Consortium E : Tea & Health Completed Projects

Profile of NTRF Funded Projects as on 31.12.2016 (Completed)

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Project

Area of Research

Host Institute and Duration

1 Anticarcinogenic and Antimutagenic effects of Black Tea. Human Health Cancer related ITRC, Lucknow (1998-01)
2 Antioxidant Role of Black Tea Infusion on the oxidative Damage of Proteins. Human Health Cancer related Calcutta University (1999-02)
3 Use of Black Tea in Reducing Cytotoxic Effects of Heavy Metal Pollutants. Human Health Arsenic related V.I.M.S., R. K. Mission Seva Pratishthan (2000-02)
4 An approach to induce selective apoptosis in tumor cells without harming the normal cells of the host by black tea extract. Human Health Cancer related Bose Institute,           (2001-03)
5 Evaluation of the medicinal properties including antineoplastic property of tea root extract and its active constituents. Human Health Medicinal Property IICB, Jadavpur, Kolkata, (2001-03)
6 Investigations on chemopreventive efficacy of Black Tea, the popular beverage in India. Human Health Cancer related Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, Parel (2001-04)
7 Prospective anti-osteoporosis and anti-hepato-pancreatitis effects of Black Tea Extract. Human Health Cancer related Dept of Physiology, Presidency College. (2001-04)
8 Modulation of Cytotoxicity and Genotoxicity of Arsenic Compounds in Mammalian cells by Tea Extract and its Polyphenols  Human Health Arsenic related Department of Environmental Carcinogenesis & Toxicology. Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Kolkata (2002-04)
9 Pharmacological Evaluation of the Medicinal Properties of Indian Black Tea Human Health Medicinal Property Dept. of Pharmaceutical Technology Jadavpur University,  Kolkata (2002-04)
10 Therapeutic potential of black tea in various gastrointestinal (GI) disorders : Study with theaflavins and other black tea constituents Human Health Medicinal Property Drug Development Division Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Jadavpur, (2002-04)
11 Antioxidant Potential of Black Tea on Prostrate Cancer Human Health Cancer related Industrial Toxicology Research Centre, Lucknow-226002, U.P. (2002-05)
12 Evaluation of the role of Black Tea in the Prevention of Lung Cancer. Human Health Cancer related Deptt of Cancer Chemoprevention, Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Kolkata (2002-04)
13 Black tea as an antidote for cigarette smoke induced oxidative damage of proteins and DNA as well as cancer (II phase) Human Health Cancer related Dr.B.C.Ghua Centre for genetic engineering & biotechnology, Calcutta University (2002-05)
14 Role of tea polyphenols on the sensitivity of human leukemic cells to apoptosis Human Health: Cancer related Dept. of Environmental Carcinogenesis, Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Kolkata (2003-05)
15 Effect of Tea on Oral Mucosal Cells. Human Health Cancer related Ramkrishna Mission Seva Pratishthan, VIM Sciences, Kolkata (2003-06)
16 Immunomodulatory activity of Black Tea Human Health: Immunomodulatory activity Department of Physiology, Calcutta University (2003-06)
17 Stress-Hypertension and effect of tea Human Health:Hypertension University of Calcutta (2004-2006)
18 Evaluation of pro and antioxidant properties of black tea in relation to regulation of mitochondrial death cascade in cancer and immune cells Human Health: Cancer related Animal Physiology Section Bose Institute (2004-2006)
19 Assessment of anti-stress and aging defence activities of black tea thearubigins and theaflavins Human Health: Anti Stress Dept. of Zoology, University of Calcutta (2004-2007)
20 Evaluation of the role of Black Tea in the Prevention of Lung Cancer - Phase II Study. Human Health: Cancer related CNCI, Kolkata (2005-2006)
21 Study of Genotypic Predisposition to Oral Cancer modified by Tea: A collaborative study of the population of Assam. Human Health: Cancer related Jointly by VIMS, Kolkata and Dibrugarh University, Assam (2005-2007)
22 Effect of Tea Polyphenols on invasive potential of tumor cells Human Health: Cancer related CNCI, Kolkata (2005-2008)
23 A study to evaluate the possible ameliorating effects of Black Tea Extract (BTE) on Obesity-induced lever abd bone pathophysiologic changes. Human Health Presidency College, Kolkata (2006-2008)
24 Inhibitory Role of Black Tea on Cigarette smoke - induced Emphysema as well as NF-kB-mediated inflammatory response using the Guinea Pig as a model animal Medicinal Properties of Tea Dr. B. C. Guho Centre for Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, University of Calcutta (2006-2009)
25 Comparative Antimutegenic and Anticarconogenic effects of Black Tea polyphenols Theaflavins, Thearubigins and the different fractions of Thearubigins in multiple test system. Human Health Indian Instititute of Chemical Biology, Jadavpur, Kolkata - (2006-2009)
