Research projects supported by ESI grants

Endocrine Society of India

President: Dr. SV Madhu
Hony. Secretary: Dr. Sujoy Ghosh
Chairperson Research Committee: R Muralidharan

Research Grants Approved for the year 2019

Note that all disbursals are tax deducted at source unless tax exemption certificates have been filed with the societyGrant recipients: Please find the disbursement form for the first instalment here. Please send a hard copy of the completed form with required documentation to the ESI secretariat. Grant recipients who have completed phase I of their work and need release of II instalment of the grant - please find the grant extension form here. Please send hard copies with required documentation to the ESI secretariat.
Year2019
Number of Adhoc Grants Available4
Number of Adhoc Grants Awarded to date3
Number of Trainee Grants Available (general)15
Number of Trainee Grants Awarded15
Number of Trainee Grants (WIET)0
Number of Trainee Grants (WIET) Awarded0
Information Current As of18/10/2019

Trainee Grants - General

Year2019
Project CategoryTrainee - General
Project IDTG2019001
Project titleTo Compare The Effect Of Preoperative Zoledronic Acid Infusion Versus Placebo On Postoperative Indices Of Bone Health In Patients of Primary Hyperparathyroidism: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial
TraineeAkanksha Gautam
GuideSanjay Kumar Bhadada
InstitutionPGIMER
CityChandigarh
Approved date18/10/2019
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Year2019
Project CategoryTrainee - General
Project IDTG2019002
Project titleCorrelation of Cyto-Histopathological, Radiological And Genetic Markers From FNAC Material and Plasma In Thyroid Nodules
TraineeSoham Tarafder
GuideSujoy Ghosh
InstitutionIPGMER
CityKolkata
Approved date18/10/2019
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Year2019
Project CategoryTrainee - General
Project IDTG2019003
Project titleStudy of fsIVGTT with special reference to body composition (fat) in the pathogenesis of PCOS (Obese and Non Obese)
TraineePankaj Patwari
GuidePradip Mukhopadhyay
InstitutionIPGMER
CityKolkata
Approved date18/10/2019
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Year2019
Project CategoryTrainee - General
Project IDTG2019004
Project titleTo Study The Utility Of BASAL and FSH Stimulated INHIBIN B In Pubertal Disorders
TraineeShakun Chaudhury
GuideRama Waliatd
InstitutionPGIMER
CityChandigarh
Approved date18/10/2019
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Year2019
Project CategoryTrainee - General
Project IDTG2019005
Project titleTo Study The Prevalence of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) and Insulin Resistance in Patients with T1DM and its Relation with Various Metabolic Parameters at Tertiray Care Centre of Odisha
TraineeVaibhav Pathak
GuideArun Kumar Choudhury
InstitutionSCBMCH
CityCuttack
Approved date18/10/2019
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Year2019
Project CategoryTrainee - General
Project IDTG2019006
Project titleA Study On Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone System in Patients With Primary HyperparathyroidIsm
TraineeJan Ahmed
GuideSatinath Mukhopadhyay
InstitutionIPGMER
CityKolkata
Approved date18/10/2019
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Year2019
Project CategoryTrainee - General
Project IDTG2019007
Project titleSkeletal Muscle Function And Pulmonary Function Abnormalities In Patients With Hypoparathyroidism
TraineeTakasi Anush Babu
GuideSaroj Kumar Sahoo
InstitutionSGPGIMS
CityLucknow
Approved date18/10/2019
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Year2019
Project CategoryTrainee - General
Project IDTG2019008
Project titleSudomotor Dysfunction, Peripheral Neuropathy And Their Determinants In Patients With Fibrocalculous Pancreatic Diabetes
TraineeKolla Gautham
GuideShivaprasad C
InstitutionVydehi Institute of Medical Science and Research Centre
CityBangalore
Approved date18/10/2019
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Year2019
Project CategoryTrainee - General
Project IDTG2019009
Project titleA Comprehensive Study On The Energy Expenditure And Insulin Sensitivity In Individuals With Sub Clinical Hypothyroidism Before And After Treatment With Levothyroxine
TraineeLijesh KU
GuideNihal Thomas
InstitutionCMC, Vellore
CityVellore
Approved date18/10/2019
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Year2019
Project CategoryTrainee - General
Project IDTG2019010
Project titleRole Of Serum IRISIN in Early Pregnancy To Predict The Development of Gestational Diabetes Melitus At 24-28 Weeks of Pregnancy
TraineeDevadarshani Sahoo
GuideSudhi Ranjan Pattanaik
InstitutionMKCG Medical College and Hospital
City Berhampore
Approved date18/10/2019
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Year2019
Project CategoryTrainee - General
Project IDTG2019011
