Nithin Kiran
Research Associate

Nithin Kiran

Research Associate

3rd Floor, Narayana Nethralaya, Narayana Health City

# 258/A, Bommasandra, Hosur Road,

Bengaluru, 560099 INDIA.

Contact Details
Phone +91-80-66660712

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Has completed Master of Science in Biochemistry and Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Biotechnology and Microbiology from University of Mysore. Worked as a Junior Research Fellow (JRF) under UGC-UPE (University with potential for excellence) project at university of Mysore. Has research experience in working with plant based products for human disorders such as Cancer, Diabetes and Chronic kidney disease. He is currently an Associate Researcher at Repair & Regeneration at Ophthalmic Workstation (GROW) Research Laboratory, Narayana Nethralaya. His research areas spans around Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Cell Biology, Microbiology, and Cancer Immunotherapy.

Research Interests:

Molecular signaling in ocular diseases, CRISPR-cas9 gene editing system for genetic disorders, CAR-T cell therapy and Cancer Immunotherapy, identifying Novel small molecule drug targets for keratoconus.

Current projects (Working On)-

DST-SERB –  Molecular regulation of Lysyl Oxidase and Matrix Metalloproteinase 9 for the management of corneal ectatic disease Keratoconus. 2017-2019.


1. Nithin Kiran, Nimisha K, Rohit Sheety, Arkasubhra Ghosh, Chronic inflammation reduces Lysyl oxidase levels in corneal cells driving the pathogenesis of keratoconus, SIRCON 2019, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, India.