Award for TTK Chitra heart valve prosthesis
TTK Healthcare and Chitra
Tirunal Institute for Medical Science and Technology have bagged the
National award for successful commercialization of indigenous technology 2001 for developing artificial heart valve prosthesis.
It is a tilting disc valve design incorporating a metallic housing, which ...
Cancer Drug Appears to Help With Aggressive MS
...dose cyclophosphamide (sold commercially as Cytoxan or Neosar) induced a functional improvement in most of the patients we studied," wrote lead author chitra
Krishnan of the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md. "In many of those patients, the functional improvement...
WHO Urges Higher Priority for Neglected Diseases
... and ethical imperative".
At an annual meeting of the Indian Academy of Sciences in November, Martanda Sankara Valiathan, former director of Sree chitra
Tirunal Medical College in Thrivananthapuram, India, pointed out that India's top ten fields of medical research did not include tropical medicine or ...
Valiathan Committee Seeks Documents from AIIMS
...reports of earlier committees which had reviewed the functioning of the Institute.
The committee, headed by M S Valiathan founder Director of Sri chitra
Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, would be given the Joseph Bhore report, on whose recommendations the institute was founded, offici...
Expert panel confident of making AIIMS fully autonomous
...tee has been given a "broader assignment" through "comprehensive" terms of reference encompassing all aspects, the former director of Kerala-based Sri chitra
Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences said the panel's recommendations would "redefine" the functioning of the premier institution.
"Even the pri...
Medical College of Wisconsin ties breast cancer to inflammation
...14 samples of normal breast tissue and 14 tissue samples from patients with breast cancer. The research team included Matthew Plummer, lab technician; chitra
Sadasiwan, M. D., clinician in training; Anna Purdy, R.N., nurse practioner in surgery; and Alonzo Walker, M. D., professor of surgery. They examined ...