The Department of Biochemistry at Tagore Medical College & Hospital, Rathinamangalam, Melakkottaiyur, and Chennai, India is a pre-clinical basic science department actively involved in teaching undergraduate medical students, conducting basic clinical research and maintaining high standards of clinical diagnostic services.
The department innovates constantly to teach students in these courses as effectively as possible, to enable them to comprehend the relevance of biochemistry in their fields and to be able to apply this knowledge in their future work as health care professionals. The faculty and students are encouraged to do research and publish scientific papers. The faculties have contributed publications in international and national journals.
The department is located in the ground floor of the College Campus and trains annually 150 undergraduate medical students & is in the process of starting postgraduate course in M.D.Biochemistry soon
Prize examination in Biochemistry :
The department conducts the prize examination for the 1st M.B.B.S students every year and awards Medals and Certificate of Merit.
Clinical Laboratory services :
The diagnostic clinical biochemistry laboratory is located in the first floor of the hospital campus as part of central clinical laboratory services. The clinical laboratory is well equipped with fully automated random access clinical chemistry analyzer with a throughput of 200 samples / hour and manned by a committed team of qualified technical staff and constantly supervised by the faculty to maintain high standards of lab reports.
In addition to carrying out routine clinical biochemical test we also offer specialized tests namely hormones, tumour markers, Glycated hemoglobin and life saving investigations like Troponin-T. The Clinical biochemistry lab offers 24×7 clinical diagnostics services.
UG at Madurai Medical College
PG at Madras Medical College
Field and Interest
Neuro biochemistry and Platelets Teaching Methodologies.
Quality maintenance in Clinical Laboratory
Dr. E. MALLIGAI
Professor & HOD of Biochemistry
Post held So far in other Institutes
Curriculum Committee Member SRMC 2004-2006
Co ordinator for first Block type integrated teaching SRMC (2005 – 2006)
Co ordinator for e- learning programme at CHRI
Co ordinator for MSc Medical Nano Technology (2008 -2010)
Co ordinator for MSc Medical Bio Technology (2008 - 2010)
Co ordinator for MSc Human Nutrition
Member Secretary Ethical Committee at CHRI
Member Secretary Bio Ethics Committee CHRI
Quality Manager Central Clinical Lab CHRI
Lab Director – Central Clinical Lab CHRI
NABL - Assessor
I was the co ordinator for first block type teaching at Ramachandra
Done learning methodologies and leadership skills under Harvard people
Fellowship program with Faimer PSG
Co- ordinator for medical biotechnology and nanotechnology and human nutrition course at Chettinad