Hubballi: KLE Technological University in Hubballi and the Karnataka Cancer Therapy and Research Institute (KCTRI) in Navanagar have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to improve biomedical research for the benefit of mankind.
Dr Ashok Shettar, Vice-Chancellor of KLE Technological University, hailed the signing of the MoU and expressed his delight and enthusiastic support for cooperation research projects in the fields of cancer, particularly cancer molecular genetics.
He also suggested working on artificial intelligence (AI) and the use of AI in cancer research, which might aid in the development of a scientific approach for early detection and treatment and the establishment of a molecular genetics laboratory.
Dr B. R. Patil, Chairman, KCTRI spoke on the importance of studying the genetics of cancer, the prevalence and incidence of women’s breast cancer, which is in a rising trend from 8% to 24% in the past three decades among all cancers, which is alarming.
Dr B. R. Patil proposed that molecular genetics studies on cancer be conducted with ethnicity in mind to better comprehend the genome’s genetic pool. He offered his whole cooperation and ongoing coordination to carry out the study plans in the future.
Similarly, The KLE Technological University, Hubballi has recently established an MoU with Karnataka University, Dharwad for the exchange of academic and research infrastructure facilities and faculty.
Dr N. H. Ayachit, Registrar, KLE Technological University, Hubballi, Dr Prakash G Tewari, Dean Academics, Dr Uma Mudengudi, Dean Research and Development, Deans Dr B. L. Desai, Dr Sanjay Kotabagi, Dr Basavaraj Kotturshettar and Dr S. V. Hiremath HEAD, school of Advanced Sciences was present.