||Chettinad University with all her vast state of the art campus and infrastructural facilities, is an ideal destination for bio-medical research. The teaching hospital has all the disciplines in the medical field: To this has been added many innovative teaching & research programmes and Allied Health sciences. The institution is in a position to apply the cutting edge technologies and informatics in the science of medicine and modern medicare research. A new generation of clinical and basic researchers has thus been engaged. This will accelerate the discovery process leading to applications in day to day delivery and exploratory research & clinical translational research, from bench top to bedside, and also innovative product development. Fellowships are provided to PG and Doctoral students to fulfill these objectives.
Towards this direction the research activities are supported by centralized teaching and research laboratories, CPCSEA approved animal house facility, institutional review board, human and animal ethics committee, bio-safety committee, and other monitoring boards. The centralized Nanotechnology laboratory and Genomics Laboratory are value additions developed during the past two years: these are in addition to various dedicated departmental research laboratories.
The major focus of our research:
1. Native medicines, Marine Pharmacology & Drug discovery
2. Environment, Pollution & Life style diseases epidemiology,
3. Nanotechnology in diagnostics, targeted drug delivery, vaccination.
4. Genetic epidemiology and Human genomics in infectious & life style diseases.
5. Innovations & Import substitutions in Diagnostics.
All these approaches aim at deliverable product outcome in diagnostics and prognostics.