Research

List of Completed projects
S.No. Principal Investigator Ethics Committee No. Date of Meeting Nature of Project Co-investigators Title of the project Funding
1 Dr. G. K. PalProf. & Head, Dept. of Physiology. JIP/IEC/2009/2/3 11.11.2009 Faculty - Dr. S. HabeebullahProf. & Head, Dept. of Obs & Gyn. Study of the effect of slow breathing exercises onthe course of pregnancy in women having risk factor for PIH Intramural
2 Dr. MadanmohanTrakroo Ex. Prof. & Head, Dept. of Physiology. JIP/IEC/SC/2010/5 20.01.2010 M. D. Dissertation(Dr.Punita P.) Dr.R.P.SwaminathanProf. & Head, Dept. of Medicine. Effect of yoga therapy on cardiac autonomicfunctions in patients of essential hypertension- a randomized controlled study Non funded
3 Dr. G. K. PalProf. & Head, Dept. of Physiology. JIP/IEC/SC/2010/6 20.01.2010 M. D. Dissertation(Dr.  Saranya K. ) - Dr. S. HabeebullahProf. & Head, Dept. of Obs & Gyn. -Dr.P.H.Ananthanarayanan Prof. & Head, Dept. of Biochemistry.   Assessment of autonomic functions in patients withpolycystic ovary syndrome: correlation with body mass index, insulin resistance, lipid profile and thyroid profile. Intramural
4 Dr. MadanmohanTrakroo Ex. Prof. & Head, Dept. of Physiology. JIP/IEC/SC/2010/7 20.01.2010 M. D. Dissertation(Dr.  Nishanth S. ) - Dr. Ashok KumarDasProf., Dept. of Medicine. Effect of 12 week yoga therapy as a lifestyleintervention in patients of type 2 diabetes mellitus with distal symmetric polyneuropathy – A randomized controlled study Intramural
5 Dr. G. K. PalProf. & Head, Dept. of Physiology. Ethical clearance obtained 20.04.2010 M. D. Dissertation(Dr.  Archana Gaur T. ) - Dr. Pravati PalAddl. Prof., Dept. of Physiology. -Dr.P.H.Ananthanarayanan Prof. & Head, Dept. of Biochemistry. Gender difference in the role of Ventromedial hypothalamus (VMH) in high fat diet (HFD) and sucrose induced obesity in albino rats of wistar strain: correlation with lipid profile, thyroid profile and insulin resistance Intramural
6 Dr. Pravati PalAddl. Prof., Dept. of Physiology. JIP/IEC/SC/2010/82 23.08.2010 Ph. D. project(Ramkumar.T.) - Dr. Ashok KumarDasProf., Dept. of Medicine. - Dr. Zachariah Bobby Addl. Prof., Dept. of Biochemistry.   Effect of yoga therapy on cardiac autonomicfunctions and oxidative stress in prehypertensive subjects : a randomized controlled study Intramural
7 Dr. Vivek Kumar SharmaAsst. Prof., Dept. of Physiology. JIP/IEC/2011/1/1 02.03.2011 Faculty   Effect of slow and fast pranayamas cognitive and autonomicparameters in young healthy subjects.  
