Research Programs


Isolation and Characterization of the Anti-hepatocellular Carcinoma Compound from Glycosmis pentaphylla (Retz.) Correa.


Molecular mechanistic investigation and validation of the Anti-inflammatory activity of Tinospora cordifolia (Willd.) Miers- in vitro and in vivo


Molecular mechanistic evaluation of the Anti-hepatocellular carcinoma activity of Glycopentalone from Glycosmis pentaphylla (Retz.) Correa and its Optimization using Nano-enabled drug delivery systems


Preparation of an efficient and safe polymeric-magnetic nanoparticle delivery system for sorafenib in Hepatocellular carcinoma

Previous/ Completed Research Grants

    1. Isolation of active fraction having anti HCC activity from Lygodium flexuosum and study its synergistic effect with Sorafenib.
      Kerala Forest Department 2011-2014

    2. Development of a reliable screening programme for Anti HBV compounds.
      Department of Biotechnology [DBT] 2007-2009

    3. Anti-viral properties of the two selected ferns (Cheilanthes farinosae and Lygodium flexuosum)
      Kerala Forest Department 2007-2009

    4. Studies on the anti-fibrotic, hepatoprotective and gastro-protective evaluation of Physalis peruviana and Dodonea viscosa on various experimental models.
      Kerala Forest Department 2005-2008

    5. Hepatoprotective evaluation of Phyllanthus kozhikodianus, Momordica subangulata and Wedelia trilobata on various experimental models in rats.
      Department of Biotechnology [DBT] 2004-2007

    6. Further studies on the hepatoprotective and antiviral properties of selected ferns ( Lygodium flexuosum , and Cheilanthes farinosa ) of Western Ghat region of
      Kerala Phase II
      Kerala Forest Department 2004-2006

    7. Further studies on the phytochemical and Pharmacological properties of Cardiospermum halicacabum . Linn
      Department of Biotechnology [DBT] 2002-2004

    8. Pharmacological screening of selected traditional Pteridophytes of Western Ghat region of Kerala and its molecular characterization of the genome of the promising species. Phase I
      Kerala Forest Department 2001-2004


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Thiruvananthapuram - 695 014, Kerala, India
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