.R.G. CARE extends a warm welcome for its next edition of the
Chennai ART symposium (CART 2015).
Y.R.G. CARE is a non-profit medical and research institution in Chennai which provides medical care for more than 20,000 persons
with HIV disease. Currently more than 12000 persons are receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy at Y.R.G. CARE.
Y.R.G. CARE conducts several clinical, epidemiological, psychosocial and biomedical research studies in collaboration with National Institutes of Health-US; Brown University, RI; University of California-San Diego, CA; Tufts University, MA; Johns Hopkins University, MD; Stanford University, CA; University of California-San Francisco, CA; Emory University, GA; Rush University, IL; McFarlane Institute, Melbourne; Tuberculosis Research Centre/ICMR; National AIDS Research Institute/ICMR; Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai; Ragas Dental College, Chennai and University of Madras. YRGCARE is one of the clinical research site for
Therapeutics Clinical Trials of ACTG/NIH and Prevention Trials of HPTN/NIH
Y.R.G. CARE's Infectious Diseases laboratory is quality assured by CAP, UKNEQAS, NRL, VQA, WHO, NIH and acrediated by NABL. The laboratory has facilities to do HIV diagnosis, CD4 cell count, HIV RNA quantitation, HIV genotyping. YRGCARE laboratory also carries out basic science research and is the regional HIV genotyping laboratory for National Institutes of Health, USA
Y.R.G. CARE has contributed more than 250 original scientific manuscripts to HIV Medicine literature and to develop Treatment
Guidelines for resource limited settings.