Siddha Research Institute
Dr. Thomas M. Walter is an Associate Professor at Govt. Siddha Medical College, Palayamkottai where he did both UG &PG. Besides, he is also the Founder, and honorary Chief Consultant of walters Center for Advanced Research in Siddha (WalCAReS), which works for the popularization of AYUSH systems of medicine. He is having more than 20+ years of teaching and research experience. So far he has authored more than 176 research papers which include 9 monographs, 2 Book chapters, 61 Conference proceedings & around 50 peer-reviewed International publications. He is the Founder and Editor-in-chief of Siddha Papers (ISSN 0974-2522) a peer-reviewed online Journal. He is a member of the World Association of Medical Editors (WAME). He also serves as an international evaluator for the National Medical Research Council (NMRC), Ministry of Health, Govt of Singapore, and Georgian National Science Foundation (GNSF), Republic of Georgia.
Honorary Chief Consultant
His uniqueness lies in co-ordinating and motivating Students in research activities which is evident through majority of his publications having UG students as his co-authors. His special research interest includes Experimental Pharmacology, Molecular Biology and Bio-medical Research Ethics. He has taken Siddha to global levels through one of his innovations which was selected among the Top 50 of IIGP (India Innovation Growth Programme 2014) – a DST, Lock-Heed Martin Initiative. He presented his innovation, a herbal drug for Oral cancer at DST, New Delhi and has signed a MOU with a Multi-National Pharma for Technology Transfer. His dedication and contribution to the Siddha medicine and Student community continues with flying colours.
Publication Summary : Total: 176
Research Papers: 99
Book Chapters: 02
Conference papers: 61
Monographs / Data: 09