Medical Research Centre
Established in 2008, the SRM MRC promotes research activities in the Medical and allied Health Sciences. The faculty comprises of an exclusive Dean Medical Research and Assistant Professors. In addition, six eminent scientists lend their expertise, in the capacity of Honorary Professors. Our institution is recognized as a scientific and Industrial Research Organization (SIRO) by the department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India. Institutional Ethics Committee and Animal ethics committee function in compliance with statutory guidelines.
The activities of the SRM MRC encompass SRM Kattankulathur Dental College, SRM College of Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and SRM Dental College, Ramapuram, Chennai. In addition, seventeen reputed institutions have been recognized as external Research Study Centres e.g. Department of Experimental Medicine, TN Dr. MGR Medical University. King Institute of Preventive Medicine Chennai, Institute for the Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities (Govt. of India), etc. Their students and staff have registered with us as PhD scholars.
Basic Research, Applied research and interdisciplinary activities are promoted by this centre. At present 81 scholars are actively pursuing their research in the SRM Medical College and in the external research study Centers recognized by SRM Institute of Science and Technology. They are mentored by 35 recognized guides. All the full time PhD scholars are given stipend. SRM Institute of Science and Technology grants are given to deserving research students.