Research Programs


Isolation and Characterization of the Anti-hepatocellular Carcinoma Compound from Glycosmis pentaphylla (Retz.) Correa.


Molecular mechanistic investigation and validation of the Anti-inflammatory activity of Tinospora cordifolia (Willd.) Miers- in vitro and in vivo


Molecular mechanistic evaluation of the Anti-hepatocellular carcinoma activity of Glycopentalone from Glycosmis pentaphylla (Retz.) Correa and its Optimization using Nano-enabled drug delivery systems


Preparation of an efficient and safe polymeric-magnetic nanoparticle delivery system for sorafenib in Hepatocellular carcinoma

Research Grants Completed

    1. Isolation of active fraction having anti HCC activity from Lygodium flexuosum and study its synergistic effect with Sorafenib.
      Kerala Forest Department 2011-2014

    2. Development of a reliable screening programme for Anti HBV compounds.
      Department of Biotechnology [DBT] 2007-2009

    3. Anti-viral properties of the two selected ferns (Cheilanthes farinosae and Lygodium flexuosum)
      Kerala Forest Department 2007-2009

    4. Studies on the anti-fibrotic, hepatoprotective and gastro-protective evaluation of Physalis peruviana and Dodonea viscosa on various experimental models.
      Kerala Forest Department 2005-2008

    5. Hepatoprotective evaluation of Phyllanthus kozhikodianus, Momordica subangulata and Wedelia trilobata on various experimental models in rats.
      Department of Biotechnology [DBT] 2004-2007

    6. Further studies on the hepatoprotective and antiviral properties of selected ferns ( Lygodium flexuosum , and Cheilanthes farinosa ) of Western Ghat region of
      Kerala Phase II
      Kerala Forest Department 2004-2006

    7. Further studies on the phytochemical and Pharmacological properties of Cardiospermum halicacabum . Linn
      Department of Biotechnology [DBT] 2002-2004

    8. Pharmacological screening of selected traditional Pteridophytes of Western Ghat region of Kerala and its molecular characterization of the genome of the promising species. Phase I
      Kerala Forest Department 2001-2004


Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB),
Thycaud Post, Poojappura,
Thiruvananthapuram - 695 014, Kerala, India
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