Current Research Grants

  • 2020 2017

    Mechanistic evaluation and in vivo validation of the anticancer potential of Uttroside B against hepatocellular carcinoma
    SERB, Department of Science and Technology [DST]

  • 2019 2016

    Mechanistic evaluation and in vivo validation of the anticancer principle isolated from Chromolaena odorata against cervical cancer (PI)
    Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment [KSCSTE]

  • 2019 2016

    Isolation, identification and characterization of anticancer principle from the medicinal plant Corallocarpus epigaeus (Co-PI)
    Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment [KSCSTE]

  • 2019 2016

    Investigating the mechanism behind the protective effect of the anticancer compounds isolated from Woodfordia fruticosa(L.)Kurz flowers against hepatocellular carcinoma (Co-PI)
    Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment [KSCSTE]

Previous/ Completed Research Grants

    1. In vivo evaluation of the anticarcinogenic effect and toxicity of the active principle of Wrightia tinctoria
      Indian Council of Medical Research [ICMR] 2015-2016

    2. Comparison of the chemopreventive efficacy of free curcumin and biodegradable polymer based nano curcumin in Benzo[a] pyrene-induced lung carcinogenesis
      Department of Science and Technology [DST] 2013-2016

    3. Isolation and identification of anticancer principle from the mistletoe growing on Chrsophyllum spp
      Council of Scientific and Industrial Research [CSIR] 2012-2015

    4. Novel polymer nanoparticle based drug releasing systems for improving the efficacy of drug administration in cancer chemotherapy ( Co-PI)
      Department of Biotechnology [DBT] 2008-2011

    5. Antineoplastic molecules associated with bacteria from entomopathogenic nematodes Co-PI
      STEC, Govt of Kerala 2007-2010

    6. Isolation and identification of anticancer principle from the indigenous medicinal plant, Wrightia tinctoria
      Council of Scientific and Industrial Research [CSIR] 2006-2009

    7. Development of High Specific and High Affinity monoclonal antibody against human IgM.
      TreeLand Biotech (Industrial project) 2006-2009

    8. Isolation and identification of anticancer principle from Mistletoes(Viscum album) growing on various host trees.
      Indian Council of Medical Research [ICMR] 2006-2009

    9. Potential Role of curcumin in regulating the effects induced by the major carcinogens in cigarette smoke, such as nicotine, NNK and B(a)P in normal and cancerous lung cells.
      Department of Science and Technology [DST] 2005-2008

    10. Sensitization of conventional chemotherapeutic drugs using non-toxic chemo preventives
      Department of Biotechnology [DBT] 2003-2008

    11. Synergistic effect of Taxol and curcumin in inducing apoptosis of cancer cells
      STEC, Govt of Kerala 2003-2006

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