Debrupa Hazra

Debrupa Hazra

Debarupa is working towards determining the anti-diabetic potential of the various indigenous medicinal plants of India and study there underlining molecular mechanisms. She is also looking at the glucose uptake potential of the potent medicinal plant species of India to tap the untap for the cure of Diabetes Mellitus.  The drugs currently in use do more harm than good in the long run, as the chemical drugs such as Glipizide, Rosiglitazone, Pioglitazone, etc cause severe side effects ranging from increased cardiovascular diseases to bladder cancer. Her work aims to look for safer traditional medicine in combating diabetes.