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"Using stem cells-microbial interaction to understand global health diseases including cancer"
-In an interview with Arnab Goswami from Times Now , Dr. Das,
founder director of KaviKrishna quoted the following in 2013
“I am interested in the deep evolutionary link between stem cells, cancer and microbes,” said Das. “If we can learn how to control the altruistic behavior of stem cells, we will have a new weapon in our disease fighting arsenal.”
A group of BSc Biotech and Microbiology students from Cotton University, Assam and Ramkrishna Mission Vivekananda Centenery College, West Bengal are undergoing a research training program (July batch, 2022) at KaviKrishna Lab. As Part of training syllabus, they have visited KTC and interacted with KTC staff, volunteers and patients. Tutumoni Baishya, Telemedicine Coordinator delivered a presentation on how KTC functions in managing cancer and non cancer patients at KTC
A BSc Biotechnology student from Banasthali Vidyapith, Jaipur completed her research training program (June batch, 2022) on cancer biology at KaviKrishna lab. As part of the training, she visited KaviKrishna Telemedicine Care & KaviKrishna Living Muga Museum, interacted with our researchers, muga weavers about our work on rehabilitation of Cancer patients and their family members by reviving the ancient muga silk culture
Among 300 exhibitors, KaviKrishna was awarded the best exhibitor under the grassroot research category in NERC 2022 held at IIT Guwahati
During the second wave of Covid-19 KaviKrishna Telemedicine Care with its 35 volunteers took care more about 1500 Covid-19 patients with the Indigenous Knowledge System based Home Care plan in Sualkuchi-Hajo area. It includes health consultations over telephonic conversations, medicine distribution, Covid-19 booklet distribution, pulse oximeter distribution.
The Frontiers in Immunology journal (Impact Factor 8.786) invited Dr. Das to launch a special issue on the topic "Stem cells, microbes, and cancer". The journal wanted to promote the idea of stem cell niche defense as developed by Dr. Das and team
The aim of the session was to discuss about patient welfare service. Dr. Jayanta Biswa Sharma, eminent physician and Vice Chairman of Assam Healthcare Cooperative Society Ltd, interacted with the members and volunteers of KTC.
NETES Institute of Pharmaceutical Science (NIPS), Nemcare Group of Institutions Santipur, Mirza, Kamrup, Assam and KaviKrishna Laboratory, IIT Guwahati Research Park, Guwahati, Assam signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on 12th February 2022. The MOU was signed to promote co-operation in academic education and research in the field of biological science.
Dr. Das has shared his experience on providing telemedicine care service to over 700+ COVID +ve patients in rural Kamrup district. The book also consists of the primary measures to be followed by patients who are diagnosed with COVID-19.
Initiation of Post-Primary Tuberculosis of the Lungs: Exploring the Secret Role of Bone Marrow Derived Stem Cells
Corona virus activates a stem cell mediated defense mechanism that accelerates activation of dormant tuberculosis: implications for the COVID-19 pandemic
Dr. Bikul Das narrated the journey of KaviKrishna Laboratory from Vedic Altruism to Stem cell altruism in North East Science Movement
KaviKrishna has celebrated Mahindri divas for second time on 14th March. Mahindri Das is the patron of the organisation. The team members of KaviKrishna has initiated and organised herbal plantation at SriSri Iswar Hatisatra ground on this precious occasion. The Deka Satradhikar Sri Rajib Losan Santa has inaugarated the program by planting herbal medicinal plant.
A lecture on Vedic Altruism by Lekhika Pathak, a PhD student of KaviKrishna Laboratory was awarded the Best Lecture at the 8th International Translational Cancer Research Conference at Benaras Hindu University, Varanasi. The lecture was on how the idea of Vedic Altruism is leading to finding of different stemness pathaways in cancer stem cell.
KaviKrishna has given a stall in Assam Sahitya Sabha, 75th Sualkuchi Adhibeshon. We presented our works on literature, Philosophy and Science together. Research Students of KaviKrishna showed fixed cancer cells under microscopes to the visitors, where most of the visitors/students get attracted. People were very excited to see the muga cocoons and pure muga cloths.