The course curriculum is planned as per the syllabus for MD Biochemistry given by The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai
The course consists of 36 months of training in the following spheres:
General and medical biochemistry
Diagnostic laboratory work
Training in teaching of undergraduate students (medical and nursing)
Training in presentation of seminars and talks
Participation in journal clubs and research seminars (at intra- and interdepartmental levels)
Training in research, which consists of:
attendance at institutional workshops on research methodology
writing of a research proposal for the MD dissertation
presentation of the proposal to the Institutional Review Board for funding and scientific and ethical approval
experimental work and writing up of dissertation for submission to the university
writing of a research paper based on the work done for purposes of publication
Postings in clinical departments of general medicine, endocrinology, nephrology, gastroenterology and intensive care
Basics of biostatistics
The postgraduate training programme in biochemistry at Christian Medical College, Vellore involves collaborations with the departments of clinical biochemistry, neurochemistry, Wellcome Research Unit (part of the Department of Gastrointestinal Sciences) and haematology/stem cell research. This makes for a comprehensive programme that helps candidates prepare for careers in teaching, diagnostics and/or research.
- What career opportunities are available to me after completing MD in Biochemistry?
2. Why should I choose to do MD Biochemistry at CMC, Vellore?
3. Are there opportunities to pursue a future career abroad after MD Biochemistry?
4. How many MD Biochemistry seats are available in CMC, Vellore, in an academic year?
2 seats per year