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Cancer cure on the way?

09 October 2012

City scientist Dr G. Narahari Sastry of the Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT) has been conferred the highest honour for a scientist in India, the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award from the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research. The award was to recognise his efforts in developing a new understanding of the interaction between drug molecules and receptors in the human body, a breakthrough that will help designing drugs to cure cancer, tuberculosis, asthma and malaria. In technical terms, his work is in the area of computational design of enzyme inhibitors……

Read more: http://www.deccanchronicle.com/tabloid/glam-sham/cancer-cure-way-456

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Written by csirindia

October 10, 2012 at 7:50 pm

Posted in IICT

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