UoH inks pacts with Apollo Hospitals and NIMS

Hyderabad: A memorandum of understanding has been signed between University of Hyderabad and Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) today at the inaugural session of the BioQuest 2016 here.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr Manohar, Director, NIMS, stressed the importance of translational research and interaction among scientists and clinicians to bring new and effective medicine for various life threatening diseases.

In addition, a Letter of Understanding (LOA) was exchanged between UoH and Apollo Hospitals Educational and Research Foundation (AHERF), according to a release from UoH.

Seemant Jauhari, CEO, AHERF mentioned about significance of health care research and innovations for developing better cost effective treatment. He explained about the various business models in health care research and innovation. These MOUs will facilitate the faculty of UoH to interact with clinician for conducting joint research projects; organising seminars/workshops/training programs and conduct project works for MD/Ph D students.

BioQuest is an annual event of the School of Life Sciences to showcase the infrastructure, the ongoing research and teaching programs of the School.

BioQuest 2016 lays emphasis on translational research to bring together academics, hospitals and industries into a single platform to transform research findings to benefit to the mankind, in terms of patient care and successful business ideas in agriculture biotechnology and heath care.

The inaugural session was chaired by Prof Vipin Srivastava, Pro-vice Chancellor, UoH and Prof. P. Reddanna, Dean, School of Life Sciences, UoH.