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Sankara Nethralaya releases a treasure trove in Medical Laboratory Techniques

In keeping with the spirit of its founding principle and cherished objective of sharing  knowledge and in-depth learning for the betterment of humanity, Sankara Nethralaya has released its ‘Manual of Medical Laboratory Techniques’ a sheet anchor for proper and precise diagnosis. The book is co-authored by Dr S.Ramakrishnan, Professor Emeritus, Department of Biochemistry and Cell [...]

63rd Republic Day Celebrations

Republic Day of the Union of India was celebrated with the customary fanfare and patriotic fervour the occasion deserves at the Main campus of Sankara Nethralaya. The proceedings started at 8:00am with the day’s key moment, the hoisting of the national tricolor by well known social activist, thinker and orator Shri Thamizh Aruvi Manian, the [...]

Student of Sankara Nethralaya Academy honoured by Department of Higher Education

S.Suganya a first year student of B.Sc Medical Laboratory Technology at the Sankara Nethralaya Academy has brought pride to the institution by winning the ‘Tamil Essay’ competition being conducted as part of the Chennai Science Festival 2012 by the Science City, Department of Higher Education, Government of Tamil Nadu. She will receive the award at [...]

A new hope in Corneal transplants

Collaborative research between Sankara Nethralaya and US based Stem Cell Corporation in the field of stem cell therapy has made a significant headway in the area of corneal transplant, an area of ophthalmic care where a huge gap between availability and need had been a long standing problem.  This new technique of developing corneal tissues [...]

Silanyas of Sankara Nethralaya’s fourth Center at Kolkata

‘Bengal Leads’ an ambitious initiative by the government of West Bengal under the stewardship of Honourable Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to put the State on the fast track to growth and development was organized on the 9th of January, 2012 at the Milan Mela, Trade Fair Complex, Kolkata. The high power function meant to draw [...]

18th Mahaperiyava Aradhana

The 18th Aradhana of the Mahaperiyava of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam was celebrated at the Sri VD Swami Auditorium on the 3rd of January, 2012 with the piety and religious fervour befitting the occasion. Delivering the welcome note Dr AR.Karthik, Fellow, Post DNB observed that it is the divine guiding force and Anugraha of Periyava that [...]