Mysore India and Munich, Germany.
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Dr Narendran continues to collaborate and mentor physicians at JSS on a novel research project involving a low cost respiratory support system for premature babies. So far enrolled 20 small babies and preliminary results look impressive. Dr Narendran visited Mysore earlier this year (Jan 2015) to monitor the progress and interact with JSS physicians
Both Dr Vivek Narendran and Dr Mamata Narendran gave a talk to OB's and Pediatricians at JSS University on current concepts in managing high risk babies.
Medical students or residents from JSS visit Cincinnati and rotate at the neonatal intensive care unit at University Hospital. We expect 2 students this summer.
Dr Pradeep Bekal and Vivek Narendran visited Mysore and signed a MOU with JSS college to facilitate Collaboration with JSS Medical College and Hospital in Mysore.
They have launched a new innovative clinical study evaluating the effectiveness of a chest splint to treat respiratory disease in pre term infants from low resource communities. In November of 2013 Dr Narendran visited JSS together with the inventor of the chest splint Prof Charles Palmer from Hershey University. Together they trained JSS neo-natologists in the procedure. Dr Narendran progress is being monitored .
There is an ongoing Medical Student exchange between the University of Cincinnati and Ludwig-Maximilians Universität A three-month, full credit exchange is tailored to the student's medical training and specialty. The students train in hospitals in each city. Medical students interested in the exchange should contact:Dr. Kathy Stevie