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The central Research Lab is located at the ground floor, Medical College building serving as a common platform to carry out the laboratory activities of all the departments as per the recommendations of the Medical Council of India. Genetic studies are also conducted in the central lab.

The laboratory is equipped with the state of art equipments to carry out cytogenetics and molecular diagnostics to support the clinicians as well as researchers of the institute.

VYDEHI INSTITUTIONAL ETHICS COMMITTEE

COMPOSITION:

Sl.No

Member’s Name

Qualification

Designation

Role

1

Dr. Subramani S A

MS,M.Ch

PhD

Plastic Surgeon

Chairperson

2

Dr. Pratibha Nadig

MD Pharmacology

Prof. and Head,

Dept. Of Pharmacology,

Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre,

Member Secretary

&

Clinical Pharmacologist

3

Dr. G Prabhakar

MS

ENT

Principal,

Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre,

Member

4

Dr. C Shankarappa

MD

Physiology

Prof. & HOD,

Dept. of Physiology

Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre

Basic Scientist-Member

5

Dr. Jagadeesh N

MD

Forensic Medicine

LL.B.

Prof.,

Dept. of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology

Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre.

Legal person-Member

6

Dr. Fiaz Ahmed Sattar

MD

Psychiatry

Prof. & HOD,

Dept. of Psychiatry, Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre.

Clinician-Member

7

Dr. B Durga Prasad Reddy

MS

M.Ch, Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery

Prof & HOD,

Dept. of Cardiovascular & thoracic surgery,

Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre.

Clinician-Member

8

Mrs. Mini Jayan

MS Biostatistics

Asst Prof, Statistician,

Dept. of Community Medicine,

Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre.

Bio Statistician

9

Mrs. N S Suseela

MSW

Social Worker

Social worker

10

Mr. S Murahari

PUC-II

Accountant

Layperson


Other adjunct members

Sl.No

Member’s Name

Qualification

Designation

Role

1

Dr. Varsha Mokhasi

MS, Anatomy

Prof &HOD

Scientific Reviewer

2

Dr. Mangala

MD, Community Mdicne

Prof &HOD

Scientific Reviewer

3

Dr. Komala Devi

MD, Physiology

Prof

Scientific Reviewer

4

Dr. Ravindra Reddy

MD, Community Medicine

Prof

Scientific Reviewer

5

Dr. Seema Channabasappa

MS, Opthalmology

Prof

Scientific Reviewer

6

Dr. Vijaya Sarathi

MD,DM(Endocrinology)

Prof

Scientific Reviewer


SCOPE: Applicable to all clinical research conducted at VIMS & RC, Bangalore and affiliated institutions as
and when required, involving human subjects, of the following types.

  • Thesis protocols (SYNOPSIS) of post graduate (MD/ MS), post-doctoral (MCh/ DM) and PhD students of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS), Bangalore.
  • ICMR projects proposals or any other research protocols submitted by M.B.B.S. students
  • Phase 2&3 sponsored studies
  • Phase 4 post marketing studies
  • Medical devices studies
  • Epidemiological studies
  • Any type of investigator initiated studies (from faculty)

APPLICATION PROCEDURE FOR SPONSORED CLINICAL TRIALS:

Investigations that will be carried out in the genetics lab are as follows



TRANSPLANTS(RENAL,LIVER,BONE MARROW,DRUG REACTIONS,DISEASE ASSOCIATION)

HLA- Class I, Molecular (ABC)

HLA- Class II, Molecular(DR/DQ)

HLA- Class I &II, Molecular (ABDR)

HLA for celiac disease(DRB1*02,03,DQA1*05,1*03)

HLA- Class I BLOCUS, Molecular

HLA-B27(PCR)

HLA-B57(PCR)

HLA-Cross match

HLA-Panel reactive igg antibodies(PRA), Screen*CLASSI, *CLASS II

HLA for Drug reactions

HLA- Class I A Locus, Molecular

HLA- Class -II A DR Locus, Molecular

HLA –B15(PCR)

HLA Typing- High Resolution

DSA

KIR genotyping

CYTOGENETICS

Chromosomal Analysis from blood

Chromosomal Analysis from Tumor Tissue

Chromosomal Analysis for Fanconi Anemia

Conventional Cytogenetics for couples for recurrent abortions

Chromosomal Analysis from Cord Blood /Tissue

Chromosomal Analysis for Fragile-X

Chromosomal Analysis from Bone marrow

Chromosomal breakage Study

High Resolution Chromosomal Analysis

Chromosomal Analysis from Amniotic fluid/CVS

Chromosomal Analysis from Product of Conception

FISH

FISH(Single gene)

