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Dr H.N. Madhavan wins prestigious award at international symposium on viral infections

The III ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF the INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MEDICAL AND PHARMACEUTICAL VIROLOGISTS ((IAMPVC) AND INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON “CHALLENGES AND STRATEGIES IN THE PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT OF VIRAL INFECTIONS held at Chennai”
A two day international symposium on “Challenges and strategies in the prevention and management of viral infections” was conducted by the IAMPVC at Triple [...]

Sankara Nethralaya celebrates 34 eventful years!

The 6th of September 2012 marked Sankara Nethralaya’s entry into its 35th year of operation and service to mankind, proud members of the Sankara Nethralaya family from the Main campus and other centers in the city gathered in full strength at the Sri VD.Swami Auditorium to wish each other and participate in the Foundation Day [...]

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 [...]

Sankara Nethralaya releases a treasure trove in Medical Laboratory Techniques

In keeping with the spirit of its founding principle and cherished objective of sharing  knowledge and in-depth learning for the betterment of humanity, Sankara Nethralaya has released its ‘Manual of Medical Laboratory Techniques’ a sheet anchor for proper and precise diagnosis. The book is co-authored by Dr S.Ramakrishnan, Professor Emeritus, Department of Biochemistry and Cell [...]

Charity musical evening by Vision Research Foundation

The Tamil month of ‘Margazhi’ has traditionally been marked by devotional music and prayer, a time to invoke the Almighty through music and songs; it is a period when temple corridors to drawing rooms come alive with the chanting of mantras and rich devotional music right from dawn. So it was in the fitness of [...]

Lion’s club felicitation function

The Lion’s club and Sankara Nethralaya have been, to quote Lion Shri GV.Raman’s words ‘Partners in conquering blindness’. So it was only natural that they decided to rise to the occasion to felicitate two of the senior heads of their partner institution chosen by the State government for high distinction. The awardees being felicitated were [...]

Vision Research Foundation’s self funding initiative gets a great start!

The Vision Research Foundation’s long time dream and objective of creating its own corpus fund to the tune of rupees 200 crores to support its broad spectrum, India centric research got off to a head start on the 10th of December. It was on this day exactly a century ago that Shri S.Krishnamurthy Rao who [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]