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.

MRU Staff :
Name Designation
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
Ms. Kanchan Rawat Lab Technician
Mr. Sourav K Yogesh Lab Technician
Mr. Digvijay Singh Lab Assistant cum DEO

CRL Staff :
Name Designation
Mr. Diwesh Chawla Sr Technical Assistant
Mr. Deepak Kumar Lab Attendant

External Research Advisory Committee :
Name and address Designation
Dr. B. C. Koner Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC)-Delhi (Chairperson –MRU)
Dr. Sujata Chakrabarti Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences (IHBAS)-Delhi (Co-chairperson-MRU)
Dr. Asha Tyagi UCMS & GTB Hospital-Delhi (Member –MRU)
Dr. Vinita K. Jaggi Delhi State Cancer Institute (DSCI)-Delhi (Member –MRU)
Dr. Showket Hussain National Institute of Cytology and Preventive-Noida (Member –MRU)
Dr. Amir Maroof Khan UCMS & GTB Hospital-Delhi (Member –MRU)
Dr. Shukla Das UCMS & GTB Hospital-Delhi (Nodal Officer –MRU)

Local Research Advisory Committee :
Name and address Designation
Dir Prof SV Madhu Head, Deptt. of Endocrinology Member
Dir Prof Sanjay Gupta Head, Deptt. of Surgery Member
Dir Prof Vinod Kumar Arora Deptt. of Pathology Member
Dir Prof Archana Singal Deptt. of Dermatology Member
Assoc Prof Mohit Mehndiratta Deptt of Biochemistry Member
Assoc Prof Rajarshi Kar Deptt. of Biochemistry Member Secretary
Dir Prof Shukla Das Deptt. of Microbiology Co-ordinator & Nodal Officer

Revised Guidelines for Sponsored Research Projects for UCMS w.e.f. 01st April, 2023

Research Projects Running at MRU Facility :
Completed Research Projects
Ongoing Research Projects
Instrumentation Facilities

Photographs of Multi-disciplinary Research Unit :
Central Research Laboratory
Sorting Facility
HPLC Facility
General Facility
Cell Culture Facility
PG Molecular Training
Workshop – Flow Cytometer
International Day of Immunology
User request form : Annexure: user request form

Upcoming activities:
An invited lecture on “How vaccines shape the epidemiology of communicable disease?” Scheduled on 29/04/22 (Tentative)
A workshop on “ Research proposal” Scheduled on 30/07/22 (Tentative)
A workshop on “Cell Culture Methodologies” Scheduled on 10/12/22 (Tentative)
“Molecular Training of PG students” Scheduled every other month