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High level meeting between TN Government, University of Alabama and Sankara Nethralaya explores collaboration in research and innovation

A high profile team consisting of senior health ministry officials Dr. J.Radhakrishnan, Secretary, Health & Family Welfare Department, Dr. S.Geethalakshmi, Director of Medical Education, Government of Tamil Nadu, Dr. Richard Marchase, Vice-President Research and Dr. Jason Nichols, Associate Vice-President, Research and Mr. David Springer who facilitated the meeting with the members of the University of [...]

Shot in the arm for stem cell research

As research into regenerative therapies gains focus across the world, the government has decided to give a booster dose to stem cell-related studies and banking through a regulation. For this, a high-level committee has been formed for monitoring clinical trials and enforcing ethical guidelines.
The committee will have the responsibility to examine the scientific, technical, ethical, [...]

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 [...]