A patent has been granted for a novel process titled "Method of preparing an analogue of quercetin that specifically inhibits HDAC-8 Enzyme" on July 31, 2020 by Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trade Marks, India to the research team led by Dr Subhankar Biswas, Dr Neetinkumar Reddy, Dr BS Jayashree, Dr K Sreedhara R Pai and Dr C Mallikarjuna Rao. 

Our former PhD students, Subhankar and Neetinkumar had developed and executed the SERB-DST funded project. Dr Jayashree, Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Dr Pai and Dr Rao, Professors, Department of Pharmacology were mentors for this research work.

The team is thankful to Dr Manthan D Janodia, Technology Transfer Office, MAHE and Dr N Udupa, former Director- Research, Health Sciences, MAHE for their valuable support