23 February 2019

IBSE, IIT Madras is going to collaborate on applying advanced analytical approaches for predicting pregnancy outcomes with Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI) in Faridabad, Haryana. A Research Collaboration Agreement between the two Institutes was signed on February 22, 2019 during the IITM-THSTI Conclave on ‘Transforming Maternal and Child Healthcare Using Data Science.’

The broad objectives of this Collaboration include:

Ø Bringing physician-scientists, biologists, engineers and data scientists together to solve public health problems related to maternal and child health,

Ø Applying advanced analytical approaches for prediction of adverse pregnancy outcomes, childhood morbidity and mortality,

Ø Evaluating maternal and childhood consequences of exposure to environmental pollutants,

Ø Studying the role of maternal and childhood nutrition on pregnancy outcomes, immune response to vaccines and childhood morbidity and mortality, and

Ø Undertaking capacity building exercises for students and young researchers of either Party in the fields of public health research and data science by enabling student exchange programs and training courses.
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