8 Dr. Senthil Kumar S.Senior Resident , Dept. of Physiology.   JIP/IEC/2011/5/5 28.12.2011 Student - Dr. Ravi Philip RajkumarAsst. Prof., Dept. of Psychiatry. - Dr. Madanmohan Trakroo Ex. Prof. & Head, Dept. of Physiology. - Dr. Arunkumar Senior Resident., Dept. of Psychiatry. - Mr. Ramkumar T. Ph. D. Scholar, Dept. of Physiology.   Heart rate variability in young adults with non-organicerectile dysfunction Non funded
9 Dr. G. K. PalProf. & Head, Dept. of Physiology. Ethical clearance obtained M. D. Dissertation (Dr.  Lalitha V. ) - Dr. Pravati PalAddl. Prof., Dept. of Physiology. - Dr. S. C. Parija Prof. & Head, Dept. of Microbiology. Gender difference in adiposity and immunological parameters in ventromedial hypothalamus and posterodorsal amygdala lesioned albino wistar rats Intramural  
10 Dr. Vivek Kumar SharmaAsst. Prof., Dept. of Physiology. JIP/IEC/2012/1/9 12.01.2012 Faculty - Dr. Senthil Kumar S.Senior Resident , Dept. of Physiology. - Dr. Velkumary S. Asst. Prof., Dept. of Physiology. - Mr. Vinayathan Principal, Jawahar Navodhaya Vidhyalaya, Puducherry.   Effect of structured physical activity on cognitive,autonomic and anthropometric parameters in adolescents. Non funded
11 Dr. Pravati PalAddl. Prof., Dept. of Physiology. JIP/IEC/SC/2011/3/19 25.05.2011 Ph. D. project(Bandi Harikrishna) - Dr. J. BalachanderProf. & Head, Dept. of Cardiology. - Dr. M. G. Sridhar Prof. & Head, Dept. of Biochemistry. - Dr. Giriwar Singh Gaur Addl. Prof., Dept. of Physiology. Effect of yoga therapy on cardiac function, response toexercise, oxidative stress and quality of life in heart failure patients   Intramural
12 Dr. Vivek Kumar SharmaAsst. Prof., Dept. of Physiology. JIP/IEC/SC/2011/4/18 30.11.2011 M. D. Dissertation(Dr. Krishnakumar R.) —- Effect of pranayam training on maximal exerciseperformance, pulmonary function, recovery heart rate and blood pressure in healthy adults. Non funded
13 Dr. Giriwar Singh GaurAddl. Prof., Dept. of Physiology JIP/IEC/SC/2011/4/21 30.11.201 M. D. Dissertation(Dr. Sarath Babu) - Dr. Sunil K. NarayananProf. & Head, Dept. of Neurology.   Somatosensory evoked potentials in healthy subjects: Astudy for technical standardization & normative data for south Indian population Non funded
14 Dr. G. K. PalProf. & Head, Dept. of Physiology.   JIP/IEC/SC/2011/4/22 30.11.2011 M. D. Dissertation(Dr. Vidya Karpagam K.) - Dr. S. HabeebullahProf. & Head, Dept. of Obs & Gyn. - Dr. Velkumary S. Asst. Prof., Dept. of Physiology. - Dr. R. Sundaravally Asst. Prof., Dept. of Biochemistry. Oxidative stress and inflammatory markers in pregnantwomen with risk factors for pregnancy induced hypertension: Correlation with sympathovagal imbalance Intramural
15 Dr. G. K. PalProf. & Head, Dept. of Physiology.   Ethical clearance obtained M. D. Dissertation(Dr. Gopinath) - Dr. Sunil K. NarayananProf. & Head, Dept. of Neurology. - Dr. Niranjan Biswal Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics. - Mr. Harichandrakumar T. Lecturer, Dept. of Biostatistics.   Heart rate variability and classical cardiovascular autonomic function tests in children: correlation with anthropometric parameters Non funded  
16 Dr. Giriwar Singh GaurAddl. Prof., Dept. of Physiology. Ethical clearance obtained M. D. Dissertation(Dr. Dinesh T.) - Dr. Vivek Kumar SharmaAsst. Prof., Dept. of Physiology. - Mr. Harichandrakumar T. Lecturer, Dept. of Biostatistics.   Effect of slow and fast pranayamas pulmonary function, handgrip strength and endurance in young healthy volunteers : a randomized controlled trial Non funded  
17 Dr. Giriwar Singh GaurAddl. Prof., Dept. of Physiology. Ethical clearance obtained M. D. Dissertation(Dr. Grrishma) - Dr.  Latha Chaturvedula.Prof., Dept. of Obs & Gyn.. - Dr. Velkumary S. Asst. Prof., Dept. of Physiology.   Effect of Yoga training on autonomic functions & reaction time in young healthy females during different phases of menstrual cycle Non funded  
18 Mr. E. Jayasettiaseelon JIP/IEC/SC/2011/4/17 30.11.2011 Student (ACYTER)   Acute effect of Anulom vilom pranayam on short term heartrate variability in healthy volunteers: A pilot study.  
