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Amrita Doctor Selected as Member of Task Force on Global Newborn Screening (TF-NBS) – IFCC

Amrita Doctor Selected as Member of Task Force on Global Newborn Screening (TF-NBS) – IFCC

December 28, 2020

Dr. Kannan Vaidyanathan, Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, was selected as the task force member from India to the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and. . .

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Amrita Hospital Performs India’s First Two Double Hand Transplants

Amrita Hospital Performs India’s First Two Double Hand Transplants

May 17, 2016

India’s very first two double hand transplants were carried out successfully at the Amrita Hospital, Kochi, in September 2014 and January 2015, respectively. Now, just over a year later, the. . .

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Resuming Life After Heart Transplantation at Amrita Hospital

Resuming Life After Heart Transplantation at Amrita Hospital

August 26, 2020

The heart of Kelvin who succumbed to brain death will continue to beat through Shabeer. Thirty-nine year old Shabeer had been suffering from end stage heart failure for close to. . .

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Amrita Conducts “ Beat Diabetes” Program

Amrita Conducts “ Beat Diabetes” Program

August 29, 2020

The Program “Beat Diabetes” is an ambitious program which aims to screen for complications among persons with Type 2 Diabetes of 5 or more years duration in Ernakulam, parts of. . .

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Amrita HuT Labs’ Robots Successfully Deployed at Amrita Hospital, Kochi

Amrita HuT Labs’ Robots Successfully Deployed at Amrita Hospital, Kochi

September 7, 2020

Prabha, the UV Disinfectant Robot, and Self-E, the Self-driving Wheelchair, built by Humanitarian Technology (HuT) Labs, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, were successfully deployed at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi.  Two. . .

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Amrita Bags Award for Indo-U.S. Molecular Biomarker Knowledge Network for COVID-19 Project

Amrita Bags Award for Indo-U.S. Molecular Biomarker Knowledge Network for COVID-19 Project

September 28, 2020

The Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF), announced an award for the bilateral project partnered by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, University of California San Diego (UCSD) and Stanford University. The project is titled. . .

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For the First time in India, a Mother with Pompe Disease give Birth at Amrita Hospital

For the First time in India, a Mother with Pompe Disease give Birth at Amrita Hospital

October 1, 2020

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, performed surgery on a rare case, saving a mother with Pompe disease and her new-born, for the first time in India. The female baby. . .

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Award of Excellence for Amrita’s Department of Radiology

Award of Excellence for Amrita’s Department of Radiology

November 18, 2020

The Department of Radiology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, won the Award of Excellence (eHealth Radiology & Imaging Excellence Awards 2020) in the category Pioneering Radiology Department (Project Image Diagnosis. . .

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Amrita Doctor Honoured with the Best Overall Interventional Pulmonary Procedure Award

Amrita Doctor Honoured with the Best Overall Interventional Pulmonary Procedure Award

November 27, 2020

Dr. Tinku Joseph, Chief Interventional Pulmonologist at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, became the first Indian doctor to receive the award for the Best Innovative Bronchoscopic Surgery performed in the year. . .

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Amrita Hospital Honoured with Excellence Award for Continuous Quality Improvement Breakthrough

Amrita Hospital Honoured with Excellence Award for Continuous Quality Improvement Breakthrough

December 3, 2020

Out of the 25 shortlisted finalists, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Kochi, was declared the winner in the Non-clinical category for Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Process Management in. . .

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