Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) ,do you want to pursue your future in medical research
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The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is the apex body in India for the formulation, coordination and promotion of biomedical research and one of the oldest medical research bodies in the world.
Areas of Research at ICMR:
Internal research activities are carried on at the permanent institutes of ICMR. These are national institutes located at different parts of the country and conduct mission-oriented research work. The areas with which these institutes deal include :
Viral diseases including AIDS
Food & Drug toxicology
The regional medical centers of ICMR conduct research on regional health problems. These centers also aim to strengthen or generate research capabilities in different geographic areas of the country.
ICMR conducts external research by:
Setting up Centers for Advanced Research in different research areas
Setting up task force studies with emphasis on a time-bound, goal-oriented approach with clearly defined targets, specific time frames, standardized and uniform methodologies.
Open-ended research on the basis of applications for grants-in-aid received from scientists in non-ICMR Research Institutes, Medical colleges, Universities etc. located in different parts of the country.
Academic Programs offered by ICMR:
Short-Term Visiting Fellowships.
Short-Term Research Studentships.
Several Training Programs and Workshops conducted by Institutes of ICMR.
Institutes under ICMR:
The permanent institutes functioning under ICMR are –
National JALMA Institute for Leprosy & Other Mycobacterial Diseases (NCJILMD)
National Institute of Occupational Health (NIOH)
Tuberculosis Research Centre (TRC)
National Institute of Epidemiology (NIE)
National Institute of Malaria Research (NIMR)
Institute of Pathology (IOP)
National Institute of Medical Statistics (NIMS)
National Institute of Nutrition (NIN)
National Centre for Laboratory Animal Science (NCLAS)
Food and Drug Toxicology Research Centre (FDTRC)
National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases (NICED)
Center for Research in Medical Entomology (CRME)
National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health (NIRRH)
Institute of Immunohemotology (IIH)
Enterovirus Research Center (ERC)
Genetic Research Center
Institute of Cytology and Preventive Oncology (ICPO).
Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences (RMRIMS)
Vector Control Research Center (VCRC)
Microbial Containment Complex (MCC)
National Institute of Virology (NIV)
National AIDS Research Institute (NARI)
Regional Medical Research Centers of ICMR:
Regional Medical Research Center Bhubaneswar
Regional Medical Research Center Dibrugarh
Regional Medical Research Center Port Blair
Regional Medical Research Center Jabalpur
Desert Medicine Research Center Jodhpur
Regional Medical Research Center Belgaum
Contact Address of ICMR:
Indian Council of Medical Research
V. Ramalingaswami Bhawan,
New Delhi – 110029, India
E-mail: email@example.com , firstname.lastname@example.org
Related Link: www.icmr.nic.in