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“Don’t blame me!”–The Computer

It was late in the evening and the office was empty!! I had to finish my project in another two days flat and the heavy work all of the previous week was taking its toll.
I looked up at the clock… it took some time for me to clear the needles!! “I must be overdoing it” [...]

Post Graduate students receive realtime exposure at VIBS

Hands-on Summer Training programme conducted by VIBS
(a unit  of MRF) from 14th May to 15th June 2012

The hand on summer training programme was conducted from 14th May to 15th June 2012. There were 12 participants (4 in Biochemistry & Cell Biology,  4 in Genetics & Molecular Biology and 4 in L & T Microbiology departments) [...]

Sankara Nethralaya gets a high visibility launch pad at Houston!

Sankara Nethralaya filled a lot of mind space and took off for a great launch at Houston, the city so familiar with space crafts and rocket launches. Members of the Sankara Nethralaya OM Trust, ever exploring new avenues to raise funds and reach out to the Indian Diaspora in the US and enlighten them on [...]

Sankara Nethralaya salutes its old and trusted friend

Sockalingam Sam Kannappan hails from Nattarasankottai located in the heartland of Chettinad, famed for its sprawling, stately houses, delectable cuisine and its philanthropic and industrious people. Having moved to the US way back in 1968 he has over the years become a guide and pillar of support to the local Indian community. Shri Sam Kannappan [...]

Senior Faculty Member from the Elite School of Optometry elected to Prestigious World body

Dr S. Ramaswamy serving as Professor of Anatomy at the Elite School of Optometry has been recognized for his outstanding research and service to the field of anatomical sciences and the cause of education by the prestigious Anatomical Society and awarded the Fellow of the Anatomical Society (FAS). This would give him the status of [...]

Dr. Jyotirmay Biswas honoured by twin Ophthalmological Societies

Dr. Jyotirmay Biswas, Director of Uveitis and Ocular Pathology was awarded the prestigious Dr R.H.P Sinha Gold Medal Oration Award’ at the “1st Joint Mid-Term Conference of Bihar and Jharkhand Ophthalmological Societies Conference” held at the Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, on Sunday, 3rd June, 2012, for his oration on “Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges in [...]

A new milestone in clinical diagnosis

There could not have been a more auspicious beginning to Sankara Nethralaya’s initiative to bring State of the Art diagnosis to the East of India, His Holiness Jagadguru Jayendra Saraswathi Swamigal made his divine presence and blessed the Polymerase Chain Reaction laboratory by lighting a holy lamp. The Sankaracharya later made a most heartwarming address [...]

Sankara Nethralaya Anesthesiologist wins high praise and twin honours at the WCOA 2012

It was a day of glory and recognition for an eye care institution which was among the earliest in the country to understand the criticality and role of ocular anesthesia in major ophthalmic processes and to its representative anesthesiologist Dr VV.Jaichandran at the “World Congress of Ophthalmic Anesthesia” WCOA 2012, held at Ankara, Turkey. The [...]

Paramacharya Jayanthi Celebrated with great reverence

Saturday 2nd of June witnessed the Jayanthi celebration to the Sage of Kanchi, reverentially Maha Periyava to all of us, at the Sri V.D Swami Auditorium
The mood all around was mellifluous and overflowing with thoughts and memories of the Paramacharya.
The invocation song on Mahaperiyava rendered beautifully by Ms.Bhuvaneswari coupled with the Veda Gosham beautifully adulated [...]

Helen Keller Remembrance and Dr G.Sitalakshmi Gift of Sight award day

It was time to stand up and salute the indomitable will of the lady who defied blindness and sound bytes and went on to become the very epitome of hope, courage, confidence and service to millions. It was also a day to recall the services and contribution of Dr G.Sitalakshmi one of the finest surgeons [...]