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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...
Chitra in Biological News

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation awards prestigious fellowships to 17 top young investigators

...he acquisition and expression of new traits a fundamental question with broad implications from carcinogenesis to drug resistance and evolution. chitra V. Kotwaliwale, PhD , with her sponsor Abby F. Dernburg, PhD, at the University of California, Berkeley, California, is defining the mechanisms underl...
Chitra in Biological Technology

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 ...
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