Project titleThe Effect of Testosterone Replacement Therapy On Sexual Functions And Cardiovascular Risk Factors In Hypogonadal Men With Type 2 Diabetes
TraineeRonak Gandhi
GuideP.Ravikumar
InstitutionMKCG Medical College and Hospital
City Berhampore
Approved date18/10/2019
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Year2019
Project CategoryTrainee - General
Project IDTG2019012
Project titleStudy of the Endocrine Basis of The Fibrocystic Disease of Breast
TraineeAkash Panigrahi
GuideSubhankar Chowdhury
InstitutionIPGMER
CityKolkata
Approved date18/10/2019
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Year2019
Project CategoryTrainee - General
Project IDTG2019013
Project titleAssociation of Variant rs7903146(C/T) Single Nucleotide Polymorphism of TCF7L2 Gene With Newly Detected Hyperglycemia In Pregnancy
TraineeAsha Ranjan
GuideN.K. Agarwal
InstitutionBanaras Hindu University
CityVaranasi
Approved date18/10/2019
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Year2019
Project CategoryTrainee - General
Project IDTG2019014
Project titleTwenty Four Hours Glucose Profile In Women With Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
TraineeShiva Madan
GuidePreeti Dabadghao
InstitutionSGPGIMS
CityLucknow
Approved date18/10/2019
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Year2019Project CategoryTrainee - GeneralProject IDTG2019015Project title Effect of zoledronic acid on bone mineral density in Indian postmenopausal osteoporotic women with and without diabetes – A prospective cohort studyTraineeMerugu ChandhanaGuideJayaprakash SahooInstitutionJIPMERCityPuducherryApproved date18/10/2019Grant amountfirst instalmentDateAnnual Report Received dateSecond InstalmentDateClosure datePublished datePublication linkYear2019Project CategoryAdhocProject IDAG2019001Project titleLectincytometry- a smart and economical diagnostic tool for Thyroid cancerGuide Subramaniam KannanInstitutionNarayana Hrudayala FoundationsCityBangaloreApproved date18/10/2019Grant amountfirst instalmentDateAnnual Report Received dateSecond InstalmentDateClosure datePublished datePublication link
Year2019
Project CategoryAdhoc
Project IDAG2019002
Project title A study to evaluate vitamin D receptors and their signaling pathways in skeletal muscle among Indians with Type 2 diabetes
PI Sucharita Sambashivaiah
Institution St John’s Medical College and St John’s Research Institute,
CityBangalore
Approved date18/10/2019
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Year2019
Project CategoryAdhoc
Project IDAG2019003
Project title Endocrine abnormalities in survivors of childhood leukemia
PI Abilash Nair
Institution GMC Thiruvananthapuram
CityBangalore
Approved date18/10/2019
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Year2018
Project CategoryTrainee - General
Project IDTG2018005
Project titleClinical significance of in vivo corneal confocal microscopy In type 1 diabetes mellitus patients
TraineeMainak Bannerjee
GuideSujoy Ghosh
InstitutionIPGMER
CityKolkatta
Approved date17/7/18
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Year2018
Project CategoryTrainee -General
Project IDTG2018006
Project titleLate night salivary cortisol normative data and its use as a Screening test for endogenous cushing’s syndrome
TraineeNandhini Prasad
GuidePK Jabbar
InstitutionGovernment Medical College Thiruvananthapuram
CityThiruvananthapuram
Approved date17/7/18
Grant amountINR 2,00,000
first instalmentINR 1,00,000
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Year2018
Project CategoryTrainee -General
Project IDTG2018010
Project titleEvaluation of efficacy and safety of various doses of oral cholecalciferol required to achieve optimal serum level of 25(OH)D among Indian adults
TraineeShivani
GuideMohammed Ashraf Ganie
InstitutionSher E Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences
CitySrinagar
Approved date17/7/18
Grant amountINR 2,00,000
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Year2018
Project CategoryTrainee -General
Project IDTG2018011
Project titleA study to Evaluate the Glucagon and incretin responses and identify the role of extrapancreatic glucagon in patients of Fibrocalcific pancreatic disease with and without Diabetes
TraineeShivendra Varma
GuideNihal Thomas
InstitutionChristian Medical College
CityVellore
Approved date17/7/18
Grant amountINR 2,00,000
first instalmentINR 1,20,000
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Year2018
Project CategoryTrainee -General
Project IDTG2018003
Project titleDiagnostic accuracy LA-ACTH stimulated salivary cortisol in Adrenal Insufficiency as compared to Standard Synacthen Test
TraineeGeena Susan George
GuidePK Abdul Jabbar
InstitutionGovernment Medical College Thiruvanantapuram
CityThiruvanantapuam
Approved date17/7/18
Grant amountINR 1,00,000
first instalmentINR 1,00,000
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Trainee Grants (WTIE)

