Drinking water- going beyond safety; to look at ways in which water can be used as a medium to impart health & wellness
Anemia- providing sustainable traditional knowledge based solutions for managing anemia
Wellness- Trans-disciplinary research in addressing critical concepts and challenges of achieving wellness. This would include theoretical as well as applied research in upcoming areas like one health & planetary health and integrating them with svasthya and rasayana
Abhava Dravya- leveraging Ayurveda knowledge to identify substitutes for unavailable medicinal plant raw drugs and augment
Exosome Biomarkers of Health & Diseases (communicable, non-communicable and nutritional disorders) using different biofluids
Interfacing Ayurvedic formulations/applications and Modern Technologic tools for Translational Research using exosomes.
Development of non-invasive investigative platforms for early detection of diseases such as urine exosomes for kidney disease, tear exosomes for eye function, salivary exosomes for oral cancers
A practically highly useful tool is the ability to proactively utilize the intestinal route to modulate the kidney functionality. According to Ayurvedic texts, urine formation commences in the intestine. Thus, if the raw material that is fed to the kidneys from the intestine is good, major stress on kidney is potentially relieved. This forms the dietary basis of kidney functional rejuvenation as depicted here. Biomarkers of dietary influence and intestinal uptake in kidney function/ injury/ dysfunction will be investigated.