The Department of Pediatrics of JIPMER

S. No Title of the research Name of the Agency Total amount sanctioned
1 Dissertation title: Proportion and clinical outcome of scrub typhus among meningoencephalitis in children, a hospital based analytical study. Intramural (Funded by JIPMER) 1,45,162 (ongoing 2 years)
2 Effect of anti-seizure medications on thyroid function in children with seizure disorder: A cross sectional study Intramural (funded by JIPMER) Rs 1.5 lac (ongoing 2yrs)
3 Comparison of efficacy of indigenous nasal prong continuous positive airway pressure and high flow nasal cannula in children with moderate to severe bronchiolitis- Open labelled controlled trial Intramural (funded by JIPMER) Rs 1.5 lac (ongoing 2 yrs)
4 Evaluation of bone mineral density in children with seizure disorder on anti-epileptic drugs- A cross sectional study Intramural (funded by JIPMER) Rs 1.5 lac (ongoing 2yrs)
5 National Registry for Rare and Other Inherited Disorders Extra mural (ICMR) 3,53,850 (5 years)
6 Molecular characterization of X-linked adreno-leukodystrophy: Unravelling the role of modifier genes Extra mural (DBT) 56,86,900 (3 years)
7 Skill development program in Biotechnology (Genetic counselling) Extra mural (DBT) 97,55,000 (3 years)
8 Role of CD4 + T cell subsets in pathogenesis of Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease Intra mural (JIPMER) 4,73,121 (3 years)
9 Genetic analysis of paediatric patients with cystic fibrosis or cystic fibrosis like disease. Intra mural (JIPMER) 1,75,000  (3 years)
10 Comparison of supplementation with two different doses of vitamin D on bone mineral density in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy- A randomised double blind controlled trial Intra mural (JIPMER) 1,50,000 (1 year)
11 Comparison of diagnostic yield of acute rheumatic fever with assessment of two antistreptococcal antibodies Intra mural (JIPMER) 49,170 (1 year)
12 Vitamin D status in children with Down syndrome Intra mural (JIPMER) 1,08,200  (1 year)
13 Setting up of registry and targeted exome sequencing in children with renal tubular disorders (Principal investigator from JIPMER in a multicenter collaborative project) ICMR Rs 300000 sanctioned (to JIPMER) Duration of project-3 years
14 Role of DNA methylation in the pathogenesis of complicated urinary tract infection in Children Intramural (funded by JIPMER) Rs 1.75 lac (ongoing) 3 years
15 Incidence and Risk Factors for Aminoglycoside-induced nephrotoxicity in hospitalized children: An observational study Intramural (funded by JIPMER) Rs 1 lac (ongoing) (One year)
16 Early Markers of Atherosclerosis in Children with Type 1 Diabetes Intramural (Funded by JIPMER) 1,50,000 (ongoing 2 years)
17 Outcome of acute kidney injury in pediatric diabetic ketoacidosis: one year prospective cohort study. JIPMER Intramural Research Grant INR 1,50,000 /- (Completed)
18 Measured glomerular filtration rate using Diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid (DTPA) renal scan versus estimated glomerular filtration rate using modified Schwartz formula in critically ill children: A prospective observational, analytical study JIPMER Intramural Research Grant INR 1,50,000 /- (Completed)
19 Efficacy of oral iron supplementation from 90 to 120 days of age to prevent development of iron deficiency anemia by 6 months- A single blinded randomised controlled trial Intramural (JIPMER) 94500/- (ongoing 2yrs)
20 Role of serum ferritin in predicting outcome in children with severe sepsis: A prospective observational study Intramural (JIPMER) 46508/- (ongoing 2yrs)
21 “Assessment of public health care needs for community genetic services in Pondicherry”. Not funded