Diploma in Clinical Pathology)University of Madras
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The University of Madras offers number of courses one of the course is Diploma in Clinical Pathology
This Course is offered by the Department of Pathology.
The Pathology department was started in the new campus of Post Graduate Institute of Basic Medical Sciences in 1977 with Dr. Anguli as the Head in charge and was succeeded by Dr.Sarasa Bharathy Head of Department Madras Medical College. In 1978 Dr.Malathy Madhavan joined the department from JIPMER Pondicherry as Professor and Head of Department. The Department was catering to the nearby VHS hospital, Andhra Mahila Hospital, Cancer Institute and a few private hospitals for Histopathology work. In 1983 Immunohistochemistry, a new method for diagnosing the presence of tumor antigens and products in the cell was introduced as a diagnostic tool in this department, for the first time in the country. To date more than thirty M.D dissertations have utilized immunohistochemical techniques in the study of various cancers from different sites such as Ovaries, Breast, Lymph nodes, Cervix and Prostate. The department has taken an active part in imparting technical skills to scientists in the form of CME's, hands on workshops, National and International workshops.