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THE
DOCTOR’S
CHAIR
HEALTH speaks to Dr. Palat Krishna Menon,
Director for Laboratory services for GMC
Hospitals, UAE about the latest
screenings and why it is so
important for our health
and wellbeing.
DOCTOR’S BACKGROUND
Dr. Palat Krishna Menon has an MBBS and an MD in Medical
Microbiology from the Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC)
Pune and a Ph.D in Microbiology from St. Johns Medical
College, Bangalore. With a passion for Biomedical Research, Dr.
Menon has experience in setting up and running laboratories for
over two decades which includes two high complex laboratories
accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP).
Also he was instrumental in setting up the Centre for Advanced
Biomedical Research and Innovation (CABRI) for Gulf Medical
University. He is presently heading CABRI which is awaiting
CAP accreditation and himself is a qualified International
Auditor for CAP. He has carried out over eighty projects in
Clinical Trials. Besides being a recognized teacher and examiner
for Universities in India, he has several notable Research awards
and publications to his credit.
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