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.
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.
Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD), in collaboration with Amrita Hospital, launched the Amrita-BD Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Clinical Flow Cytometry, a critical technique that has many clinical applications. The state-of-the-art CoE that was launched in Kochi will provide training to researchers and clinicians to enhance their expertise in flow cytometry and focus on frontier areas in biological sciences.
ViswaSanthi, a non-profit organisation established by Actor Mohanlal in the name of his parents, has launched the ‘Amrita-ViswaSanthi Health Care Project’ on August 5, 2019.
Amrita Hospital, Kochi, received Kerala State Pollution Control Board’s Best Environmental Practice Award 2019 in the hospital sector for its sustained efforts to control pollution and environmental protection. Amrita Hospital has been conferred this award for the fifth consecutive year.
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.
Dr. Bhishma Chowdary Donepudi and Dr. Sravan Peravali, final year PG students of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Amrita Health Sciences Campus, Kochi, presented posters in the EuroCMR 2019 held May 2-4, 2019 in Venice, Italy.
Mr. Karan Dhillon of 2017 MBBS batch, School of Medicine, Amrita Health Sciences campus, Kochi, presented an oral paper at the Numcon 2019 – 4th National Undergraduate Medical Conference which was held at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab, from April 25-26, 2019.
Dr. Saraswathy L., Professor and Head of the Department of Physiology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, has been conferred with the prestigious ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ in Health and Medical Sciences for her contribution and achievement in the field of Physiology.
The graduation ceremony of the 12th batch of MBBS students was held on March 8, 2019, at the Health Sciences Campus, Kochi.