Amrita Surgeons Remove Football-size Tumor from Tribal Boy’s Jaw

The 19-year-old patient from Jharkhand, leading an isolated life for the last ten years, underwent 14-hour surgery at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi. Surgeons reconstructed his upper jaw using his leg bone. This is the largest ever reported upper jaw tumor of its kind. The hospital performed the surgery free of cost.

Amrita Wins Prestigious Awards on World Environment Day 2018

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus and Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Center, Kochi, were presented with the Excellence awards by the Honorable Chief Minister of Kerala, Shri. Pinarayi Vijayan, at the World Environment Day celebrations held at the Mascot Hotel, Trivandrum, on June 7, 2018. 

Amrita Faculty Member at the 12th Annual National Conference of the Indian Society of Toxicology

Dr. Pillay V. V., Head of Department, Department of Forensic Medicine, Amrita School of Medicine, Kochi, attended the 12th Annual National Conference of the Indian Society of Toxicology ( TOXOCON -12), which was held at Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences, Gangtok, Sikkim, from April 6 to 7, 2018. 

Parkinson’s Disease Patient Support Group Announced at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences

A neuro-surgical procedure called Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) offers patients with advanced Parkinson’s disease a new ray of hope, enabling them to lead a near-normal life, neurology specialists at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences said on the eve of World Parkinson’s Day on April 11, 2018.

Amrita Doctor Visits Berlin to Participate in Advocacy Planning Meeting of Neglected Tropical Diseases

Dr. K. N. Panicker, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Community Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, visited Berlin from February 20 – 23, 2018, to participate in an Advocacy Planning Meeting of Neglected Tropical diseases.

Andhra Pradesh CM Laid the Foundation Stone of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Amaravati Campus

Mr. Nara Chandrababu Naidu, the Honourable Chief Minister (CM) of Andhra Pradesh and Swami Amritaswarupananda Puri, President of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, jointly laid the foundation stone of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amaravati campus, on February 7, 2018. 

Amrita’s Research Work Selected for Publication in British Medical Journal (BMJ) -Archives of Disease in Childhood

Amrita’s research work has been selected as editor's choice for the upcoming February 2018 issue of the British Medical Journal (BMJ), Archives of Disease in Childhood (Impact factor 3.27).