Research Programs


Biological significance of Urolithin the PhytoSERM of pomegranate extract, the gut microflora and 27HC


Hormone Related Cancer


Pomegranate-urolithin, producers


Role of Epigenetic factors in 27-hydroxycholesterol mediated breast cancer

Current Research Grants

  • 2024 2021

    Elucidating the regulatory role of epigenetic players in 27 hydroxychelesterol (27HC) mediated breast cancer proliferation
    Indian Council of Medical Research [ICMR]

  • 2022 2019

    Study of progesterone receptor foci and progesterone signaling in the breast cancer cells
    Department of Biotechnology [DBT]

Previous/ Completed Research Grants

    1. Development of probiotic therapy for enhancing urolithin production by using bacterial flora of human origin (CO-PI)
      SERB, Department of Science & Technology [DST] 2018-2021

    2. Screening and Pre-Clinical evaluation of compounds of Pomegranate in Antagonizing Endogenous SERM-27 Hydroxycholesterol in Breast cancer
      Department of Science and Technology [DST] 2016-2019


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