ONCOLOGY

BCR-ABL(All variants)

PML-RARA

AML-ETO

INV16

C-MYC

Her2neu

Genetic Disorders

Prenatal(FISH for 5 chromosomes)

FISH for specific disorder

Prader-Will Syndrome

William’s Syndrome

Di-George Syndrome

FISH(panels)

AML Panel: Cytogenetics +FISH[AML/ETO, inv(16),PML/RARA,MLL]

CLL panel: Cytogenetics +FISH[del(11q),trisomy12,del(13q),del(17p)]

MDS panel: Cytogenetics+ FISH[del(5q), del(7q), del(20q)]

ALL panel: Cytogenetics+ FISH[BCR/ABL,TEL/AML,MLL.E2A]

MULTIPLE MYELOMA(MM) panel: Cytogenetics+ FISH[del(11q), del(13q), IgH, del(17p)]

REAL TIME QUANTITATIVE PCR

GENE Expression Analysis (Single gene)

BCR-ABL-t(9;22),Quantitative :major P210

BCR-ABL- t(9;22),Qualitative :major P210

BCR-ABL- t(9;22), Quantitative: major P190

BCR-ABL- t(9;22), ,Qualitative: major P190

BCR-ABL- t(9;22), Quantitative: minor

BCR-ABL- t(9;22), ,Qualitative: minor

AMLETO-t(8;21) Qualitative

JAK2 V617F mutation analysis

Sickle cell mutation analysis

ONCO PCR PANEL

ALL; Cytogenetics +PCR[BCR/ABL,TEL/AML1,MLL,E2A]

AML panel Cytogenetics +PCR[AML/ETO, inv(16),PML/RARA,MLL]

Multiplex panel(Cytogenetics & PCR for 28 translocations
& 80 breakpoints) (CML, AML, ALL)

AML MINI panel :Cytogenetics+PCR[AML/ETO,inv(16),
PML/RARA,BCR/ABL,TEL/AML1,MLL,E2A]

AML prognostic Panel : Cytogenetics +PCR[AML/ETO, inv (16),PML/RARA,MLL],FLT3,NPM1,CEBPA

MICROARRAY PANELS

Whole Chromosome Analysis ( prenatal/POC)

Comparative genome analysis

Whole genome analysis (For cancers)

SEQUENCING ASSAYS

Prenatal (QF-PCR for 5 chromosomes)

DNA finger printing

Chimerism Analysis by STR

Bacterial Identification by sequencing

HPV genotyping

KRAS mutation analysis

FLT3 mutation analysis

EFGR mutation analysis

Factor V leiden mutation analysis

Factor II mutation analysis

MTHFR mutation analysis

NPM1 mutation analysis

BRAF mutation analysis

EQUIPMENTS AVAILABLE

  1. Nano Drop spectrophotometer
  2. Capillary Sequencer
  3. Real Time PCR
  4. Next Generation Sequencer
  5. Thermal Cycler
  6. Mini Horizontal Electrophoresis
  7. Mini Vertical Electrophoresis
  8. Gel Documentation System
  9. Vortexer
  10. Spinner
  11. PCR work Station
  12. Biosafety Cabinet Type –I
  13. Biosafety Cabinet Type -II
  14. Laminar Air Flow
  15. Dry Bath Incubator
  16. Upright Fluorescent Microscope
  17. Inverted Phase Contrast Fluorescent Microscope
  18. Trinocular Routine Lab Microscope
  19. CO2 Incubator
  20. Hot Air Oven
  21. 370 Incubator
  22. Ice Flaker
  23. -80 Freezer
  24. Microfuge
  25. Liquid Nitrogen Container
  26. PH Meter
  27. Electronic Balance
  28. Magnetic Stirrer With Hot Plate
  29. Water bath
  30. Autoclave
  31. Slide warmer
  32. Routine centrifuge
  33. -20 Freezer
  34. 2-80Refrigerator


FACULTY RESEARCH PROJECTS APPROVED - 2010-2013

S.no.

Department

Number of proposals

Faculty –Title

1.

Physiology

5

Dr. Shankrappa, -Obesity indicators and coronary artery disease in Indian Type-II Diabetic patients

Dr. Komala- Effects of nutritional anemias on glycosylated haemoglobin levels in Diabetic and Non-Diabetic individuals.

Dr. Jayalakshmi- Correlation of Interleukin-6, C3, C4, Complement and CRP levels as indicators of severity of acute coronary syndrome.

Dr.Vidya-Evaluation of subjective and objective parameters of stress among first year medical students

Dr.Raksha-Metabolic Syndrome and stress in IT professionals.

