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Amrita Centre for Nanosciences Scientists Developed Dual Drugs for Drug Resistant Leukemia

Amrita Centre for Nanosciences Scientists Developed Dual Drugs for Drug Resistant Leukemia

December 19, 2016

Scientists at Amrita Centre for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine (ACNSMM), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi, developed a polymer protein, or protein-protein core-shell nano particle system, that takes one drug on the nano-shell and another one in the nano-core.

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Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Invests in a Solid State Battery Future

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Invests in a Solid State Battery Future

December 19, 2016

Amrita Centre for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine (ACNSMM), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi, has invested in a state of the art 3 cluster vacuum deposition tool for the research and development of solid state Li ion batteries.

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Amrita Nano Centre Researchers Use Fluorescent Bacteria in Fruit Flies to Test for Anti-microbial Drugs

Amrita Nano Centre Researchers Use Fluorescent Bacteria in Fruit Flies to Test for Anti-microbial Drugs

December 19, 2016

For the first time fruit flies were infected with green fluorescent protein tagged bacteria at Amrita Centre for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine(ACNSMM), Kochi, in an exciting work that allows for rapid testing of antimicrobial drug efficacy

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Amrita Nano Centre Scientists Develop Ground Breaking Simulation of Bone Marrow

Amrita Nano Centre Scientists Develop Ground Breaking Simulation of Bone Marrow

December 19, 2016

Scientists at Amrita Centre for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine (ACNSMM), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi, have developed a remarkable simulation of bone marrow, using synthetic biocompatible polymeric materials.

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Amrita Develops a Unique Scalable Nano Cloth and Nano Thread for Medical Use

Amrita Develops a Unique Scalable Nano Cloth and Nano Thread for Medical Use

December 19, 2016

Amrita Center for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine (ACNSMM), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham at Kochi, developed the first fully scalable process for making nano cloth and nano threads at rates up to several meters per minute.

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Dr. (med) Antonella Delle Fave of University of Milan Visits ACARA at Amrita School of Ayurveda

Dr. (med) Antonella Delle Fave of University of Milan Visits ACARA at Amrita School of Ayurveda

October 26, 2016

Dr. Antonella Delle Fave, MD Professor at Faculty of Medicine, University of Milan, visited Amrita Centre for Advanced Research in Ayurveda (ACARA) at the Amrita School of Ayurveda. Antonella Delle Fave is a medical doctor specializing in Health Psychology. 

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Amrita Nano Centre Researchers Target Residual Glioma Cancer Cells

Amrita Nano Centre Researchers Target Residual Glioma Cancer Cells

October 12, 2016

Scientists at the Amrita Centre for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi, have come a step closer to using photodynamic therapy for treating residual cancer cells of a high-grade brain tumour (glioblastoma). Photodynamic therapy uses a photosensitive drug that becomes active under the action of light and converts molecular oxygen into reactive oxygen species that kill cancer cells.

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Amrita Nano Centre Members Win Awards at Indian Chitin and Chitosan Society’s Symposium 2016

Amrita Nano Centre Members Win Awards at Indian Chitin and Chitosan Society’s Symposium 2016

October 8, 2016

Amrita Centre for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine’s faculty member and research students won various awards at the 11th Asia Pacific Chitin and Chitosan Symposium and the 5th Indian Chitin and Chitosan Society Symposium organised by Indian Chitin and Chitosan Society and Marshall Marine Products, from September 28-30, 2016, at IMA House, Cochin, India.

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Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Develops Device to Detect Cancer in 30 Minutes

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Develops Device to Detect Cancer in 30 Minutes

October 7, 2016

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.
 

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

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

October 6, 2016

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.

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