Amrita Talks at IberoAmerican RIBEF Symposium and 5th CIOMS Working Group Meeting

On behalf of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Dr. Shyam Diwakar, (Director, Computational Neuroscience and Neurophysiology and Associate Professor, School of Biotechnology, Amritapuri), was invited to attend the Iberoamerican Network of Pharmacogenetics (RIBEF) Symposium on "Ethnicity, Socio-cultural Context and Education for Health Research, Latin American, European and Asian Views about Education (values, attitudes), Sociocultural Contexts (Traditional Medicine) and Pharmacogenetics for Research on Humans." held at Campus PHI, Acebo, Spain from October 6-7, 2019.

Amrita Adjunct Prof. Awarded US Dept. of Defense Grant to Develop Novel Lead Compound to Treat Breast Cancer

John Jefferson Perry, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, University of California, Riverside and International Adjunct Professor, School of Biotechnology, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, received a grant from the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs, or CDMRP, of the US Department of Defense to develop a novel lead compound to treat breast cancer. "Our goal is to bring to the clinic a novel lead compound that selectively targets breast cancer cells," Perry said.

Amrita Delegate @ India-UK Workshop: Science for Disaster and Emergency Risk Management

Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, Dean of International Programs and Director of Amrita Center for Wireless Networks and Applications (AmritaWNA), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, was invited to present the ongoing research and development work on rainfall-induced landslide risk reduction at the India-UK Workshop: Science for Disaster and Emergency Risk Management, held at New Delhi, from August 29-30, 2019.

Faculty Presents Oral Abstracts at 53th Annual Meeting AEPC 2019, Seville, Spain

Dr. Balu Vaidyanathan, Professor, Pediatric Cardiology, and Dr. Balaganesh Karmegaraj, Post DM Fellow, Pediatric Cardiology, represented the Fetal Cardiology Division, Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, in the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology (AEPC) at Seville, Spain held from May 15 - 18, 2019.