Ongoing projects


LIST OF ON-GOING NEUROSCIENCE PROPOSALS

 

S No.

File Number

Title

PI Details

Budget

Lakhs

Date of Sanction

Duration

Years

1

BT/PR6410/MED/14/801/2005

Replacement of degenerating retinal neurons by electronic prosthesis: a study on parameter optimization of electrical stimulus and on signal processing in different types of retinal ganglion cells

Dr. N K Dhingra,

NBRC, Gurgaon.

Rs. 81.20

16/12/2005

5

2

BT/PR10285/Med/30/75/2007

Evaluation of the molecular basis of action of an herbal extract in the treatment of dementia including Alzheimer’s disease

Prof Vijayalakshmi

Ravindranath,

IISc, Bangalore

Rs. 99.13

18/09/2008

 

3

3

BT/PR10345/Med/30/79/2007

Identification of genes involved in x-linked mental retardation

Dr. Keshava Prasad,

IOB, Bangalore

Rs. 98.013

25/09/2008

3

4

BT/PR7797/Med/4/113/2006

Brain basis of capacity limits of information processing

Dr. Shobini L. Rao, NIMHANS, Bangalore

Rs. 35.88

25/09/2008

3

5

BT/PR10345/MED/30/79/2008

Identification of genes involved in X-Linked mental retardation

Dr. T.S Kesav Prasad , IOB, Bangalore

Rs. 40.05

25/09/2008

2

6

BT/PR10651/Med/30/102/2008

Influence of prenatal chronic noise exposure on brain stem auditory nuclei, hippocampus and spatial memory of chicks

Dr. Shashi Wadhwa,

AIIMS, New Delhi

Rs. 65.49

14/10/2008

3

7

BT/PR10722/Med/30/106/2008

Identification of potential strategies for protection against Alzheimer’s disease (AD)

Dr. J R Subramaniam,

IIT, Kanpur

Rs. 29.58

24/09/2009

3

8

BT/PR10759/Med/30/110/2008

Evaluation of the role of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) in idiopathic pulmonary fibriosis (IPF) and assessment of clinicoradiological effect of matrix metalloproteinases inhibition with doxycycline

 

Dr. P. Bhattacharya,

IPR, Kolkata

Rs. 27.60

 

3

9

BT/PR11369/Med/30/138/2008

Evaluation for the role of endogenous precursor cells in enhancing functional recovery following cold induced brain injury

Dr. Ranjith K Moorthy,

CMC, Vellore

 

Rs. 20.96

24.09.2009

3

10

BT/PR/10721/MED/30/105/2008

The study of molecular and cellular events in mouse cns stem cell cultures replicating mouse prions, development of a novel in vitro of prion pathology

Dr. Ranjit K. Giri, NBRC, Manesar, Haryana

RS. 48.55

07.12.2009

3

11

BT/PR11062/MED/30/124/2008

Schizophrenia: developing animal-models, translation markens and a possible treatment strategy

Dr. SurajitGanguly, Institute Of Molecular Medicine, New Delhi

RS. 38.33

18.12.2009

3

12

BT/PR12509/30/30/1/2009

The Role of neurotropinscytokiners and genetic polymorphisms in clinical manifestation of depression in adolescents

Dr. A K Mukhopadhyay,

AIIMS, New Delhi

 

Rs. 31.40

12.01.2010

3

13

BT/PR11953/MED/30/183/2009

The understanding of early molecular events which initiate the alzheimer’s disease using in vivo magnetic resonance spectroscopy study

Dr Pravat Mandal, NBRC, Gurgaon

RS. 37.49

18.01.2010

2

14

BT/PR12691/Med/30/203/2009

Synthesis and pharmacological evaluation of novel phosphodiesterase 4 inhibitors for their anti-depressant and anxiolyctic potential

Dr. R Mahesh,

BITS, Pilani

Rs. 54.84

21.01.2010

3

15

BT/PR12932/Med/30/226/2009

Preclinical studies on brain tumors: combination of adjuvants with different mechanisms of radiosensitization

