7th JPEF Two-Day Annual Global Diabetes Convention offered a platform for Modern medicine doctors, Dietitians, Researchers and Allied healthcare professionals to present their original scientific research conducted in the field of diabetes.
Dr. Parameswaran Ramakrishnan and Dr.Nishanth Dev won prizes for best research abstracts. Dr.Sijo Jose won the best poster award.
Parameswaran Ramakrishnan, M.Sc, Ph.D. (Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA Case Comprehensive Cancer Center) won first prize for the best original research. His research titled ‘Novel Molecular Target and Therapeutics for Autoimmune Diabetes’ was well appreciated.
Original research titled ‘PREVALENCE OF INSULIN RESISTANCE IN NON-OBESE, EUGLYCEMIC AND NORMOTENSIVE FIRST DEGREE RELATIVES OF OBESE INDIVIDUALS’ bagged the second prize in the best original research category. Dr.Nishanth Dev, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India and Dr.Jhuma Sankar, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India were the researchers.
The authors presented their original research at the Oral Abstract Presentation session on the second day of JPEF 2019 and were awarded cash prizes and certificates.
For the first time in JPEF Annual Convention, Poster presentations of selected original research was introduced. Dr.Sijo Jose (Sree Gokulam Medical College, Trivandrum) won the best poster award for his research titled ‘Prevalence and clinical profile of hyperglycemic hyperosmolar state in diabetic patients visiting emergency room in a tertiary care hospital’.
The best 3 original research papers, from among the numerous submissions received, were selected by an expert panel consisting of Dr. A.V.Raveendran (Specialist in Internal Medicine, Badr Al Samaa, Barka, Sultanate of Oman), Dr.Sumesh Raj (Professor Of Medicine, Sree Gokulam Medical College, Trivandrum) and Dr. Jothydev Kesavadev (Managing Trustee, P Kesavadev Trust).