Basic Research

Basic Research

KAR Campus
S. No. Title of the Project Funding Agency Principal Investigator Grant Period
1 C-Tracer 1- Phase 2 Champalimaud Foundation Prof D Balasubramanian/ Dr Inderjeet Kaur/ Dr Indumathi Mariappan 2013-2018
2 Molecular epidemiology and Genomics complex and inherited eye diseases- DBT Departmant of Biotechnology Dr Subhabrata Chakrabarti 2013-2018
3 Genetic Analysis of Retinal Dystrophies Departmant of Biotechnology Dr Chitra Kannabiran 2013-2018
4 Identification of biomarkers for risk prediction and disease progression in diabetic retinopathy Departmant of Biotechnology Dr Inderjeet Kaur 2013-2018
5 Exploring the application of pluripotent and adult cells in the treatment of retinal and corneal disorders Departmant of Biotechnology Dr Indumathi Mariappan 2013-2018
6 DST-INSPIRE Faculty Award/2014/LSBM-104- Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency and Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis: Identifying the mechanism of homing and immunomodulation of mesenchymal stem cells from corneal stroma, dental pulp, hair follicle, and umbilical cord Department of Science and Technology Dr Sachin Shukla 2014-2019
7 BT/IN/DBT-MRC(UK)/11/PG/2015-16-India Centre for Advanced Technology for Minimising the indiscriminate use of Antibiotics (UKICAT-MA) Department of Biotechnology Dr Prashant garg 2015-2019
8 Proof-of-concept experimentation on gene correction in iPSCs by genome editing methods Science and Engineering Research Board Dr Indumathi Mariappan 2015-2018
9 Perceptual consequences of degraded optics in Human vision Department of Science and Technology Dr Shrikant Bharadwaj 2015-2018
10 Role of Vitero-macular interface changes in the pathogenesis of AMD Science and Engineering Research Board Dr Jay Chhablani 2015-2018
11 Ocular Candida albicans: overcoming antibiotic resistance by identification of genes involved in biofilm formation and antagonizing biofilm formation Science and Engineering Research Board Dr Shivaji S 2015-2018
12 Role of Human lens By-crystallins in the vascular remodeling of the eye Department of Biotechnology Prof D Balasubramanian 2015-2017
13 Creating zebra fish models of retinal dystrophy using genome editing methods Department of Biotechnology Dr Indumathi Mariappan 2016-2019
14 Next generation sequencing for characterization and validation of culture negative endophthalmitis Science and Engineering Research Board Dr Joveeta Joseph 2016-2019
15 Genetics of Corneal Endothelial Dystrophies in Indian population Science and Engineering Research Board Dr Chitra Kannabiran 2016-2019
16 IL-22 mediated ocular host defense against A. flavus keratitis Indian Council of Medical Research Dr Sanhita Roy 2017-2020
17 To develop a rapid detection system for indentifying pathogens in the eye Wellcome Trust Dr Prashant Garg 2013-2017
18 Identification of ACSIKS Fungal Isolates / Anti Fungal Susceptibility Asia Cornea Foundation Dr Savitri Sharma 2017-2020
19 Generating corneal endothelium from the trabecular meshwork stem cells Department of Science and Technology Dr Charanya Ramachandran 2014-2017
20 To study the role of myofibroblast/stem cells in corneal wound healing response: identifiying and characterizing growth factor-receptor systems and herbal/stem cells treatments during development, homeostasis, and corneal wound healing” Department of Science and Technology Dr Vivek Singh 2014-2017
21 Image enhancement technology for children with vision impairment an evaluation Department of Science and Technology Dr PremNandhini Satgunam 2014-2017
21 Image enhancement technology for children with vision impairment an evaluation Department of Science and Technology Dr PremNandhini Satgunam 2014-2017
22 Role of anti microbial peptides in pseudomonas keratitis- a traslational approach from bench to patients Department of Science and Technology Dr Sanhita Roy 2014-2017
