IIT Madras, THSTI to work on predicting pregnancy outcomes and childhood mortality
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.
This was featured in Biospectrum, The Indian Express, NDTV and Business Standard.