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CSIR Ayurgenomics Unit - TRISUTRA (Translational Research and Innovative Science Through Ayurveda - TRISUTRA) has been functioning at CSIR-Institute of Genomics & Integrative Biology (IGIB), Delhi.
The research focus of the unit is to develop affordable health care solutions through integration of traditional knowledge of Ayurveda, Genomics and Modern Medicine. An inter-disciplinary network centre that would enable cross talk between Ayurveda, modern medicine and genomic science, is being established to achieve its objectives.
The Unit has manifold activities with the following broad objectives such as (a) to conduct research aimed at validation and providing scientific evidence to principles/concepts described in Ayurveda for predictive, personalized and pre-emptive approach to health and diseased conditions; (b) to develop data-base and sample repositories for prospective research studies; (c) to develop inter-disciplinary human resources and (d) to undertake and coordinate translational research for developing affordable health care solutions for diseases of national priority based on Ayurveda. T
he Unit would also strive towards providing scientific credence and global acceptability to Ayurveda, new leads to genomics, create an inter-disciplinary expertise and would also provide marketable leads that would be attractive to health, nutrition and Ayurveda industry.