23 Utilizing the eye's optics to improve and predict vision of elderly humans Department of Science and Technology Dr Shrikant Bharadwaj 2014-2017
24 Understanding the role of Antimicrobial peptide Science and Engineering Research Board Dr Sanhita Roy 2017-2020
25 The Human gut and eye microbiome: An insight into eye infections Department of Biotechnology Dr Shivaji S 2017-2019
26 Development of computational software integrating multilevel image data analysis: Towards efficient clinical practices and advanced biomolecular research in ophthalmology Department of Biotechnology Dr Jay Chhablani/ Dr Inderjeet Kaur 2017-2020
27 Use of silk from north east India for the culture and transplantation of corneal endothelium Department of Biotechnology Dr Charanya Ramachandran 2017-2019
28 Development of a highly efficient and immunologically inert adeno-associated virus based vector system for retinal gene therapy Wellcome Trust/ DBT India Alliance Dr Indumathi Mariappan 2017-2020
29 Role of Extracellular Matrix Components in AMD:Development of an in vitro disease model Vision Health Research Network DrJagan Mohan Reddy 2017-2018
30Corneal infection by Pythiuminsidiosum: Investigation into immune response in animal model, evaluation of antibacterial antibiotics in animal model and randomized double masked controlled trial of the chosen drug(s) in patientsScience and Engineering Research BoardDr Savitri Sharma 2017-2020
31Can Micro RNA serve as a diagnostic and prognostic marker for Uveitis?SANTENDr Inderjeet Kaur 2017-2020
32Genetic epidermiology of ocular disease. The Central India Eye and Medical StudyUniversity of HeideburgDr Subhabrata Chakrabarti 2012-2019
33Development of a portable device for early detection of eye infection and dry eye diseaseDepartment of Biotechnology Dr Ashutosh Richharya 2017-2020
34 Development of Pico second Fiber Laser for Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery Department of Biotechnology Dr Ashutosh Richharya 2017-2020
MTC Campus
S. No. Title of the Project Funding Agency Principal Investigator Grant Period
1 C-Tracer 1- Phase 2 Champalimaud Foundation Prof D Balasubramanian/ Dr Inderjeet Kaur/ Dr Indumathi Mariappan 2013-2018
2 Molecular epidemiology and Genomics complex and inherited eye diseases- DBT Departmant of Biotechnology Dr Subhabrata Chakrabarti 2013-2018
3 Genetic Analysis of Retinal Dystrophies Departmant of Biotechnology Dr Chitra Kannabiran 2013-2018
4 Identification of biomarkers for risk prediction and disease progression in diabetic retinopathy Departmant of Biotechnology Dr Inderjeet Kaur 2013-2018
5 Exploring the application of pluripotent and adult cells in the treatment of retinal and corneal disorders Departmant of Biotechnology Dr Indumathi Mariappan 2013-2018
6 DST-INSPIRE Faculty Award/2014/LSBM-104- Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency and Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis: Identifying the mechanism of homing and immunomodulation of mesenchymal stem cells from corneal stroma, dental pulp, hair follicle, and umbilical cord Department of Science and Technology Dr Sachin Shukla 2014-2019
7 BT/IN/DBT-MRC(UK)/11/PG/2015-16-India Centre for Advanced Technology for Minimising the indiscriminate use of Antibiotics (UKICAT-MA) Department of Biotechnology Dr Prashant garg 2015-2019
8 Proof-of-concept experimentation on gene correction in iPSCs by genome editing methods Science and Engineering Research Board Dr Indumathi Mariappan 2015-2018
9 Perceptual consequences of degraded optics in Human vision Department of Science and Technology Dr Shrikant Bharadwaj 2015-2018
10 Role of Vitero-macular interface changes in the pathogenesis of AMD Science and Engineering Research Board Dr Jay Chhablani 2015-2018
11 Ocular Candida albicans: overcoming antibiotic resistance by identification of genes involved in biofilm formation and antagonizing biofilm formation Science and Engineering Research Board Dr Shivaji S 2015-2018
