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When words failed, it was tears that spoke eloquently!

It had rained heavily all night but the depression in the bay had not apparently weakened and the rains were lashing out with unabated vigour much after sunrise, a city not cut out for heavy rains the roads in Chennai were predictably clogged making both vehicular and movement on foot most cumbersome and normal life [...]

Presentation of Dhingra Trust awards and passing out ceremony of Malaysian Interns

It was a unique evening at the Sri VD Swami Auditorium on Friday the 25th of November; a day of stepping into the next level of academic pursuit for students of two different streams. The jubilant Dhingra Trust awardees accompanied by their proud parents stepping into the world of higher education and students of Optometry [...]

Sankara Nethralaya adjudged ‘Best Hospital in Ophthalmology in India’ for 2011

The ICICI Lombard – CNBC TV-18 award for the “Best Ophthalmic Hospital” followed by the “Best multi-specialty Ophthalmic Hospital” by The Week/Hansa Research in the year 2010 and now the “Best Hospital in Ophthalmology in India” for 2011 again by The Week/ Hansa Research. Yes we have done it again and done it in close [...]

Research Fellow, Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology wins Best Poster Award

Mr. Jagaveerapandiyan, Senior Research Fellow, DBT project, Department of Biochemistry & Cell Biology, Vision Research Foundation, was awarded the Best Poster Award, in Systems Biology, for his poster presentation, at the 80th Society of Biological Chemists meet held at CIMAP, Lucknow on 13th Nov 2011.
The poster was on “Family of Small Leucine Rich Repeats Proteoglycans [...]

World Diabetes Day November 14

The M.V Hospital for diabetes and the Prof. M. Viswanathan Diabetes Research Centre organized a human chain in association with Sankara Nethralaya in observation of World Diabetes Day on 14, November, 2011. A total of 400 volunteers, from students of the Women’s Christian College, staff members of Sankara Nethralaya, MV Hospital, Prof M.Vishwanathan Research Centre [...]

XVI Sri Venugopal Endowment Lecture

The opening statement of Dr Pratik Ranjan Sen presenting the day’s proceedings, that it was a day of reminiscing, thanksgiving and honouring captured the essence of the XVI Sri Venugopal Endowment Lecture being held on the 12th of November 2011 at the Sri VD.Swami Auditorium most aptly. The Sankara Nethralaya family was honouring one of [...]

Stanchart – Scope & Sankara Nethralaya joint eye care initiative takes a forward step

A simple function was organized at the “Haddows Campus’ on Thursday, November 3, 2011 to give shape to the MoU signed between Stanchart Bank –Scope International and Sankara Nethralaya earlier in the month. Senior personnel representing both sides were present at the function.  Dr SS.Badrinath, Chairman Emeritus, Sankara Nethralaya began the proceedings on an auspicious [...]