2.

Biochemistry

3

Dr.Raghavendra- Incidence &Prevalence of Type-II Diabetes Mellitus in those with impaired fasting glucose among teaching faculty of VIMS and RC

Dr.Shrabani Mohanty-Study on role of Magnesium in cerebrovascular accident patients.

Dr.Shailaja-Biochemical markers of Multiorgan damage in new borns with perinatal asphyxia

3

Community Medicine

1

Dr.Mangala-Screening programme to detect Type-II Diabetes in the community

4.

Pharmacology

2.

Dr.Sriniwas-Preliminary studies on the activities of the leaves of Moringa oleifera Linn in experimental animal models.

Dr.Pratibha-Evaluation of Tinospora cordifolia extract in animal model of diabetic complications.

5.

Pathology

1

Dr.Santosh-An Immunohistochemical study of Ki 67 antigen levels in psoriasis-a comparative analysis with normal skin

6.

Forensic Medicine

2

Dr.S.R.Sharma-Analysis of blood alcohl levels from all fatal road traffic accidents autopsied at Vydehi Hospital

Dr.S.R. Sharma-Levels of glycated haemoglobin and C-reactive protein in the postmortem interval and correlation with time since death and cause of death.

7.

Gen Surgery

2

1.Dr.Vilas/Srikanth Kulkarni-Treatment of bleeding haemorrhoids with Euphorbia prostrate extracts

2.Dr.Vilas/Srikanth Kulkarni-Local warming of surgical incisions-effect on wound infection and healing

9.

OBG

3

1. Dr.Sampath Kumar-Knowledge, Awareness and Experience of Menarche and Prevalence of Polycystic ovarian syndrome –Asurvey of teenage girls.

2.Dr.Sampath Kumar-A study of reproductive tract infections among the healthy young women in VIMS and RC, Bangalore

3.Dr.Saxena -A study of anti-microbial use in the department of obsteitrics and Gynecology

10

Orthopedics

2

Dr. Muralidhar N.-Torniquet induced muscular injury

Dr.Muralidhar/Hiranyakumar-Significance of serial measurements of CRP and ESR in post-operative Septic complications in elective orthopaedic surgeries

11

Anesthesiology

1

Dr. Swathi Bisht and Dr. Sudha Prasad-Comparative study on the use of intraoperative dexmetomedine infusion vs midazolam infusion during spinal anesthesia with 0.5 % Bupivacaine.

12.

Paediatrics

1.

Dr.Chidambaram-Association of folic acid and Vit-b12 defeciency in patients with iron deficiency anemia admitted in a tertiary care centre.

12

Dermatology

2

Dr.Jaiswal/Nagesh-Profile of Acne vulgaris,Clinical epidemiological and hormonal studies

Dr.Bhanuprakash-Estimation of Serum Ferritin levels in patients with chronic telogen effluvium

13.

Radio diagnosis

3

Dr.Prachikala-Evaluation of effectiveness of PIGA aided drug delivery for pain management

Dr. Indira-Prognostic accuracy of pretreatment MR imaging for local outcome in Laryngeal Carcinoma with definitive radiation therapy

Dr.A.Suresh-Significance of colour Doppler twinkling sign in detection of renal and ureteric stones

14.

Radiotherapy

1

Dr.Geetha Narayan –Cellular alterations and acute side effect profile in head and neck Cancer patients receiving concurrent radiochemotherapy with and without Amifostine-a comparative study

15.

Radiation Physics

1

Dr.Soumya Narayanan-Image guided high dose rate brachytherapy for carcinoma cervix-testing the efficacy of MR-applicator-institutional trial

16.

Clinical Psychology

1

Soumya Udupa-Explorative study of the relationship between stress,coping style and symptoms of anxiety and depression in Medical students

17.

Oral Medicine

1

Dr.Padmashree-Attenuation of Primary beam for reduction of transmitted radiation in intra oral radiography

18

Oral pathology and Microbiology

1

Dr.Karpaga Selvi-Variations of varied-A study on frontal sinus variation

Total

38


FACULTY RESEARCH PROJECTS APPROVED 2014-2015.

1.

Microbiology

6

Dr Girish N: 1. HBV DNA detection by real time PCR in HBs Ag negative blood donors in VIMS &RC: The significance of occult Hepatitis B in blood donors

2.Aaerobic bacteriological profile of surgical site infections and their antibiotic sensitivity patterns

2.

Dr Madhumati :Isolation, identification and antifungal susceptibility testing of Candida species in clinical isolates

3.

Dr C.V .Ranjini -Clinico- microbiological evaluation of colonization and infection due to Vancomycin resistant enterococci(VRE) in a tertiary care hospital

4.

