Faculty Profile

Dr. Shitij Arora, M.B.B.S.

Shitij Arora, M.B.B.S.

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Hospital Medicine)

Professional Interests

Medical School

NSCB Medical College, Jabalpur India.


American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Travel Award June 2010
Society of NeuroImmune Pharmacology 'Young Investigator' Travel Award in 2010
American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Travel Award in 2009

Research interests

Medical Case Reports

Lipid metabolism and pathophysiology of HIV associated nephropathy(HIVAN)
Studying the mechanism of entry of HIV into renal cells
Role of Oxidative Stress and Vascular Endothelium in the pathogenesis of HIVAN

Immunobiology of tumors



Selected Publications

1: Goyal H, Arora S, Duffoo F, Bhat U, Bhandari R, Rajupet S, Lwin KK, Patel J.
 Not just another cause of dyspnea: common complaint leads to a rare diagnosis.
 Case Rep Neurol Med. 2013;2013:974085. doi: 10.1155/2013/974085. Epub 2013 Apr 8.
 PubMed PMID: 23653873; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3638553.
 2: Arora S, Sawhney H. A vanishing act: the incredible erlotinib. J Cancer Res
 Ther. 2012 Jul-Sep;8(3):464. doi: 10.4103/0973-1482.103539. PubMed PMID:
 3: Goyal H, Arora S, Mishra S, Jamil S, Shah U. Vertebral osteomyelitis and
 epidural abscesses caused by Prevotella oralis: a case report. Braz J Infect Dis.
 2012 Nov-Dec;16(6):594-6. doi: 10.1016/j.bjid.2012.10.008. Epub 2012 Nov 8.
 PubMed PMID: 23141994.
 4: Arora S, Patel H, Mir P, Mishra S, Kalra A, Sawhney H, Duffoo F, Macera M,
 Abdu A, Thelmo W. A bilateral primary yolk sac tumor of the lung associated with
 chromosome 3 polysomy: understanding the Oct 3/4 and Sox 2 interaction. Cancer
 Biol Ther. 2013 Jan;14(1):1-4. doi: 10.4161/cbt.22624. Epub 2012 Oct 31. PubMed
 PMID: 23114647; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3566046.
 5: Arora S, Aggarwal P, Pathak A, Bhandari R, Duffoo F, Gulati SC. Molecular
 genetics of head and neck cancer (Review). Mol Med Rep. 2012 Jul;6(1):19-22. doi:
 10.3892/mmr.2012.889. Epub 2012 Apr 24. Review. PubMed PMID: 22552728.
 6: Arora S, Mehrotra A, Gulati SC. Incretins and thiazolidinediones in glucose
 homeostasis and cancer: role of common polymorphisms. Cancer Lett. 2012 Oct
 28;323(2):128-34. doi: 10.1016/j.canlet.2012.04.002. Epub 2012 Apr 17. Review.
 PubMed PMID: 22521548.
 7: Arora S, Goyal H, Aggarwal P, Duffoo F, Basavaiah T, Patel J, Hossain A.
 Intraabdominal focal fat infarction in a 75-year-old woman presenting as acute
 abdomen. Am J Emerg Med. 2012 Nov;30(9):2096.e3-5. doi:
 10.1016/j.ajem.2012.01.012. Epub 2012 Mar 16. PubMed PMID: 22424988.
 8: Arora S, Goyal H, Aggarwal P, Kukar A. ST-segment elevation myocardial
 infarction in a 37-year-old man with normal coronaries--it is not always cocaine!
 Am J Emerg Med. 2012 Nov;30(9):2091.e3-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2011.12.033. Epub
 2012 Feb 4. PubMed PMID: 22306387.
 9: Agrawal M, Arora S, Li J, Rahmani R, Sun L, Steinlauf AF, Mechanick JI, Zaidi
 M. Bone, inflammation, and inflammatory bowel disease. Curr Osteoporos Rep. 2011
 Dec;9(4):251-7. doi: 10.1007/s11914-011-0077-9. Review. PubMed PMID: 21935582.
 10: Arora S, Agrawal M, Sun L, Duffoo F, Zaidi M, Iqbal J. HIV and bone loss.
 Curr Osteoporos Rep. 2010 Dec;8(4):219-26. doi: 10.1007/s11914-010-0036-x.
 Review. PubMed PMID: 20830538.
 11: Yadav A, Vallabu S, Arora S, Tandon P, Slahan D, Teichberg S, Singhal PC. ANG
 II promotes autophagy in podocytes. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2010
 Aug;299(2):C488-96. doi: 10.1152/ajpcell.00424.2009. Epub 2010 May 19. PubMed
 PMID: 20484657; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2928643.
 12: Arora S, Sharma JK, Pippal SK, Yadav A, Najmi M, Singhal D. Retropharyngeal
 abscess following a gun shot injury. Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2009
 Nov-Dec;75(6):909. PubMed PMID: 20209297.
 13: Arora S, Sharma JK, Pippal SK, Sethi Y, Yadav A, Brajpuria S. An unusual
 foreign body (sewing needle tip) in the tonsils. Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2009
 Nov-Dec;75(6):908. PubMed PMID: 20209296.
 14: Arora S, Sharma JK, Pippal S, Sethi Y, Yadav A. Temporal bone carcinoma with
 intracranial extension. Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2009 Sep-Oct;75(5):765. PubMed
 PMID: 19893949.
 15: Arora S, Sharma JK, Pippal SK, Sethi Y, Yadav A. Clinical etiology of myiasis
 in ENT: a reterograde period--interval study. Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2009
 May-Jun;75(3):356-61. English, Portuguese. PubMed PMID: 19649484.
 16: Arora S, Husain M, Kumar D, Patni H, Pathak S, Mehrotra D, Reddy VK, Reddy
 LR, Salhan D, Yadav A, Mathieson PW, Saleem MA, Chander PN, Singhal PC. Human
 immunodeficiency virus downregulates podocyte apoE expression. Am J Physiol Renal
 Physiol. 2009 Sep;297(3):F653-61. doi: 10.1152/ajprenal.90668.2008. Epub 2009 Jun
 24. PubMed PMID: 19553347; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2739717.
 17: Arora S, Agrawal M, Nazmi M, Kapoor NK. Histological study of routine
 tonsillectomy specimen. Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2008
 Dec;60(4):309-13. doi: 10.1007/s12070-008-0105-y. Epub 2008 Nov 7. PubMed PMID:
 23120571; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3476797.
 18: Vashistha H, Husain M, Kumar D, Yadav A, Arora S, Singhal PC. HIV-1
 expression induces tubular cell G2/M arrest and apoptosis. Ren Fail.
 2008;30(6):655-64. doi: 10.1080/08860220802134672. PubMed PMID: 18661417.
 19: Sharma JK, Pippal SK, Sethi Y, Arora S, Raghuwanshi SK. Nasal glioma : A case
 report. Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006 Oct;58(4):413-5. doi:
 10.1007/BF03049619. PubMed PMID: 23120372; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3450376.
 20: Sharma JK, Pippal SK, Sethi Y, Arora S, Raghuvanshi SK. Bronchial foreign
 body: A case report. Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006 Oct;58(4):395-6.
 doi: 10.1007/BF03049609. PubMed PMID: 23120362; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3450352.
 21: Sharma JK, Pippal SK, Raghuvanshi SK, Shitij A. Goldenhar-Gorlin's syndrome:
 A case report. Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006 Jan;58(1):97-101. doi:
 10.1007/BF02907757. PubMed PMID: 23120253; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3450607.


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