Dr.Sandeep kumar Completed PhD in Immunological aspects of allergy from New Delhi. Currently, involve in studying battle between tumor immunity and host immunity.He has good number of Publications.


Area of Interest

2)Cancer Research
4)Tumor immunity&Host immunity

top publication

1.Chaudhary AK, Yadav N, Bhat TA, O’Malley J, Kumar S, Chandra D. A potential role of X-linked inhibitor of apoptosis protein in mitochondrial membrane permeabilization and its implication in cancer therapy. Drug Discov Today. 2015 Jul 29. pii: S1359-6446(15)00285-8. doi: 10.1016/j.drudis.2015.07.014. [Epub ahead of print].

2.Kumar S, Chandra D. A therapeutic perspective of cytokines in tumor management. Inflammation and Cell Signaling 2014; 1: 134-138.

3.Bhat TA, Kumar S, Chaudhary AK, Yadav N, Chandra D. Restoration of mitochondria function as a target for cancer therapy. Drug Discovery Today 2015; 20(5):635–643.

4.Hao F, Kumar S, Yadav N, Chandra D. Neem components as potential agents for cancer prevention and treatment. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. Reviews on Cancer 2014; 1846(1):247-257.

5.Dwivedi N, Kumar S, Ansari KM, Khanna SK, Das M. Skin tumorigenic potential of benzanthrone: Prevention by ascorbic acid. Food Chem Toxicol. 2013; 59:687-695.

6.Gupta K, Kumar S, Gupta RK, Singh SP, Dwivedi PD. Reversion of Asthmatic Complications and Mast Cell Signaling Pathways in Balb/c Mice Model Using Quercetin Nanocrystals. Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology 2015; article in press.

7.Verma AK, Kumar S*, Sharma AK, Kumar D, Roy R, Gupta RK, Chaudhari BP, Giridhar BH, Das M, Dwivedi PD. Allergic manifestation by black gram (Vigna mungo) proteins in allergic patients, BALB/c mice and RBL-2H3 cells. Int. Immunopharmacol. 2014; 23(1): 92–103.  (*Equal first author).

8.Sharma A, Kumar S, Gupta RK, Roy R, Gupta G, Verma AK, Chaudhari BP, Das M, Dwivedi PD. Elucidation of immediate type I reactions in native and GM mustard (Brassica sps.). Food Research International 2014, DOI: 10.1016/j.foodres.2014.08.014.

9.Kumar S, Verma AK, Sharma A, Roy R, Kumar D, Giridhar BH, Tripathi A, Chaudhari BP, Das M, Jain SK, Dwivedi PD. Phaseolin: A 47.5 kDa protein of red kidney bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) plays a pivotal role in hypersensitivity induction. Int. Immunopharmacol. 2014; 19(1):178-90.

10.Kumar S, Sharma A, Das M, Jain SK, Dwivedi PD. Leucoagglutinating phytohemagglutinin: Purification, characterization, proteolytic digestion and assessment for allergenicity potential in BALB/c mice. Immunopharmacol. Immunotoxicol. 2014; 36(2):138-44.

11.Kumar S, Sharma A, Neelabh, Singh G, Verma AK, Roy R, Gupta R, Misra M, Tripathi A, Ansrai K, Chaudhari BP, Das M, Jain SK, Dwivedi PD. Allergenic responses of green gram (Vigna radiata L. Millsp) proteins can be vitiated by induction of oral tolerance due to single acute dose in BALB/c mice. Food Research International 2014; 57: 130–141.

12.Gupta K*, Kumar S*, Das M, Dwivedi PD. Peptide Based Immunotherapy: A Pivotal Tool for Allergy Treatment. Int. Immunopharmacol. 2014;19(2):391-8. (*Equal contribution).

13.Verma AK, Kumar S, Das M, Tuteja N, Dwivedi PD. Allergenicity Assessment of Genetically-Modified Tobacco Expressing Salt Tolerance cbl Gene. Plant Foods Hum Nutr. 2014, doi: 10.1007/s11130-014-0435-8.

14.Kumar D, Kumar S, Verma AK, Sharma A, Tripathi A, Chaudhari BP, Kant S, Das M, Jain SK, Dwivedi PD. Hypersensitivity linked to exposure of Broad bean protein(s) in allergic patients and BALB/c mice. Nutrition 2014; 30(7–8): 903–914.

15.Roy R, Kumar S, Verma AK, Sharma A, Chaudhari BP, Tripathi A, Das M, Dwivedi PD. Zinc oxide nanoparticles provide an adjuvant effect to ovalbumin via Th2 response in Balb/c mice. Int Immunology 2014; 26(3):159-72.

16.Roy R, Kumar S, Tripathi A, Das M, Dwivedi PD. Interactive threats of nanoparticles to the biological system. Immunol Lett. 2014; 158(1-2):79-87.