Dr Leela Rani -Detection of Metallo β- Lactamases in pseudomonas and Acinetobacter species

5.

DrDhanalaxmi -A study of Multidrug resistance bacteria in healthcare professionals in Intensive care units of a tertiary care hospital, Bangalore

6.

Neuro Surgery

1

Dr Anantha.G -Epidemiological study of migraine headache with special reference to trigger factors and medication usage in medical college setup

7.

Psychiatry

3

Dr Sattar FA -1. Profile of factors associated with suicide: Hospital based prospective study

2. Prevalence of psychiatric morbidity in eastern part of Bangalore: House to house survey

3. Psychiatric referrals within the General hospital: comparison between inpatient and outpatient referrals

8.

Physiology

1

Dr. Shankarappa C Correlation of ABO blood groups and ovarian reserve in Indian population


FACULTY RESEARCH PROJECTS APPROVED 2015-2016.

1.

Forensic Medicine

1

Dr. Shobhana & Dr. Raviraj -An Autopsy study as pattern of fatal injuries sustained by pedestrians

2.

Radio diagnosis

1

Dr. Prachikala -Diagnostic performance and clinical utility of digital tomosynthesis as compared to conventional radiography in evaluation of Craniovertebral junction.”

3.

Surgical Gastroenterology

2

Dr. A.K. Pujahari- 1. Intra-operative peritoneal wash with and without chlorhexidine mixed saline or distilled water: a randomized controlled study

2. Intra-operative splanchnic nerve block by injecting absolute alcohol with Bupivacaine or saline mixed with Bupivacaine in chronic pain abdomen in benign and malignant intra-abdominal condition

4.

Pulmonary Medicine

1

Dr. Sheetal Chourisia, -Efficacy of Roflumilast versus inhaled corticosteroid when added to combinations of long acting bronchodilators in severe COPD

5.

Pharmacology

1

Dr. Pooja Roy -Knowledge , attitude and practice of pharmacovigilance among 2nd year under graduate medical students before and after a teaching session

6.

Cardiac Anesthesia

2

Dr. Shivprakash. Shivanna -1. Effect of Dexmetomedine and Remote ischaemic preconditioning on peri - operative myocardial injury in cardiac bypass surgery patients

2.Pain injection of propofol: Alleviation by methylprednisolone and Lidicaine in cardiac surgical patients

7.

Endocrinology

2

Dr. Shiva Prasad C 1. Evaluation of organ specific autoimmunity in Type- I Diabetes

2. Evaluation of SPINK 1 gene mutation in Fibro calculous Pancreatopathy

8.

Cardiac Anaesthesia

1

Dr. Shio Priye -Compare the effects of Dexmetomedine, esmolol and Dexmetomedine with esmolol on haemodynamic response

9.

Oncology

2

Dr. M.S. Ganesh -1. Prospective study to evaluate effectiveness of Neo adjuvant chemo-radiation therapy in T4 resectable oral cavity cancers and usefulness of TP 53 mutations as a response predictor

2. Change of telomerase activity in peripheral blood of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma patients’ pre and post curative treatment.

10.

Radiotherapy

1

Dr. Geeta Narayan-To compare response of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) high risk genotypes in patients with invasive carcinoma of cervix treated with definitive chemo radiotherapy

11.

Hospital Administration

1

Dr. Ravi Babu -Perception of International patients regarding cross border movement for medical services In India

12.

VINS & RC

1

Prof. Padma Priya S -Permission for conducting research study in Kannamangala rural community reg-

13.

VINS & RC

1

Prof. Sasi Kumar -Permission for conducting research study in Kannamangala rural community reg-

14.

OBG

1

Dr. Lakshmi Devi- Clinical study on pelvic organ prolapse in reproductive age group

15.

OBG

1

Dr. Sheela HS- Intracervical PGE2 gel for induction of labour in patients with prelabour rupture of membranes with unfavourable cervix after 34 weeks period of gestation

16.

Radiology

Radio diagnosis

1

Dr. Suresh A -Correlation of Transperineal Ultrasonography and MR Fistulography in Preoperative Evaluation of Fistula in Ano

1

Dr. Sankara Guha Dwarkanath B- Diagnostic accuracy of high resolution ultrasound in evaluation of rotator cuff pathology with reference to MR as a gold standard.

1

Dr.Vishwanath,- Usefulness of diffusion tensor imaging in the assessment of intra medullary changes of the cervical spinal cord in different stages of degenerative spinal disease

17.