Dr. Vijay Kumar Kalia, NIMHANS, Bangalore

Rs. 52.58

05.03.2010

3

16

BT/PR12924/Med/30/225/2009

Understanding signaling circuitaries involved in transcriptional regulation in genes associated with survival and immune response in an inflammatory environment: Implications in Glioblastoma progression

Dr. Ellora Sen,

NBRC, Gurgaon

 

 

 

 

Rs. 74.20

 

 

 

 

 

18/03/2010

3

 

17

BT/PR11138/Med/30/133/2008

Role of maternal micro-nutrients on brain neuro trophic factor and cognitive development in Wistar rat offspring

Dr Sadhana Joshi, IRSHA, Dhakanwadi, Pune

Rs. 34.26

19/03/2010

3

18

BT/PR11632/Med/30/162/2008

 

A multi-disciplinary, systems-level investigation into neurobiology of Parkinson’s disease

Dr. V. Srinivas,

Chakravarthy, IIT, Chennai

Rs. 53.28

22/03/2010

3

19

BT/PR13590/MED/30/286/2010

Understanding the physiological function of malin, a ubiquitin ligase mutated in lafora’s progressive myoclonus epilepsy

Dr.Nihar Ranjan Jana, NBRC, Haryana

Rs. 42.11

17/09/2010

3

20

BT/PR14045/MED/30/340/2010

Cellular and molecular mechanisms of adverse effects of antiepileptic and mood stabilizing drugs

Prof. Gurcharan Kaur,

Guru Nanak Dev University,

Amritsar

Rs. 59.16

21/09/2010

3

21

BT/PR14046/MED/30/341/2010

A functional imaging study of dyslexia in biscriptal Indian children”

Dr. Nandini Chatterjee Singh, NBRC, Haryana

Rs. 30.65

 

22/09/2010

3

22

BT/PR13334/MED/30/259/2009

Neuro- Imaging Endophenotypes in obsessive compulsive disorder.

Dr. Y.C Janaradhan Reddy, NIMHANS, Bangalore

Rs. 30.45

23/09/2010

3

23

BT/PR14075/MED/30/368/2010

Functional neuronal differentiation of human cord blood stem cells: tool to study the chemical induced development neurotoxicity

Dr. A. B. Pant,

Indian Institute of Toxicology Research,

Lucknow

Rs.51.65

28/09/2010

 

24

BT/PR14044/MED/30/339/2010

Role of amygdala in the modulation of hippocampal and prefrontal cortical functions in stress: implications for the treatment of affective disorders”

Dr. B S Shankaranarayanarao,

NIMHANS,

Bangalore

Rs.104.83

 

28/09/2010

3

25

BT/PR14047/MED/30/342/2010

Development of antiepileptic drugs: based on molecular physiology of epilepsy causing gene efhc1, and ayurvedic remediation

Dr.KripamoyAguan, Nehu, shillong

Rs.103.68

 

28/09/2010

3

26

BT/PR14056/MED/30/351/2010

Development of human motor-neuron disease models in drosophila

Dr. Vimlesh kumar,

IISER, Bhopal

Rs. 41.93

 

28/09/2010

3

27

BT/PR14032/MED/30/331/2010

Self-regulation of broca’s area using real time fmri in stroke aphasia

Dr. C Kesavadas,

Intervention Radiology, SCTIMST, Trivandrum

Rs. 9.01

29/09/2010

2

28

BT/PR13878/MED/30/303/2010

A study of role of nucleus accumbens and related subcortical centers in addictive and consummatory behaviour of male wistar albino rats

Dr.Ganaraja B,

KMC, Centre for Basic Sciences

Rs. 36.18

30/09/2010

2

29

BT/PR13195/MED/30/244/2009

The control of sequential movements by basal ganglia networks

Dr. Aditya Murthy, IISc Bangalore

Rs. 79.64

06/10/2010

3

30

BT/PR14008/MED/30/312/2010

Evaluating the Calcineurin- nfat pathway and its regulators superoxide dismutase (sod) and rcan1 (regulator of calcineurin) in down syndrome

