NCRM Research Collaborations within India

Collaborating Institute Research Description
Vision Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, India Isolation, in vitro expansion and characterization of Corneal Limbal Stem Cells aimed at finding cell therapy solutions for corneal surface diseases such as Persistent Corneal Ulcer, Stevens-Johnson syndrome etc.,
Centre for Liver Research, Owaisi Hospital, Hyderabad, India
Hepatic Progenitor Cell based therapy solutions for Acute Liver Failure
Institute of Ophthalmology, Joseph Eye Hospital, Trichy, India

Isolation, in vitro expansion and characterization of Corneal Endothelial Precursors for application in diseases of the Corneal Endothelium such as Bullous Keratopathy
Light Eye Hospital, Dharmapuri, India
Darshan Eye Clinic, Chennai, India
Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital, Mumbai, India Retinal Stem Cells / Retinal Pigment Epithelium (RPE) Cells isolation, in vitro expansion and characterization for finding cell therapy solutions for diseases of the Retina such as Age Related Macular Degeneration, Retinitis Pigmentosa etc.,
Dept. of Sports Medicine, Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, India

Funded by: Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India
In vitro expansion of chondrocytes for treating Articular Cartilage Defects and Sports Injuries of the Cartilage
Institute of Pathology, Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR), Safdarjung Hospital Complex, New Delhi, India Cell therapy based solutions using synthetic scaffolds for burns.
Dr.S.K.Rao, Rajan Eye Care, Chennai, India Buccal Mucosal Epithelial Cells in vitro expansion for treating Bilateral Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency (LSCD)
Jeevan Public Stem cell bank, Chennai, India In vitro expansion of Cord Blood Stem Cells for treating Leukemia patients who need hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT)
Meenakshi Ammal Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, India
Dental Stem Cells aimed at treating organ dysfunctions and maxillofacial problems
Saveetha University, Chennai, India
Narayana Medical College & Hospital, Nellore, India Buccal Epithelium Expanded & encapsulated in Scaffold - Hybrid Approach to Urethral Stricture (BEES-HAUS) 
Loyola-ICAM College of Engineering and Technology (LICET), Chennai, India Physico-chemical Interactions to yield novel solutions in Biology