For the first time, Ayurveda gets a place in Nature journal

By November 12, 2015General

Excitement and pride find no limit at Centre for Innovation in Science and Social Action (CISSA) as a scientific paper titled, ‘Genome-wide analysis correlates Ayurveda Prakriti’ with Dr.G.G. Gangadharan, CISSA’s President among the authors, has got published in famous Nature journal on 29th of October 2015 (.

The groundbreaking study was on genomic variations with the classification of ‘Prakriti’ comprising of ‘vata’, ‘pita’ and ‘kapha’, the base for the traditional Indian medicinal system, Ayurveda. “No study has convincingly correlated genomic variations with the classification of Prakriti’, as stated in the Abstract of the paper. With Ayurveda enriching leaves of prestigious global science journal, hope is furthered about India’s traditional medicine system getting more doors wide opened inviting interdisciplinary interactions and progress. Thus everyone behind this achievement deserves a praise. Authors of the paper are: Periyasamy Govindaraj, Sheikh Nizamuddin, Anugula Sharath, Vuskamalla Jyothi, Harish Rotti, Ritu Raval, Jayakrishna Nayak, Balakrishna K. Bhat, B. V. Prasanna, Pooja Shintre, Mayura Sule, Kalpana S. Joshi, Amrish P. Dedge, Ramachandra Bharadwaj, G. G. Gangadharan, Sreekumaran Nair, Puthiya M. Gopinath, Bhushan Patwardhan, Paturu Kondaiah, Kapaettu Satyamoorthy, Marthanda Varma Sankaran Valiathan and Kumarasamy Thangaraj.


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