Hirabai Cowasji Jehangir Medical Research Institute
The Hirabai Cowasji Jehangir Medical Research Institute (HCJMRI) was founded in 1995 with the objective of contributing to Medicine Scientific Research
The Hirabai Cowasji Jehangir Medical Research Institute (HCJMRI) is recognized by the Directorate of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), Government of India as a centre for multi- disciplinary research in various branches of basic and applied clinical research and has earned status as a Scientific Industrial Research Organisation (SIRO) from the DSIR, New Delhi.
HCJMRI is also a recognized center for Ph.D. studies 2009 – 2012 and is affiliated to the University of Pune and to the Maharashtra University for Health Science (MUHS) Nashik
MAJOR AREAS OF RESEARCH
Nutritional Disorders in Children, HIV, Maternal and Child Health, Osteoporosis and Bone Health, Cancer, Diabetes, Microbiology, Endocrinology, Ophthalmology, Gynecology
Patients: A very large number of patients are treated free of charge as a part of various Research schemes
FACILITIES FOR RESEARCH
HCJMRI is housed at Jehangir Hospital in a 2000 sq.ft. Area
Close proximity with Jehangir Hospital provides access to state of the art facilities of a tertiary operation theatres, imaging techniques etc.
Over the years the HCJMRI has acquired Densitometer, Holter monitor, and Audiometry Equipment etc
HCJMRI has a well-equipped library and an internet facility available to all students
The HCJMRI has the first cadaveric bone graft bank providing bones for patients requiring bone surgery. These grafts avoid the necessity for a second surgery and reduce recovery time.
Screening for Hypothyroidism (which leads to mental retardation in children)
Screening for deafness in newborns was instituted for the first time in Pune by our center
Facility for screening for Cervical Cancers in HIV infected women and treatment for precancerous lesions have been set up at the institute.
Methods to improve calcium intake and absorption of calcium from non dairy foods have been developed at the center
The institute is committed to opening up as many fronts as possible in the fight against disease and sickness. Prevention of Osteoporosis and cervical cancers and targeted therapies for cancers are our high on our agenda. Studies are also being planned to look into the molecular basis of disease.
All donations to the HCJMRI are eligible for 175% tax exemption under Section 35(i)(ii) Of the Income Tax Act
If you wish to contribute to our cause, please donate cheque in the name of
“HIRABAI COWASJI JEHANGIR MEDICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE”
HIRABAI COWASJI JEHANGIR MEDICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE (HCJMRI)
Chairman – Sir Cowasji Jehangir, Bt.
Director – Dr. MrsU.P.Divate
Lower Ground Floor, Block V, Jehangir Hospital, 32 Sassoon Road, Pune 411 001.
Dr. Mrs Anuradha Khadilkar Mobile – 9850244305 or Mrs Shamim Momin Mobile – 9881109915
Telefax – 020 -26141340 (020-66811000,66819999 Ext. 1633)