42909-Sinha, Mithun

Mithun Sinha, PhD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Microbiology & Immunology

975 W Walnut St.
IB Building Suite #444A
Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Dr. Sinha currently serves as Assistant Professor of Surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine. He received his doctoral degree in Biotechnology from University of Calcutta, India. Prior to joining Indiana University, Dr. Sinha did his post-doctoral training at The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Sinha’s research focus is in surgical implant associated complications and wound healing. He has more than 30 peer reviewed publications. 

Key Publications


  1. Suh LJ, Khan I, Kelley-Patteson, C, Mohan G, Hassanein, AH, Sinha M. Breast Implant Associated Immunological Disorders. Journal of Immunology Research DOI: 10.1155/2022/8536149.


  1. Sinha M*, Ghosh N, Wijesinghe DS, Mathew-Steiner SS, Das A, Singh K, El Masry M, Khanna S, Inoue H, Yamazaki K, Kawada M, Gordillo GM, Roy S, Sen CK*. Pseudomonas aeruginosa Theft Biofilm Require Host Lipids of Cutaneous Wound. Annals of Surgery doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000005252 (*co-corresponding authors).


  1. Sinha M, Sen CK, Singh K, Das A, Ghatak S, Rhea B, Blackstone B, Powell H, Khanna S, Roy S. Direct conversion of injury-site myeloid cells to fibroblast-like cells of granulation tissue. Nature Communications 2018; 9 (1): 936. DOI:10.1038/s41467-018-03208-w


  1. Singh K, Sinha M, Pal D, Tabasum S, Gnyawali SC, Kona D, Sarkar S, Mohanty SK, Soto-Gonzalez F, Khanna S, Roy S, Sen CK. Cutaneous epithelial to mesenchymal transition activator ZEB1 regulates wound angiogenesis and closure in a glycemic status dependent manner. Diabetes 2019, Nov;68(11):2175-2190. DOI: 10.2337/db19-0202


  1. Gallego-Perez D, Pal D, Ghatak S, Malkoc V, Higuita-Castro N, Gnyawali S, Chang L, Liao W, Shi J, Sinha M, Singh K, Steen E, Sunyecz A, Stewart R, Moore J, Ziebro T, Northcutt R, Homsy M, Bertani P, Lu W, Roy S, Khanna S, Rink C, Sundaresan V, Otero J, Lee LJ, Sen CK. Topical tissue nano-transfection mediates non-viral stroma reprogramming and rescue. Nature Nanotechnology 2017; 12 (10), 974-979. DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2017.134


  1. Das A*, Sinha M*, Datta S, Abas M, Chaffee S, Sen CK, Roy S. Monocyte and macrophage plasticity in tissue repair and regeneration. The American Journal of Pathology 2015, 185 (10), 2596-2606. (* joint first authors)


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