KAHER

JNMC Women’s & Children’s Health Research Unit

Research Projects


InternationalOngoing:

Sl No Principal Investigator Co-Principal Investigator Title of the Project Funding Agency  Duration  (From-To)  Clinical Trial Registration Details  if any Status
1 Dr. S S Goudar Dr. Yeshita Pujar, Dr. Hema Dhumale, Dr. M S Somannavar, Dr. Sunil Vernekar Carbetocin RTS for preventing postpartum haemorrhage: a randomized non-inferioritycontrolled trial RHR Division of World Health Organization, Geneva,Switzerland January 2015 – December 2016   Proposed
2 Dr. B S Kodkany Dr. S S Goudar, Dr. S M Dhaded, Dr. M S Somannavar, Dr. Sunil Vernekar, Dr. Veena Herekar Women First: Preconception Maternal Nutrition: A randomized trial National Institute of Child Health and Human Development andBill and Melinda Gates Foundation, USA September 2013 – November 2017   Ongoing
3 Dr. M B Bellad Dr. S S Goudar, Dr. Umesh Charantimath, Dr. Avinash Kavi The CLIP (Community Level Interventions for Pre- Eclampsia) Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, USA September 2012 to May 2017 CTRI/2014/01/004352 Ongoing
4 Dr. M B Bellad Dr. S S Goudar,Dr. Umesh Charantimath Clindamycin to reduce preterm birth in low resource setting: A randomized placebo controlled trial Thrasher Research Fund, USA March 2012 – March 2015 CTRI/2013/07/003799 Ongoing
5 Dr. S S Goudar Dr. S M Dhaded Evaluation of a Miniature, Non – Invasive Heartbeat Annunciator NIH and Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India April 2012 – March 2013   Proposed
6 Dr. B S Kodkany Dr. S S Goudar, Dr. S M Dhaded, Dr. M S Somannavar, Dr. Sunil Vernekar Maternal and Newborn Health Registry (MNH Registry) National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, USA May 2008  – April 2018   Ongoing
7 Dr Shivaprasad S Goudar Dr S M Dhaded Maternal and Newborn Health Registry (MNH Registry) Global Network for Women’s and Children’s Health Research of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, USA Jan 2008 – April 2023 The Maternal Newborn Health Registry is registered at Clinicaltrials.gov (ID NCT01073475) Ongoing
8 Dr Shivaprasad S Goudar Dr S M Dhaded The WHO ACTION (Antenatal CorticosTeroids for Improving Outcomes in preterm Newborns) Trials: a. WHO ACTION-I TRIAL – A65913: A multi-country, multi-centre, two-arm, parallel, double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial of antenatal corticosteroids for women at risk of imminent birth in the early preterm period in hospitals in low-resource countries to improve newborn outcomes. b. WHO ACTION-II TRIAL – A65916: A multi-country, multi-centre, two-arm, parallel, double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial of antenatal corticosteroids for women at risk of imminent birth in the late preterm period in hospitals in low-resource countries to improve newborn outcomes. World Health Organization, Geneva June 2017 to June 2020 CTRI/2017/04/008326 

