Bhopal:Sunday, December 14, 2008:Defence Research and Development Establishment, Gwalior working under Defence Ministry’s Defence Research and Development Organisation is going to organise an international conference on the topic ‘Molecular Mechanism of Diseases’ on December 15 and 16, 2008. The conference will begin from 10 am on December 15 at D.R.D.E., Tansen Marg, Gwalior.As many as 200 delegates from India and abroad will the attending the conference, whose organising secretary is Dr. S.J.S. Flora. Dr. W. Selvamurthy, distringuished scientist and chief controller (LS & HR), Dr. K. Shekhar, outstanding scientist and chief controller (I), Dr. R. Vijayraghavan, director DRDE will be specially present at the inaugural function.
About 30 delegates from different countries are coming to attend the conference including Dr. Shilpa Buch, Dr. S. Pentalya, Prof. T. Rozema, Prof. R.C. Gupta, Prof. Michael Toborek, Dr. G. Flora from USA, Dr. Yang from Hong Kong, Dr. C.K Shim from Korea, Dr. Viladimir Kostyuk from Belarus and Dr. V.I. Padalko from Ukraine.
The theme of the conference is of vital importance since it covers human health as central subject. It is noteworthy to mention that cellular malfunction is the cause of common multi-factoral diseases such as diabetes, immune system and inflammatory disorders, renal disease, obesity and cancer. And in the fight against these deadly diseases, DRDE, Gwalior is playing a key role.
The conference will focus on role of oxidative stress in diseases, role of antioxidants in diseases, bio-threat/bio-terrorism, lifestyle diseases, nutrition and communicable diseases, role of traditional medicine in diseases, diseases caused by environmental pollutants and pharmacogenomics toxicogenomics and bio-informatics.