The need a different Medical University in Tamilnadu solely to manage restorative instruction and research at Under graduate, Post graduate and Doctoral level was distinctly felt for over a time of years and was under thought of the State Government since 1980. The State Government delegated a High Level Committee comprising of Dr. A. Venugopal, