Awarded Second Prize for the National Level Essay Writing Competition for postgraduates under the aegis of Indian Medical Association. Topic of essay was â€˜Need For Geriatric Specialty in Indiaâ€™. 1996
Honoured by the Rotary, Hunsur for Rendering Medical Social Service â€“ July, 2001.
Recipient of 'Young Scientist Award', 'Sundaramma Award' presented at 35th National Conference of The Indian College of Allergy, Asthma and Applied Immunology â€“ Trivandrum. 2001
Received Raju Award for the Best Research Paper by an Allergist for the year 2002 at the 36th National Conference of The Indian College of Allergy, Asthma and Applied Immunology â€“ Chennai 2002.
Received Travel Grant from The World Allergy Organization for the paper presented at Munich, Wao Congress 2005.
Received Best Thematic Paper award for COPD at NAPCON (National conference of Chest Physicians), India held in November 2008, Chandigarh.
International Presentation: Allergy Profile in patients with Urticaria. P K Vedanthan, P A Kushalappa, Amrutha D Holla, P A Mahesh. American College of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology. Nov. 3-8, 2000 Seattle, Washington, USA.
International Presentation: Comparison of Allergy Profile among Urban, Semiurban and Rural Patients with Allergy in South India. Amrutha D Holla, P A Mahesh, P K Vedanthan, Prashanth D Holla. American College of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology. Nov 16-20, 2001 Orlando, Florida, USA.
International Presentation: Influence of Endotoxin Exposure on Atopy and Asthma Prevalence in South India. P K Vedanthan, P A Mahesh, Amrutha D Holla, Rajesh Vedanthan, Ah Liu. AAAAI Conference, Mar 1-6, 2002 New York, USA.
International Presentation: Autologous Serum Testing in Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria. P A Mahesh, P K Vedanthan, Amrutha D Holla, P A Kushalappa, Suhrutha D Holla. Third Congress on Allergy and Immunology, Malaysia. Jan 25-27,2002.
International Presentation: Paradoxical Effect of Cow Dung Exposure on Childhood. Atopy in Rural and Urban Children in South India. P K Vedanthan, P A Mahesh, Amrutha D Holla, R Vedanthan, Ah Liu. AAAAI Conference, March 2003, Denver, USA.
International Presentation: Clinical Significance of Autologous Serum Testing in Patients with Chronic Urticaria. P K Vedanthan, P A Mahesh, Amrutha D Holla, ASPEN Conference, July 2003.
International Presentation: Predictive Effects of Autologous Serum Testing in the Management of Chronic Urticaria. P K Vedanthan, P A Mahesh, Amrutha D Holla, P A Kushalappa. AAAAI Conference, March 2004, San Francisco, USA.
International Presentation: Comparison of Quality of Life in Asthmatic Patients Receiving Different Inhaled Steroids. P A Mahesh, Parthasarathy G, Sabin Thomas, Shilpa Palaksha. American Thoracic Society Conference, May 2004, Orlando, USA.
International Presentation: Factors Predicting Medication Adherence in Patients Receiving Immunotherapy. P K Vedanthan, P A Mahesh, Amrutha D Holla, Giridhar B. ASPEN Meeting, July 2004.
International Presentation: Comparison of Quality of life assessment in Asthmatic patients receiving fluticasone compared with equipotent doses of beclomethasone or budesonide. Vedanthan P K, Sabin Thomas, Gurumurthy Parthasarathi, Shilpa Palaksha, Jayaraj B S, Mahesh P A. American Thoracic Society, 2004.
International Presentation: Secular trends in the prevalence of allergic rhinitis and asthma in Mysore. P A Mahesh, P K Vedanthan, Amrutha D Holla, Praveen. Trans Pacific Allergy and Immunology Society meeting, Nov, 2004.
International Presentation: Feasibility of allergy practice in India. P A Mahesh. Workshop, International Update on Recent Advances in Asthma at JIPMER, Pondicherry, Jan 1, 2005.
International Presentation: Long acting beta agonists and ics in Asthma. P A Mahesh. CME, International update organized by JIPMER Pondicherry, Jan 2, 2005.
International Presentation: Baseline and transitional dyspnea indices as an outcome measure for asthma. P A Mahesh, Parthasarathy G, Sabin Thomas, Jayaraj B S. International Conference of Integrated Health Systems, Feb 25-26, 2005, Mysore.
International Presentation: Is fluticasone superior to budesonide. Sabin Thomas, Parthasarathy G, P A Mahesh. International Conference of Integrated Health Systems, Feb 25-26, 2005, Mysore.
International Presentation: Limitations of reversibility of fev1 during spirometry for the diagnosis of Asthma. P A Mahesh, Parthasarathy G, Sabin Thomas, Jayaraj B S, Vedanthan P K. World Allergy Congress, Munich 2005, June 26-July 1.
International Presentation: Missing doses as a predictor of poor medication adherence in patients receiving specific immunotherapy. P A Mahesh, Vedanthan P K, Amrutha D H, Giridhar B H, Parthasarathy G. World Allergy Congress, Munich 2005, June 26-July 1.
