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Research Fellow wins Best Poster Award

Ms. Vidya Srinivasan, Senior Research Fellow, Department of Biochemistry & Cell Biology, Vision Research Foundation, was awarded the prestigious B.S. Narasinga Rao Award, in Clinical Biochemistry, for her poster presentation, at The Society of Biological Chemists meet held at IISc, Bangalore from December 13-15, 2010.
The poster on “Adiponectin: a therapeutic target for diabetic retinopathy” is [...]

Patent for developing novel method to quantitate HCMV

The Vision Research Foundation (VRF) has been recognized as a patentee for developing a novel method to quantitate the Human Cytomegalovirus (HCMV) in clinical specimens. Spearheaded by Dr. HN Madhavan, President, VRF, microbiology scientists have developed the Multiple Polymerase Chain Reaction for rapid detection and specific identification of the HCMV which is found in immuno-compromising [...]