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“Nearly 0.5% of Indian genotypes have a high genetic susceptibility to SARS-CoV-2 infection”

Anu Acharya has been at the forefront of genomics for many years. She is a co-founder and CEO of Mapmygenome, a company that pioneers personalised, preventive healthcare via personal genomics tools.

Prapti Shah
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“Every clinician, apart from paediatricians, should know geriatrics”

Geriatricians care for the full spectrum of diseases seen in general/internal medicine; imparting special focus on elderly individuals.

Divya Choyikutty

“Always be prepared for health emergencies, and keep your medical fraternity trained and updated”

On the flip side, there is a high chance that there may have been many missed diagnoses in other parts of the country, given the
absence of a robust surveillance system.

CH Unnikrishnan

“The doctor’s dilemma of the modern era is around cancer”

According to Dr Madhavan V Pillai MD, a physician specialised in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology and certified by American Board of Internal Medicine, the biggest challenge that the scientific world is facing at present is this variation.

CH Unnikrishnan

“Vaccination is the solution for India to contain cervical cancer”

If the country wants to hit its target of eliminating the disease, extensive screening and vaccination are the only way forward, says Dr Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan

Divya Choyikutty

“We will soon test the world’s first multi-potent innate immune proteins in humans to counter AMR”

Innate immune proteins have been fighting infections in all living organisms for millions of years and bacteria have never been able to develop resistance against them. Despite this well-known fact, no one explored the possibility of leveraging this mechanism to counter one of the worst medical crises in modern times:  antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Now, for […]

C H Unnikrishnan

“India is still about 25 years behind in quality care standards”

Quality care in a hospital is a combination of several standards and practices and not just the medical procedure. While medicine itself is an art that is based on science and clinical evidence, quality care also requires a culture that values not only the patient’s disease, but also his emotional wellbeing as well the confidence […]

CH Unnikrishnan