Dr. Gayatri Ramakrishna,

CDFD, Hyderabad

Rs. 44.95

 

06/10/2010

3

31

BT/PR14040/MED/30/336/2010

Neurodegeneration in developing rat brain with experimental fluorosis-studies on excitotoxicity and microglial activation mechanisms

Prof. K. Pratap Reddy, University College of Science, osmania University, Hyderabad

Rs. 41.50

6/10/2010

2

32

BT/PR14064/MED/30/359/2010

Nmr investigations of brain energy metabolism during normal aging and in alzheimer’s disease”

Dr.AnantBahadurpatel,

CCMB, Hyderabad

Rs.86.44

12/10/2010

3

33

BT/PR14022/MED/30/324/2010

Role of coccaine amphetamine regulated transcript peptide (cart) in tissue regeneration following spinal cord injury in mice

Dr. Dadasaheb M. Kokare,

Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University

Rs. 44.00

 

19/10/2010

3

34

BT/PR14037/MED/30/334/2010

Assessment of mutations in gabrg2 gene from micro- electro corticographycally defined area of hippocampus and amygdale in patients with mtle with intractable epilepsy

Dr. P.S. Chandra,

AIIMS, New Delhi

Rs. 37.81

19/10/2010

3

35

BT/PR14054/MED/30/349/2010

Isolation and characterisation of toxic factor(s) present in the csf of amyotrophic lateral scleerosis patients

Dr.TrichurRRaju,

NIMHANS, Bangalore

Rs. 75.77

 

29/10/2010

3

36

BT/PR14049/MED/30/344/2010

Implication of pannexin 1 in the pathogenesis of chronic hepatic encephalopathy and its modulation by bacoside a

Dr. S.K. Trigun,

BHU, varanasi

Rs. 24.84

18/11/2010

2

37

BT/PR14035/MED/30/333/2010

Structural, function and interaction of neuronal calcium sensors in neurophysiology

Dr. Yogendra Sharma,

CCMB, Hyderabad

Rs. 65.87

 

2/12/2010

3

38

BT/PR14058/MED/30/353/2010

Alzheimer’s disease- the brain’s diabetes

Dr. S. Shila,

VRR Diagnostic Services and Research Centre (affiliated to university of madras)

Rs. 29.78

16/12/2010

3

39

BT/PR10455/MED/30/350/2010

Developing tools for dynamical modeling of c. Elegans neuronal network activity

Dr.Sitabhra Sinha,

The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai

Rs. 45.64

16/12/2010

3

40

BT/PR14061/MED/30/356/2010

Automatic detection of non-convulsive seizures in scalp recorded electroenephalogram (eeg)

Dr. Yusuf UzzamanKhan,

Z H College of Engineering & Technology, UP

Rs. 25.30

 

21/12/2010

2

41

BT/PR14068/MED/30/363/2010

Creation of lhx2 over-expressor mouse for addressing questions of cortical development

Dr.Shubha tole,

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai

Rs. 21.26

 

28/12/2010

2

42

BT/PR14033/MED/30/332/2010

Evaluation of diffiusion tensor imaging (dti) anisotropy indices and tractography in healthy volunteers and acute and chronic cervical spinal cord injuries

Dr. S. Rajasekaran,

Ganga Hospital, Tamilnadu

Rs. 24.18

28/12/2010

1

43

BT/PR14042/MED/30/338/2010

Silk based scaffolds for neural tissue engineering

Dr. Utpal Bora,

IIT, Guwahati

Rs.58.44

30/12/2010

3

44

BT/PR14011/MED/30/314/2010

Structure-guided design of novel non-peptidicnoncovalent selective inhibitors of the spinal microglial cathepsin s for the treatement of neuropathic pain

Dr. P. Yogeeswari,

BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad

Rs. 31.12

3/01/2011

2

45

BT/PR14031/MED/30/330/2010

Delineation of mirna control of wnt-signaling driven medulloblastomas by development of transgenic mouse model

