KEMPEGOWDA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
[Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, and Recognized by Medical Council of India, New Delhi]
Banashankari 2nd stage Bangalore-560 070
Phone: 91-80-26712791, 26712792; Fax: 91-80-26712798 , E-mail: bngkims@kar.nic.in. principalkims@gmail.com
Website: www.kimsbangalore.edu.in

KEMPEGOWDA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES

   
 

 



Department of Biochemistry

Biochemistry department has full fledge staff including nine teaching staff and twenty one nonteaching staff both in college and hospital campus. The department has spacious undergraduate laboratory, well equipped post graduate laboratory, departmental library, seminar hall, demonstration halls and staff rooms as per MCI standards for 150 MBBS admissions.
            Clinical Biochemistry, a part of central laboratory is situated in KIMS hospital complex. The clinical laboratory is well equipped with the state of the art auto-analyzers, electrolyte analyzers and ABG analyzers for performing all the routine Biochemistry, endocrinology immunology and emergency investigations.
            The staff consists of 1 Professor and HOD, 6 Associate Professors, 2 Assistant Professors and 6 PG cum tutors in the department. Teachers have undergone training in Medical Education Technology (MET) under MCI.
            The department has Post Graduate (MD) seats since 1999 which is MCI recognized, with an intake of 2 students per year and so far 22 students have successfully completed the course. The department also has RGUHS affiliated PhD programmes and so far 3 students have successfully completed their PhD.
            The department conducts regular tutorials, tests, seminars, CME programmes as stipulated by RGUHS and fulfilling MCI norms. There are total of 15 publications in the last three years. Research activities are going on in the field of PCOS, obesity, cataractogenesis and depression cases.