Department of ECE, KPR Institute of Engineering and Technology under the Guidance of Chairman Ramasamy and Principal Akila organized Two Days National Level Workshop on “Clinical Training/Translational Research on Integrated Care Model for Mental and Neurological Disorders” held on the 10th and 11th March at Veena hall. This was sponcered by DHR – ICMR. The welcome address was given by Indra, Professor and Head, Department of ECE. The convenor of the program Kathirvelu, Professor and Director, Planning and Development gave a presidential address.
The chief guest of the inaugural program was Sabarimalai Manikandan, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Palakkad briefed on the current trends in clinical training and translational research activities.
The program had expressed ideas on patient-centric, methods of detection, causes of Alzheimer, epilepsy, spectrum disorder, testing and current trends shared by the following 8 resource persons: Sabarimalai Manikandan, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Palakkad; Balabaskar, Lecturer in Adult Independent Living (DAIL), Vigilance officer (CVC), Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India, Chennai; Shankar Subbiah, Accessibility Consultant (Assistive Technology/ ICT); Kamalraj Subramaniam, Professor & Head, Biomedical Engg., Karpagam Academy of Higher Education, Coimbatore; Suresh, Head of Department, Research & Development, Centre for Development of Imaging Technology, C-DIT, Government of Kerala, Trivandrum; Dr.(Maj.) Vinoth Saravanan, Senior consultant radiologist MRI, Senior Consultant Radiologist, Vijaya Diagnostic Centre, Tirupathi, Andhra Pradesh; Dr Mohanakannan MD.DM (Neuro), Consultant Neurologist, PSG Medical College and Hospital, Coimbatore; Dr Maheswaran DNB (Radiology), Associate Professor, PSG Institute of Medical Science & Research & Consultant, PSG Medical College and Hospital.