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President Launches Madras University's 150th Year Celebrations

President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Monday inaugurated the 150th anniversary celebrations of Madras University, his alma mater and one of the oldest //and most prestigious educational institutions in India. Speaking on the occasion, the president called for moral leadership and greater research. "Go...

International Diabetes Federation grant supports study to prevent type 2 diabetes in India

...ettings in Chennai (formerly Madras) India. The Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University will collaborate with a team of investigators from madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF) and will facilitate a study of 700 people with pre-diabetes in Chennai. The study is designed to explore ways to i...

Heart Risk Can Be Predicted Without Lab Tests

...laboratory assays, may be required, even in settings with limited resources," wrote Dr. Shanthi Mendis, of the WHO in Geneva, and Dr. V. Mohan, of the madras Diabetes Research Foundation in India. More information The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has more about heart disease risk...

Veterinary researchers study poultry virus as human cancer treatment

...is bachelors degree in veterinary science in 1984, masters degree in veterinary science in 1989, and Ph.D. in veterinary microbiology in 1996 from the madras Veterinary College in Madras, India; and he was boarded in virology from the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists in 2003. He was a research...

Scientists Identify Antibodies That Block Human and Animal SARS Viruses

...people, but also against a variety of animal strains, because animals will be a likely source for re-emergence of the SARS virus," added the alumna of madras University. The researchers identified two human antibodies that bind to a region on the SARS virus' spike glycoprotein that is called the rec...

India's Share in Global Diabetes Research is One Percent

... US with over 100,000 articles on diabetes. All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, Diabetes Research Centre, Chennai and madras Diabetes Research Foundation have made signification contribution in the country's diabetes research work. However, Indian industry has not f...

A Centre for Glycemic Index Testing Opened in Chennai

... The madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF), in collaboration with the U.K.-based Oxford Brookes University, has opened a new Glycemic Index Testing Centre in...

Awareness About HIV/AIDS is High Among the Transgenders: Survey

... that HIV/AIDS testing must be made mandatory and 83 percent said they used condoms during sexual activity," said R. Isabel, executive director of the madras Christian Council of Social Service (MCCSS) that conducted the survey among 200 members of the transgender community. The MCCSS, which works ...

Awareness About HIV/AIDS is High Among the Transgenders: Survey

... that HIV/AIDS testing must be made mandatory and 83 percent said they used condoms during sexual activity," said R. Isabel, executive director of the madras Christian Council of Social Service (MCCSS) that conducted the survey among 200 members of the transgender community. The MCCSS, which works on...

Diabetes The Leveler-Sweeping Across Nations

... that increase susceptibility to diabetes and lack genes that provide protection. According to a research by Chennai-based Dr V Mohan, director of the madras Diabetes Research Foundation, the polymorphism of the PPAR gamma gene Pro12 ala, which protects Europeans from the disorder is missing in Indians, whi...
Madras in Biological News

Biomedical engineering student recognized as IEEE's 'New Face of Engineering'

...earn an engineering degree when he received his bachelor's (honors with distinction) in instrumentation and control engineering from the University of madras (India) in 2001. He added a master's degree in biomedical engineering from Stony Brook (N.Y.) University in 2002 and an MBA in leadership and healthca...
Madras in Biological Technology

Clinsys Clinical Research, Inc. Announces Key Hires, Rajagopalan Srinivasan, Ph.D, to Strengthen Global Biostatistics Service Offering and Christopher Gregory, Ph.D, to Scientific Affairs

...s at University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia. He received his B. Sc. (Honors), M.A. and M. Phil degrees in Statistics from the University of madras in India, his Masters in Biostatistics from Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida and his Doctorate in Biostatistics from the University of G...

Alba Therapeutics Appoints Dr. Betsy Van Parijs as Its Senior Vice President, Clinical Development and Medical Affairs

...nd commercialization process. Dr. Van Parijs holds a Ph.D. in Neuroscience and earned her M.D. from Christian Medical College, Vellore, University of madras in Tamil Nadu, India. She has published numerous research and clinical development articles and has received various honors including GSK's R&D Silver...

Midwest Biotech: Watch India, the Next Biotech Frontier

...ations in excess of 1 million. Mumbai (Bombay) ranked seventh in the world with 12.6 million. Calcutta (in West Bengal) ranked eighth with 11 million. madras has more than 5.4 million people. New Delhi has 6,352 people per square mile. 19. The Indian middle class is growing fast and is increasingly cons...
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