List of Ongoing projects
S.No. Principal Investigator Ethics Committee No. Date of Meeting Nature of Project Co-investigators Title of the project Funding
1 Dr. G. K. PalProf. & Head, Dept. of Physiology. JIP/IEC/2009/1/2 22.04.2009 Faculty(Ph.D. project) - Dr. C. AdithanProf. & Head, Dept. of Pharmacology. - Dr. S. Habeebullah Prof. & Head, Dept. of Obs & Gyn. -Dr.P.H.Ananthanarayanan Prof. & Head, Dept. of Biochemistry. - Dr.T. K. Dutta Prof. & Head, Dept. of Medicine. Assessment of the role of sympathetic markers in the prediction and prevention of essential hypertension Intramural
2 Dr. Pravati PalAddl. Prof., Dept. of Physiology. JIP/IEC/SC/2011/3/20 25.05.2011 Ph. D. project(A. N. Syamsundara Kiran) - Dr. Sadish Kumar @Kamalanathan. C Asst. Prof., Dept. of Endocrinology. - Dr. S. C. Parija Prof. & Head, Dept. of Microbiology. - Dr. G. K. Pal Prof. & Head, Dept. of Physiology.   Intramural
3 Dr. Giriwar Singh GaurAddl. Prof., Dept. of Physiology. JIP/IEC/2011/5/3 28.12.2011 Faculty - Dr. Sunil K. NarayananProf. & Head, Dept. of Neurology. - Dr. Sarath babu V, Junior Resident, Dept. of Physiology. – Dr. Senthil Kumar S. Senior Resident , Dept. of Physiology. Effect of eye closure and frequency on variability of flashvisual evoked potentials in healthy young adults Non funded
4 Dr. Pravati PalAddl. Prof., Dept. of Physiology. JIP/IEC/SC/2012/3/1 22.05.2012 Ph. D. project(J. Indumathy) - Dr. S. C. ParijaProf. & Head, Dept. of Microbiology. -Dr.P.H.Ananthanarayanan Prof. & Head, Dept. of Biochemistry. - Dr. J. Balachander Prof. & Head, Dept. of Cardiology. - Dr. G. K. Pal Prof. & Head, Dept. of Physiology. - Dr. T. K. Dutta Prof. & Head, Dept. of Medicine. Sympathovagal imbalance in obesity: Correlation withcardiac dysfunctions, immunological and inflammatory marker Intramural
5 Dr. Pravati PalAddl. Prof., Dept. of Physiology. JIP/IEC/SC/2012/3/2 22.05.2012 Ph. D. project(M. Subha) - Dr. S. HabeebullahProf. & Head, Dept. of Obs & Gyn. - Dr. C. Adithan Prof. & Head, Dept. of Pharmacology. - Dr. M. G. Sridhar Prof. & Head, Dept. of Biochemistry. - Dr. G. K. Pal Prof. & Head, Dept. of Physiology. Sympathovagal imbalance in pregnancy inducedhypertension: Correlation with endothelial dysfunction and inflammatory markers. Intramural
6 Dr. G. K. PalProf. & Head, Dept. of Physiology. JIP/IEC/SC/2012/5/200 09.11.2012 M. D. Dissertation(Dr. Jayakrishnan G.) - Dr. M. G. SridharProf. & Head, Dept. of Biochemistry. - Dr. Sadish Kumar @ Kamalanathan. C Asst. Prof., Dept. of Endocrinology. - Dr. J. Balachander Prof. & Head, Dept. of Cardiology. - Dr. Pravati Pal Addl. Prof., Dept. of Physiology. Inflammatory markers and cardiac dysfunction inhypothyroidism: Correlation with sympathovagal imbalance Intramural
7 Dr. Pravati PalAddl. Prof., Dept. of Physiology. JIP/IEC/SC/2012/5/20 09.11.2012 M. D. Dissertation(Dr. Jayashree T.) - Dr. G. K. PalProf. & Head, Dept. of Physiology. - Dr. T. K. Dutta Prof. & Head, Dept. of Medicine. - Dr. Gautam Roy Prof. & Head, Dept. of P&SM. Effect of gender on Heart rate variability and classicalcardiovascular autonomic function tests in adolescents: correlation with anthropometric parameters Intramural
