Dr. Shamee Shastry

Professor & Head of the Dept.

Department of Immunohaematology


    1. Professor and Head of the Department

    2. Teaching: PG, UG and PhD students

    3. Supervising the activities of the Department of IHBT

    4. Thesis guide

    5. Research activities

    6. Resource person and subject expert for the WHO and other training programs in Transfusion Medicine


Subject Semester / Year
Immunohematology & Blood Transfusion All


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD Immunohematology & Blood Transfusion Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow 2008
MBBS Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 2003


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC, Manipal Professor 09/10/2015 till date
KMC, Manipal Associate Professor 2012 to 2015
KMC, Manipal Assistant Professor 2008 to 2012
SPGIMS, Lucknow Junior Resident 2005 to 2008

Screening of Thalassemia Patients for Hypercoagulation Status using Thromboelastography

Dr. Shamee Shastry Dr. Suneel C Mundkur Dr. Annamma Kurien

The objective was to assess the coagulation status in patients with thalassemia using the global hemostatic assay Thromboelastography, TEG and to develop a screening tool to identify the high-risk group

Implementation of a Rare Donor Registry at a Tertiary care Transfusion Centre in Coastal Region of South Karnataka

Dr. Shamee Shastry Dr. Poornima B Baliga Dr. Deepika Chenna

The research works aims to identify rare blood donors and rare phenotypes to develop and maintain a regional rare donor registry

Study of the clinical significance of the red cell antibodies using Monocyte Monolayer Assay

Dr. Shamee Shastry

The clinical significance of the alloantibodies can be determined using cellular assays. It will help in planning the transfusion therapy in patients with Auto Immune Hemolytic Anemia and Alloimmmunization

Risk Estimation and Cost-effective Analysis of Screening for emerging Transfusion Transmissible Hepatitis E Virus at a tertiary care Transfusion Medicine Unit in coastal Karnataka

Dr. Shamee Shastry Dr Kiran Chawla

The proposed study is designed to estimate the risk of TT HEV and to assess the cost-effectiveness of implementing blood donor screening for HEV infection


Area of Interest

Transfusion Medicine

Area of Expertise

Clinical Transfusion therapy, Blood donor management, Apheresis, Transfusion Transmissible infection screening, Nucleic Acid Testing, Component therapy, Molecular Testing, Immunohematology, Rare Blood Group testing, Hematology, Lab testing of Haemostasis, Management of massive bleed, Thromboeleastography, Donor recruitment and Motivation

Area of Research

Immunohematology, Transfusion Transmitted Infections, Coagulopathy in Massively Bleeding Patients, Alloimmunization and Autoimmune haemolytic Anemia, Red blood cell and platelet storage lesions, Clinical Audits, Specialized Component therapy, Therapeutic Apheresis, Study of rare blood groups, Blood Donor Iron Status

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

1. Life member of Asian Association of Transfusion Medicine, Indian society of Transfusion Medicine, Indian Society of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology

2. Organized several National and International workshops, training programs, and conferences in Transfusion Medicine

3. Reviewer for national and international Journals

4. Member of Special Interest Group in Immunohematology by ISTM

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