Basic Research

Basic Research

KAR Campus
S. No. Title of the Project Funding Agency Principal Investigator Period
1 Molecular epidemiology and Genomics complex and inherited eye diseases Department of Biotechnology Dr Subhabrata Chakrabarti 2013-2019
2 Genetic Analysis of Retinal Dystrophies Departmant of Biotechnology Dr Chitra Kannabiran 2013-2019
3 Identification of biomarkers for risk prediction and disease progression in diabetic retinopathy Departmant of Biotechnology Dr Inderjeet Kaur 2013-2019
4 Exploring the application of pluripotent and adult cells in the treatment of retinal and corneal
disorders
Departmant of Biotechnology Dr Indumathi Mariappan 2013-2019
5 Optics of the growing crystalline lens National Institute
of Health
Dr V S Sangwan 2013-2019
6 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- INSPIRE Dr Sachin Shukla 2014-2019
7 India Centre for Advanced Technology for Minimizing the indiscriminate use of Antibiotics (UKICAT-MA) Department of Biotechnology Dr Prashant Garg 2015-2019
8 The Human gut and eye microbiome: An insight into eye infections Department of Biotechnology Dr Shivaji S 2017-2019
9 IL-22 mediated ocular host defense against A. flavus keratitis Indian Council for Medical Research Dr Sanhita Roy 2017-2019
10 Use of silk from north east India for the culture and transplantation of corneal endothelium Department of Biotechnology Dr Charanya Ramachandran 2017-2019
11 Can Micro RNA serve as a diagnostic and prognostic marker for Uveitis? SANTEN Dr Inderjeet Kaur 2017-2019
12 Genetics of Corneal Endothelial Dystrophies in Indian population Science and Engineering Research Board Dr Chitra Kannabiran 2017-2020
13 Identification of ACSIKS Fungal Isolates / Anti Fungal Susceptibility Asia Cornea Foundation Dr Savitri Sharma 2017-2020
14 Understanding the role of Antimicrobial peptide Science and Engineering Research Board Dr Sanhita Roy 2017-2020
15 Development of computational software integrating multilevel image data analysis: Towards efficient clinical practices and advanced bimolecular research in ophthalmology Department of Biotechnology Dr Jay Chhablani 2017-2020
16 Development of a portable device for early detection of eye infection and dry eye disease Department of Biotechnology Dr Ashutosh Richharya 2017-2020
17 Development of Pico second Fiber Laser for Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery Department of Biotechnology Dr Ashutosh Richharya 2017-2020
18 Corneal 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 patients Science and Engineering Research Board Dr Savitri Sharma 2017-2020
19 Gut Microbiones Studies in Diabetic Retinopathy patients and rats Science and Engineering Research Board Dr T P Das 201-2020
20 Adhesion to host cell micro domain in cornea as an antimicrobial target to prevent corneal ulceration UK MRC (University of Sheffield) Dr Prashant Garg 2018-2021
21 cRGD decorated lipo-polymeric nanoplexes of CRISPR/Cas9 ribonucleoprotein (RNP) for the management of retinal dystrophic conditions Department of Biotechnology Dr Vivek Singh 2018-2021
22 3D Bio printing and remodeling of corneal stroma and epithelium for keratoplasty Department of Biotechnology Dr Vivek Singh 2018-2021
23 Ethnic Myopia Development and Progression Study Brien Holden Vision Institute Dr Pavan K Vericharla 2018-2021
24 Investigation on role of neuron-glial activation leading to neuronal loss as an early marker of diabetic retinopathy using transcriptomics and high-resolution imaging based approaches Science and Engineering Research Board Science and Engineering Research Board 2018-2021
25 Dissecting the functional genomic basis of rare eye diseases in children Science and Engineering Research Board Dr Subhabrata Chakrabarti 2018-2021
26 Optimizing the Processes for Isolation, Preservation, Transportation and Delivery of Human Limbus-derived Stromal/ Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Clinical Use in a cGMP Facility Department of Biotechnology Dr Sayan Basu 2018-2021
27 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 2017-2022
28 Ex vivo culture and characterization of corneal endothelial cells for transplantation Science and Engineering Research Board Dr Charanya Ramachandran 2019-2022
29 Limbal stem cell transplantation: Studying the process of corneal epithelial wound healing and regeneration in animal model of alkali burn Science and Engineering Research Board Dr Vivek Singh 2019-2022
30 Drug Nano-formulation and Quantitative Imaging of Cellular Response for Glaucoma Treatment Protocol Department of Biotechnology Dr Savitri Sharma 2017-2020
MTC Campus
S. No. Title of the Project Funding Agency Principal Investigator Period
1 Tissue fluid Microbiology Screening Tool (TiMiS) A novel , inexpensive , ready to use ,screening kit for rapid detection of ocular pathogens BIG BIRAC Dr Smruti Rekha 2018-2019
2 Association of hepatitis C virus, Hepatitis B virus and chlamydia Psittaci in extra nodal marginal zone B cell lymbhoma Department of Biotechnology Dr Suryasnata Rath 2015-2019
3 Retinopathy of prematurity Public Health Foundation of India Dr Tapas Ranjan Padhi 2016-2019
4 Search for molecular markers for pseudo exfoliation syndrome and pseudo exfoliation glaucoma-same disease or different Wellcome Trust Dr Aparna Rao 2016-2020
5 Understanding the role of Aurora Kinases in retinoblastoma- under Young Biotechnologist Award 2015 Department of Biotechnology Dr Mamatha Reddy 2016-2021
6 Early host-pathogen interactions in intraocular TB Indian Council for Medical Research Dr Soumyava Basu 2017-2020
7 Mesenchymal cells (MSC) and sirolimus for uveitis SANTEN Dr Soumyava Basu 2017-2020