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Institutional Research Grants                                                                                                                                                International Awards (research in leukaemia and diseases of the blood)
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Scholarships aggregating GBP 185,000 were sanctioned during 2021-22, for 5 research projects as under:
                            The focus for the year 2021-22 was on leukaemia and biology, and the treatment of cancer, for which 22 proposals were
                            received and three approved.

                             Name           Institute Name              Project Title

                             Ms. Manju      Tata Memorial Centre,       Early T-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukaemia: Unravelling
                             Sengar         Mumbai                      mechanisms of resistance and development of novel therapeutic strategies.

                             Mr. Somsubhra  Saroj Gupta Cancer Centre &   Clinical role of a pair of novel mutations in BCR-ABL1 towards
                             Nath           Research Institute, Kolkata   therapy switch in imatinib-resistant chronic myeloid leukaemia.

                             Mr. Hasmukh    Tata Memorial Centre,       Phase I study to evaluate the feasibility and safety of addition of
                             Jain           Mumbai                      ruxolitinib to a standard BFM-90 regimen in adolescent/adult Ph-like ALL.

                             Ms. Ruma       Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose   Evaluation of 5 potential circulating miRNAs (miR-3677-3p, miR-138-5p,
                             Dey Ghosh      Cancer Research Institute,   miR-3938, miR-4638-3p and miR-4725-3p) as blood-based biomarkers
                                            Kolkata                     for early prediction of disease prognostication in oral cancer.

                             Ms. Pritha     Advanced Centre for
                             Ray            Treatment, Research and     Investigating the role of RUNX1 and ID proteins for targeting the cancer
                                            Education in Cancer         stem cell population in primary and relapsed Epithelial Ovarian Cancer.
                                            (ACTREC-TMC), Navi Mumbai

                             Mr. Sanjoy     Tata Medical Centre,        Hypo fractionated radiation therapy comparing a standard radiotherapy
                             Chatterjee     Kolkata                     schedule (over three weeks) with a novel one-week schedule in adjuvant
                                                                        breast cancer: An open-label randomised controlled study.

                            Teacher Training Programme
                            Two online teachers training programmes were also conducted during the year, on the topics of “Bioinformatics” and the
                            “Science and Technology of Emerging Metals for Healthcare.”

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