Manipal July 26, 2022: A high-end workshop on ‘Clinical and Translational Research for Precision Medicine was inaugurated at the seminar room of the Department of Medical Education, MAHE on July 25.
The workshop being held from July 25 to 30 is organized by the Department of Pharmacy Practice, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal.
Dr. Mahadev Rao, Professor and event organizer, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, MAHE, has received a workshop grant from the Department of Science & Technology (DST), Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB) under the Accelerate Vigyan Scheme ‘KARYASHALA.’
As many as 25 students from 21 institutes from 9 states are participating in the workshop, out of which 13 are Ph.D. students and 12 are post-graduate students.
Dr. Sharath K. Rao, Dean, Kasturba Medical College was the chief guest of the inaugural session.
He said that precision medicine is extremely important in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of patients for deriving maximum clinical benefit.
“Workshops such as this will help in the development of translational research which is crucial in bridging laboratory and clinical research,” he added.
Dr. B. S. Satish Rao, Director of Research (Health Sciences) and Manipal School of Life Sciences was the guest of honor. Dr. C. Mallikarjuna Rao, Principal, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences welcomed the gathering.
Dr. Mahadev Rao said that the workshop is meant to disseminate knowledge in the area of translational research through a multidisciplinary and multi-institutional integrated learning approach.
Dr. Surulivel Rajan M, Head, Department of Pharmacy Practice, delivered the vote of thanks.