My name is Prem Raj Shakya. Currently I am lecturer at Department of Biochemistry, Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Lalitpur, Nepal.
I am from medical laboratory background. I have completed my bachelors (B.Sc. MLT) from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health sciences, Bangalore, India. I have completed my Masters (M.Sc) in Medical Biochemistry from B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal which is one of the largest health science University of Nepal.
I am a passionate Blogger that I have started blogging in 2010.
2013-present Nepal Association of laboratory medical sciences (NAMLS), Executive Board member (Current)
2013-present Nepal Health Professional Council (NHPC) Reg. No. 04 Med. Biochemistry
2003-present Nepal Health Professional Council (NHPC) Reg. No. A-133 Diag. H. Lab.
2014-present Nepalese Association of Clinical Chemistry (NACC), Member
2009-present Biochemists Association of Nepal (BAN), Member
MY RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS
Shakya, Prem Raj, Basanta Gelal, Binod Kumar Lal Das, Madhab Lamsal, Paras Kumar Pokharel, Ashwini Kumar Nepal, David Brodie, Gauri Shankar Sah and Nirmal Baral. Urinary iodine excretion and thyroid function status in school age children of hilly and plain regions of Eastern Nepal. BMC research notes. 2015; 8(374)
Khatiwada, Saroj, Basanta Gelal, Prem Raj Shakya, Madhab Lamsal and Nirmal Baral. Urinary iodine excretion among Nepalese school children in Terai region. Indian Journal of Pediatrics. 2015 May 8. [Epub ahead of print]
Khatiwada, Saroj, Basanta Gelal, Sharad Gautam, Man Kumar Tamang, Prem Raj Shakya, Madhab Lamsal and Nirmal Baral. Anemia among school children in eastern Nepal. Journal of Tropical Pediatrics. 2015; 61(3):231-
Pradhan, Prasil, Shital Bhandary, Prem Raj Shakya, Tankeshwar Acharya and Ashish Shrestha. Prevalence of intestinal parasitic infections among public school children in a rural village of Kathmandu Valley. Nepal Medical College Journal 2013; 15(3): 204-7.
Nepal, Ashwini Kumar, Saroj Khatiwada, Prem Raj Shakya, Basanta Gelal, Madhab Lamsal, David Brodie and Nirmal Baral. Iodine status after iodized salt supplementation in schoolchildren of Eastern Nepal. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine. Vol 44 (No. 6), November 2013: 1072-78.
Nepal, Ashwini Kumar, Prem Raj Shakya, Basanta Gelal, Madhab Lamsal, David A Brodie and Nirmal Baral. Household Salt Iodine Content Estimation with the Use of Rapid Test Kits and Iodometric Titration Methods. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, May 2013, Vol 7 (5):892-895.
Maharjan, Babu Raja, Shital Bhandary, Prabodh Risal, Arun Sedhain, Prem Raj Shakya and Madhav Gautam. Microalbuminuria and Macroalbuminuria in Type 2 Diabetes. Journal of Nepal Health Research Council. 2010; 8(2):110-115.
Non PubMed listed:
Tamang, Man Kumar, Prem Raj Shakya, Niraj Dhakal, Saroj Khatiwada, Madhab Lamsal and Nirmal Baral. Correlation of blood glucose level, glycated hemoglobin, total cholesterol and triacylglycerol level in diabetic patients attending tertiary care hospital in eastern Nepal. Global Journal of Science Frontier Research. Vol 14 (Issue 4), 2014.
Nepal, Ashwini Kumar, Sharad Gautam, Saroj Khatiwada, Prem Raj Shakya, Basanta Gelal, Madhab Lamsal, David Brodie and Nirmal Baral. Iodine status of school age children in the two hilly districts Dhankuta and Tehrathum of Eastern Nepal. Sunsari Technical College Journal. Vol 1 (Issue 1), October 2012: 38-41.
Nepal, Ashwini Kumar, Prem Raj Shakya, Basanta Gelal, Binod Kumar Lal Das, B.P. Shrestha, Madhab Lamsal, Nirmal Baral and Shankhar Majhi. Biochemical profile of multiple myeloma in the Patients visiting BPKIHS as diagnosed by agarose gel electrophoresis. Health Renaissance, May-Aug 2010; Vol 8 (No.2):122-125.
Maharjan, Babu Raja, Prem Raj Shakya and Shital Bhandary. Screening for diabetes in a local population of Patan, Nepal. Journal of General Practice and Emergency Medicine of Nepal. 2010; 1(1):30-34.
Other publication (Non-journal):
Shakya, Prem Raj, Basanta Gelal and Nirmal Baral. High iodine intakes in school children in Eastern Nepal. ICCIDD Newsletter, November issue, (Newsletter)
Shakya, Prem Raj, Nirmal Baral and Madhab Lamsal. Iodine status and thyroid function of Nepalese school-aged children: A cross-sectional comparison study exploring various aspects of iodine nutrition from Eastern Nepal. Scholar’s Press, September 16, 2015; ISBN-13: 978-3639859287; Paperback: 140 pages (Book)