Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Develops Device to Detect Cancer in 30 Minutes

Amrita Center for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine scientists Dr. Shantikumar V. Nair and Dr. Manzoor Koyakutty invented a technology that enables cancer detection in less than 30 minutes without a hospital visit. This will enable early diagnosis and treatment that are vital for curing several forms of the disease. The technology uses a laser with a nano substrate to detect pre-cancerous and cancerous cells.

Amrita Nano Centre Faculty Selected for Material Research Society of India’s Medal 2017

Dr. R Jayakumar, Professor at Amrita Centre for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine, was selected for the MRSI Medal from Material Research Society of India for the year 2017, for his outstanding contribution to the field of Materials Science and Engineering.

Amrita Dean of Research Felicitated for Contribution to Technology Vision 2035 for Medical Sciences & Healthcare Committee

Dr. Shantikumar V. Nair, Dean of Research, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and Director,Amrita Centre for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine, was felicitated by Shri Y. S. Chowdary, the Honourable Minister of State, Ministry of Science and Technology & Earth Sciences, for being a contributing member of Advisory Committee on Technology Vision 2035 for Medical Sciences & Healthcare, spearheaded by TIFAC (Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council), Govt. of India.