University Gold Medal Essay Competition

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SVIMS University Gold Medal for Annual Nephrology Essay Competition

The Department of Nephrology is announcing the 1stSVIMS University Gold Medal for Annual Nephrology Essay Competition. The essay competition is for the students of DM/DNB Nephrology of our country. The first prize is a gold medal and second prize is a cash award. The Department of Nephrology confers the prizes on behalf of SVIMS University. The winners shall be bestowed the prizes on the SVIMS University Day, which falls on 26th February every year.

The topic of essay for this year is “Protein Trafficking Defects in Inherited Renal Disease

The topic was suggested by Dr. K. V. Dakshinamurty. An eminent panel of senior Nephrologists evaluated the manuscripts. The panel included, Dr. R. Padmanabhan, Dr. Amit Gupta, Dr. HS Kohli, Dr. Sreelatha, Dr. Santhosh Varughese.

The scores are in the table.




First prize

Dr. Arun Varughese

Madras Medical College

Second prize

Dr. Arun Kumar Subbiah,

All India Institute of Medical Sciences

 Congratulations and Best of Luck!

Drs. Arun Kumar Subbiah & Arun Varughese: are requested to contact Dr. Ram on 0984824634, 09493547803. The Institute shall reimburse 2nd Class AC train tariff to Tirupati and back to both. Please inform us your travel plan to arrange accommodation at Institute’s guest house for a nominal rent.