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Dr. Brahma Upputuri of Research & Publication


Dr Brahma has received highly competitive research grants from ICMR and Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH), UK. He has earlier worked as a scientist (Medical) in Indo-Norway collaborative research project on Leprosy funded by ICMR.

Selected journal publications

  1. Upputuri B, Srikantam Prevalence and risk factors for grade 2 disability among newly diagnosed leprosy in children and adolescents: a record-based analysis from India. Lepr Rev (2022) 93, 1–10

  1. Sudha V Damarla , Brahmaiah Upputuri . Bilateral periorbital oedema revealed as Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in a young male. Trop Doct. 2021 Apr 7;49475521993244. doi: 10.1177/0049475521993244 Impact factor: 0.65

  1. Upputuri B*, Srikantam A, Mamidi RS. Comorbidities associated with non- healing of plantar ulcers in leprosy patients. PLoS Negl Trop Dis; 2020 14(6): e0008393. Impact factor:4.411

  1. Upputuri B, Pallapati MS, Tarwater P, Srikantam A. Thalidomide in the treatment of erythema nodosum leprosum (ENL) in an outpatient setting: A five-year retrospective analysis from a leprosy referral centre in India. PLoS Negl Trop Dis; 2020 14(10): e0008678. Impact factor: 4.411

  1. Upputuri B*, Bhattacharjee R, Rathore S. A critical appraisal of IADVL SIG recommendations during COVID-19 pandemic in dermatology practice. Indian Dermatol Online J 2020;11:859-60.

  1. Brahmaiah U , Parveda AR, Hemalatha R, Laxmaiah A. Pellagra: A forgotten entity. Clin Dermatol Rev 2019;3:126-9.

  1. Parveda AR, Upputuri B, Hemalatha R. Phyrnoderma: Associated nutritional co-morbodities among children attending at Nutrition Clinic, Osmania General Hospital, Hyderabad, India. Indian J Paediatr Dermatol 2016;17:108-11.

  1. Ashok Kumar Reddy,Upputuri Brahmaiah, Nitesh Narayen Is Blood Agar an Alternative to Sabouraud Dextrose Agar for the Isolation of Fungi in Patients with mycotic keratitis. International Ophthalmology.2013;33(3)251. Impact factor:2.031

Chapters in books

  1. Upputuri B, Jakhar D, Srikantam A. A hesitated case with severe nail changes and periungual ulceration. Case Files in Dermatology 2020.
  2. Jakhar D, Upputuri B. Becker Nevus. Essential Dermatology -A practical case- based approach for Examinations, 2022
  3. Shital Poojary, Ankit Gupta, Brahmaiah Upputuri. IADVL Multiple Choice Questions in Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy, 2022.
  4. Upputuri Brahmaiah, Feroze Kaliyadan. Principle of Data Collection and Data Collection Tool. Section V. Data Handling IADVL Research Compendium book. 2022
  5. Brahmaiah Upputuri. Drug dispensing in dermatology. IADVL Handbook of Dermatologic Drug Therapy (In press)
  6. Brahmaiah Upputuri. Drug de-sensitization. IADVL Handbook of Dermatologic Drug Therapy (In press)
  7. Brahmaiah Upputuri, Sugat Jawade. Management of trophic ulcers. IADVL Practical Manual of Leprosy