CTRI/2017/05/008721

Ongoing
9 Dr Shivaprasad S Goudar Dr N S Mahantashetti Breastfeeding Education Support Tool for Baby (BEST4Baby) Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, USA October 2017 – September 2020 CTRI/2017/08/009453 Ongoing
10 Dr Shivaprasad S Goudar Dr S M Dhaded The Project to Understand & Research preterm Pregnancy Outcomes and Stillbirth: South Asia (PURPOSe) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA November 2017 – October 2020 CTRI/2018/03/012281 Ongoing
11 Dr Yeshita Pujar Dr Shivaprasad S Goudar Prevalence and outcomes of abnormal continuous wave Doppler flow indices in unselected obstetric populations in low- and middle income countries: The Umbiflow™ International Study (A65924) World Health Organization, Geneva August 2018 to July  2019 CTRI/2018/07/014863 Ongoing
12 Dr Shivaprasad S Goudar Dr M B Bellad CRADLE-4: Can Reduction of Adverse pregnancy outcomes occur with planned DeLivery vs. Expectant management in pre-eclampsia? UK Medical Research Council and Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India October 2018 to September 2021 Applied Ongoing
13 Dr Shivaprasad S Goudar Dr R M Bellad Low-birthweight Infant Feeding Exploration (LIFE) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA November 2018 to October 2020 CTRI/2019/02/017475 Ongoing
14 Dr Shivaprasad S Goudar Dr M C Metgud Prevention of Maternal and Neonatal Death/Infections With a Single Oral Dose of Azithromycin in Women in Labor (in Low- and Middle-income Countries): a Randomized Controlled Trial The Global Network for Women’s and Children’s Health Research of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, USA May 2019 to April 2022 CTRI/2019/04/018406 Ongoing
15 Dr Shivaprasad S Goudar Dr Yeshita Pujar Evaluating the WHO Labour Care Guide in clinical settings World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland September 2019 to December 2019 CTRI/2019/08/020600 Ongoing
16 Dr Shivaprasad S Goudar Dr S M Dhaded Sit Down and Play Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, USA November 2019 – March 2020 NA Ongoing

InternationalCompleted

Sl No Principal Investigator Co-Principal Investigator Title of the Project Funding Agency  Duration  (From-To)  Clinical Trial Registration Details  if any Status
1 Dr. B S Kodkany Dr. S S Goudar, Dr. R M Bellad, Dr. N S Mahantshetti,  Dr. S M Dhaded, Dr. Manisha Bhandankar, Dr. M S Somannavar, Dr. Sunil Vernekar Does Implementation of Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) Save Lives? National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and Laerdal Foundation and Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) January 2012-October 2013    
2 Dr. B S Kodkany Dr.S S Goudar, Dr. N S Mahantshetti, Dr. S M Dhaded, Dr. M B Bellad, Dr. M C Metgud, Dr. M S Somannavar, Dr. Sunil Vernekar Antenatal Corticosteroids Trial in Preterm Births to Increase Neonatal Survival in Developing Countries (ACT) in Belgaum District, Karnataka, India National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, USA September 2011 – October 2013    
3 Dr. S S Goudar Dr. M B Bellad Two community strategies comparing use of misoprostol for early treatment/secondary prevention to primary prevention for postpartum hemorrhage: a randomized cluster non-inferiority study in Bijapur district, Karnataka, India Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, USA January 2011 to   Completed
4 Dr. B S Kodkany Dr. N S Mahantshetti, Dr. R M Bellad Zinc and Iron bioavailability from bio-fortified pearl millet International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna May-14 May 2008 – September 2012   Completed
5 Dr. B S Kodkany Dr. S S Goudar Pilot study of an Indicator to Measure Intrapartum Stillbirth and Immediate Neonatal Death National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and Engender Health and Maternal Health Task Force June 2011 – February 2012   Completed
6 Dr. B S Kodkany Dr. S S Goudar , Dr. M K Swamy, Dr. Kamal Patil, Dr. Mubashir Anagolkar Emergency Obstetrics and Newborn Care (EmONC Project) National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, USA February 2009  – September 2011   Completed
7 Dr. B S Kodkany Dr. S S Goudar, Dr N S Mahantshetti, Dr. S M Dhaded, Dr. R M Bellad Brain Research to Ameliorate Impaired Neurodevelopment: Home-based Intervention Trial (BRAIN HIT) The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) and The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) Fogarty International Center August 2006 – September 2011   Completed
8 Dr. B S Kodkany   “Safe Childbirth Checklist” – Single Site Pilot Study The Children Investment Fund Foundation, USA July 2010 – December 2010   Completed
9 Dr. S S Goudar Dr. N S Mahantshetti,  Dr. R M Bellad A Comparison of Two Iron Doses on Zinc Absorption from Sprinkles as Micronutrient Supplement University of Colorado Health Sciences Center October 2007 – September 2008   Completed
10 Dr. S S Goudar Dr. N S Mahantshetti,  Dr. S M Dhaded, Dr. R M Bellad, Dr. M S Somannavar Helping Babies Breathe Initiative Global Implementation Task Force of American Academy of Pediatrics, USA August 2009 – June 2011   Completed
11 Dr. B S Kodkany Dr. S S Goudar Dr. Yeshita Pujar, Dr. Hema Dhumale Active Management of the Third Stage of Labour without Controlled Cord Traction: A Randomized Non-Inferiority Controlled Trial RHR Division of World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland March 2008 – February 2010   Completed
12 Dr Shivaprasad S Goudar Dr M B Bellad Evaluation of the introduction of a novel device in the management of hypertension and shock in pregnancy in low-resource settings UK Medical Research Council and Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India July 2015 to March 2018    
13 Dr Shivaprasad S Goudar Dr Yeshita Pujar A phase III, randomized, double- blind, active, controlled, multinational, multicenter, non-inferiority trial using carbetocin room temperature stable (RTS) for the prevention of postpartum haemorrhage during the third stage of labour in women delivering vaginally World Health Organization, Geneva July 2014 – June 2017 CTRI/2016/05/006969 Completed
14 Dr M B Bellad Dr Shivaprasad S Goudar Clindamycin to reduce preterm birth in low resource setting: A randomized placebo controlled trial Thrasher Research Fund, USA March 2012 – March 2016 CTRI/2013/07/003799  

