1. Applicant : Nishant Kumar
A novel technique for monitoring of fetal growth through volume imagingof the fundus and estimating the gestational age, amniotic fluid index and intra‐uterine growth abnormalities of the fetus
The central idea of the proposal is to build novel diagnostic tools to monitor the growth of the fetus during pregnancy. This will be achieved by the regular measurement of the volume of the fundus, weight of the pregnant lady and her height.
2. Applicant: Shantani Proteome Analytics Private Limited
Development of a point‐of‐care diagnostic tool for pre‐eclampsia screening.
The applicant wants to utilize Shantani’s in house protein biochemistry and immunology expertise to first screen and select the antibody against PIGF and sFlt‐1,and then use the selected antibodies to develop an immunochromatography method forthe detection of PIGF and sFlt‐1 and finally validate the method in clinical samples.