Dr Sanjeev Sinha, MD, is a Professor in the Department of Medicine at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India. In this role, he oversees the organization’s critical care services, bronchoscopy laboratory, tuberculosis and HIV drug resistant laboratory, as well as the chest clinic and infectious disease clinic.
Dr Sinha has broad background of general medicine, infectious diseases (HIV/AIDS, HCV and tuberculosis) pulmonary & critical care medicine. Currently, he is involved in several research projects on pulmonary tuberculosis, Cancer & HIV, sleep disorder, and vitamin D levels in bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) in tuberculosis and HIV patients. After earning his MD degree followed by clinical training in internal medicine and pulmonary medicine, he has joined as Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in 2003.
In addition to many awards and honors, he received Fogarty Fellowship from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2005 and Membership Award for National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in 2010. He is member of the American Thoracic Society and International AIDS Society. He is closely associated with the Clinton Foundation. President Bill Clinton visited his clinic at AIIMS, New Delhi in 2009. Dr. Sinha is also associated with National AIDS control organization, Department of Pharmaceuticals and Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme at AIIMS.
As a professor, Dr Sinha is focused on creating a new educational environment at AIIMS that brings together graduate students, medical students, fellows, trainees, and faculty in shared education and research activities throughout the broad spectrum of clinical practice, teaching, and research at AIIMS.
Dr Sinha has more than 150 National & International publications. He also has an active research partnership with the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) that focuses on tuberculosis, HIV, and cancer and is looking for the prevalence of non-AIDS defining cancers in India such as lung cancer.
Dr Sinha has been an ATS member for the past 10 years, and has travelled to the U.S. each year to attend the International Conference. He has also been involved in the assembly on sleep disorders for many years, volunteering in various capacities, including facilitator and scientific paper presenter. Another ATS group he is actively involved with is the ATS Global Scholars Program, where he serves as acting site ambassador for AIIMS.
Dr Sinha is involved in several research projects funded by NACO, DST, ICMR, DHR, DOP and NIH, USA. He is working in collaboration with the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), Mohali, to develop new biotherapeutic approaches for treatment of this disease.