IIT Kharagpur To Explore New Academic Programs


Kharagpur: The School of Medical Science and Technology at IIT Kharagpur, has decided to launch new academic programs and advanced courses to explore.

Bio-MEMS & Sensors, Cancer Research, Regenerative Medicine, Biomedical Instrumentation & Rehabilitative Medicine, Microfluidics & Point of Care Diagnostics, Cardiovascular Research, Biomaterials, Immunology and Immunotherapeutics, Biostatistics, Clinical and Epidemiological research, Biomarkers and Clinical Research Lab, Herbal Medicine, Medical Imaging & Image Analysis – these are the courses.

The new courses would include a two year M.Tech in Biomedical Engineering, primarily with a vision of giving a medically-oriented outlook to the students of other disciplines.

IIT Kharagpur is in the process of launching a 400-bed super specialty hospital which is expected to be operational by 2019.IT’s new course to explore tech, medicine tie-ups.