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Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University

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College of Veterinary Science

Faculty Detail

Dr. Apminderpal Singh Brar

Designation: Professor
Contact Address:Department of Veterinary Pathology, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, Punjab 141004
Telephone : 0161-2414027
Mobile: 7508502300,

Academic Credentials

  • B.V.Sc. & A.H.
  • M.V.Sc.
  • Ph.D.

Teaching and Other Appointments

  • Teaching, Research, Extension

Area of Research Interests

  • Molecular and Immunopathological diagnosis of infectious diseases of bovines, Clinico-Pathological studies on GIT disorders associated with advanced pregnancy in bovines.

Research Honour’s /Awards

  • Ram Lal Shad Award for best paper 2002 & 2003 for the article entitled “Impact of antixidants on N-nitrosodiethylamine – inducted biochemical toxicity in rats”.
  • Got award certificate for the best article entitled “Cytopatholoogy of parasitric dermatitis in dogs” by N.K. Sood, B. Mekibib,K.Gupta,APSBrar and Shivani at National congress of Vety. Parasitology organized by Shere Kashmir University of Agriculture sciences and technology RS pura Jammu from 7-9 sep., 2007.
  • Awarded, SavithreeJibachchSinha best poster presentation award-2012 on the topic “Conventional and advanced diagnosis of cryptosporidiosis in bovine calves by IAVP at Hissar from 5th to 7th November,2012.
  • Best poster presentation award in the session Animal health and management issues on research paper entitled” Bovine calf diarrhea –Multiple etiologies incriminated in live and dead animals in field outbreaks at international symposium “ and XIth annual conference of IAVPHS from Dec 13-14,2012 at GADVASU campus.
  • Best poster presentation, Organizing Secretary Award-2013 on the topic “Multiple antigen labeling for the immunohistochemical detection of complex etiology during bovine calf diarrhea outbreaks” by APS Brar,NKSood,K Gupta and BS Sandhu during the XXX Annual conference of Indian Association of Veterinary Pathologists (IAVP) held at Bhubaneswar, Odisha between 21st and 23rd Nov, 2013.
  • Second Best Paper of the Conference Award for presentation of work entitled “Diagnosis of rabies by immunochromatographic diagnostic kit” by Pranoti Sharma, C K Singh,K. Gupta, B S Sandhu ,NK Sood and APS Brar at the 16th National Conference of Association for Prevention and Control of Rabies in India (APCRI) held at Mysore in July 2014.
  • Got Narmada Hatchery Young Scientist award-2014 of IAVP for the second best oral research paper presentation entitled “ Least invasive antemortem diagnostic approaches for rabies” presented by Dr. P. Sharma and co-authored by Dr. CK Singh,D. Narang,NKsood,BSSandhu,K Gupta and APS Brar during the annual Conference held at Anand, Gujrat between 13th to 15th Nov. 2014.

No. of Publications

Research: 40Extension: 04     
Books: Nil      
Manuals: 05


  • Brar A P S, Ahuja C S, Sood N K, Sandhu B S and Gupta K. (2015). Haematological changes in neonatal diarrheic calves of different age groups. Indian Journal of Vet. Pathology 39(1): 73-77.(NASS: 5.03)
  • Mittal G, Vadhera S, Brar A P S and Soni G. (2009). Protective role of chickpea seed coat fibre on N-nitrosodiethylamine-induced toxicity in hypercholseterolemic rats. Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology, 61: 363-370. (NASS: 7.86)
  • Sodhi, S., Sharma, A., Brar, A. P. S. and Brar, R.S. (2008). Effect of ? tocopherol and selenium on antioxidant status,lipid peroxidation and hepatopathy induced by malathion in chicks.Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology 90:82-86.
  • Mittal, G., Brar A. P. S and Soni, G. (2008). N-nitrosodiethylamine induced toxicity in relation to oxidative stress and development of atherosclerosis in hypercholesterolemic diet fed rabbits. Exptl. Toxicol. Path.59:409-414.
  • Kaushal, V., Sharma, S., Brar.A. P. S. and Soni, G. (2007). NDEA induced oxidative stress in albino rats-impact of dietary protein level.Toxicol.Int.14(1):33-39.
  • Sandhu, B.S., Uppal, S. K., Kumar Ashwani and Brar, A. P. S.,( 2007). Small cell anaplastic carcinoma of the lung in a dog. IVJ 84: 807-809.
  • Mittal, G., Brar A. P. S and Soni, G (2007). Protective role of dietary fibre on N-nitrosopyrollidine-induced toxicity in hypercholesterolemic rats. Human Exptl.Toxicol.26:91-99.
  • Kaushal, V., Brar. A. P. S and Soni, G (2006). Experimental study on acute toxic effects of N-nitrosodiethylamine in rats.Toxicol.Int.13(1):39-42.
  • Sood, N. K., Brar, A. P. S.,Gupta, K.,Goyal, D. and Sandhu, B. S. (2006). Tuberculous meningitis in a cross bred cow.Indian J. Vet. Pathol. 30(2):42-43.
  • Mittal, G., Brar, A. P. S. and Soni, G (2006). Impact of hypercholesterolemia on toxicity of N-nitrosodiethylamine: biochemical and histopathological effects. Pharmacological Reports 58,413-19.
  • Kaushal,V., Sharma, S., Brar,A. P. S. and Soni, G.(2005). Impact of Dietary protein quality on the toxic effects of N-nitrosodiethylamine in Albino Rats.Annals of Agri-Bio Research 10(1):109-115.