Supporters, Collaborators And Grant

Supporters, Collaborators And Grants


We are grateful for support from private individuals and corporate bodies, notably,

  • Dr. K. Anji Reddy of the Dr. Reddy's Laboratory in Hyderabad (who supports Molecular Genetics Research and also has donated a gene sequencer to HERF).
  • The Jhaveri Family of Kobe, Japan (who helped us set up the microbiology laboratory)
  • Mrs. Saroja A Rao of Los Angeles, California, USA (who helped us in starting immunology laboratory, and
  • The Ravi Brothers of California, USA who have helped us in setting up the stem cell laboratory.
We are grateful to Professor Brien Holden of the University of New South Wales, Australia, for his very substantial contribution to help us set up the research facilities of HERF. In appreciation, the research labs are collectively called the Brien Holden Eye Research Centre.


  • Alcon, USA
  • Christoffel Blindenmission, Germany
  • Cornea & Contact Lens Research Unit, Australia
  • Centre for Eye Research & Technology, Australia
  • National Institute of Health, USA
  • Pharmacia & Upjohn, Sweden
  • The World Health Organization, Switzerland
  • Santen Inc., USA
  • Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics and Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology for collaborative research programs
  • University of Hyderabad, BITS Pilani and University of New South Wales for PhD programs


  • Alcon, USA
  • Bausch & Lomb, USA
  • i2 Foundation, USA
  • National Institutes of Health, USA
  • Council for Scientific & Industrial Research, Government of India
  • Department of Biotechnology, Government of India
  • Department of Science & Technology, Government of India
  • Indian Council for Medical Research, India