Research Projects Physiology

Ongoing Sponsored Research Project:

S.No. Year Title
1. 2022 To study the protective effect of Gokhru (Tribulus Terrestris) in the treatment & prevention of hypoxia-induced Pulmonary Hypertension, ICMR, New Delhi; (BMS/Adhoc/81/2022-2023 dated 30/12.2022)  Approved for 3 years
2. 2022 To evaluate the efficacy of Metformin on L-NAME induced preeclampsia in animal model. ICMR, New Delhi; (BMS/Adhoc/58/2022-2023 dated 29/12.2022) Approved for 3 years
3. 2022 Physiological and pharmacological studies to evaluate the role of Nitric oxide (NO) in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) induced cardiovascular and immunological changes in rats. ICMR, New Delhi (Mohammed Faizan SRF: CO-PI) Approved for 3 years
4. 2021 Effect of combined HIIT and resistance training on HRV and VO2 max in patients with T2DM (Abdul Latiful Khabir JRF-UGC)
5. 2020 Cognitive Remediation through Behavioral Reinforcement in Traumatic Brain Injury (Co-PI) Sponsored by Core Research Grant SERB-DST (File Number: CRG/2020/003832)
6. 2018 To study the genetic polymorphism of Matrix – metalloproteinase-2 and its association with the oxidative stress biomarkers in COPD in North-Indian Population. DST-Inspire (DST/INSPIRE/03 /2017/001003) (Poonam Sangwan, JRF/SRF-DST-Inspire)

Completed Research Projects

S.No. Year Title
1. 2022 Acute Effects of Inspiratory Training with Non Invasive Ventilator on Hypercapnic COPD Patients (Tabassum Saher JRF-UGC). March. 2021-March, 2022
2. 2021 An epidemiological study to assess household transmission & associated risk factors for COVID-19 disease amongst residents of Delhi, India.  (This protocol is aligned with the WHO Unity protocol on household transmission protocol for COVID-19) WHO sponsored project (Co-PI)
3. 2021 Early Detection of Bio-markers for pre-eclampsia, Grand Challenges Canada Grant Number: R-ST-POC-1807-13914, (amount of $94.889 CAD).
4. 2021 Characterization of sterile inflammatory biomarkers for the development of preeclampsia   and its pathogenesis. (Huma Quasimi, SRF, Sponsored by ICMR)
5. 2019 To study the role of Damage Associated Molecular Patterns in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus patients (STS-ICMR-2019-09608)
6. 2018 Characterization of sterile inflammatory biomarkers for the development of pre-eclampsia   and its pathogenesis. (Huma Quasimi, JRF, Sponsored by ICMR, 2017-18)
7. 2017 To Evaluate the Role of Nitric Oxide in Young Renal Hypertensive Patients (sponsored by STS-ICMR-Reference ID: 2017-03294)


8. 2007 Development of chemical antagonists of snake venoms by a combinatorial approach based on molecular modeling, in vitro protein-ligand interactions and chemical synthesis (DBT, New Delhi) (2003 – 2007).
9. 2002 Effects of indigenous plants and selected biological antioxidant on rodents against snake venom Sponsored by ASCOMS & Hospital, Jammu (1998 – 2002).
10. 1997 Anti-snake venom factors from Indian herbs. Sponsored by CSIR, New Delhi 1997 (1 year).
11. 1996 Snake venom inhibitors from Indian medicinal plants. Sponsored by CSIR, New Delhi (1995-96).
12. 1994 Search for Plant Constituents which antagonize Snake Venom.  Sponsored by ICMR, New Delhi (1992–94)