Chief Scientist and Deputy Director General of World Health Organisation (WHO) Sowmya Swaminathan on Friday said that living in harmony with the environment and animal kingdom was very critical to preventing global pandemics. This week, the world witnesses 32 million known COVID-19 cases and over a million deaths, she said.
She was delivering the convocation address at the 10th Annual Virtual Convocation of Nitte (Deemed to be University) here through a video message. Nitte, on the occasion, conferred a honorary doctorate degree D.Sc on K. Kasturirangan, scientist and Chancellor, Central University of Rajasthan.
Speaking on the pandemic outbreak, Dr. Swaminathan said, "But the ...
Nitte (Deemed to be University) has obtained approval to open coastal Karnataka's first plasma therapy unit in its Justice K S Hegde hospital. The permission has been granted by the drug controller general of India considering blood bank facilities. The unit received plasma from three donors on the very first day and treated COVID-19 patients from it. The treatment is possible by modern instruments, expert doctors and a well-equipped blood bank. Nitte university's blood bank is the first in coastal Karnataka which has single donor platelet facilities. Adults above 18 years including women who have not yet conceived, weighing more than 55 kgs and recovered from COVID-19 can donate plasma a...Read More
The Nitte (Deemed University) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with St Marianna University School of Medicine, Japan, after a video conference with the university authorities.As per the MoU, both the universities would work together on student and faculty exchanges and collaborative research in areas of mutual interest. During the Google Meet, Dr Hiroaki Kitagawa, president of St Marianna University, touched upon the immense opportunities for collaboration and requested the participants to leverage from the MoU.
Dr Satheesh Kumar Bhandary, vice-chancellor of Nitte (Deemed to be University), expressed his happiness about the collaborative initiative and charted a road map for w...Read More
Nitte (Deemed to be University) celebrated Independence Day in the campus on 15th August 2020 with a small gathering of 40 members. The event was organized by Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy.
Prof. (Dr) Alka Kulkarni, Registrar, Nitte DU welcomed the gathering. The Chief Guest, Pujya Swami Jitakamanandaji Maharaj, Adhyaksha, Ramakrishna Math Mangaluru, hoisted the flag and delivered a motivating speech on physical, moral, spiritual and intellectual dimensions of life.
Vice Chancellor of Nitte DU, Prof. Dr. Satheesh Kumar Bhandary, informed the gathering about the different strategies undertaken by the University to confront the pandemic situation and thanked the corona warrior...Read More
A.B.Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences has been recognized as a 'Swachhta Action Plan Institution' by Mahatma Gandhi National Council of Rural Education, Department of Higher Education,
Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.
As part of the International Yoga Day celebration on 21st June 2020, the Physical Education Department, ABSMIDS conducted an online quiz competition on "General Awareness about Yoga" between 16th to 21st June. 634 members from various colleges, universities, States actively took part in the competition and were issued E-certificates for their participation.... Read More
Drug development is a years-to-decades long complex and expensive process, entrenched with a high degree of uncertainty. There is nearly always a moment of anxiety at every phase of development, whether the drug would actually stand the stringent tests & evaluations and pull off the final nod of approval at all. Identifying a safe, potent, and efficacious drug involves thorough preclinical testing, which evaluates aspects of pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, and toxicology in vitro and in vivo studies.
The long development pipeline incurs huge costs and intricate challenges. To realize the unmet medical needs and perceived commercial aspects, pharmaceutical companies and stakeho...Read More
The Central Research Laboratory, K.S.Hegde Medical Academy, organized a three-day National Workshop on "Biodosimetry Perspectives on Current Trends" in association with the Karnataka Science & Technology Academy on 5th, 6th and 7th March, 2020 at the New Auditorium, ABSMIDS, Deralakatte. The aim of the workshop was to create awareness and interest among students, research faculty and the general public about radiation hazards and its management.
Dr. Praveen Kumar Shetty welcomed the gathering; Dr Tarun Sekhri, Sc 'H', Director, INMAS-DRDO, Delhi inaugurated the ceremony and spoke on the current and future perspectives of Biodosimetry; Dr. Satheesh Kumar Bhandary, Vice Chancellor...Read More
In a first of its kind initiative at the University and keeping in tune with the "new normal", NUCSER bid adieu to the graduating UG and PG students through a live virtual farewell program on 20th June 2020.The online farewell was an idea conceived by the students of the intermediate batches of NUCSER in these difficult times of COVID-19 pandemic. In their messages, the Director and the Dy. Director wished the students good luck for their future endeavors and urged them to keep NUCSER in their minds as they go through different phases in their career. All the teaching and non teaching staff joined the program and conveyed their best wishes.
The farewell function also included perfor...Read More