledge about sexual health among male students of junior colleges of an urban area. Med J DY Patil Univ 2015; 8:5-11.
  6. Mamulwar M S ,Rathod H K, Jethani S, Dhone A, Bakshi T, Lanjewar B , Jadhav S L ,

Bhawalkar J S.  Nutritional status of underfive children in Urban slums of Pune. Int J of Med Public Health 2014;4: 247-52.

  1. Mamulwar M S, Gurjar R, Chidrawar S, Pawar J, Gaikwad S, Panchal N , Kale V,Thakar M, Risbud A, Tripathy S* Clinical profile of HIV infected patients attending a HIV referral clinic in Pune, India in 2010. Indian J Of Med Res 140, Aug 2014, pp 56-62.
  2. Khedkar DT, Chitnis UB, Bhawalkar JS, Mamulwar MS. Revised National Tuberculosis Control Program: Evolution, Achievements, and Challenges. Med J DY Patil Univ 2014;7:5-12
  3. Mamulwar MS, Hadaye RS, Pandit DD. A study of feeding practices among infants born to HIV-infected mothers and its association with morbidity in infants. Med J DY Patil Univ 2013;6:170-4.


Publications as a study team member

  1. Repurposed Antiviral Drugs for Covid-19 — Interim WHO Solidarity Trial Results WHO Solidarity Trial Consortium. WHO Solidarity Trial Consortium , N Engl J Med, Dec 2 , 2020
  2. Myron S. Cohen , M.D., Ying Q. Chen, Ph.D., Marybeth McCauley, M.P.H.,Theresa Gamble, Ph.D., Mina C. Hosseinipour, M.D., Nagalingeswaran Kumarasamy, M.B., B.S., James G. Hakim, M.D.,Johnstone Kumwenda, F.R.C.P., Beatriz Grinsztejn, M.D., Jose H.S. Pilotto, M.D.,Sheela V. Godbole, M.D., Sanjay Mehendale, M.D.,., for the HPTN 052 Study Team*

Prevention of HIV-1 Infection with Early Antiretroviral Therapy, the New England journal of medicine, 2011,

*Study team Pune, India: Ramesh Paranjape, Arun Risbud, Srikanth Tripathy, Raman Gangakhedkar, Seema Sahay, Smita Kulkarni, Manisha Ghate, Madhuri Thakar, Sampada Dhayarkar, Arati Mane, Jyoti Pawar, Sunil Gaikwad, Megha Mamulwar et al.

  1. Effects of early versus delayed initiation of antiretroviral treatment on clinical outcomes of HIV-1 infection: results from the phase 3 HPTN 052 randomised controlled trial.

Grinsztejn B, Hosseinipour MC, Ribaudo H J, Swindells S, Eron J,    Y Q, et al, and the HPTN 052-ACTG Study Team* Lancet Infect Dis 2014; 14: 281–90

  1. Antiretroviral therapy for the prevention of HIV-1 transmission. Cohen MS, Chen YQ, McCauley M, et al and the HPTN 052-ACTG Study Team*. N Engl J Med 2016; 375:830-9.