Forensic Medicine & Toxicology

1

Dr. Jagadeesh N- Assessment of awareness of Medical Ethics amongst Undergraduate medical students at Medical College towards the need for change in curriculum


FACULTY RESEARCH PROJECTS APPROVED 2016-2017

Sl No

Department

No of proposal

Faculty Projects Reviewed and Approved

1.

Radiology

1

Dr. H V Ramprakash -Clinical trial for the evaluation of diagnostic ultrasound equipment in the department of radiology and imaging of our institution.

2.

Cardiology

Cardiology

1

Dr. Anupam Bhambhani -Role of Routine detailed echocardiography in prenatal diagnosis of congenital heart disease in an unselected group of women

1

Dr. Anupam Bhambhani -Comparison of the magnitude & 3 dimensional patterns of left ventricular mechanical dys synchrony in patients with left ventricular dysfunction & complete left or right bundle branch block

1

Dr. Vijay Sai -Study of Incidence and Severity of Coronary Artery Disease in Peripheral Vascular Disease Patients

3.

Forensic Medicine & Toxicology

1

Dr. Padmini Hannah -Pattern of brought dead cases to the hospitals

1

Dr. Madhusudhan Reddy -Level of MBBS students perception-tested in advance before start of autopsy demonstration

1

Dr. Raviraj K G & Dr. Shobhana S S A -Retrospective Analysis of Correlation between Gross and Histopathology Finding of Common Organ System in Natural Deaths.

4.

Endocrinology

1

Dr. Vijaya Sarathi -To study the rates of Diabetes reversal in newly diagnosed Asian Indian young adults type 2 diabetes mellitus with intensive lifestyle therapy

5.

Biochemistry

1

Dr. Venkata Bharath -Quantitative phosphoproteomics to decipher signaling transductions during clear cell renal cell carcinoma

6.

Physiology

1

Dr. Vidya s Joshi -To evaluate the systemic and local effects of warm oxygen exposure to the lower extremities in healthy volunteers

7.

1

Dr. Sindhu Sathyanarayan -Knowledge of palliative care among the nursing staff in a tertiary care hospital

(IMO)

8.

Respiratory Medicine

1

Dr. Praveen Kumar -Factors resulting in delay in diagnosis and treatment of new sputum smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis cases

9.

Pharmacology

1

Dr. Anand M Ingale -Analysis of the adverse drug reactions collected through Active Surveillance in the Pharmacovigilance Unit of a Tertiary care hospital

10.

Microbiology

1

Dr. Stany B C Evaluation of microscopic observation drug susceptibility assay and slide drug sensitivity testing for early detection of drug susceptibility for mycobacterium tuberculosis

11.

Plastic Surgery

1

Dr. Subha Dhua -Novel cosmetic surgical procedure to avoid final scarring and regrowth of nodules in the management of trichoepithelioma

12.

Microbiology

1

Dr. Santhosh Machado-Evaluation of infective causes for acute and transient psychosis

13.

Medical Oncology

1

Dr. Shashidhar Karpurnath -A randomized, double-blinded, two-treatment, single dose, two-period, cross-over, multi-center comparative bioequivalence study of mercaptopurine tablets USP 50 mg of Roxane Laboratories, Inc., USA in patients suffering from acute Lymphblastic leukemia under fasting condition

14.

Community Medicine

1

Dr. S Hema Varneshwari S -Knowledge, Attitude and practices among Bangalore District Hospitals staff regarding RNTCP

1

Dr. Hemavarneshwari -Strategy to Sensitize Private Practitioners on RNTCP through Medical Representative in Urban Slum, Bangalore: An Operational Research

1

Dr. Mangala Subramanyam -Innovative Approach through Behavioral Change Communication by Community Health Volunteers for Prevention and Control of Hypertension and Prehypertension in Rural Field Practice Area of Vydehi Institute of Medical sciences & Research Centre, Bangalore.

15.

General Medicine

1

Dr. Ashwath S V -Correlation of Microalbuminuria with Hypertensive Rentinopathy in Non Diabetic Hypertensive Patients.

16.

OBG

1

Dr. Aparna Nair -Effect of Maternal Anaemia On Perinatal Outcome

17.

OBG

1

Dr. B Lakshmidevi M -Study on Pattern On Primary Amenorrhoea at Tertiary Care center- A Retrospective Analysis

18.

Oncology

1

Dr. Keerthi B R -To Assess the Accuracy of 18 FDG- PET /CT in the Evaluation of Lymph Nodes in Cervical Cancer

19.

ENT

1

Dr. Santhosh Naglikar -A Prospective Study on Effect of Aditus Block on Hearing in CSOM (TTd) with intact Ossicular Chain


STUDENT ICMR PROJECTS APPROVED 2010-2011

Sl.No.

