• Member Secretary of INSPIRE – a research project of 3 years (1996-99) organized in collaboration with National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, Ministry of Education, USA.  NIDRR sponsors and coordinates research in the 18 Model Spinal Injury Centre in US.  The scope of INSPIRE included:
    1. Epidemiological study
    2. Acute Management
    3. Psychosocial Management
    4. Organising Workshops & Seminars

                  a,b,d were especially conducted by self

  • Principal Investigator for a Phase II Multi Centric Clinical Trial held for an American Company for the effect of a drug in Chronic Spinal Cord Injuries. The drug has a fast track approval by FDA.
  • Principal Investigator for a Phase III Multi Centric Clinical Trial currently being held for an American Company for the effect of a drug in Chronic Spinal Cord Injuries. The drug has a fast track approval by FDA.
  • Principal Investigator in a trial on Functional Electrical Stimulation assisted Gait in Spinal Cord Injury being held in collaboration with DRDO.
  • Principal Investigator for Linguistic Validation for International Spinal Cord Injury Scale.
  • Principal Investigator of a phase III Study on “Effects of Arzoxifence on Vertebral Fracture Incidence and on Invasive Breast Cancer Incidence in Postmenopausal Women with Osteoporosis or with Low Bone Density”.
  • Principal Investigator of a study titled “An Adaptive, Multiple Dose, Single Blind, Randomized, Placebo Controlled Pharmacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic Study to Assess the Relationship Between Motor Evoked Potential (MEP) Changes and HP184 Plasma Concentrations in Chronic Spinal Cord Injury Patients”. This will be a single centre study around the world.
  • Principle Investigator of a study titled “Evaluation of the Environmental Constraints of Rural and Urban India for Wheeled Mobility” in collaboration with Pittsburgh University.
  • Principle Investigator of a study titled “Impact of Assistive Technologies on People with Disabilities in India” in collaboration with Pittsburgh University.
  • Principle Investigator of a study titled “A prospective, randomized, single blind, controlled study to assess the efficacy of Surgical vs. Conservative treatment in adult patients with acute spinal cord injury”
  • Principal Investigator of a study titled “Development of ICF Core Sets for spinal cord injuries (SCI) – Identification of the most common problems in functioning of individuals with SCI” in collaboration with WHO
  • Principal Investigator of a study titled “Adult Autologous Olfactory Mucosal Transplant for Treatment of Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury”. This is the first Indian Council of Medical Research approved human trial in the field of Cellular therapies in Spinal Cord Injury.
  • Principal Investigator of a study titled “Laboratory Trials of the Hybrid Power Operated Vehicle (HyPoV)”.
  • Principal Investigator of a study titled: “An Observational Study to Assess Back Pain in Patients with Severe Osteoporosis Treated with Teriparatide Versus Antiresorptives”
  • Co-Investigator of a study titled “Study of the analgesic effects of repeated doses of F13640 in spinal cord injury patients with moderate to severe central neuropathic pain. A multinational, multicenter, randomized, double blind, parallel groups, placebo-controlled study”
  • Principal Investigator of a study title “A Phase III Randomized, Placebo-controlled Clinical Trial to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of IP to Reduce the Risk of Fracture in Osteoporotic Postmenopausal Women Treated with Vitamin D and Calcium”.
  • Principal Investigator of a study title “Comparative randomized, single centred clinical trial of pregabalin and gabapentin in patients with peripheral neuropathic pain; back induced”
  • Principal Investigator of a forthcoming study titled: “Multicentric Autologous bone marrow Stem cell therapy in patients with spinal cord injury”
  • Co-Investigator of a study titled “A prospective phase III, Multicentre, open label study in Indian adults to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Homeopathic Spray in musculo-skeletal Chronic Pain”
  • Principal Investigator of a study titled: “Outcome Assessment of Patients who have undergone any form of stem cell treatment for Spinal Cord injury at any Center in India”