Dr. Asok K. Mukhopadhyay

Dr. Asok K. Mukhopadhyay

Professor and Head, Department of Laboratory Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, INDIA and Editorial Board Member, International Journal of BioSciences and Technology

Dr. Asok K. Mukhopadhyay is Professor & Head of the Department of Laboratory Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, INDIA

He is a Medical graduate (MBBS) from University of Calcutta (1977), post graduate (MD) in pathology from AIIMS (1981), a Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences, India (1988).

In 1985 he was appointed as Lecturer in Pathology for Clinical Pathology for the Laboratory service area of AIIMS hospital and became an integral part of the movement that transformed this service area into a Department that materialized in 1988.

He was officiating Head of the department from 1994 to 1996. He headed the draft proposal committee for a 3-year residency program leading to MD degree in Laboratory Medicine that was approved by the Governing body of AIIMS in 1996.


In addition to being Head of the Department, Dr. A.K. Mukhopadhyay is Faculty in-charge for the postgraduates (MD). house-officers (non-academic residents) and the trainees.


As part of his professional duties at the AIIMS, he looks after the clinical pathology aspects of laboratory investigations and is concerned mainly with the hematological problems and the problems with fluid and excretion. He is also In-charge of Microscopic Pathology in Emergency service.


Dr. Mukhopadhyay teaches undergraduates (MBBS) and post graduates (MD in Laboratory Medicine, Pathology, Biochemistry) of AIIMS.

He is Supervisor, Co-supervisor and Doctoral Committee member of a number of students doing MD and Ph.D. in the Department and also in other Academic departments of AIIMS.


Dr. A. K. Mukhopadhyay is a theoretical scientist and works with Ideas. His Research interests are as follows:

1.Integral approach in Developing a Science for Consciousness
2.Supracortical Consciousness; The evolutionary first step by brain-bound consciousness to make sense of brain-independent consciousness.
Mechanism of Supracortico-cortical and Cortico-supracortical communication

3.Integral divisions of the Indivisible Whole: Experience, Purpose, Time, Space, Matter
`Life’ as an integral of Life-principle working within a specific form (space, time) of living state of matter

4.How the Mechanics of Consciousness is connected with the mechanics of matter and energy (quantum and classical mechanics) through the mechanics of Elemental plane and the Mechanics of Mother Nature
5.Nested hierarchy in organization of Nature: The hierarchy of uncertainty
6.Five components of a composite model of psyche; Consciousness, self, Private facet of self, Mind and Information. Psychic Skeleton and the Pathogenetic mechanism of psychosomatic disease
7.The phase transition through `Death’; Near-death experience, transcendental death experience, transformational death experience and the experience of getting re-born in the same body.
Correlation of experiential with neuro-phenomenology
8.Interrelationship between Brain and consciousness, Gene and Information, Information and Consciousness, memes and information, self and information.
9.Transition of homo sapiens to homo spiritualis. Its scientific basis.
10.The Science of Information

i.Relation between Information and space time and energy. How mind is involved in the process.

ii.Information Mechanics

iii.Information Geometry

iv.Ontological category of Information

v.The Point where the Mind, World and Infinity meet

On these ideas, he has authored four Books that have been reviewed extensively in India and abroad.

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