Dr.NeelamVishwanathShirsat,

ACTREC, NaviMumbai

Rs. 47.89

4/01/2011

3

46

BT/PR13218/MED/30/249/2010

Gastro-esophageal transport and reflux: a comprehensive analysis using an interdisciplinary approach

Dr.Anupam Pal, IIT Kanpur

Rs. 94.26

13/01/2011

3

47

BT/PR14057/MED/30/352/2010

Neural network mechanisms in subicular complex neurons during spatial navigation and learning in awake behaving rats

Dr.Yoganarasimhadoreswamy,

NBRC, Haryana

Rs.97.42

 

21/01/2011

3

48

BT/PR14244/Med/30/425/2010

 

Effects Of Tau Glycation And Phosphorylation On Stability And Dynamics Of Microtubules And On Differentiation Of Neuronal Cells: Therapeutic Implications For Neuropathies

Dr.DulalPanda, IIT, Bombay

 

Rs.52.46

22/02/2011

3

49

BT/PR14352/Med/30/509/2010

 

Discovery Of NovelKcnq2/Q3 PotassiumChnnel Activators AsPotentialTherapeuticsFor Epilepsy

Dr.SachinNarkhede, NMIMS, Mumbai

 

Rs.21.40

1/03/2011

2

50

BT/PR14311/MED/30/470/2010

Investing Mirror Neurons Basis of Social Cognition Deficits in Schizopherenia Patients using Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

Dr.Urvakhsh Mehta, NIMHANS, Bangalore

Rs.2.62

4/03/2011

1

51

BT/PR14347/Med/30/504/2010

 

Articulatory Kinematics In Patients WithAmyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

 

Dr.BK Yamini, NIMANS, Bangalore

 

Rs.53.76

7/03/2011

3

52

BT/PR14262/Med/30/438/2010

 

A Novel Technology Platform For Assay Of Calcium Channels

Dr.RV Omkumar, RGCB, Thiruvananathapuram, Kerala

 

Rs.81.05

7/03/2011

3

53

BT/PR14223/MED/30/410/2010

 

Rnai Based Genetic Scereen To Identify Interactors Of Dvap33 And Their Role In Vapb Mediated Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Als8)

Dr. AnuradhaRatnaparkhi, Agharkar Research Institute, Pune

 

Rs.83.62

09/03/2011

3

54

BT/PR14252/MED/30/431/2010

Identifying Spatial Correlates Of Biochemical Components In The Eeg: Experimental And Theoretical Approaches

Dr.BirendraNath Malik, JNU, Delhi

 

Rs. 68.49

14/03/2011

3

55

BT/PR14266/MED/30/442/2010

Cell Migration in the developing olfactory bulb: An Evolutionary Study

Dr.ShobhaTole, TIFR,Mumbai

Rs. 74.31

14/03/2011

3

56

BT/PR14285/Med/30/456/2010

 

Characterization Of Topoisomerase Ii Beta-Associated Senescence Mechanisms In Neurons In Vitro And In Vivo”

Dr.AnandKondapi, University of Hydrabad, Hyderabad

 

Rs.46.38

14/03/2011

3

57

BT/PR14253/Med/30/432/2010

 

Neurobiology Of Fear – Involvement Of Cart Neuropeptide

Dr.Nishikant

Subhedar, IISER,Pune

 

Rs.82.65

16/03/2011

3

58

BT/PR14219/Med/30/407/2010

 

Establishing The Relationship Between Responses In Multiple Neuronal Pathways Converging On A Common Brain Center

 

Dr.Joby Joseph, University of Hydrabad, Hyderabad

 

Rs.51.78

18/03/2011

3

59

BT/PR14326/MED/30/483/2010

Computational Studies on bladder Biophysics with Special References to Possible Mechanisms in Over activity

Dr.RohitManchanda, IIT, Mumbai

Rs. 26.86

18/03/2011

3

60

BT/PR14062/MED/30/357/2010

Development of glycogen synthase kinase-3β inhibitors for neurogenesis in neurodegenerative disorders

Dr. M. Ramanathan,

PSG College of Pharmacy,

Coimbatore

Rs. 73.62

21/03/2011

3