The Department of Biochemistry at SSIMS & RC, is committed to deliver quality services in all possible arenas of medical science, such as Medical Education, Diagnostics and Research and Development.
The team is equipped with well-qualified doctors, research associates and state-of-the-art infrastructural facilities.
The team is dedicated team of faculty members regularly upgrade their medical education, training continuously, and are up to date with the trends in disease diagnosis and management.
The department also participates actively in submitting research proposals for financial grants to DST / DBT / ICMR / VGST etc., frequently. As part of the government’s initiative to explore more and more on the beneficial effects of yoga and meditation in health and various diseased conditions, the department has submitted two research proposals (one on Parkinson's Disease and the other on Diabetic Neuropathy) under the scheme SATYAM 2019-2020, to the department of Science and Technology, Government of India, seeking their approval and financial assistance.
The team explores innovative teaching methodologies, and regularly contributes to academic publications. They train MBBS students regularly in all aspects of Curriculum Based Medical Education (CBME), like Early Clinical Exposure, Integrated teaching, AETCOM, Self Directed Learning, Small Group Discussions, etc., in addition to traditional didactic lectures and UG-Practicals. The students are also exposed to various advanced biochemical techniques with varied applications in the field of medical science (like ELISA / Electrophoresis / Chromatography / PAGE etc.). They are even encouraged to take up research projects.
With the help of hi-tech audio-visual aids available on campus, the students experience a virtual journey through various biochemical events that happen in the human body. The department library is equipped with many books, including reference books and various indexed journals. Both the departmental research laboratory and the UG-practical laboratory are equipped with the latest instruments.
The department also dedicates its time and efforts in training B.Sc. Nursing students and various paramedical courses.
The diagnostic unit of SSIMSRC hospital is committed to providing accurate, precise and timely results in a cost-effective manner 24x7 and proudly offers novel diagnostic services (like Troponin I, CK-MB, Thyroid Profile testing) etc., in addition to routine biochemical tests like Blood Sugar estimations, LFT, lipid profile, serum electrolytes, ABG analysis etc.