Announcement Details

IADVL – L’Oreal Indian Hair & Skin Research Grant-2017

Oct 06 2016

IADVL Life Members from all states of India are invited to submit research proposals for the IADVL- L’Oreal Indian Hair & Skin Research Gant-2017 in the following fields of clinical research and basic research of skin & hair and on physiology of Indian normal skin and hair:

  • Skin immunology
  • Skin photobiology, Skin and pollution, Skin and environment
  • Wound healing
  • Skin colour, skin pigmentation
  • Skin barrier function, Stratum corneum
  • Skin neurophysiology/itch sensitive skin/heat sensation
  • Skin aging
  • Skin tissue engineering
  • Sebaceous physiology and oily skin epidemiology
  • Biology of hair growth
  • Hair pigmentation
  • Hair loss
  • Hair characterization
  • Quality of life and well being

These projects may be based on laboratory studies, clinical research, epidemiology research or quality of life studies

The projects will have to be completed within one year. For multicentric projects, the principal investigator will be responsible for its satisfactory completion. The applications will be evaluated by a jury consisting of IADVL and L’Oréal scientists and the grants will be announced at DERMACON-2017. The amount of the Grant is Rs. 25 lakhs. The selected applicants will need to obtain ethical clearance from the local project review board before the funds are disbursed.

Applications where the principal investigator has two or more uncompleted IADVL projects on hand will not be considered for evaluation.

Please email the application in the following format (which is attached or can be downloaded from the announcement section of ), to with cc to by October 30, 2016 and send a hard copy to:

Dr Shyamanta Barua
Hony. Secretary General, IADVL
Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology
Assam Medical College & Hospital,
Dibrugarh - 786002
Assam, India
Ph: 9435546944

The IJDVL carries a guest editorial on the subject of preparing a research proposal. Applicants may consult the article for guidance when preparing their proposals.The link is:;year=2015;volume=81;issue=2;spage=115;epage=123;aulast=Panda


Dr Resham Vasani/Dr Sudip Ghosh
IADVL Research Co-ordinators

Dr Devesh Mishra

Dr Ameet Valia
Chairperson, IADVL Academy

Dr Shyamanta Barua
Hon. Secretary General

Dr K Seetharam
Convener, IADVL Academy

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