Our Team - Soumyava Basu
Dr Soumyava Basu, MS
Designation: Head, Retina-Vitreous and Uveitis Services
Specialisation: Retina and Vitreous Surgery, and Uveitis
Location: LVPEI Bhubaneswar Campus, Bhubaneswar
Soumyava Basu heads the Retina-Vitreous and Uveitis Services at L V Prasad Eye Institute, Bhubaneswar. He received his medical training from the University of Mumbai, followed by a retina fellowship from L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad. He has worked on ‘Molecular diagnostics for ocular tuberculosis’ at Doheny Eye Institute, Los Angeles, USA. In 2013-14, he completed a yearlong sabbatical at the University of Kentucky, USA under the mentorship of Prof Jay Ambati.
Dr Basu’s research interests lie in molecular diagnostics and immune-pathogenesis of ocular tuberculosis. He has received competitive research grants from Department of Science and Technology and Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. He has published extensively in peer-reviewed international journals and has been a reviewer for nearly all major ophthalmology journals. Dr Basu has been actively involved in framing the Indian Extra-pulmonary TB (INDEX-TB) guidelines. He currently leads the program committee of International Working Group on Ocular Tuberculosis. He has also been the principal investigator for several multi-centric clinical trials.