17.Panigrahi G, Maheshwari R, Vellaikumar S, Jayaprakash SP, Kumar S, Prabakaran J. Preparative thin layer chromatographic separation followed by identification of antifungal compound in Cassia laevigata by RP-HPLC and GC-MS. J Sci Food Agric.  2014; 94(2):308-15.

18.Kumar S, Verma AK, Sharma A, Kumar D, Tripathi A, Chaudhari BP, Das M, Jain SK, Dwivedi PD. Phytohemagglutinins augment red kidney bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) induced allergic manifestations. J Proteomics 2013; 93: 50-64.

19.Verma AK, Kumar S, Das M, Dwivedi PD. A Comprehensive review on legume allergy. Clin Rev Allergy Immunol. 2013; 45(1):30-46.

20.Kumar S, Sharma A, Verma AK, Chaudhari BP, Das M, Jain SK, Dwivedi PD. Allergenicity potential of red kidney bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) proteins in orally treated BALB/c mice and passively sensitized RBL-2H3 cells. Cell. Immunology 2013; 284(1–2):37–44.

21.Kumar S, Gupta K, Das M, Dwivedi PD. The recent advancements in the therapeutics of food allergy. Recent Pat Food Nutr Agric.  2013; 5(3):188-200.

22.Kumar S, Das M, Dwivedi PD, Tripathi A. Macrophages in Food Allergy: An enigma. Molecular Immunology 2013; 56(4):612-618. 

23.Kumar S, Verma AK, Das M, Jain SK, Dwivedi PD. Clinical complications of Kidney Beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) consumption. Nutrition. 2013; 29(6):821-7.

24.Kumar S, Verma AK, Das M, Dwivedi PD. A molecular insight   of CTLA-4 in food allergy. Immunology letters. 2013; 149(1-2):101-9. (*Most Downloaded Immunology Letters Articles).

25.Dwivedi N, Kumar S, Verma A, Gupta GSD, Dutta K.K. (2013). Immunotoxic manifestations in rats following inhalative exposure to furfural vapors. Toxicol Environ Chem 2013; 95(9):1572-1580.

26.Verma AK, Kumar S, Tripathi A, Chaudhari BP, Das M, Dwivedi PD. Chickpea (Cicer arietinum) proteins induce allergic responses in nasobronchial allergic patients and BALB/c mice. Toxicology Letters 2012; 210:24– 33.

27.Misra A, Kumar S, Verma AK, Chanana NP, Das M, Dhawan V, Dwivedi PD. Safety evaluation of genetically modified mustard (V4) seeds in terms of allergenicity: comparison with conventional crop. GM Crops Food. 2012; 3(4):273-82.

28.Panigrahi GK, Maheshwari R, Kumar S, Prabakaran J. In vitro and in vivo antifungal activity of cassia laevigata: a lesser known legume. Int J Pharm Pharm Sci 2012; 4(Supp 3): 206-210.

29.Giridhar BH, Kumar S, Verma AK, Singh A, Kumar D, Dwivedi PD, Prasad R, Verma SK. A Study on profile of allergens sensitivity and associated factors in naso-bronchial allergy. NJMR 2012; 1(2):70-76.  

30.Kumar S, Verma AK, Das M, Dwivedi PD. Molecular mechanism of IgE mediated food allergy. Int. Immunopharmacol. 2012; 13(4):432-9. (*Most Downloaded Int Immunopharmacol Articles).

31.Verma AK, Kumar S, Das M, Dwivedi PD. Impact of thermal processing on legume allergens. Plant Food Human Nutrition. 2012; 67(4):430-41.

32.Kumar S, Verma AK, Das M, Dwivedi PD. Allergenic diversity among plant and animal food proteins. Food Reviews International. 2012; 28 (3): 277-298.

33. Kumar S, Misra A, Verma AK, Roy R, Tripathi A, Ansari KM, Das M, Dwivedi PD. Bt Brinjal in India: A long way to go. GM Crops 2011; 2(2): 92-98.  

34.Kumar S, Verma AK, Misra A, Tripathi A, Chaudhari BP, Prasad R, Jain SK, Das M, Dwivedi PD. Allergenic responses of red kidney bean (Phaseolus vulgaris cv chitra) polypeptides in BALB/c mice recognized by bronchial asthma and allergic rhinitis patients. Food Research International 2011; 44(9):2868–2879.  


1.Dwivedi PD, Das M, Kumar S, Verma AK. Safety Assessment of Food Derived from Genetically Modified Crops. Animal Biotechnology Models in Discovery and Translation 1st edition, Elsevier, 2014, Pages 509–524, doi:

2.Kumar S. WAO Medical Book Review-New Trends in Allergy and Atopic Eczema, Chemical Immunology and Allergy (Vol. 96). World Allergy Organization-Reviews & News, 2013.

3. Kumar S.  WAO  Medical  Book  Review-  Mouse  Models  of  Allergic  Disease:  Methods  and  Protocols.  World Allergy Organization-News & Notes 12(5) 2015.