• Welcome to Tamil Brahmins forums.

    You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our Free Brahmin Community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

    If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact contact us.

US research facility backs out of IIT-Madras event on cancer after Ramdev is named ch

Status
Not open for further replies.

prasad1

Well-known member
#1
Texas-based research and treatment facility MD Anderson Cancer Center has backed out of an international cancer conference hosted by the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras after yoga guru Ramdev was invited to be the chief guest of the event.

In response to the co-founder of RetractionWatch, a blog, MD Anderson Cancer Center tweeted that it was no longer a sponsor for Thursday’s 7th International Translational Cancer Research Conference at IIT-M. The centre also claimed that its name and logo were being used by the organisers without its permission.

The centre also said that its faculty were involved in the event on “their own personal time”. Varsha Gandhi and Sen Pathak, two faculty members of the MD Anderson Cancer Centre, have been listed as organisers of the event, The New Indian Express reported.

In November 2017, Ramdev had agreed with Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, who had said that cancer was the result of sins committed in the past life. Ramdev has also claimed that yoga could cure the disease.

https://scroll.in/latest/867796/us-...t-on-cancer-after-ramdev-is-named-chief-guest
 
Status
Not open for further replies.
Top