Research

Intramural research projects

Grants for research projects sponsored by the government funding agencies during the last five years

Sl.No Name of the Projects, Clinical Trial, endowment, Chairs Name of the Principal Investigator/ Co-Investigator Name of the funding agencies Type (Government/Non-Govt) Department of Principal Investigator/Co-Investigator Year of Award Funds provided (INR in Lakhs) Duration of the Project
1 Small Animal Research Facility for Preclinical Studies and services. Dr. Balanehru Subramanian (PI) DBT,
Govt of India
Govt of India CIDRF 2016 Rs.4.39 crores 3 Years

(Ongoing)

2 To study the transcriptional control of CD147 expression in glioblastomas through cell lines. Dr. Pooja Pratheesh (PI) DBT,
Govt of India
Govt of India CIDRF 2015 Rs. 24.15 lakhs 3 Years

(Ongoing)

3 A pilot preclinical study on nanomedicine based protein replacement therapy for Retinoschisis, an inherited retinal degenerative disease.” Dr. Jayamurugan Pandian (PI) SERB,
Govt of India
Govt of India CIDRF 2018 Rs. 45.18 3 Years

(Ongoing)

4 Screening and Characterization of potential larvicidal agents from marine plants against dengue vector mosquito “Aedesaegypti.” Dr. B.Agieshkumar (PI) Puducherry Council for Science and Technology Govt of India CIDRF 2016 Rs. 55,000 1 Year

(Completed)

5 Role of oxidative stress in triggering cataractogenesis- A case control study in Puducherry population Dr. Anitha T.S (PI) DSTE Puducherry Govt of India CIDRF 2016 Rs. 60,000 1 Year

(Completed)

6 Prophylactic potential of the extract of the bark of Terminalia arjuna Roxb.ex.Dc. Wight &Arn. in preventing osteoporosis. Dr. Balanehru Subramanian. (PI) DBT,
Govt of India
Govt of India CIDRF 2013 Rs. 31.80 lakhs 3 Years

(Completed)

7 Platelet associated molecular targets for inflammation, vascular integrity, thrombocytopenia and disease severity in Dengue infection. Dr. B.Agieshkumar (PI) DBT, Govt of India Govt of India CIDRF 2015 Rs. 6.15 Lakhs 3 Years

(Completed)

 

Extramural research projects

Sl.No Name of the Project Name of the Principal Investigator Department of Principal Investigator Funds provided (INR in Lakhs) Duration of the Project
1 A quick myocardial infarction early detection kit. Dr. Balanehru Subramanian. CIDRF 4.35 2 years
2 Evaluation of anti-oxidant and anti-inflammation (in vivo) activity of sea weed (Marine algae) extract. Dr.Mangaiyarkarasi

 

CIDRF 2.50

 

2 Years

 

3 To validate in vitro effect of Terminalia arjuna (Roxb.ex.Dc) Wight &Arn. In vivo in osteoporosis in animal. Dr.Veni Subramanyam

 

CIDRF 2.90

 

2 Years

 

4 To study the interplay of pro-inflammatory cytokines and chemokines associated with innate immune system with concomitant micro RNA expression profile from adipocytes and macrophages using cell lines under co culture conditions mimicking obesity. Dr.Pooja Pratheesh

 

CIDRF 1.74

 

1 Year

 

5 Association of maternal periodontitis with preterm birth and low birth weight- A molecular study in South Indian Tertiary Care hospital. Dr. Sam Vijay Kumar

 

CIDRF 1.90

 

2 Years

 

6 Development of a novel egg shell based in vitro model for calcium mineralization. Dr. Sam Vijay Kumar

 

CIDRF 1.96

 

1 Year

 

7 To evaluate the potential anticataractogenic effect of an ethanolic extract of coriander sativum (cilantro) on selenite-induced cataract: in an  in vivo Wistar rat lenses. Dr. Anitha T.S

 

CIDRF 1.27

 

2 Years

 

8 Expression profile of selected microRNA’s in sleep apnea cases-A Pilot Study Dr. B.Agieshkumar CIDRF 1.29 2 Years
9 Cell free circulating DNA, histone and ceramide levels in dengue patients Dr. B.Agieshkumar CIDRF 1.66 2 Years
10 Effect of change in light-dark cycle on beta cell function and FoxO localization in   Fisher 344 animal model

 

Dr. Balanehru Subramanian CIDRF 11.42 1 Year
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