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Sankara Nethralaya conducts a high level exploration on the clinical applications of Nanotechnology

A high power symposium on the use of Nano Technology in clinical care was held at the Sri VD Swami auditorium, Sankara Nethralaya Main campus on the 2nd & 3rd of August 2013. Welcoming the gathering of over 63 participants pursuing research/ higher studies in Nano technology, Advisor to Vision Research Foundation, Dr.Rama Rajagopal, gave [...]

Concern and Compassion come calling from across the globe

We are all familiar with the dictum ‘Do your best and God will take care of the rest” good acts after all seldom go unnoticed. It was such devoted, sincere and selfless efforts by the members of Sankara Nethralaya Ophthalmic Mission Trust, USA towards raising funds to light up lives in their home country and [...]

Sankara Nethralaya scientists make a path breaking discovery in the early detection of eye cancer

Ablood test may soon re place scans to detect retinoblastoma, the cancer of the eye found in children.
Research by the Chennaibased Sankara Nethralaya has found this possible by looking for the tumour- specific micro-RNA in blood. If the count is more than double the normal, the child has eye cancer. Every year, about 2,000 children [...]

Oculoplasty doctors win awards at PARADIGM 2010

Dr. Bipasha Mukherjee, Director, Orbital Diseases & Oculoplasty, Dr. Marian Jacob and Dr. Puja Goyal, Fellows, Orbital Diseases & Oculoplasty, won accolades at the recently held annual Oculoplasty Association of India conference. Titled PARADIGM 2010, the conference, which took place at the Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital, Mumbai from November 19 to November 21, 2010, saw [...]

Annual meeting on ophthalmic research held

Nineteen scientists from the Vision Research Foundation participated at the 18th Indian Eye Research Group (IERG) meeting at Hyderabad held from July 31 to August 1, 2010.
Held from 1992, the annual IERG meeting brings together investigators involved in different areas of basic and clinical eye research across India to discuss the latest research methodologies and [...]

Sankara Nethralaya at ARVO 2010

The annual ARVO conference, which was held at Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US, saw ophthalmic experts from around the world participate in a series of symposia, poster presentations and deliberations. A seven-member team from Sankara Nethralaya took part at the event held from May 2- May 6.
Dr. Lingam Gopal, senior Vitreo Retinal consultant and Director, Research, Sankara [...]