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To all relevant universities and research institutes

Collaborative medical research

As the premier medical research institution in the country we co-operate with other state and non-state sector organizations, locally and internationally. MRI has expertise and logistic facilities to carry out advanced research in diversified fields of research including, molecular biology, bio chemistry, pharmacology, virology, bacteriology, mycology, parasitology,  natural products, nutrition, and veterinary science.

We therefore, request you to submit your research interests for collaborative projects related to above and relevant other fields, for consideration. The Research Committee of the MRI shall select the appropriate proposals for further collaboration.

Kindly send the research interests/concept papers/pre-proposals from your institution to be reached the MRI as soon as possible.


Medical Research Institute



MRI is equipped with a number of medical professionals specialized in different specialties namely chemical pathology, bacteriology, histo-pathology, haematology,  human nutrition, immunology, mycology, parasitology, pharmacology  virology etc. There medical professionals are qualified with five year basic medical degree from  recognized universities with postgraduate qualifications. Among the medical professionals there are medical officers under the consultants in respective units to assists and do research. Some of those medical officers are postgraduate qualified.

There are supportive ancillary sections such and animal center headed by a veterinary surgeons. These veterinary surgeons are qualified with basic veterinary degree( DVM) with postgraduate qualifications.  Another ancillary staff to assists medical professionals doing medical research are research officers. They are holding basic science degree of three years and some are qualifies with postgraduate MSc.    

With access to the resources of MRI including the Schools of MLT and Entomology,  enables close interactions between physicians, laboratory consultants  , scientists in different specialties, between basic science and clinical care, between sociology, medicine and technology.