International Presentation: Comparative Pharmacoeconomic Analysis of Inhaled Corticosteroids with Salmeterol in Steroid Naive Persistent Asthma. P A Mahesh, G Parthasarathi, S Thomas, B S Jayaraj, P K Vedanthan. AAAAI meeting, Philadelphia, 2008.
International Presentation: Clinical equivalence of two HFA formulations of salmeterolxinafoate in asthmatic patients using 12 hour serial spirometry. N Syed, S Balamurgan, P A Mahesh, C J Po, A Jakkanwar, N Sharma, S Chachad, S Purandare, A Sule, A Lulla. European Respiratory Society meeting, Vienna 2009.
International Presentation: Prevalence of asthma and allergic rhinitis in children in urban Bangalore. Mahesh P A, Narasimhan R, Amrutha D H, Jayaraj B S, Prabhakar A K, Vedanthan P K. European Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology, 2010, London.
International Presentation: Prevalence of Food Allergy in India. Mahesh P A. Indo-UK workshop at London, September, 2011.
Does Presence of Animals in the Home Increase the Risk of Sensitization to the Same Animals? Anusha Raj K, P A Mahesh, Amrutha D Holla, B S Jayaraj, Pudupakkam Vedanthan. American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology, 2013.
International Presentation: Serum Levels of IL-10, IL-17F and IL-33 in Patients with Asthma: A Case-Control Study. P A Mahesh, Sareh Jeromi, Amrutha D Holla, B S Jayaraj, Nallur B Ramachandra. European Respiratory Society Annual Congress, Munich, 2014.
International Publication: Anaphylaxis caused by the Ingestion of Pomegranate, Identification of the Allergen as Mannitol. Venkatesh L Hegde, P A Mahesh, Yeldur P Venkatesh. Published 2002, Jan. Allergy and Clinical Immunology International. (Official Organ of The World Allergy Organisation).
International Publication: Lower Prevalence of Atopy and Asthma in Rural. Children In India Is Associated With Animal Contact And Microbial Exposures. Vedanthan P K, Mahesh P A, Amrutha D H, Rajesh Vedanthan, Andy Liu. Annals of Allergy Asthma and Immunology, April 2006.
International Publication: Potato lectin activates basophils and mast cells of atopic subjects by its interaction with core chitobiose of cell-bound non-specific immunoglobulin E. Pramod S N, Venkatesh Y P, Mahesh P A. ClinExpImmunol. 2007 Jun;148(3):391-401. Epub 2007 Mar 15.
International Publication: Soluble Intercellular Adhesion Molecule-1 and E-selectin in Patients with Asthma Exacerbation. Mahdi Bijanzadeh, Nallur B Ramachandra, P A Mahesh, R Savitha, Vijay Kumar G S Pradep Kumar, B S Manjunath, B S Jayaraj. Lung 2009, Sep-Oct;187(5):315-20. Epub 2009 Aug 23.
International Publication: Association of IL-4 and ADAM33 Gene Polymorphisms with Asthma in an Indian Population. Mahdi Bijanzadeh, Nallur B Ramachandra, P A Mahesh, R Savitha Mysore, Pradeep Kumar, B S Manjunath, B S Jayaraj. Lung 2009, 188 (5); 415-422 Epub 2010 June 4.
International Publication: Dolichandroneplatycalyx: new entomophilous pollen â€“ a report on pollen sensitization inallergic individuals. Mridula P A, Mahesh P A, Joseph, Agashe S N, Amrutha D Holla, Sitesh Roy, Vedanthan P K. American Journal of Rhinology and Allergy 2011, Jan-Feb; 25(1): e34-8
International Publication: Serum levels of interleukin-13 and interferon-gamma from adult patients with asthma in Mysore. Davoodi P, P A Mahesh, Amrutha D Holla, G S Vijayakumar, B S Jayaraj, S Chandrashekar, Nallur B Ramachandra. Cytokine (2012), Nov;60(2):431-7.
International Publication: Chronic Urticaria: Indian Context â€“ challenges and treatment options. Sujoy Khan, Anirban Maitra, Pravin Hissaria, Sitesh Roy, Mahesh P A, Nalin Nag and Harpal Singh. Dermatology Research and Practice (accepted 2013).
International Publication: Variation in the prevalence of chronic bronchitis among smokers: a cross-sectional study. Mahesh P A, Jayaraj B S, Chaya S K, Lokesh K S, McKay A J, Prabhakar A K. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases. (accepted 2014).
Member, Indian College of Allergy Asthma and Applied Immunology.
Member, Indian Academy of Allergy.
Member, Academy of Pulmonary and Critical Care.
Member, Asthma Foundation of India.
Member, Association of Physicians of India (Mysore chapter)
Member, American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI).
Member, European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI)
Member, European Respiratory Society (ERS).
Member, American College of Chest Physicians
International affiliate member, American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.
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