ISRPT Webicon 2020

ISRPT Webicon 2020 was conducted by the Department of Pharmacology, Teerthanker Mahaveer Medical College & Research Center, Moradabad under the aegis of Indian Society for Rational Pharmacotherapeutics (ISRPT) an online e-conference was held on 10th October 2020.

The online platform used for the e-conference was Zoom Cloud Meeting. More than 250 delegates participated in this E-conference from all parts of the Country. The theme for the conference was Evidence-Based Medicine: Potential Treatment Targets for Covid-19. This one-day E-conference also had a free E-poster and paper presentation. The Speakers were renowned Pharmacologist for the conference who had representation pan India. The Panel of Speakers for the E-conference included Prof. (Dr.) S P Dhaneria (Prof & Head, AIIMS, Raipur); Dr. Shubhadeep Sinha (Sr. Vice President – Hetero Drugs); Dr. Sushil Sharma (Additional Prof & Head, AIIMS, Manglagiri); Dr. Sandip Mukhopadhyay (Assistant Professor, Burdawan Medical College, West Bengal); Prof. (Dr.) Sandeep Kaushal (Prof & Head, DMCH, Ludhiana) and Prof. (Dr.) Prithpal Singh Matreja (Prof & Head, TMMC&RC, Moradabad).

The Topic of speakers included Overview & Status of Hydroxychloroquine in Covid-19; Is Remdesivir the Answer?; Favipravir – The other option; Are we looking for Biologics?; Other Current Treatment Options; and How far are the Vaccines? The entire topic was thoroughly discussed and well accepted by all delegates, who found the topic to be quite effective and appreciated the unique learning experience during these times.

The second half of the day was devoted to E-poster and paper Presentation which was conducted in three parallel sessions. There were two sessions for paper presentation and one session for e-poster presentation. All the sessions were judged by eminent faculty and Pharmacologists. There were 46 e-poster presentation and 41 paper presentations.

The winners for the e-poster presentation were: First – Dr. Kamyani Dighe (IMC, Indore); Second - Dr. Insha e-rab (AIIMS, Patna) and Dr. Watsala Singh (PJNMC, Raipur) and Third – Dr. ArzanVazifdar (TNMC, Mumbai). The winners of Paper Presentation – I was: First – Dr. Manju Agarwal (PJNMC, Raipur) and Dr. Naina Sherawat (TMMC&RC, Moradabad); Second –Dr. Mohit Kher (LHMC, Delhi) and Third – Dr. Devesh Pandey (UPUMS, Saifai). The winners for Paper Presentation-II were: First-Dr. C Zorampari (LHMC, Delhi); Second – Dr. Shreya Gupta (PGIMS, Rohtak) and Third – Dr. Dhyuti Gupta (AIIMS, Raipur). This was a unique learning experience for the participants.

The E-conference was a unique learning experience for all the delegates and was quite effectively concluded by dispatch of abstract book and certificates to all the participants.

The organizing committee had strived really hard to put up a wonderful scientific program for all under the dynamic leadership of Shri. Suresh Jain Ji (Chancellor, TMU); Shri Manish Jain Ji, (Group Vice Chairman, TMU); Prof. Raghubir Singh (Officiating VC, TMU); Shri Abhishek Kapoor Ji (Director –Administration); Prof. (Dr.) Shyamoli Dutta (Principal, TMMC&RC); Prof. (Dr.) Ajay Pant (Medical Superintendent, TMMC&RC); Prof. (Dr.) S K Jain(Vice-Principal, Head, Dept. of Anatomy); Prof. (Dr.) N Huda (Add Dean Academic & Head, Dept. of Orthopedics) and Prof. (Dr.) V K Singh (Deputy MS, & Head of Medicine).

The E-conference was also supported by Stalwarts from ISRPT – Prof. (Dr.) C D Tripathi, Prof. (Dr.) V M Motghare, Prof. (Dr.) R Raveendran, Prof (Dr.) H S Rehan, Prof. (Dr.) Ashok Dubey, Prof (Dr.) Sandeep Kaushal, Prof (Dr.) Suhrita Paul, Prof(Dr.) Dinesh Kansal, Prof (Dr.) Rangeel Singh, Prof (Dr.) Sunita Singh, Prof (Dr.) J Bajaj, Prof (Dr.) Surabhi Gupta and Dr. Nitin Gaikwad.

The support received from faculty of TMMC&RC, Moradabad – Prof. (Dr.) R Najam, Prof (Dr. S Awasthi, Prof(Dr.) U Farooq, Prof (Dr.) ShrutiChandak, Prof(Dr.) RohitVarshney, Prof (Dr.) N K Singh and Prof. (Dr.) J B Kumar was immense and the success for the e-conference lies in the ever availability of all.

The entire Department of Pharmacology consisting of Dr. Shilpa Patrick, Dr. Preeti Singh, Dr. Ruchi Chaudhary, Mr. Lalendra Yadav, Mr. Pawan and Mr. Tarun all put in the effort for the success of the E-Conference.