APPICON 2018

Dear All,
On behalf of the Association of Physiologists and Pharmacologists of India (APPI) along withDepartments of Physiology and Pharmacology, Kasturba Medical College Manipal and Melaka Manipal Medical College,Manipal University,Manipal,Karnatatka,India, I deem it an honour & privilege to wholeheartedly welcome you all to the 64th Annual National Conference of Association of Physiologists and Pharmacologists of India, 2018 [APPICON 2018].This marks a flagship event to celebrate both the 25thanniversary of Manipal University and the 20thanniversary of Melaka Manipal Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal, a grand finale for the 2018 year long celebrations of both the events at Manipal. The theme of APPICON 2018conference is “Advancing horizons of Medical Physiology & Pharmacology in Research and Teaching”.
Medicine and healthcare areundergoing dynamic changes, accelerated by the rapid multiple advances made in these fields ofresearch, boosted by technological upgradation. Thus, it is of paramount importance to address such new challenges and to better equip medical and healthcare professionals towards the fast changing environment. We envisage an array of topics to be explored and deliberated during the conference that will draw on the expertise and experience of renowned speakers from multiple disciplines to explore on questions based on the theme and to illuminate the possibilities and pitfalls for the way forward.
This 3-day conference will provide thought provoking and exciting key note addresses by international scientists, plenary sessions, symposia, webinars,interactive workshops, student forums, panel discussions and free paper presentations. We do hope that you will join us in taking forward these fields of medical and health sciences to newer horizons.
Prof. Kiranmai S Rai,
Professor and Head
Department of Physiology
Melaka Manipal Medical College
Manipal University
Manipal
kiranmai.rai@manipal.edu