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ਗੁਰੂ ਅੰਗਦ ਦੇਵ ਵੈਟਨਰੀ ਐਂਡ ਐਨੀਮਲ ਸਾਇੰਸਜ਼ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ
Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University

ADMISSION 2019-20
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College of Veterinary Science

Faculty Detail

Dr. Ashwani Kumar

Designation: Professor
Contact Address:Department of Veterinary Surgery & Radiology, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana 141004
Telephone : +91 161 2414002
Mobile: 98767 25573
Email:ashwanikumar@gadvasu.in,drashwanikumar@rediffmail.com,vet1975@gmail.com

Academic Credentials

  • B.V.Sc. & A.H. from Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, Punjab, India (1994-1999)
  • M.V.Sc. (Veterinary Surgery and Radiology) from GBPUA&T, Pantnagar, Uttrakhand, India (1999-2001).
  • Ph.D. from Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, Punjab, India (2007-2010).

Teaching and Other Appointments

  • Teaching to B.V.Sc. & A.H., M.V.Sc., and Ph.D. students in the field of Veterinary Anaesthesia, Radiology and Surgery. Special interest in the field of bovine thoraco-abdominal diagnostic imaging, Bovine gastrointestinal surgery and canine orthopedic surgery.

Area of Research Interests

  • To develop innovative, more stable and cost effective implant for canine long bone fractures.
  • Supracondylar and distal diaphyseal fracture fixation techniques in dogs.
  • Gastrointestinal imaging and surgical interventions in bovine.


Ongoing Projects

Sr. No.

PI/

Co-PI

Title of the Project

Funding Agency

Period

1.

PI

Designing and evaluation of various configurations of the threaded intramedullary pins for canine long bone fractures

SERB

(Completed)

2019-2022

2.

PI

Evaluation of ultrasonography for the diagnosis of intestinal obstruction and its surgical management in cows and buffaloes

RKVY

(Completed)

2015-2018

3.

Co-PI

Investigating the role of adipose tissue derived stromal vascular fractions (SVFs) combined with xanthosine in veterinary regenerative medicine

DBT

(Ongoing)

2023 to date

4.

Co-PI

Centre of Advanced Faculty Training

ICAR

(Ongoing) 2002 to date

5.

Co-PI

All Indian Network Program on Diagnostic Imaging and Management of Surgical Affections in Animals (Collaborating Scientist)

ICAR

(Ongoing)

2015 to date

6.

Co-PI

Studies on stress marker identification and strategies to mitigate stress in dairy animals suffering from major surgical affections, RKVY 20-21

RKVY

(Ongoing)

2021 to 2024

7.

Co-PI

Minimally invasive procedures for diagnosis and management of teat and udder affections in Dairy animals, RKVY 20-21

RKVY

(Ongoing)

2021 to 2024

8.

Co-PI

To strengthen the postgraduate teaching and research facilities in the department

FIST-DST

(Completed)2018-2024

9.

Co-PI

Studies on the color Doppler ultrasonography of major blood vessels in bovines

UGC

(Completed)

2010-2014

10.

Co-PI

To Strengthen the facilities for Equine colic surgery at University Veterinary Hospital, RKVY 19-20

RKVY

(Completed)

2021 to 2023

11.

Co-PI

Establishment of Animal Birth Control Center, RKVY 19-20

RKVY

(Completed)

2021 to 2023

12.

Co-PI

Development and clinical application of biomaterials for root canal treatment and crown therapy in dogs

DBT

(Completed)

2018-2021

13.

Co-PI

Development and evaluation of therapeutic xenogenic DNA vaccines based on canine  homologous marker sequences against mammary tumours in mice models

DBT

(Completed)

2018-2021

14

 Co-PI

Development of diagnostic and therapeutic protocols for various ophthalmic affections in veterinary practice

DST

(Completed)

