Tag Archives: Dr Sayan Basu

Interview: Stem cells have huge potential but must be handled with care

Dr Mariappan’s lab is involved in basic and translational research towards addressing the problems of retinal and corneal diseases using different sources of adult and pluripotent stem cells.

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An ocular microbiologist’s take on medical research and avoidable blindness in India

Dr Joveeta Joseph, PhD in medical microbiology, focuses her attention on ocular microbiology. She is a microbiologist at Jhaveri Microbiology Centre, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad and is involved in diagnostic and research activities pertaining to ocular infections.

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‘Made in India stem cell therapy for blindness’ receives global validation

Hyderabad: An idea that stemmed from an intellectual exchange between Dr Virender Sangwan, director, Srujana Centre for Innovation, Centre for Regenerative Ophthalmology and Clinical Research, L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI), Hyderabad and Dr Sheila McNeil, professor of regenerative medicine, Linkoping University, Sweden, has been published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology by a group of eight different centres across the globe.

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‘Stem cells hidden in patient’s own eyes can cure blindness’

Hyderabad: Collaborative research between scientists in India and US has resulted in the discovery of potent stem cells in the eye that possess the ability to restore lost sight.

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