On the occasion of “The New Frontiers in Diabetes (NFD)” Conclave held at KLES Dr.Prabhakar Kore Hospital & Medical Research Centre, Belgaum (23rd Dec 2017), Dr.M.Balasubramanyam, Dean of Research Studies & Senior Scientist from the Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF), Chennai received the NFD Oration Award and spoke on: “Clinical Relevance and Utility of Omics Advancements in Diabetes”. His talk disseminated the following: New-Biology insights of diabetes pathogenesis with special reference to Omics advancements (genomics, proteomics, epigenetics, metabolomics, pharmacogenomics, metagenomics and exposomics); What it means to clinical diabetes setting and prevention strategies; Where do we stand now in terms of Biomarkers and Precision Medicine; The role of Artificial Intelligence (AI); Why lifestyle intervention matters; What are the road maps for the futurology of diabetes prevention, diagnosis, treatment and management.
Dr.M.Balasubramanyam (right) receiving the NFD Oration Award from Dr.M.V.Jali
Dr.M.Balasubramanyam, Dean of Research Studies & Senior Scientist from the Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai, India has been selected and named as ‘Australia Awards Ambassador’ by the Australian High Commission, New Delhi. On 3rd March 2017, Dr.Balasubramanyam received this prestigious award recognition from Ms. Harinder Sidhu, Australian High Commissioner to India, New Delhi. Dr.Balasubramanyam will spearhead and expose the Australia Awards/Scholarships opportunities that are awarded every year by the Australian Government to high-achieving students, researchers and professionals in India.
Dr Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre was awarded the “OPPI Award for Improving Access to Diabetes Care” by the Organization of Pharmaceutical Producers of India (OPPI).
Dr. V. Mohan received the award from Dr. Jitendra Singh, Union Minister, Govt. of India at the 5th OPPI Healthcare Access Summit on Friday, August 19, 2016 at New Delhi.
The Scientific Committee of Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialties Centre and the Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai congratulates and salutes, Prof. Oluf Pedersen, Professor of Molecular Metabolism and Metabolic Genetics, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark for his outstanding contributions in the fields of genomics and metagenomics of diabetes and has great pleasure in conferring the ‘25th DMDSC GOLD MEDAL ORATION AWARD’ on him. Dr. S. P. Thyagarajan, Professor of Eminence and Dean-Research, Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Porur, Chennai Presided and Presented the Gold Medal & Certificate to Prof. Oluf Perdersen on Wednesday, 2nd March, 2016.
Dr. V. Mohan, Chairman, Dr.Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre, delivered his lecture at the “Association of Physicians of India” (API), Dr. Ranjit Unnikrishan, Vice Chairman, Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre was awarded the Dr. Coelho Memorial Lectureship in Experimental Medicine and Dr.R.M.Anjana, Joint Managing Director, Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre won the E .Merck Award for the best paper presented at the annual conference of ‘Association of Physicians of India’ (API), conference held in Gurgaon.
Dr.Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre in collaboration with Medtronic’s is proud to announce the launch of Insulin Pump Centre for improved management of Diabetes. We are certain that this is only the beginning of more scientific engagements in future.
Dr.Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre (DMDSC) and the Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF) are proud to inform that Dr.M.Balasubramanyam, Dean of Research Studies & Senior Scientist at MDRF has been elected as Fellow of the Andhra Pradesh Akademi of Sciences (FAPAS). On 7th February 2015, Dr.Balasubramanyam attended the programme of induction of new Fellows at Hyderabad and received the Fellowship Certificate and Memento from Dr.Ch.Mohan Rao (Director, CCMB & President, APAS). Dr.Balasubramanyam is one among the three scientists elected as Fellow of the Andhra Pradesh Akademi of Sciences this year, under the Medical Sciences category.
ISCA Young Scientist Award to Mr.Sathishkumar, Madras Diabetes Research Foundation
Mr.C.Sathishkumar, Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Madras Diabetes Research Foundation has received the prestigious “Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) Young Scientist Award” at the Indian Science Congress-2015 held in Mumbai (3rd to 7th January) – for the work entitled: “Augmentation of histone deacetylase 3 (HDAC3) links inflammation and insulin resistance in Type 2 Diabetes: Therapeutic implications”. ISCA Young Scientist Award is a significant achievement in the career growth of a research student in India. “While there is a global demand for new drugs with novel mode of actions, our research raises hope for the development of next-generation anti-diabetic drugs focusing on epigenetic drug targets” say Dr.M.Balasubramanyam (Dean of Research Studies) and Dr.V.Mohan (Director, Madras Diabetes Research Foundation). The research team is continuing their research to unravel the potential of specific HDAC inhibitors from the natural product repository of India, so as to achieve “Make in India” contribution from the Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai.
Congratulations to Dr.M.Balasubramanyam, Dean of Research Studies & Senior Scientist, Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF), for being awarded the highly competitive “Endeavour Executive Fellowship” from the Ministry of Education, Australian Government. The Endeavour Executive Fellowship provides financial support towards professional development opportunities for high achievers in Education and Research. The fellowship will support Dr.Balasubramanyam to visit Australia and initiate professional development activities at the DEAKIN University aiming at further strengthening of the MDRF-DEAKIN PhD program and it expansion scopes.
The HOD and Senior Manager – Dietetics and Nutrition at Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre, Dr. Raghavan is one of the most experienced nutritionists in Chennai. She recommends appropriate & customized dietary and nutritional solutions to her patients & thereby accomplish their health and fitness goals effectively.