Multi-disciplinary Research Units (MRU), a central research facility established at University College of Medical Sciences & GTB Hospital through the Department of Health and Research (DHR) and ICMR, Government of India to strengthen the Public Health Research/Clinical Research in India. The scheme was approved and implemented in the Government medical colleges/research institutions to fulfill the prime functions of the department especially to promote basic, applied and clinical research.

Aim of the establishment of MRU :

To encourage and reinforce the environment of research in medical colleges.
To encourage the young scientists / clinicians to the clinical / health research by supporting with MRU research projects.
To bridge the gap between basic research and the clinical / health research in the medical colleges
To ensure the basic research infrastructure to all major public health organizations to facilitate the health / clinical research.
To improve the overall health status of the Indian population by generating diagnostic procedures / methods.

UCMS- MRU-DHR has following roles :

To undertake research projects as recommended by the External Research Advisory Committee of MRU-UCMS in non-communicable diseases
To fully utilize the MRU facility established at UCMS by funding intramural MRU-DHR projects.
To conduct the local research advisory committee meeting time to time for smoothly implementation of research projects and timely submission of progress report to the DHR-ICMR.

Dr. Shukla Das, Director Professor, Department of Microbiology, Co-ordinator & Nodal Officer

Dr. Mohammad Ahmad Ansari, Research Scientist-II

Dr. Gargi Rai, Research Scientist-I

Mr. Diwesh Chawla, Senior Technical Assistant, CRL-UCMS

Ms. Rupa Panday, Lab Technician

Mr. Digvijay Singh, Lab Assistant cum DEO

Name Designation Position
Dr. B. C. Koner Prof. & Head, Dept of Biochemistry, MAMC Chairperson
Dr. Sujata Chaturvedi Prof. & Head, Dept of Pathology, IHBAS Co-chiarperson
Dr. Asha Tyagi Dir. Professor, Dept of Anaesthesia & Critical Care Member-Internal Clinician
Dr. SV Madhu Dir. Professor, Dept of Endocrinology Member-Internal Clinician
Dr. Vinita K. Jaggi Assoc. Prof. & Head of Surgical Oncology Member-External Clinician
Dr. Showket Hussain Scientist-D, Dept of Molecular Oncology & Diagnostics Member-ICMR representative
Dr. Manish GDMO (Delhi), In-charge: Drug, Chemical, Stationary Member-State Health representative
Dr. Amir Maroof Khan Professor, Dept of Community Medicine Member-Academician
Dr. Shukla Das Dir. Professor, Dept of Microbiology Nodal Officer-MRU
Name Designation Position
Dr. Arun K. Sharma Dir. Prof., Deptt. of Community Medicine Member
Dr. S.V. Madhu Dir. Prof., Deptt. of Endocrinology Member
Dr. Archana Singhal Dir. Prof. & Head, Deptt. of Dermatology & Skin Member
Dr. Mohit Mehendiratta Professor & Head, Deptt. of Biochemistry Member
Dr. Rajesh Arora Asstt. Prof., Deptt. of Orthopedics Member
Dr. Rajarshi Kar Professor, Deptt. of Biochemistry Member Secretary
Dr. Shukla Das Dir. Prof., Deptt. of Microbiology Nodal Officer