8 Dr. Vivek Kumar SharmaAsst. Prof., Dept. of Physiology. JIP/IEC/2013/1/131 09.01.2013 & 10.01.2013 Faculty - Dr. Nandeesha HAsst. Prof., Dept. of Biochemistry. - Dr. Vinod KV Asst. Prof., Dept. of Medicine. - Dr. Senthil Kumar S. Senior Resident , Dept. of Physiology.   Association of cardiac autonomic function, bodyfat distribution and aerobic capacity with insulin resistance, oxidative stress and inflammatory markers in non diabetic first degree relatives of type 2 diabetes Intramural
9 Dr. Velkumary S. JIP/IEC/2013/1/132 09.01.2013 & 10.01.2013 Faculty - Dr. G. K. PalProf. & Head, Dept. of Physiology. - Dr. S. C. Parija Prof. & Head, Dept. of Microbiology. - Dr. D. M. Thappa Prof. & Head, Dept. of Dermatology. - Dr.  Saranya K. Senior Resident , Dept. of Physiology. Assessment of cardiovascular autonomicfunctions & inflammatory biomarkers in patients with psoriasis Intramural
10 Dr. Pravati PalAddl. Prof., Dept. of Physiology. JIP/IEC/SC/2013/1/346 28.02.2013 Ph. D. project(G.Shravya Keerthi) - Dr. Jayaprakash SahooAsst. Prof., Dept. of Endocrinology. - Dr. G. K. Pal Prof. & Head, Dept. of Physiology. - Dr. J. Balachander Prof. & Head, Dept. of Cardiology. - Dr. M. G. Sridhar Prof. & Head, Dept. of Biochemistry.   Association of sympathovagal imbalance withcardiovascular and metabolic dysfunction and effects of yoga therapy in the alleviation of these dysfunctions in prediabetes and diabetes Intramural
12 Dr. G. K. PalProf. & Head, Dept. of Physiology. JIP/IEC/2013/2/164 18.06.2013 Faculty - Dr.  Saranya K.Senior Resident , Dept. of Physiology. - Dr. Dhanalakshmi. Y Asst. Prof., Dept. of Physiology. - Dr. S. Habeebullah Prof. & Head, Dept. of Obs & Gyn. -Dr.P.H.Ananthanarayanan Prof. & Head, Dept. of Biochemistry. - Dr. S. C. Parija Prof. & Head, Dept. of Microbiology.   Assessment of association of cardiovascularautonomic function with metabolic parameters, oxidative stress and inflammatory markers in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome. Intramural
13 Dr. Dhanalakshmi. Y.Asst. Prof., Dept. of Physiology.   JIP/IEC/2013/2/165 18.06.2013 Faculty - Dr. G. K. PalProf. & Head, Dept. of Physiology. - Dr.  Saranya K. Senior Resident , Dept. of Physiology. - Dr. S. Habeebullah Prof. & Head, Dept. of Obs & Gyn. -Dr.P.H.Ananthanarayanan Prof. & Head, Dept. of Biochemistry. - Dr. S. C. Parija Prof. & Head, Dept. of Microbiology. Assessment of association of cardiovascularautonomic function, oxidative stress, inflammatory markers and metabolic parameters in patients with fibroid uterus. Intramural
14 Dr. Vivek Kumar SharmaAsst. Prof., Dept. of Physiology. JIP/IEC/2013/3/177 27.07.2013 Faculty - Dr. Senthil Kumar S.Senior Resident , Dept. of Physiology. - Mrs. Bharathi Balakumar Tech. Supervisor , Dept. of Physiology.   Association of anthropometric, cognitive,cardiovascular and pulmonary functions in athlete and non athlete adolescents. Non funded