Dr. Vinu Rajendran

Senior Resident

Department of Immunohaematology

Qualification: MBBS, MD (Transfusion Medicine)


    • Teaches MBBS students and MD Immunohematology & Blood Transfusion Residents
    • Co-ordinator for PG teaching, Internship, E logbook, Department Website, NMC, and Medical Records Audit Committee of the IHBT department
    • UGC event committee member 


Subject Semester / Year
Immunohematology & Blood Transfusion All


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD Transfusion Medicine Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology, Trivandrum December 2018
MBBS NA Sree Gokulam Medical College & Research Foundation, Trivandrum July 2012


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Senior Resident 28.07.2020 - Till date
Sree Gokulam Medical College & Research Foundation, Trivandrum Senior Resident 18.02.2019 - 24.07.2020

A randomized control trial on effectiveness of refrigerant anesthetic local application in reducing pain and donor reaction in whole blood donation

Dr. Vinu Rajendran Dr. Deepika Chenna Dr. Ganesh Mohan Dr. Dhivya Kandasamy Dr. Shamee Shastry

Single-centre double-blinded randomized control trial to determine the efficacy of two refrigerant anesthetics- Ethyl chloride spray and Numbing applicator in reducing the pain during venepuncture in whole blood donation. This study also extends to determine whether there will be reduction in the frequency of donor reaction during refrigerant anesthetics

Autologous Platelet Rich Plasma for Regenerative Prolotherapy in Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain

Dr. Vinu Rajendran Dr. Subin Sukesan Dr. Rupa Sreedhar Dr. Debasish Gupta

A pre-post interventional study to determine the efficacy of Autologous Platelet Rich Plasma in reducing pain and improving functional activity in chronic musculo-skeletal conditions


Area of Interest

Training of PG residents, Voluntary Blood Donation, Regenerative Medicine

Area of Expertise

Voluntary Blood Donation, Regenerative Medicine, Apheresis, Component Therapy, Immunohematology

Area of Research

Donor Reactions, Donor Psychology, Regenerative Medicine, Apheresis, Immunohematology

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Member of Indian Society of Transfusion Medicine
  • Subject Matter Expert for the MOPAL Project 
  • General Secretary of Sree Gokulam Medical College Alumni Association

Rajendran V, Nair R, Thaliath GP, Gupta D. A case of severe donor reaction leading to grievous injury. Asian J Transfus Sci 2019;13:60-2

Dr. Vinu Rajendran Dr. Revathy Nair Mr. George P Thaliath Dr. Debasish Gupta

Rajendran V, Nair R, Poornima AP, Gupta D. A case of naturally occurring anti-E mimicking anti-A1. Glob J Transfus Med 2020;5:228-9

Dr. Vinu Rajendran Dr. Revathy Nair Dr. Poornima AP Dr. Debasish Gupta

Rajendran V, Pinki S. Impact of COVID-19 outbreak in blood transfusion services in India: Experience from tertiary care blood centres in Kerala: A short review. Glob J Transfus Med 2020;5:215-7

Dr. Vinu Rajendran Dr. Sanooja Pinki