A neuro-surgical procedure called Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) offers patients with advanced Parkinson’s disease a new ray of hope, enabling them to lead a near-normal life, neurology specialists at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences said on the eve of World Parkinson’s Day on April 11, 2018.
Dr. V. V. Pillay, Chief, Poison Control Centre, and Professor & Head, Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, attended the 2018 Society of Toxicology’s 57th Annual Meeting held in San Antonio, Texas, USA, from March 11 – 15, 2018.
The Department of Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, Amrita School of Medicine, hosted the 4th National Conference in Emergency and Trauma Care, AETLS -18, from 5th to 7th March, 2018.
Dr. K. N. Panicker, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Community Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, visited Berlin from February 20 – 23, 2018, to participate in an Advocacy Planning Meeting of Neglected Tropical diseases.
Students from the Department of Emergency Medicine at Amrita School of Medicine, Kochi, secured first prize in the quiz competition at the Kerala State Chapter Level Emergency Medicine Conference, ‘EM Kerala 2018’, an academic fest organized by the Emergency Medicine Association.
Amrita’s research work has been selected as editor’s choice for the upcoming February 2018 issue of the British Medical Journal (BMJ), Archives of Disease in Childhood (Impact factor 3.27).
A twelve member delegation from Hunan Xiangtan University and Hunan Xiangtan Daonan Academy, located in the Hunan District in China, visited the Kochi and Amritapuri campuses of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, on December 17-18, 2017.
Dr. Pillay V. V., Professor at the Department of Forensic Medicine, Amrita School of Medicine, Kochi, published his latest reference book on Toxicology.
Prof. K. R. Sundaram, Professor and Head of Biostatistics at Amrita School of Medicine, Kochi, received the Smt. Ramrati Lalima Sahai Award for the year 2016 at its Thirty-fifth Annual National Conference, held on November 2-4, 2017.
Dr. V. V. Pillay, Professor and Head, Forensic Medicine and Toxicology and Chief of Poison Control Centre, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, has contributed chapters in the just released multi-author treatise on emergency medicine, titled, Textbook of Emergency and Trauma Care.