26 Health status of female tea garden workers with special reference to incidence of anaemia and malnutrition Human Health VIMS, RKMSP, Kolkata
(2006-2009)
27 Studies with some chemical constituents as nutraceuticals of beverage Camellia sinensis with reference to antiulcerogenic activity and the mechanism involved Human Health Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research. Kolkata (2006-2009)
28 Effect of Green & Black Tea Extracts on Endocrine System (thyroid - Gonadal with possible Mode of Action. Human Health Department of Physiology, University College of Sciences, Kolkata, (2007-2009)
29 Does milk blunt the benefits of black tea - A physiological and biochemical study? Human Health  S. N. Pradhan Centre for Neuro Science, University of Calcutta (2007-2009)
30 Studies on the Protective role of Black Tea and Mint Tea against Changes in the Endothelial Function in Preeclamptic women Human Health  Bharthi Women's College, University of Chennai (2007-2009)
31 The Role of Black Tea in Modulation of Bio-activation and Detoxification of Carcionogen and in Prevention of Tobacco Associated ROS Generation Human Health  Chittaranjan Nation Cancer Institute, Kolkata (2007-2009)
32 Studies on Therapeutic Attributes of Polyphenols from Kangra Tea (Camellia Sinensis (L) O Kuntze. Human health/ Polyphenols Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya, palampur (2007-2010)
33 Evaluation of chemopreventive efficacy of polymerick Black Tea Polyphenols and Mechanism(s) of their Anti-Promoting Effectss. Human Health Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research & Education in Cancer (ACTREC), Tata Memorial Centre, (2007-2010)
34 Screening of anti stress and aging defence ingredients of tea by cell Biology assays Human Health  Genetics Research Unit, Department of Zoology, University of Calcutta,
(2008-2011)
35 Prevention of gastric Ulceration by Black Tea : an insight into Extracellular Matrix Remodeling of gastric tissues Human Health  IICB (2008-2011)
36 Multicentric stuudy on Effect of tea in cerebrovascular disease Human Health  VIMS, Kolkata, (2008-2012)
37 Studies on tea and tea root extracts to explore protective effects against radiation exposure Human Health  West Bengal University of Technology, Kolkata
(2009-2012)
38 Molecular action of Black tea extract against experimental arthritis Human Health  Calcutta University
(2010-2012)
39 Studies on the protective role of black tea and mint tea extracts in placental explant culture of preclamptic women - 2nd phase Human Health  Bharthi Women's College, University of Chennai
(2010-2012)
40 Evaluation of protective and healing effect of black tea against peptic ulcer diathesis using human cohort : A multi center study Human Health  IPGMER, Kolkata (2010-2012)
41 Protective action of Black tea against oral cancer, in relation to genetic polymorphisms amongst betel quid chewers in Eastern and North-Eastern India Human Health  VIMS, Kolkata, (2011-2013)
42 Application of Nanotechnology for improvement of bioefficacy of Tea Polyphenols Human Health  Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore
(2011-2014)
43 Effect of tea polyphenols Epigallocatechin gallate and Theaflavin on stem cell renewal pathways in oral lesions induced by tobacco related carcinogen N-nitrosodiethyl amine and human oral cancer cell lines for chemopreventive and therapeutic purpose Medicinal Properties of Tea CNCI-Kolkata (2012-2014)
44 Beneficial effect of Tea Extract against smokeless Tobacco induced oral mucosal damage : Toxicological assessment Medicinal Properties of Tea Calcutta University in collaboration with VIMS
(2012-2015)
45 Evaluation of Immunomodulatory activity of Black Tea (Camelia sinensis) Extract in Rheumatoid Arthritis : An Invitro Study of Expression of Inflamatory Molucules and Cytokines in Synovial Fluid and Tissue Cells of Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Medicinal Properties of Tea IPGMER, Kolkata (2012-2015) Extended for One year (2016)
46 Development of new Neutraceutical product for Nootropic and Anti-stress agent from Indigenous Plant Beverage Black Tea (Camellia sinensis) - a pharmaco-clinical study Human Health  AYUSH with Calcutta University, Viharilal College (2013-2015)
47 Studies on the role of tea in modulating heme oxygenase-1 and cytochrome P450 in placental explant Medicinal Properties of Tea Bharthi Womens College, Chennai, (2013-2015)
48 Effect of Black Tea on Insulin Resistance : Human Cohort study with Mechanistic Approach Medicinal Properties of Tea KPC Medical College & Hospital, Jadavpur, Kolkata (2013-2016)
49 Assessment of cardiovascular risk with reference to oxidation of LDL in tea drinkers and non-tea drinkers: understanding the mechanism of action of black tea in hypercholesterolmic models Medicinal Properties of Tea DR. ALM PG Institute of Basic Med. Sciences, Uty of Madras (2014-16)