Name of the student

Guide

Department

Title

1.

Ramya.A.N.*

Dr. Bhanuprakash

Dermatology

Skin tags and its association with Systemic illness

2.

Akila.A.R.*

Dr. Ramesh Reddy

Gen. Surgery

Comparison of Open versus closed sphinterotomy in the management of anal fissures.

3.

Anand *Brahmanandam

Ophthalmology

4.

Ambika Udupa*

Dr.Prabhakar

ENT

Comparison between partial inferior turbinectomy and electric cautery for better symptomatic relief of allergic rhinitis.

5.

Divya Ravi*

Dr.Rashmi Pujar

Community Medicine

Epidemiology of oral Cancer among patients attending the department of oncology at Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research centre

6.

Kavya.N. *

Dr.Wilma Delphine Silvia

Biochemistry

Evaluation of Insulin Sensitivity in polycystic ovarian syndrome

7.

Shruthi.S.*

Dr.Padmashree

Obsteitrics and Gynaecology

Knowledge of Menstrual Cycle and Menstrual Hygiene and its effects on adolescent girls.

8.

Shruthi Swamy*

Dr.Mangala Subramaniam

Community Medicine

Prevalence and determinants of Overweight and obesity in childhood and adolescence in selected urban school in Bangalore

9.

Roshni Revankar*

Dr.Pratibha Nadig

Pharmacology

Effect of Tinospora Cordifolia in animal model of diabetic neuropathy

10.

Puja S. Iyengar

Dr.Geetha.S.Narayan

Radiation Oncology

Acceptance of HPV Vaccine for the prevention of Cervical Cancer by the Inidan Women

11.

Hema Velanki

Dr.Jayashree

Community Medicine

Epidemiology of Cervical Cancer

12.

Nithin Kumar H.N.

Dr.Jayanthi

Anatomy

The anatomical study of Tricuspid valve,pulmonary valve,chordae tendinae and papillary muscles of right ventricle in human cadaveric heart

13.

Prakruthi Mahamani

Dr.Somashekhar

Gen.Medicine

Cardiovascular consequences of anemia


STUDENT ICMR PROJECTS APPROVED 2011-2012

1.

Nithin Kumar.H.N.

Dr.Pratibha Nadig/Dr.Nithin Kumar

Pharmacology and neurology

Clinical evaluation of Tinospora cordifolia in patients with painful peripheral neuropathy

2.

Charulatha

Dr.Sampathkumar

OBG

Clinical study of etiology of preterm labour

3.

Akash.V.Kulkarni

Dr.Subramanya

Pathology

Study of head and neck lumps by FNAC

4.

Karishma Talwar

Dr.Mangala

Community Medicine

Assessment of Musculoskeletal disorders and stress factors associated with it among IT professionals

5.

Shreya.s.Kaudinya

Dr.Bhanuprakash

Dermatology

Study of early onset of alopecia and its relation with systemic disorders

6.

Tejas Venkataraman

Psychiatric co-morbidity in alcohol dependence syndrome.

7.

Varsha.R

Dr.Somashekhar.

Gen.Medicine

Prevalence of Bronchial asthma in school children in urban areas.

8.

Ashwin* Vaidyanathan

Dr.Komala

Physiology

Study of Phagocytic and metabolic activity of neutrophils in patients with COPD.

9.

V.S. Nagashree

Dr.Sreelatha

Psychiatry

Assessment of psychological stress and burn out in first year undergraduate medical school

10.

Deepthi Venkatesh

Dr.Subramanya

Community Medicine.

Assessment and utilisation of Janani Suraksha Yojana in the PHC attached to rural field

11

Prakruthi Mahamani

Dr.Rajeev Saxena

OBG

Prevalence of obesity and gestational diabetes mellitus

12.

Raksha .R.

Dr.Alamelu

TB and chest diseases

Is tuberculosis enough drive to quit smoking

13

Tejaswini.N.

Dr.Jayshree

Department of community Medicine

Needle stick injuries –Knowledge and incidence among healthcare workers


STUDENT ICMR PROJECTS APPROVED 2012-13

1.

Siddharth Gosavi

Dr.Pratibha Nadig

Pharmacology and TB and Chest

Factors affecting poor asthma control in patients on regular asthma medication

2.

Ashwin Vaidyanathan

Dr.MuraliMohan

Emergency Medicine

Incidence of Acute respiratory syndrome (ARDS) in cases of road traffic accident(RTA)admitted at Vydehi Hospital

3.

