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Sankara Nethralaya makes a strong impact at the AIOC 2012

If conferring of the ‘Life Time Achievement Award’ on its Chairman Emeritus was the moment of crowning glory for Sankara Nethralaya at the AIOC-2012, held at Kochi, the 70th All India Ophthalmological Conference had other memorable moments too for the Sankara Nethralaya family to cherish. Dr Jyotirmay Biswas, Director Uveitis and Ocular Pathology was decorated [...]

Dr Habibullah Memorial Oration Award

Dr HN.Madhavan, President, Vision Research Foundation, Director & Professor of Microbiology, Director, Vidyasagar Institute of Biomedical Technology and Science, Sankara Nethralaya, attended the STEM-2012, the 8th Annual Conference on Biotechnology and a platform for learning and knowledge sharing , on the 31st  of January and 1st  of February 2012 at the Marriot Hotel and Convention [...]

God’s own work wins great honour in God’s own country!

A life time of tireless effort and missionary dedication to doing own God’s work found its crowning glory on Thursday, 2nd of February, 2012. The All India Ophthalmological Society, the world’s second largest and the country’s largest professional body dedicated to the cause of Ophthalmology with a membership of 14,000 eye care professionals, honoured Dr [...]

Medical college identifies Sankara Nethralaya doctor for its rare honour of alumni

Pramukhswami Medical College the first private medical college of Gujarat located at Karamsad near Anand celebrated its 25th Anniversary on 25/12/2011 in a grand manner. The institute chose to honour the past Deans of the college who had rendered meritorious service towards its growth and 4 students of outstanding academic excellence who had passed out [...]

ICICI- CNBC-TV-18 Health care awards 2011

The annual ICICI-CNBC-TV-18 healthcare awards with a huge participation of 4000 hospitals from across the country, a highly distinguished, multi-discipline jury and scientific evaluation parameters has emerged as among the most comprehensive and authoritative verdicts of the healthcare sector. This year’s award ceremony was held on December 22nd at the Taj Palace, New Delhi presided [...]

Pioneering work by Vision Research Foundation in Microbiology wins dual recognition

In what could be considered as a proud testimony to the Vision Research Foundation’s pioneering work in the field of Microbiology, the Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists (IAMM) the prestigious body has selected two of its members for high recognition and reward.  Dr. HN.Madhavan, President, Vision Research Foundation was selected to receive the ‘Life time [...]

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 [...]

Dr. Jyotirmay Biswas honoured with the Dr RV.Rajam Oration Gold Medal

Dr. Jyotirmay Biswas, Director, uveitis and ocular pathology, Sankara Nethralaya, attended the 51st Annual meeting of the National Academy of Medical Sciences held on 13th October, 2011 at Bhubaneshwar. He delivered two talks at the L.V Prasad Eye Institute, Bhubaneswar which were live telecast to the other branches of LVPEI. His oration on ‘Ocular lesions in 1000 [...]