Medical Professionals from Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi campus, has come up with the hacks for making face-shields, improvements on standard surgical masks and acrylic barriers to prevent. . .
Dr. Gopalakrishna Pillai M. (Professor and Head of the Department of General Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi), received the Prof. T. K. Raman Memorial Oration Award for presenting “Immune. . .
A two-day workshop on Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Psychosis, Depression & Anxiety was organised by the Department of Clinical Psychology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi, from January 10-11,. . .
A 33-year-old male patient was brought to Amrita Hospital by his relatives with a gunshot injury on October 30, 2019. He was accidentally shot by his 10-year-old student friend from. . .
Dr. Hisham Ahamed, Consultant Interventional Cardiologist and Project Lead at the Amrita Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, underwent Advanced Cardiovascular MRI Training, with a focus on the imaging of cardiomyopathies, ischemic heart disease, cardio-oncology and heart failure and transplantation over the period of two weeks at the prestigious cardiac imaging program at the Heart Center, Red Cross Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal, during November 1-15, 2019.
Dr. Sivakumar V., faculty member and coordinator in Research/Genomics, Department of Health System Research, Amrita Health Sciences Campus, Kochi, attended the 11th Annual Conference of Science and Non-Duality (SAND19 US) from October 23-27, 2019, held at San Jose, California, USA. The highlight of this year’s program was the talk and panel discussion by Swami Sarvapriyananda, of the Vedanta Society of New York and currently at the Harvard School of Divinity.
Among neglected tropical diseases, lymphatic filariasis remains dominant due to its disabling and disfiguring manifestations. One of the disturbing features of this disease is that the majority of the diseased are in their advanced old age and are the poorest of the poor.
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.
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.
Doctors at Amrita Hospital, Kochi, have achieved a significant breakthrough by successfully operating on a pregnant woman’s foetus and saving the unborn child.