NationalCompleted

Sl No Principal Investigator Co-Principal Investigator Title of the Project Funding Agency  Duration  (From-To)  Clinical Trial Registration Details  if any Status
1 Ms Shruti Madur  MBBS II-II Dr Harpreet Kour Student Research Project Association between junk food, obesity and  lung function test in Medical students of age roup 18 to 25 years – A cross sectional study ICMR 6 months 5/17/2017 completed
2 Dr Harpreet Kour   Evaluation of effect of structured exercise therapy on neurophysiological, cognitive and  stress markers in adult patients newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus- A randomised  controlled trial ICMR 2016 – 2019 (3 years)    

Ph.D Thesis

Ongoing:

Sl No Research Scholar Guide Co-Guide Title of the Thesis Duration  (From-To) 
1 Dr. Ramesh R Araganji Dr. S.S.Goudar   Evaluation of markers of preterm birth in early pregnancy among rural pregnant women of Belgavi District.

From 2015

Completed:

Sl No Research Scholar Guide Co-Guide Title of the Thesis Duration  (From-To) 
1 Dr. Harpreet Kour Dr. S.S.Goudar Dr. V.A. Kothiwale A study to evaluate the effects structured Exercise Therapy on Neurophysiological and cognitive functions in young adults with type 2 Diabetes Mellitus- A Randomised control trial. 2012-2017
2 Mr.Sanjay D. Bhalerao Dr.S.S.Goudar   A cross sectional study to determine the prevalence of autonomic dysfunction in type-II diabeties mellitus individuals residing at three Primary health centers (PHC) associated with J.N. Medical college, Belgaum 2009-2016
3 Dr. Rajashree R. Dr. S. S.Goudar Dr. Subhash Kolkute A study to evaluate the efficacy of Salacia reticulata W. and Clitoria ternatia L. root extracts on the neurophysiological changes in the central nervous system of rats with  type-1 diabetes mellitus From 2008
4 Mr.  Venkappa S Mantur Dr. S.S.Goudar Dr. Kushal Das Evaluation of Possible Ameliorating Effect of Black Tea Extract on Cadmium Induced Hepatic Pathophysiological Changes in Diabetic Rats 2010-2017

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Dr. Anjana Bagewadi Dr. S.S.Goudar   Design  and evaluate and inter disciplinary skill based training programme for dental undergraduate students.

From 2008