Aishwarya Subramanyan

Dr.Somashekhar

Gen.Medicine

Use of urine dipstick test to detect renal impairment in patients with Malaria coming to Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre

*Approved by ICMR for scholarship for 2012-2013


STUDENT ICMR PROJECTS APPROVED 2013-2014

1.

Padmavathi Devi

Correlation between hearing loss and Ossicular status in CSOM patients

2.

Archana Madyastha

Prevalence of Hypertension in newly diagnosed Type-II Diabetes patients

3.

Vedesh Kumar Babu

Effects of outdoor air pollution on pulmonary function of non-smoking auto-rickshaw drivers in Bangalore

4.

Divyashree. P. katti

Effects of transcendental meditation on blood pressure

5.

Gnana Prabha

Knowledge and practices of barbers regarding HIV transmission in rural field practice area of VIMS & RC

6.

Roslin Jose

Anthropometric variables in Dyslipidemia; A comparative study in young adults

7.

Sanhitha Purshotham

Sesbania Grandiflora(Humming bird tree) in the management of Anemia

8.

Meenakshi Mahesh

Use of smartphone in screening the external ocular Disorders in a Community settings

9.

Bhavya Priyadharshini

Papaya leaf extract in thrombocytopenia in dengue fever

10.

Vini Talwar

Effect of positive deviance approach to combat malnutrition among Anganwadi children in rural area

11.

A S Gagan Kumar

Prevalence and Determinants of work related low back pain among the information technology professionals- A cross sectional study

12.

Poornima G S

Effect of food supplementation provided under Mid-day Meal programme on the Nutritional status of the children’s in the Government primary schools in the age group of 06 to 11 years

13.

Srilakshmi H S

Effect of Metformin on insulin Resistance in PCOS


STUDENT ICMR PROJECTS APPROVED 2014-15

1.

Andra Ravikiran

Occurrence of Altered Fibrinolytic Activity in Type 2 Diabetic Patients as a Risk Factor for Cardio Vascular Morbidity

2.

Anirudh Variyar

A Comparative Study to Evaluate the Role of Insulin in Acne

3.

Deepali. B.S

A Case Controlled Study of Estimation of Hemoglobin, Serum Ferritin Levels & Thyroid Hormone Levels in Women with Chronic Hair Loss

4.

Kavya Bharthidasan

Evaluation of the Etiology of Anemia in Children and Risk Factors Involved

5.

Meghana.S.G

Aerobic Bacterial Profile in Cases of Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media(CSOM)-Tubotympanic type

6.

Meghana.S.G

Organism Profile in Cases of Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media(CSOM)-Tubotympanic type

7.

Padmavathi Devi S.V.

Efficacy and Safety of Mifepristone and Misoprostol in Termination of Pregnancy Upto 63 days of gestation

8.

C. Pavithra

Metabolic Syndrome and Stress in Police Personal

9.

Prajwal K P

Evaluating the Usefulness of Sympathetic Skin Response as Possible Screening Tool for Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy

10.

Pravin John Devotta,

Sensitivity of Nasal Smear in Allergic Rhinitis

11.

Priyadarshini Bera

To Estimate the Prevalence of Chronic Hepatitis B in a Hospital-Based Study on Elective Pre-operative & Invasive Procedural Patients

12.

Rakshith A.G

Incidence and Risk Factors of Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy Leading to Chronic Hypertension

13.

Ranjith Kumar. P.S

Demographic Study of Parents of Children Having Cerebral Palsy

14.

Ritu Rai

Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Self-medicationamong the Arts and Science Students of a Degree college in Bengaluru: a Comparative Study

15.

Roslin Jose

Impact of Health Education Towards Motivation of Nicotine dependant COPD Patients to undergo Smoking Cessation Therapy

16.

Sailesh Khyalia

ECG Changes in Diabetic Smokers and Non Smokers”

17.

Shlok Saxena

Evaluation Normoglycemia during Pregnancy

18.

Shweta Das

Estimation of Mean Platelet Volume in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients as a Marker of increased Risk of Fracture

19.

Sruthi Sankar

Effect of Computer Usage on Electrooculogram Pattern

20.

Suhas Dhulipala

A Study to Screen IT Professionals for Metabolic Syndrome

21.

Urvi Ahlawat

Role of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Other Risk Factors in Asthma Exacerbation in Adults

22.

Vignesh. R

Anemia In Pregnancy and its Effect of Lactation

23.

Vincent Jayakumar A

Prevalence of Complications on Usage of Contact Lenses among the Teenagers and Preventive Measures


STUDENT ICMR PROJECTS APPROVED 2016-2017

Sl No

Students

ICMR (STS) Projects Reviewed and Approved

1.

