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IIT Madras researchers discover ways to boost efficacy of HIV-AIDS drugs

The pressing need for better drugs to combat drug-resistant HIV strains led researchers to delve into molecular structure of protease to identify weak sites that can offer a handle for better inhibitor development...............................

IIT Madras researchers develop nano-coated magnesium alloys to repair bone fractures

The team has shown results in treating rabbits and is exploring funding opportunities for applications in Humans as Magnesium is the 4th abundant metal in the body and is known to accelerate the healing of bones................

SCTIMST & IIT Madras start-up set up portable hospital infrastructure for...

As of now, a 30 bedded hospital at a cost of 34 lakhs (INR) at Chengalpet, Chennai and another 12 bedded hospital in Waynad, Kerala at a cost of Rs 16 Lakh have been successfully installed as four-zone hospitals...............................

A novel algorithm for enhanced crop productivity & biofuel production

The algorithm is based on the popular computer science area called network theory. According to the researchers, one of the applications is focused on the agriculture industry. It might be able to get certain metabolites that may be utilized by the plants for its growth........................

IIT Madras researchers show ways to improve efficacy of anti-cancer treatments

The Research Team is now exploring collaborations with cancer hospitals to try their ‘simple timing’ strategy to enhance the effectiveness of cancer treatment..................

IIT Madras researchers develop algorithms to detect disease-causing dysfunctional proteins &...

They hope to develop detailed maps of tissue- & disease-specific networks in future that can help in better understanding of the connections among genes, proteins and diseases, and thus contribute towards the cutting-edge field of disease network biology......................

IIT Madras aims to make Chennai the ‘Digital Wellbeing Capital’ of...

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras is initiating an alliance called 'Digital Wellbeing Alliance' to deploy digital technologies for the wellbeing of the community, specifically the young workforce and weaker sections of the society...………...

Study identifies genetic link to heart disease in Indian population

The study is based on analysis of genomic DNA samples from over 750 individuals from Indian population...........

For future cancer drugs, scientists look to clues from outer space

The research group at Indian Institute of Technology Madras subjected cultured colorectal cancer cell lines to microgravity and observed that they die within 48 hours........