12 Role of Human lens By-crystallins in the vascular remodeling of the eye Department of Biotechnology Prof D Balasubramanian 2015-2017
13 Creating zebra fish models of retinal dystrophy using genome editing methods Department of Biotechnology Dr Indumathi Mariappan 2016-2019
14 Next generation sequencing for characterization and validation of culture negative endophthalmitis Science and Engineering Research Board Dr Joveeta Joseph 2016-2019
15 Genetics of Corneal Endothelial Dystrophies in Indian population Science and Engineering Research Board Dr Chitra Kannabiran 2016-2019
16 IL-22 mediated ocular host defense against A. flavus keratitis Indian Council of Medical Research Dr Sanhita Roy 2017-2020
17 To develop a rapid detection system for indentifying pathogens in the eye Wellcome Trust Dr Prashant Garg 2013-2017
18 Identification of ACSIKS Fungal Isolates / Anti Fungal Susceptibility Asia Cornea Foundation Dr Savitri Sharma 2017-2020
19 Generating corneal endothelium from the trabecular meshwork stem cells Department of Science and Technology Dr Charanya Ramachandran 2014-2017
20 To study the role of myofibroblast/stem cells in corneal wound healing response: identifiying and characterizing growth factor-receptor systems and herbal/stem cells treatments during development, homeostasis, and corneal wound healing” Department of Science and Technology Dr Vivek Singh 2014-2017
21 Image enhancement technology for children with vision impairment an evaluation Department of Science and Technology Dr PremNandhini Satgunam 2014-2017
21 Image enhancement technology for children with vision impairment an evaluation Department of Science and Technology Dr PremNandhini Satgunam 2014-2017
22 Role of anti microbial peptides in pseudomonas keratitis- a traslational approach from bench to patients Department of Science and Technology Dr Sanhita Roy 2014-2017
23 Utilizing the eye's optics to improve and predict vision of elderly humans Department of Science and Technology Dr Shrikant Bharadwaj 2014-2017
24 Understanding the role of Antimicrobial peptide Science and Engineering Research Board Dr Sanhita Roy 2017-2020
25 The Human gut and eye microbiome: An insight into eye infections Department of Biotechnology Dr Shivaji S 2017-2019
26 Development of computational software integrating multilevel image data analysis: Towards efficient clinical practices and advanced biomolecular research in ophthalmology Department of Biotechnology Dr Jay Chhablani/ Dr Inderjeet Kaur 2017-2020
27 Use of silk from north east India for the culture and transplantation of corneal endothelium Department of Biotechnology Dr Charanya Ramachandran 2017-2019
28 Development of a highly efficient and immunologically inert adeno-associated virus based vector system for retinal gene therapy Wellcome Trust/ DBT India Alliance Dr Indumathi Mariappan 2017-2020
29 Role of Extracellular Matrix Components in AMD:Development of an in vitro disease model Vision Health Research Network DrJagan Mohan Reddy 2017-2018
30Corneal infection by Pythiuminsidiosum: Investigation into immune response in animal model, evaluation of antibacterial antibiotics in animal model and randomized double masked controlled trial of the chosen drug(s) in patientsScience and Engineering Research BoardDr Savitri Sharma 2017-2020
31Can Micro RNA serve as a diagnostic and prognostic marker for Uveitis?SANTENDr Inderjeet Kaur 2017-2020
32Genetic epidermiology of ocular disease. The Central India Eye and Medical StudyUniversity of HeideburgDr Subhabrata Chakrabarti 2012-2019
33Development of a portable device for early detection of eye infection and dry eye diseaseDepartment of Biotechnology Dr Ashutosh Richharya 2017-2020
34 Development of Pico second Fiber Laser for Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery Department of Biotechnology Dr Ashutosh Richharya 2017-2020