2012-2015


Research Honour’s /Awards

  • 13 Gold Medals for Best and 04 Appreciation Awards for Research Papers / Posters presented at various National / International Conferences.
  • Faculty International Training under Institutional Development Project sponsored by NAHEP, ICAR for 16 days of training on ‘Large Animal Surgery’ from September 15-30, 2023 at the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, USA.  
  • Associate Fellowship by National Academy of Veterinary Sciences (India) 2022-23.
  • Member Editorial Board, Indian Journal of Animal Research.
  • Member Editorial Board of Newsletter published by the National Academy of Veterinary Sciences (India).
  • Member Editorial Board, Indian Journal of Animal Research since 2022 published by Agricultural Research Communication Center, Karnal, India.
  • Chief Editor, Vet Alumnus (ISSN 2319 5762) since 2020, published by Alumni Association, College of Veterinary Science, Ludhiana, Punjab, India.
  • Best Teacher Award (Clinical Sciences) 2019 by Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana.  
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award (2017) during 30th Alumnus meet of College of Veterinary Science, GADVASU, Ludhiana. 
  • Fellowship awarded by Farmer’s commission Mohali to attend 2.5 months training from October 01 to December 15, 2015 on ‘Laparoscopy and Arthroscopy’ at School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania USA.  
  • International Travel Grant from Center of International Cooperation in Science, Chennai, India to attend the 17th International Veterinary Radiology Association meeting at Fremantle, Perth Australia from 16-21 August 2015. 
  • Mike Bernstein International Travel Fellowship (2012) by International Veterinary Radiology Association (IVRA) to attend and present research papers during 16th IVRA Meeting and EVDI Meeting 2012 at Bursa, Turkey from 26-31 August 2012. 
  • World Buiatrics Association Scholarship and International Travel grant by Department of Science & Technology (2010) to attend and present paper in 26th World Bariatric Congress at Santiago, Chile from 14-18 Nov, 2010. 
  • Junior Research Fellowship by ICAR for M.V.Sc. studies (1999-2001).

No. of Publications

Research: 168
Extension: 30    
Books: 04   Manuals: 20




Publications

  • Jamtsho, T., Kumar, A., Devi, N.U. & Mahajan, V. (2023). Caecal dilatation as a sequel to colonic fecalith obstruction in bovines. Large Animal Review, 29(6): 283-288.
  • Sodhi, H.S., Kumar, A., Anand, A., Sangwan, V. & Singh, O. (2023). Comparison of titanium elastic nailing and end threaded intramedullary pinning for distal diaphyseal fractures in young dogs. Indian Journal of Animal Research 57(09): 1186-1193. Doi: 10.18805/IJAR.B-4454
  • Gupta, N., Kumar A., Sangwan, V., Singh, T. & Gupta, A. (2023), A comparative study between stainless steel and titanium elastic nails in the surgical management of canine juvenile femoral fractures. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 93(4): 337-341. Doi:10.56093/ijans.v93i04.129778.
  • Vora, S., Kumar, A. & Kaur, K. (2022). Designing of double-threaded intramedullary pin and evaluation of ex-vivo biomechanical resistance to axial compression load on the canine long bone fracture gap model. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 92(7): 819-824. doi: 10.56093/ijans.v92i7.122810
  • Shukla, V.K., Kumar, A., Singh, O., Sangwan, V. & Pathak, D. (2022). Gross and histomorphometric differences in the caecum of domesticated cattle and water buffalo. Large Animal Review, 28(1): 21-32.
  • Singh, T., Kumar, A., Udehiya, R.K., Gill, K.K., Rai, T.S., Mahajan, S.K. (2022). Outcome of open long bone fractures in dogs stabilized with linear external skeletal fixator. Indian Journal of Animal Research 57(1): 120-125. Doi:10.18805/IJAR.B-4262.
  • Kumar, A., Sangwan, V., Mohindroo, J., Saini, N.S. & Singh, S.S. (2017). Comparison of four ultrasonographic approaches for the diagnosis of acquired reticular diaphragmatic hernia in bovidae. Turkish Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, 31(3): 323-331. Doi: 10.3906/vet-1604-94.
  • Kumar, A., Mohindroo, J., Sangwan, V., Mahajan, S.K., Singh, K., Anand, A. & Saini, N.S. (2014). Ultrasonographic evaluation of massive abdominal wall swellings in cattle and buffaloes. Turkish Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, 38(1): 100-103. doi:10.3906/vet-1302-21.
  • Kumar, A. & Saini, N.S. (2012) Diagnosis of a small-sized reticular diaphragmatic hernia in a buffalo. The Veterinary Record 171: 381-382 doi:10.1136/vr.e6835.
  • Kumar, A. & Saini, N.S. (2011) Reliability of ultrasonography at fifth intercostal space in the diagnosis of reticular diaphragmatic hernia. The Veterinary Record, 169: 391 doi:10.1136/vr.d4694