BMT Wing engages in advanced research and development in the following areas.
Controlled drug delivery for targeted delivery of drugs and vaccines
Diagnostic kits for cardiovascular, neurological and genetic diseases
Surface modification for improved compatibility and infection resistance
Polymer composites for various medical applications
The wing also provides specialised diagnostic services clinicians on the following areas.
Evaluation of thrombotic tendency in patients with cardiovascular diseases
Identification of genes involved in development of neuronal hyper activation and develop early diagnostic markers.
Development of bioactive ceramics materials for use in orthopedic surgery
Development of blood handling devices like centrifugal blood pumps and blood concentrators
Linkages have been developed with international groups working in this area through various exchange programmes supported by the British Council, JSPS of Japan and the DST-DAAD (Indo-German). International collaborative projects from agencies like the Indo-French Centre for Promotion of Advanced Research have been successfully carried out.