Project TitlePrincipal Investigator Co-investigatorFunding AgencyProject StaffStatus
1Yoga and Schizophrenia - A comprehensive assessment of Neuroplasticity (Y-SCAN)Dr. Shivarama VaramballyDr. Venkatasubramanian G., Dr. Rita Christopher, Dr. Rose Dawn Bharath, Dr. Monojit Debnath, Dr. Mariamma Philip, Dr. B.N. GangadharWellcome Trust DBT India Alliance Dr. Kiran Basawaraj Bagali, Mr. Thrinath Mullapudi, Mr KaushikOngoing
2Therapeutic effects of yoga in depression: A neurobiological investigation Dr. Muralidharan K. Dr. B.N. Gangadhar, Dr. Venkatasubramanian G., Dr. Rose Dawn Bharath, Dr. Sathyaprabha T.N., Dr. Mariamma Philip, Dr. Monojit Debnath, Dr. Sneha Karmani, Dr. Kaviraja UdupaDST-SATYAMDr. Praerna Bhargav, Completed
3 Brazil-India-China collaborative study in brain connectivity and neuromodulation techniquesDr. B.N. Gangadhar Dr. Shivarama Varambally, Dr. Naren P. Rao, Dr. P.T. Sivakumar, Dr. Venkatasubramanian G.DST-Government of India Ms. Chhaya Kurhade
Ms. Pooja K
4Examination of therapeutic efficacy and potential mechanisms of yoga treatment in schizophrenia Dr. Naren P. RaoDr. Shivarama Varambally DST-SATYAMMr. Umesh Thonse, Ms. Sahana ShiriCompleted
5Medical thermography and gas discharge visualization technique: A diagnostic approach for type 2 Diabetes based on non-contact Infrared thermal Imaging and Electrophotonic imaging: A multicentric studyDr. Hemant BhargavDr. Rashmi Arasappa, Dr. Naren P. Rao, Dr. B.N. Gangadhar, Dr. S.K. ChaturvediDST-SERBDr. Lakshmi Nishitha, Mr. Suman Bista, Ms. NethravathiCompleted
6Yoga Based Intervention for Opioid Dependence: Efficacy and Potential MechanismsDr. Hemant BhargavDr. Venkatasubramanian G., Dr Rashmi A., Dr. Venkata Lakshmi Narasimha, Dr. A. VedamurthacharDST-SATYAMDr. Sumana V
Mr. Shubham Sharma
7 Effect of yoga and meditation on hippocampal volumetry and memory among people with chronic drug resistant mesial temporal lobe epilepsy: A comparative study before and after epilepsy surgeryDr. Malla Bhaskara Rao Dr. Arivazhagan A., Dr. Sanjib Sinha, Dr. P. Satishchandra, Dr. Venkatasubramanian G., Dr. Shivarama Varambally, Dr. Jamuna Rajeswaram, Dr. Jitender Saini, Dr. Rita Christopher, Dr. Sathyaprabha T.N., Dr. Thennarasu K. DST-SATYAMDr. Praveen Angadi, Completed
8A study of therapeutic effects of yoga-based intervention in patients with somatoform pain disorder Dr. Geetha Desai Dr. Shivarama Varambally, Dr. B.N. Gangadhar AYUSH-Government of India Ms. Kankan Gulati
Ms. Sreelakshmi
9Implicit cognition and mirror neuron activity following yoga in healthy individuals Dr. Shivarama Varambally Dr. Urvakhsh Meherwan Mehta, Dr. Naren P. Rao, Dr. Venkatasubramanian G.CCRYN Dr. Usha Rani M.R.,
Mr. Vidyasagar Pilli
10Psycho-neuro-endocrinological markers of stress and the response to a yoga-based intervention in first degree relatives of schizophrenia patients (FDRS) Dr. Sathyaprabha T.N.Dr. Jagadisha Thirthalli, Dr. Sneha J. Karmani, Dr. Rita Christopher CCRYNDr. Usha Rani M.R.,
Mr. Vidyasagar Pilli
11Development, validation and feasibility of mother-baby yoga in post-partum psychosis and depression Dr. Rashmi ArasappaDr. Prabha S. Chandra, Dr. Shivarama Varambally, Dr. Sunder Nag, Dr Hemant BhargavCCRYNDr. Usha Rani M.R., Mr. Vidyasagar Pilli Completed
12Understanding neurohemodynamic correlates of ‘OM chanting’: A functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging StudyDr. Naren P. RaoDr. Shivarama Varambally, Dr. Venkatasubramanian G., Dr. Jitender Saini CCRYNDr. Vinod Kumar, Ms. Shree Raksha BhideCompleted
13Effect of yoga on mirror neuron activity among patients with depression: A transcranial magnetic stimulation study Dr. Rashmi ArasappaDr. Urvakhsh Meherwan MehtaCCRYNDr. Vinod Kumar, Ms. Shree Raksha BhideWithdrawn
14Effects of yoga and meditation on neurogenesis: Morphological and electrophysiological evaluation of humans hippocampus obtained during epilepsy surgery Dr. Malla Bhaskara RaoDr. Anita Mahadevan, Dr. Bupesh Mehta, Dr. Arivazhagan A., Dr. Sanjib Sinha, Dr. Venkatasubramanian G., Dr. Shivarama Varambally DST-SATYAMDr. Praveen Angadi,Completed
15Neurobiological investigation of effectiveness of yoga as add-on therapy in reducing suicidality following recent suicidal attempts: to formulate a low cost and community-based management model for suicide prevention and reductionDr V Senthil Kumar ReddiDr V Senthil Kumar Reddi
Dr ShivaramaVarambally
Dr Sydney Moirangthem
Dr Monojit Debnath
Dr Krishna Prasad M