Roslin jose

A study on nicotine dependence and sleep apnea in patients with cardiovascular diseases.

2.

Mithil jagannath

Assessing the risk of addiction to alcohol in young using p300.

3.

G. Kruthika prasad

Comparision of spot urine protien-creatinine ratio with 24 hours urine protein and with urine protein dipstick analysis in type-2 diabetes mellitus.

4.

Spoorthi P. Yadagudde

Microbiological profile and antibiotic sensitivity pattern in patients with diabetic foot.

5.

M Lakshmi susmitha

Prevalance and severity of rv diastolic dysfunction in moderate to severe pah patients.

6.

Shivani mangalgi

Drug dependance in patients receiving opioid analgesics in a tertiary care hospital.

7.

Amey joshi

A study on epidemiological profile and the perceived stress among the auto-rickshaw drivers in bengaluru city.

8.

Varun n reddy

Heart rate variability and blood pressure in relation to working shifts in medical personnel.

9.

Pallavi prakash

Serum procalcitonin in medical icu patients with systematic inflammatory response syndrome.

10.

Sahithi sharma

Adverse drug reactions attributed to fondaparinux and unfractionated heparin in acute coronary syndrome and deep vein thrombosis patients: a prospective cross sectional pilot study.

11.

Anurag agarwal

A study on prevalance of overweight and obesity among students in health professional colleges in bangalore and the factors influencing it.

12.

Siddharth k reddy

Effect of metformin on fibrinolytic activity in type-2 diabetes mellitus.”

13.

Swetha ramesh

Comparison of incidence of urinary tract infection and ability to self-test for it using reagent strips among urban and rural adolescent girls.

14.

Akshaya jayaprakash

The evaluation of refractive errors among children in tertiary care centre.

15.

A. Vincent jaykumar

Second hand smoke exposure and lung function.”

16.

Vignesh R

Manifstations of tuberculosis in geriatric population.”

17.

Deepali B S

Assessment of the knowledge of diabetes its complications and treatment adherence among diabetic patients”

18.

Dhulipala Suhas

A comparitive study between lifestyles of medical and non-medical students”

19.

Meghana S G

Assessment of knowledge, religious beliefs, attitude & practice of organ donation & transplantation among the final year health science students of vims & rc, bangalore”

20.

Jayesh Goyal

Knowledge and practices regarding menustral hygiene in adolescent girls of rural bangalore”

21.

Shabnam Sheriff

Awareness regarding first aid among undergarduate medical students in vydehi institute of medical sciences & research center, bangalore, india”

22.

Siddharth Reddy

Assessment of the general public on awareness of the government health insurance schemes in bangalore urban”

23.

Anirudh Variyar

Assessment of the knowledge and attitude of pregnant women towards pre-conception and prenatal diagnostic test(pcpndt) act in VIMS & RC, bangalore”

24.

Mridula Vijayaraghavan

Eating disorders, its correlates and consequences among students in one medical school in bengaluru; india”

25.

Andra Ravikiran

Assessment of sleep habits and sleep problems among medical students and doctors in vydehi institute of medical sciences and research centre, bangalore, india”

26.

Ritu Rai

Excessive smartphone use and its impact on health among medical students in bengaluru, india”

27.

Dr. Shilpa,

Impact of travel behavior on academic performance and lifestyle factors among medical students : a cross sectional study”

PUBLICATIONS


 

Ph.D. Projects
1. Dr. Betty Anna Jose, Assistant Professor, Anatomy- Completed in 2015
Topic:
Guide: Dr. Subramani S A, Plastic Surgeon.
Co-Guide: Dr. Varsha Mokashi, Prof & HOD, Anatomy
2.Dr. A.Meharban, Assistant Professor, Pharmacology- Ongoing;Started in 2015.
Topic: Evaluation of hydroethanoloic extract of Syzgium cumini seeds in high fat diet/ streptoztocin induced Type II diabetes in
Wistar albino rats
Guide: Dr. Pratibha Nadig, Prof & HOD Pharmacology

CENTRAL RESEARCH LAB
The central Research Lab is located at the ground floor, Medical College building serving as a common platform to carry out the
laboratory activities of all the departments as per the recommendations of the Medical Council of India.

Equipments available:
1. Deep Freezer
2. Cold Refrigerator
3. Fluorescent Microscope
4. Incubator
5. Hot air Oven
6. Spectrophotometer
7. CO2 Incubator
8. Laminar Flow
9. Binocular Microscope
10. Refrigerator Slide warmer Magnetic Stirrer
11. Electronic Balance

The genetics lab is being set up shortly.