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Nano-based corneal stem cell transplant gets Japanese patent: NCRM

Chennai, Jan 22 (UNI): The Corneal endothelial precursor cell
transplantation methodology, employing a Nanocomposite gel
sheet, has been awarded a Japanese patent to Nichi-in Centre
for Regenerative Medicine (NCRM) and their Japanese
collaborators.
This patent, when licensed to interested institutes,
would help a large number of patients suffering from
standalone corneal endothelial diseases, recover from
visual morbidities, said Yoshio Morozumi, Chairman
of Nichi-In from Tokyo, Japan.
''Our finding gives a new hope to such patients, as
it is now considered that there is no treatment available
for regenerating the damaged corneal endothelial cells,
except to do a corneal transplantation either fully or
partially, which again is marred by the shortage of
donor-corneas'', he said, according to a NCRM release
here today.
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01 Nov 2019 | 6:21 PM

Tokyo, Nov 1 (UNI) Nearly seven decades after it was first shown in Japan, Akira Kurosawa's internationally acclaimed movie, 'Rashomon', has been screened at the 32nd Tokyo International Film Festival in a new digitally restored version in 4K resolution.

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IFFI to focus on Asian Films

IFFI to focus on Asian Films

30 Oct 2019 | 5:05 PM

New Delhi, Oct 30 (UNI) Year 2019 marks the 50th year of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa which takes place from November 20- 28 and is often counted amongst one of the earliest film festivals of the Asian continent.

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32nd Tokyo International Film Festival Opens in new Japanese era

32nd Tokyo International Film Festival Opens in new Japanese era

28 Oct 2019 | 6:30 PM

Tokyo, Oct 28 (UNI) The latest instalment of the world's longest running film series starring the same actor today kicked off the 32nd edition of the Tokyo International Film Festival, the first film festival in the new Japanese era that began in May this year with the crowning of a new emperor.

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Conference of young writers on Gandhi from Oct 11

Conference of young writers on Gandhi from Oct 11

07 Oct 2019 | 2:42 PM

New Delhi, Oct 7 (UNI) As a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary, about 50 young writers from across the country will meet and discuss Bapu's life, teachings, contribution through his books.

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Sanya Malhotra joins stellar cast of 'Shakuntala Devi - Human Computer'

Sanya Malhotra joins stellar cast of 'Shakuntala Devi - Human Computer'

22 Sep 2019 | 4:01 PM

New Delhi, Sep 22 (UNI) Known for taking the road less travelled, Sanya Malhotra has always opted for challenging subjects and interesting characters, be it her blockbuster debut film 'Dangal', or other films like 'Pataakha' or 'Badhaai Ho'.

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