Research

Central Research Lab

Introduction:

MAHER University has established a Central Research Facility to gain recognition as a centre of excellence in medical research. The Central Research Facility, established in the year 2007, is the "A to Z gateway" for research, to take care of all logistics of research planning, research projects administration, research documentation, besides providing a centralized sophisticated equipment facility. This facility in a plinth area of 15,000 sq.ft. has a medical informatics and study design unit, Contract Clinical Trials Division, Epidemiology Research unit, Project Development and Documentation Unit, Traditional Research Unit and a University Sophisticated Instrumentation Centre. All high-tech equipments for the genomics, proteomics, spectroscopy, chromatography, radioisotopy, microscopy, facilities along with cold room [-20oC] etc. are available. Presently there are 120 major and 216 minor research projects operational in the college which are broadly classified as

  • Sponsored research projects funded by MAHER University, DST, Indian Council of Medical Research etc.,
  • Individual research projects by faculty, undergraduate and postgraduate students including
Animal Facility for Development and Research :

A fully air-conditioned "Central Animal Facility for Development and Research " with facilities for maintenance, experimentation and laboratory studies has been exclusively developed in a plinth area of 7,000 sq.ft. This animal facility will be utilized for experimental research in accordance with the principles of good laboratory practices and CPCSEA guidelines of the Government of India. Further, it will facilitate research & development in partnership with academic institutions, industries and funding agencies for drug discovery-cum-validation, devices development and all aspects of Translational Medical Research. The Centre will also be involved in skilled manpower development through education and training in laboratory animal care and experimental techniques.

Members Of The Research Advisory Committee:
Animal ethics committee
  • Dr.G.Valli – Biological Scientist
  • Dr. S. Viswanathan – Scientist incharge of animal house facility
  • Dr. M. Chandrasekar – Scientist from different discipline
  • Dr. C. Ramachandra Bhat- Scientist from the outside of institution
  • Mrs.M.Natheera Banu – Non Scientific Socially aware number
  • Mr. N.Bhaskar, Biological scientist link nominee CPCSEA
  • Veterinary officer of the institution
  • Dr. M. Michael Aruldhas
Human ethics committee
  • Dr. Jaideep Mahendra - Chairman of ethics Committeet
  • Dr. M. Chandrasekar - Vice principal/ Secretary E.C
  • Prof.G.Balan - Retd. Principal (Educatonalist) / Member E.C (2011-12)
  • Tmt.Natheera Banu - Advocate (Women member of Social
  • Dr.Rajkumar - Epidemiologist – Member E.C
  • Dr.Ganesan M.S - Clinician – Member E.C
  • Mr.Perumal - Lay Member
  • Dr.Punitha - N.G.O
RESEARCH - PUBLICATIONS OF THE YEAR 2015
Citation Index of Faculty H-Index of Faculty
SI.No. Departments Overall Since 2014 Overall Since 2014
1 Clinical 273 206 19 17
2 Pre & Para Clinical 5405 2673 103 88
3 Superspeciality - - - -
CUMULATIVE 5678 2879 112 105

Overall Publication Details (2013 - 2019)
S.No Publication Details Pre/Para Clinical Department Clinical Department Super-speciality Department Total
1. Overall Journal Publications 184 132 19 335
2. Number of International Journals 13 23 11 47
3. Number of National Journals 171 109 08 288
4. Number of Publications in Pubmed & Scopus 13 14 0 27
5. Number of Publications in Pub-med05 01 0 06
6. Number of Publications in Scopus 29 04 0 33
7. Number of Publications in Index Copernicus 137 113 19 269

Publication Details of MMCH&RI (2013-2019)
Publication Details of MMCH&RI (2013-2019) Overall
Number of journal Publication 335
Number of Publications in International Journals 47
Number of Publications in National Journals 288
Number of Publications in Pubmed & Scopus 27
Number of Publications in Pub-Med 06
Number of Publications in Scopus 33
Number of Publications in Index Copernicus 269

Publication Details :
Publication Details of MMCH&RI (2013-2019) Overall
Number of Publication in Indexed Journals 377
Number of Publication in Non – Indexed Journals 82
Total Publication in 2013-2018 459

Scopus, Pubmed and IC Indexed journals Publication Details in year wise
Year Scopus Pubmed IC
2013 1 5 32
2014 3 9 33
2015 7 8 45
2016 10 3 56
2017 3 3 65
2018 4 6 42
2019 12 5 25
Total 40 39 298

Publication details of Indexed Journals
Particulars Overall
Number of Publications in International Journals 52
Number of Publications in National Journals 325

Particulars Overall
Number of Publications in Pubmed 39
Number of Publications in Scopus 40
Number of Publications in Index Copernicus 298