Basic Research

Basic Research

KAR Campus
S. No. Title of the Project Funding Agency Principal Investigator Period
1 Genetics of Corneal Endothelial Dystrophies in Indian population Science and Engineering Research Board Dr Chitra Kannabiran 2016-2019
2 IL-22 mediated ocular host defense against A. flavus keratitis Indian Council of Medical Research Dr Sanhita Roy 2017-2020
3 Understanding the role of Antimicrobial peptide Science and Engineering Research Board Dr Sanhita Roy 2017-2020
4 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
5 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
6 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
7 Can Micro RNA serve as a diagnostic and prognostic marker for Uveitis? SANTEN Dr Inderjeet Kaur 2017-2020
8 Adhesion to host cell microdomain in cornea as an antimicrobial target to prevent corneal ulceration Medical and Research Council of UK, University of Sheffield Dr Prashant Garg 2018-2021
9 Gut Microbiones Studies in Diabetic Retinopathy patients and rats Science and Engineering Research Board Dr T P Das 2018-2021
10 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
11 3D Bioprinting and remodelling of corneal stroma and epithelium for keratoplasty Department of Biotechnology Dr Vivek Singh 2018-2021
12 Multi - Ethnic Myopia Development and Progression Study Brien Holden Vision Institute Dr Pavan K Vericharla 2018-2021
13 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 Dr Inderjeet Kaur 2018-2021
14 Dissecting the functional genomic basis of rare eye diseases in children Science and Engineering Research Board Dr Subhabrata Chakrabarti 2018-2021
15 Optimizing the Processes for Isolation, Preservation, Transportation and Delivery of Human Limbus-derived Stromal/ Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Clinical Use in a cGMP Facility Science and Engineering Research Board Dr Sayan Basu 2019-2022
16 Ex vivo culture and characterization of corneal endothelial cells for transplantation Science and Engineering Research Board Dr Charanya Ramachandran 2019-2022
17 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
18 Drug Nano-formulation and Quantitative Imaging of Cellular Response for Glaucoma Treatment Protocol Department of Biotechnology Dr Subhabrata Chakrabarti 2019-2022
19 A holistic approach to understand the role of light exposure in prevention of myopia (short-sightedness) and to develop anti-myopia strategies DST -INSPIRE Dr Pavan K Vericharla 2019-2024
20 Understanding the role of light exposure and prolonged near-work in myopia- An experimental study to identify optical/imaging markers for sight threating myopia Science and Engineering Research Board Dr Pavan K Vericharla 2019-2022
21 Role of Human lens crystallins in the development and vascular remodelling of the eye Department of Biotechnology Dr D Balasubramanian 2019-2022
22 An ultra sensitive metal oxide nano-fiber platform for the early detection of MMP2, MMP9 and C3 proteins from the tear fluid of preterm infants for the diagnosis of Retinopathy of Prematurity Science and Engineering Research Board Dr Inderjeet Kaur 2019-2022
23 Translational Research Studies on Some Disorders of the Eye Department of Biotechnology Dr Subhabrata Chakrabarti,
Dr Indumathi Mariappan,
Dr Shrikant Bharadwaj,
Prof D Balasubramanian
2019-2022
24 Novel Eco-Friendly Nano Composite Coatings for Prevention of Surgical Site Infections Department of Biotechnology Dr Prashant Garg 2019-2021
25 Development of novel anti-novel peptide nanoparticle embedded synethic corneal implants for treatment of recurrent herpetic stromal keratitis Department of Biotechnology Dr Bhupesh Bagga 2019-2022
26 Development and Testing of a Pediatric Perimeter Prototype BIG BIRAC Dr PremNandhini Satgunam 2019-2022
27 The ocular microbiome in patients of dry eye disease before and after definitive therapy SUN PHARMA Dr ArunaSri K 2019-2022
28 Small Molecular Mimics of Antomicrobial Peptide to Tackle Eye Infection Department of Biotechnology Dr Prashant Garg 2019-2022
29 Improving Corneal Healing Via Modulation of Tissues Ulverscroft Foundation Dr Vivek Singh 2020-2022
30 Exploring the potential of lacrimal gland stem cells in restoring the damaged function through cell therapy Science and Engineering Research Board Dr Javed Ali 2020-2022
31 Exo-secretome as Biomarkers of persistent culture negative endophthalmitis Science and Engineering Research Board Dr Joveeta Joseph 2020-2023
MTC Campus
S. No. Title of the Project Funding Agency Principal Investigator Period
1 Search for molecular markers for pseudoexfoliation syndrome and pseudoexfoliation glaucoma-same disease or different Department of Biotechnology,Wellcome Trust Dr Aparna Rao 2016-2019
2 Understanding the role of Aurora Kinases in retinoblastoma- under Young Biotechnologist Award 2015 Department of Biotechnology Dr Mamatha Reddy 2016-2019
3 Early host-pathogeninteractions in intraoculr TB Indian Council of Medical Research Dr Soumyava Basu 2017-2020
4 Mesenchymal cells (MSC) and sirolimus for uveitis SANTEN Dr Soumyava Basu 2017-2020
5 From infection to autoimmunity in an immune privileged organ: a case study in tuberculosis of the eye DBT Alliance - Intermediate Fellowship Dr Soumyava Basu 2019-2024