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Research Grants Approved for the year 2017

Note that all disbursals are tax deducted at source unless tax exemption certificates have been filed with the society
Year2017
Number of Adhoc Grants Available2
Number of Adhoc Grants Awarded to date1
Number of Trainee Grants Available (general)5
Number of Trainee Grants Awarded5
Number of Trainee Grants (WIET)1
Number of Trainee Grants (WIET) Awarded1
Information Current As of22/8/2017

Trainee Grants - General

Year2017
Project CategoryAd Hoc
Project ID2017002
Project titleA pilot study on aetiopathogenesis of Graves’ Ophthalmopathy.-Focus on the role of IgG (containing) TSH Receptor Antibody (TRAb) and circulating Fibrocytes
TraineeN/A
Guide/PIMadhurima Bhasak
InstitutionIPGMER
CityKolkatta
Approved date21/8/2017
Grant amountINR 4,00,000/-
first instalmentINR 2,16,00,000
Date11/10/17
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Year2017
Project CategoryTrainee - General
Project titleA Clinicopathogenetic study on Graves’ ophthalmopathy
TraineeNeha Agrawal
GuideShubhankar Chowdhury
InstitutionIPGMER
CityKolkatta
Approved date21/8/2017
Grant amountINR 2,00,000/-
first instalmentINR 1,08,000/-
Date11/10/17
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Year2017
Project CategoryTrainee -General
Project ID2017007
Project titleFETUIN-A levels in newly diagnosed type 2 Diabetes mellitus and its correlation with NAFLD
TraineeGanavi YPl
GuideMala Dharmalingam
InstitutionMS Ramiah Medical College
CityBengaluru
Approved date21/8/2017
Grant amountINR 2,00,000/-
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Year2017
Project CategoryTrainee -General
Project ID2017008
Project titleClinicoradiological correlation of solitary thyroid nodule with cytopathology and/or histopathology
TraineeSS Kar
GuideSujoy Ghosh
InstitutionIPGMER
CityKolkatta
Approved date21/8/2017
Grant amountINR 2,00,000/-
first instalmentINR 1,08,000/-
Date11/10/17
Annual Report Received dateINR 92,000
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Year2017
Project CategoryTrainee -General
Project ID2017010
Project titleMelatonin, leptin and adiponectin dynamics in shift workers and their impact on metabolic indices and body mass index
TraineeG Namani
GuideRakesh Sahay
InstitutionOsmania Medical College
CityHyderabad
Approved date21/8/2017
Grant amountINR 2,00,000/-
first instalmentINR 1,08,000/-
Date11/10/17
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Year2017
Project CategoryTrainee -General
Project ID2017011
Project titleSerum Fibroblast growth factor 21 levels in patients with hyperthyroidism and its association with muscle strength and body fat percentage
TraineeAR Bande
GuidePramila Kalra
InstitutionMS Ramiah Medical College
CityBengaluru
Approved date21/8/2017
Grant amountINR 2,00,000/-
first instalmentINR 1,08,000/-
Date11/10/17
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Trainee Grants (WTIE)

Year2017
Project CategoryTrainee -WTIE (Women Trainees in Endocrinology)
Project ID2017005
Project titleTo study the effect of parental origin of X chromosome on clinical features and biochemical profile in patients with Turner syndrome
TraineeRakhi Malhotra
GuideRajesh Khadgawat
InstitutionAIIMS
CityNew Delhi
Approved date21/8/2017
Grant amountINR 2,00,000/-
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Date11/10/17
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Research Grants Approved for the year 2016

Year2016
Project titleA study of neurostructural and neuropsychological correlates in patients with Subclinical Hypothyroidism
PIPramila Kalra
Approved date14/4/16
Grant amountINR 4,00,000/-
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Year2016
Project titleExpression profiling of mitogen activated protein Kinase (MAPK) signaling pathways molecules in patients with sporadic primary hyperparathyroidism.
PISanjay Badada
Approved date17/2/16
Grant amountINR 4,00,000/-
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