Amrita Paediatric Cardiology Doctors Speaks on Congenital Heart Disease

“The burden of paediatric heart disease in India is likely to be the largest among all nations in the world simply because of the fact that there are more children born in India than anywhere else,” says Dr. Krishnakumar R., Head of Department and Professor, Dept. of Paediatric Cardiology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi. According to the doctor, one in 120 children are born with congenital heart diseases as of today.

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. 

Amrita Faculty to Speak at TEDx at KTIZ Kalamassery, Kochi

Dr. Gitanjali Natarajan, Head of Department and Associate Professor, Clinical Psychology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, will be speaking about Anger Management at TEDxMEC2019, organized by Model Engineering College on September 22, 2019, at KTIZ, Kalamassery, Kochi.

Amrita Faculty Member Helps Tamil Nadu Tribals to Make Furniture from Weed Plant

Dr. Maya Mahajan, Associate Professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering, School of Engineering Coimbatore, takes steps to make the villagers of Siruvani self sufficient and also to remove the latana weed from forest cover. She decided to use this weed, which was very similar to bamboo, to make furniture. The right support and financial assistance was provided by Amrita University.

Amrita Faculty Helps Tamil Nadu Tribal Farmers Bring Back Traditional Farming

Dr. Maya Mahajan, Associate Professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, initiated a project to bring farmers back to their traditional farming with funding from the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India. Thanal, an NGO from Kerala, who has previously worked in Wayanad, were roped in to train the communities.