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Sankara Nethralaya takes a huge forward step in treating ‘irreversible blindness’

Scientists have successfully grown stem cells isolated from cadaveric human eyes in the lab. Hema Vijay explains that one day, a patient’s own stem cells from the eye could be used as a source of donor cells to cure retinal blindness.
It is a huge step forward in the challenging path leading up to the development [...]

Sankara Nethralaya Academy launches fresh courses in ‘Allied Health Sciences’

The Sankara Nethralaya Academy (SNA) in collaboration with the Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University has launched allied health science courses for this academic year. The courses offered are diploma in ophthalmic nursing assistant, diploma in operation theatre and anaesthesia technology and B.Sc in medical laboratory technology.
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