UoH signs MoU with Hyd-based AIG for health research

01 June 2022 | News

Scientists from UoH and clinicians from AIG will be involved in training PhD students

University of Hyderabad (UoH) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with AIG, a renowned hospital and research centre in Hyderabad. The MoU explores increasing, improving, and integrating health sciences and life sciences research.


The MoU was signed by Dr Devesh Nigam (Registrar of UoH) and Dr Nageshwar Reddy (Chairman, Managing Director, AIG). Other officials who participated in the event were Prof BJ Rao, Vice-Chancellor, UoH, and Dr GV Rao from AIG.


The objective of the collaboration is to support quality training to conduct clinical and healthcare research, undertake bi-centric trails of research projects, and promote inter-institutional cooperation. The agreement explores the exchange of knowledge, information, and collaboration in medicine, nephrology, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, infectious disease, non-infectious diseases, virology, clinical data analysis, machine learning, and diagnosis.


Scientists from UoH and clinicians from AIG will be involved in training PhD students in the areas such as pathophysiology, histology, disease models, molecular markers, and diagnosis. Faculty from different schools of UoH, such as the School of Life Sciences, Medical Sciences, and Computer and Information Sciences are expected to bring in their expertise to make this collaboration successful. Physicians from AIG will be recognised as supervisors by UoH, and a joint Ph D programme will be initiated. Both the institutes will be organising joint conferences, symposia, and workshops to impart better training programmes to the students and young researchers. 


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