National Symposium on Neurosciences held at AMU

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National Symposium releasing the souviner at Interdisciplinary Brain Research Centre, AMU

Guests releasing the souvenir.

ALIGARH, February 17- Interdisciplinary Brain Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine, Aligarh Muslim University organized a National Symposium on Neurosciences and its Future Prospects.

Addressing the inaugural function, Chief Guest Prof. Subrata Sinha, Director, National Brain Research Centre, Manesar, Gurgaon said that doctors and scientists have to work together to increase understanding of the Brain and its working and tackle the complex and ever-increasing burden of brain disorder.

The Vice Chancellor, Lt Gen (Retd.) Zameer Uddin Shah emphasized that there should be an amalgamation between clinical and basic researchers and a breakthrough in the early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s should be achieved. He said he will foster the centre towards excellence. He also released a souvenir on this occasion.

The Organizing Chairman, Prof M Mobarak Hossain said that the main objective behind organizing the symposium was to provide a forum to explore the various thrust areas in Neurosciences and the possible futuristic research areas. Prof Hossain presented a brief description of Interdisciplinary Brain Research Centre of Faculty of Medicine from its inception in 1976 to its current status.

Guest of honor, Prof MM Ansari, Member, Board of Directors, UGC, New Delhi highlighted the economical implications of Neurodegenerative diseases and how they were weakening the infrastructure of this country.

Prof Shah Jahan Bano, Dean, Faculty of Medicine requested the Vice Chancellor to provide facilities to the centre so that it can grow into a centre of excellence.

Prof S Abrar Hasan, Acting Principal, JNMC emphasized the importance of the brain research centre and appreciated the recent developments in the centre. He emphasized that the benefits should reach the patients and wished the symposium a great success.

Ms. Fakiha Firdaus, Organizing Secretary proposed a vote of thanks. Ms Nasreen Ahmad conducted the programme.


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