SRINAGAR: Noted gastroenterologist, Dr M S Khuroo on Tuesday asked the students to put in their untiring efforts while pursuing research in bio sciences.
“Hard work and selfless dedication is key to a successful research in the field of biosciences,” Khuroo said while delivering an extension lecture to the students of the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) at its Sonwar academic block.
Referring to his discover of Hepatitis-E virus, Dr Khuroo said the students pursuing research in biosciences need not any high tech library. “All a student needs is an inquisitive mind to explore the things,” he said.
Khuroo also screened a film “The Discovery of Hepatitis-E, The Untold Story.”
During his presentation on the topic, “Lab Errors-Whom to blame” Dr Khuroo enumerated several measures to minimize the discrepancies in the test reports. He also spoke about ways and means to conduct different types of diagnostic tests and how they can be precise and accurate.
Dr Khuroo also spoke about pre-testing and post-testing measures that are required to ensure quality control in diagnostic management in healthcare sector of the valley.
Registrar and Dean of Life Sciences, Prof Muhammad Afzal Zargar described Dr Khuroo a researcher par excellence. He said Dr Khuroo has been a pioneering researcher of the valley who has brought Kashmir on the global map of research arena after his discovery of Hepatitis-E.
“Dr Khuroo has done excellent work in research and has been a distinguished gastroenterologist,” Prof Zargar said and asked the students to take a cue from Dr Khuroo.