MCVR: Manipal Focuses on Research Quality
Manipal Centre for Virus Research (MCVR) was created as a University department on 1st May 2010 by upgrading the virology laboratory of the Department of Microbiology, Kasturba Medical College, and Manipal with Dr. G Arun Kumar as the Head of the Centre. Within just 7 years since its inception, the department has achieved numerous feats that have put Manipal University on the international map.
MCVR’s contributions to the Ministry of Health and family welfare, Government of India supported programs, has made the Institute one of the premier laboratories in the country.
MCVR has the uniqueness of hosting a public service program on the private platform and in the short span of time, it has proven as one of the best public private partnership in the development of public health infrastructure in the country.
The following video provides an overview of the institute’s activities and collaborations: