Past Winners of Research Awards

Year Research award Winners Topic
2014

Prof S Rajasekaran

Evaluation of radiological outcomes Multi-Modal Analysis of Early Lumbar Disc Degenerative Disease – A Clinical, Radiological and Genetic Evaluation of Young Patients with Back Pain and Disc Degeneration
2014

Dr Harvinder Singh Chhabra

MicroRNA Profiling of Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells in Spinal Cord Injury: An attempt to understand the molecular signature of the acute phase of injury
2016

Dr Pravin Salunke

Biomechanical testing of artificial C1-2 joints in cadaveric spine- pilot study
2017

Dr. Naresh Babu J

Factors influencing post-operative progression of OPLL - Role of Post-operative segmental instability on progression of OPLL
2018

Dr GPV Subbaiah

Comparison of multifidus fatty infiltration in lumbar disc herniation, lumbar canal stenosis and lumbar
2018

Dr Naresh Babu J

Curvularin, a fungal macrolactone as an intervertebral disc regenerative agent- In vitro study.
2019

Prof S Rajasekaran

Investigating the pathogenesis of Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis and the influence of mechanical loading on scoliotic disc- A proteomic analysis
2019

Dr Harvinder Singh Chhabra

Transforaminal selective nerve root block using steroid vs platelet-rich plasma (PRP) in prolapsed lumbar intervetebral disc with radiculopthy - A randomised double blind trial
2020

Dr Siddharth Aiyer

Randomised control trial (RCT) to compare outcomes of USG guided Thoracolumbar interfascial plane (TLIP) block and surgical wound infiltration with local anaesthetic for multiple level lumbar decompression and fusion
2020

Dr Ajoy Shetty

Diagnostic efficacy of Hounsfield units (HU) in lumbar spine computed tomography (CT) for the assessment of bone mineral density (BMD) of patients undergoing single- to three-level lumbar fusion surgeries: A correlation study between T-scores determined by DEXA scan and HU on CT.