IIT Delhi and ILBS sign an agreement

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The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi and Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS), Delhi have signed an agreement to establish a platform to start collaborations involving academic, research, product, process and human resource development.

The objective of the ‘ILBS-IITD Collaborative Platform’ is to assist in the critical identification of problems faced by practicing doctors in metabolic and liver diseases, ranging from the primary health center to tertiary care super-specialty hospitals and to initiate the work jointly by the engineering and medical teams for sustainable and better solutions. The concordat was signed by Professor V Ramgopal Rao, Director, IIT Delhi and Dr SK Sarin, Director, ILBS, Delhi.

Terming the agreement a mutually beneficial one, the Director of IIT Delhi said: “Developing specialized human resources in interdisciplinary domains bridging engineering and medicine faculty to solve some of the challenges faced by the health sector in the country will be an important goal of this Collaborative Platform.”

“IIT Delhi researchers will bring their expertise on machine learning and AI technologies to solve some of the outstanding problems in the area of liver and biliary medicine,” the professor added”


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