Amrita Samyogam - International Conference on Integrative Ayurveda and Modern Medicine

Amrita Samyogam 2017, an International Conference on Integrative Ayurveda and Modern Medicine was held at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, on August 6-7. 2017. The conference was attended by more than 1000 delegates representing Ayurveda, Modern Medicine and Modern Science.

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences Treats Tribal Boy Suffering from Encephalocele

A 10-member team of surgeons at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences(AIMS) removed an Encephalocele from a 13 year old tribal boy Manikandan. The surgery lasted for 11 hours. The entire cost of the procedure was borne by Kerala Government agencies, as Manikandan’s parents, Selvan and Ramata, are from a poor socio-economic background.

Amrita School of Medicine Faculty Member Invited by Harvard University as Visiting Scientist

Dr. Rakesh P. S., Assistant Professor in the Department of Community Medicine, Amrita School of Medicine, Kochi, has been invited by Harvard University as a visiting scientist in the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health in Boston, USA, effective July 1st, 2017.

Amrita Hospital to Collaborate with Dr. B. Borooah Cancer Institute (BBCI)

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) signed an MoU with Dr. B. Borooah Cancer Institute (BBCI) for clinical, academic and research collaboration. The MoU was signed by Dr. A. C. Katraki on behalf of BBCI and Dr. Debnarayan Dutta, Head, Radiation Oncology, Amrita Hospital, Kochi on March 17, 2017, at a function held at BBCI auditorium in Guwahati.