Amrita Doctor Delivers Guest Lectures at 5th Annual Scientific Meeting of MABIP, Malaysia

Dr. Tinku Joseph (Consultant Interventional Pulmonologist, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences) was invited to deliver guest lectures on (a) Rigid Bronchoscopy (b) Airway Stenting in TE Fistula and (c) Role of Cryobiopsy in ILD, at the 5th Annual Scientific Meeting of Malaysian Association of Bronchology & Interventional Pulmonology (MABIP), held during October 18-20, 2019, at Malaysia.

Kerala State Renewable Energy Research Award for Amrita

On November 11, 2019, the Kerala State Renewable Energy Award in the category of Research and Innovation was presented to the Kochi campus of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, by Kerala Chief Minister Mr. Pinnarayi Vijayan on behalf of ANERT, the Agency for Non-Conventional Energy and Rural Technologies, at a function held in Trivandrum.

ICMR -CNMC STS Excellence Award for Amrita MBBS Student

Dr. Cinzia S. Keechilot, 2012 MBBS student, received the ICMR, Calcutta National Medical College (CNMC) Short Term Studentship (STS) Excellence Award 2017, from Dr. Harsh Vardhan (Hon’ble Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India) at ICMR Awards Ceremony at the ICMR HQ, New Delhi, on October 16, 2019. 

Amrita Win Prizes in Physician Assistant Continuing Education – “PACE 2019”

The students and faculty members of Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, bagged following prizes in the Physician Assistant Continuing Education – “PACE 2019” in connection with Annual meeting of Indian Association of Physician Assistants – Kerala Chapter, held on October 6, 2019, at Holiday Inn, Kochi. 

Amrita Doctor Delivers Lecture at the European Charcot Foundation Symposium

Dr. R. Suresh Kumar, Clinical Professor, Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Amrita Health Sciences, Kochi, delivered an invited lecture on “Newer Diagnostic Criteria and Classification in Multiple Sclerosis”, in the prestigious European Charcot Foundation Symposium which was held in association with the National Subsection Conference ICTRIMS 2019, under the aegis of Indian Academy of Neurology, at Kolkata, from August 16 -18, 2019. 

BD Centre of Excellence in Clinical Flow Cytometry Launched at Amrita Hospital

Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD), in collaboration with Amrita Hospital, launched the Amrita-BD Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Clinical Flow Cytometry, a critical technique that has many clinical applications. The state-of-the-art CoE that was launched in Kochi will provide training to researchers and clinicians to enhance their expertise in flow cytometry and focus on frontier areas in biological sciences.

Faculty Receives Doctors Day Award 2019 at IMA South Zone Celebration

Dr. N. Dinesh, Professor and Head of the Department of Psychiatry, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, has been conferred with prestigious 'Doctors Day Award 2019' (Indian Medical Association, New Delhi, South Zone Doctors Day Celebration) at Kanyakumari on July 20, 2019, in recognition of sustainable philanthropic contributions in health care delivery, exemplary role model life style, altruistic social service and enhancing wholistic well-being.