Indian Institute of Science

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) is India's premier institute for advanced research and higher education. With over 40 departments and centres under six major divisions, the institute offers PhD, Master's and Bachelor of Science programs in all science and engineering disciplines. IISc is consistently ranked as India's top university in global and national rankings. The institute recently secured the 8th position among the world's Best Small Universities in the Times Higher Education rankings 2017. IISc is renowned for its academic freedom, and emphasis on innovative, interdisciplinary research. Faculty members and alumni have made pioneering contributions to the country's defense, atomic energy, space and other science and technology programmes. In the last 100 years, the Institute's faculty members have together won the largest number of awards and honors in the country.

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Indian Institute of Science (IISc), CV Raman Avenue, Bangalore - 560012, India
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http://www.iisc.ac.in/

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Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Scientists identify potential early biomarker for Alzheimer's disease

One of the first clear signs of the onset of Alzheimer's disease is the loss of short-term memory, the ability to remember recent events. However, scientists believe that changes in the brain begin decades before clinicians ...

Medications

A novel drug delivery system for controlled release of aspirin

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the Indian Institute of Science has designed a novel chemical compound that can be tailored to release aspirin over a desired duration inside the body. It also has several advantages ...