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Ongoing Projects

S.no. Title Funding Agency
1 Whole exome and whole genome sequencing to identify the genetic mutations causing dystonia in Indian families ICMR
2 Spiral Dx: Tremor diagnosis and quantification using artificial intelligence DBT
3 Molecular analysis of Neurodegeneration with Brain Iron Accumulation (NBIA) disorders ICMR
4 Genetic Architecture of Parkinson’s disease in India Michael J Fox Foundation, USA
5 Spectrum of Genetic mutations and their association with clinical Phenotypes of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy ICMR
6 Investigating the effects of age of onset on the structural connectome in essential tremor through High Angular Resolution Diffusion MRI DBT
7 Advanced Network Analysis of the Structural Connectome of human brain DST-SERB
8 Susceptibility of brain white matter to inflammatory mediators in Parkinsons disease: An exploratory DTI study DST-SERB
9 Next generation sequencing to investigate mitochondrial mutation spectrum in movement disorders DST-SERB
10 The Indian Movement Disorder Registry and Biobank: Clinical and genetic evaluation of movement disorders in Indian patients DBT
11 Understanding the Neural correlates of music and rhythm perception and the effect of Indian music and rhythm based cognitive remediation in Parkinson’s Disease Wellcome Trust UK-India Alliance DBT Project. Intermediate Fellowship
12 Characterization and functional validation of Huntington’s disease modifiers influencing disease progression and manifestation : a cross-species approach DST-SERB
13 Generation of induced pluripotent stem cells and midbrain floor plate cells from Indian ethnicity Parkinson’s disease patients PACE scheme of BIRAC
14 Effect of deep brain stimulation on speech of patients with Parkinson’s Disease NIMHANS
15 A multicentre, randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled trial to evaluate the effects of intra erythrocyte dexamethasone sodium phosphate on neurological symptoms in patients with ataxia telangiectasia ERYDEL SpA
16 Can cortical excitability changes predict the onset of cognitive impairment in Parkinson’s disease? DST-CSRI
17 Protein biomarker discovery for Parkinson’s disease Wellcome Trust-DBT India Alliance
18 Circulating microRNAs as biomarkers to differentiate between Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple System Atrophy-Parkinsonism, and Progressive Supranuclear Palsy ICMR
19 Identification and validation of biomarkers for Parkinsonian syndromes with cognitive impairment ICMR

Those interested in participating in the ongoing research projects may email us at mds.nimhans@gmail.com.  Kindly mention “RESEARCH” in the subject line.