Dr Kanchan Mohod graduated from NKP Salve Medical College and Research Institute, Nagpur and subsequently obtained MD (Biochemistry) from MGIMS. Interested in adopting interactive teaching and implementing novel approaches to medical education in UG and PG training, she has led the academy of basic medical sciences and conducted several seminars in which medical students presented a basic science topic. As an Officer In-charge of Clinical Biochemistry, she supervises routine and emergency services and maintains and monitors internal as well as external quality control.
She obtained hands on training in molecular techniques in practice at department of GIBM, regional centre, Pune. Her research interests include improvement of diagnostic tools in diseases like tuberculosis, psoriasis, thyroid disorders and coronary artery disease. Her major accomplishments are evaluation of adenosine deaminase and its isoenzymes in tuberculosis and oxidative markers in various conditions. She is also interested in evaluating apolipoproteins, gamma-glutamyl transferase and C-reactive protein as risk factors of metabolic syndrome.
Dr Mohod was awarded a minor and junior faculty research project from University Grant Commission (UGC) as a principal investigator at MGIMS. She has published seven papers and has presented three poster papers. She received a best panellist award in 17th Annual AMBICON- 2009 at Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha.