Sree Chitra Thirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology
The Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology (SCTIMST), Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India is an Institute of National Importance established in 1974 by Government of Kerala. Now, it is an autonomous Institute with National Importance under the administrative control of the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.
The Institute focuses on patient care, technology development of industrial significance and health research studies of social relevance. The stress is on development of facilities such as interventional radiology, cardiac electro-physiology, pre-surgical evaluation and surgery for epilepsy, microsurgery and deep brain stimulation for movement disorders, new biomedical devices and products, evaluation of medical devices to global specifications, new academic programmes and global public health networks.
The Institute has a dedicated team of clinicians, scientists and engineers devoted to biomedical research and developing technologies in health care with emphasis on cardiovascular and neurological diseases.