Research projects supported by ESI grants

Endocrine Society of India

President: Manoj Chadha
Hony. Secretary: Krishna G Seshadri
Chairperson Research Committee : R Muralidharan

Research Grants Approved for the year 2018

Note that all disbursals are tax deducted at source unless tax exemption certificates have been filed with the society

Grant 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.

Year 2018
Number of Adhoc Grants Available 2
Number of Adhoc Grants Awarded to date 0
Number of Trainee Grants Available (general) 5
Number of Trainee Grants Awarded 5
Number of Trainee Grants (WIET) 0
Number of Trainee Grants (WIET) Awarded 0
Information Current As of 17/7/18

Trainee Grants – General

Year 2018
Project Category Trainee – General
Project ID TG2018005
Project title Clinical significance of in vivo corneal confocal microscopy In type 1 diabetes mellitus patients
Trainee Mainak Bannerjee
Guide Sujoy Ghosh
Institution IPGMER
City Kolkatta
Approved date 17/7/18
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Year 2018
Project Category Trainee -General
Project ID TG2018006
Project title Late night salivary cortisol normative data and its use as a Screening test for endogenous cushing’s syndrome
Trainee Nandhini Prasad
Guide PK Jabbar
Institution Government Medical College Thiruvananthapuram
City Thiruvananthapuram
Approved date 17/7/18
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Year 2018
Project Category Trainee -General
Project ID  TG2018010
Project title Evaluation of efficacy and safety of various doses of oral cholecalciferol required to achieve optimal serum level of 25(OH)D among Indian adults
Trainee Shivani
Guide Mohammed Ashraf Ganie
Institution Sher E Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences
City Srinagar
Approved date 17/7/18
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Year 2018
Project Category Trainee -General
Project ID TG2018011
Project title A 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
Trainee Shivendra Varma
Guide Nihal Thomas
Institution Christian Medical College
City Vellore
Approved date 17/7/18
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Year 2018
Project Category Trainee -General
Project ID TG2018003
Project title Diagnostic accuracy LA-ACTH stimulated salivary cortisol in Adrenal Insufficiency as compared to Standard Synacthen Test
Trainee Geena Susan George
Guide PK Abdul Jabbar
Institution Government Medical College Thiruvanantapuram
City Thiruvanantapuam
Approved date 17/7/18
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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

Year 2017
Number of Adhoc Grants Available 2
Number of Adhoc Grants Awarded to date 1
Number of Trainee Grants Available (general) 5
Number of Trainee Grants Awarded 5
Number of Trainee Grants (WIET) 1
Number of Trainee Grants (WIET) Awarded 1
Information Current As of 22/8/2017

Trainee Grants – General

Year 2017
Project Category Ad Hoc
Project ID 2017002
Project title A pilot study on aetiopathogenesis of Graves’ Ophthalmopathy.-Focus on the role of IgG (containing) TSH Receptor Antibody (TRAb) and circulating Fibrocytes
Trainee N/A
Guide/PI Madhurima Bhasak
Institution IPGMER
City Kolkatta
Approved date 21/8/2017
Grant amount INR 4,00,000/-
first instalment INR 2,16,00,000
Date  11/10/17
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Year 2017
Project Category Trainee – General
Project title A Clinicopathogenetic study on Graves’ ophthalmopathy
Trainee Neha Agrawal
Guide Shubhankar Chowdhury
Institution IPGMER
City Kolkatta
Approved date 21/8/2017
Grant amount INR 2,00,000/-
first instalment INR 1,08,000/-
Date  11/10/17
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Year 2017
Project Category Trainee -General
Project ID 2017007
Project title FETUIN-A levels in newly diagnosed type 2 Diabetes mellitus and its correlation with NAFLD
Trainee Ganavi YPl
Guide Mala Dharmalingam
Institution MS Ramiah Medical College
City Bengaluru
Approved date 21/8/2017
Grant amount INR 2,00,000/-
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Year 2017
Project Category Trainee -General
Project ID 2017008
Project title Clinicoradiological correlation of solitary thyroid nodule with cytopathology and/or histopathology
Trainee SS Kar
Guide Sujoy Ghosh
Institution IPGMER
City Kolkatta
Approved date 21/8/2017
Grant amount INR 2,00,000/-
first instalment INR 1,08,000/-
Date  11/10/17
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Year 2017
Project Category Trainee -General
Project ID 2017010
Project title Melatonin, leptin and adiponectin dynamics in shift workers and their impact on metabolic indices and body mass index
Trainee G Namani
Guide Rakesh Sahay
Institution Osmania Medical College
City Hyderabad
Approved date 21/8/2017
Grant amount INR 2,00,000/-
first instalment INR 1,08,000/-
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Year 2017
Project Category Trainee -General
Project ID 2017011
Project title Serum Fibroblast growth factor 21 levels in patients with hyperthyroidism and its association with muscle strength and body fat percentage
Trainee AR Bande
Guide Pramila Kalra
Institution MS Ramiah Medical College
City Bengaluru
Approved date 21/8/2017
Grant amount INR 2,00,000/-
first instalment INR 1,08,000/-
Date  11/10/17
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Trainee Grants (WTIE)

Year 2017
Project Category Trainee -WTIE (Women Trainees in Endocrinology)
Project ID 2017005
Project title To study the effect of parental origin of X chromosome on clinical features and biochemical profile in patients with Turner syndrome
Trainee Rakhi Malhotra
Guide Rajesh Khadgawat
Institution AIIMS
City New Delhi
Approved date 21/8/2017
Grant amount INR 2,00,000/-
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Research Grants Approved for the year 2016

Year 2016
Project title A study of neurostructural and neuropsychological correlates in patients with Subclinical Hypothyroidism
PI Pramila Kalra
Approved date 14/4/16
Grant amount INR 4,00,000/-
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Year 2016
Project title Expression profiling of mitogen activated protein Kinase (MAPK) signaling pathways molecules in patients with sporadic primary hyperparathyroidism.
PI Sanjay Badada
Approved date 17/2/16
Grant amount INR 4,00,000/-
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