Amrita Doctors Reconstruct India's First Breast Bone of Infant Using 3D Printing

A team of doctors from the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi has carried out a rare surgical procedure using 3D printing technology to give a new lease of life to an infant who was born without a sternum or breast bone – a rare condition known as complete cleft sternum. The doctors made use of 3D model to perform the complex surgery several times and then used titanium to print the implant that was fixed in place in the body of the infant during the surgery.

Kerala State Renewable Energy Research Award for Amrita

On November 11, 2019, the Kerala State Renewable Energy Award in the category of Research and Innovation was presented to the Kochi campus of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, by Kerala Chief Minister Mr. Pinnarayi Vijayan on behalf of ANERT, the Agency for Non-Conventional Energy and Rural Technologies, at a function held in Trivandrum.

ICMR -CNMC STS Excellence Award for Amrita MBBS Student

Dr. Cinzia S. Keechilot, 2012 MBBS student, received the ICMR, Calcutta National Medical College (CNMC) Short Term Studentship (STS) Excellence Award 2017, from Dr. Harsh Vardhan (Hon’ble Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India) at ICMR Awards Ceremony at the ICMR HQ, New Delhi, on October 16, 2019. 

Amrita Win Prizes in Physician Assistant Continuing Education – “PACE 2019”

The students and faculty members of Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, bagged following prizes in the Physician Assistant Continuing Education – “PACE 2019” in connection with Annual meeting of Indian Association of Physician Assistants – Kerala Chapter, held on October 6, 2019, at Holiday Inn, Kochi.