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Dr APJ.Abdul Kalam lauds Sankara Nethralaya’s pioneering role in Stem Cell research, in his inaugural address at the Asia-ARVO

Sankara Nethralaya Medical Research Foundation has organized South East Asia Glaucoma Interest Group Conference where the thought of retinal neuronal dysfunction through glaucoma was discussed. They also provided a future direction for glaucoma therapy by prevention or delay or reverse decay of the retinal ganglion cells and axons. The organizers found that results of genomics [...]

A new hope in Corneal transplants

Collaborative research between Sankara Nethralaya and US based Stem Cell Corporation in the field of stem cell therapy has made a significant headway in the area of corneal transplant, an area of ophthalmic care where a huge gap between availability and need had been a long standing problem.  This new technique of developing corneal tissues [...]

Low-cost healthcare takes tech route to scale up

The Financial Express
After offering high-quality and affordable healthcare to millions of people, pioneers like Narayana Hrudayalaya, Aravind Eye Hospitals, Sankara Nethralaya and LifeSpring Hospitals are moving up the technology curve to expand their reach, improve services and make themselves more affordable.
Bengaluru’s Narayana Hrudayalaya is venturing into mHealth, Madurai’s Aravind Eye Hospitals group is deploying Geographical [...]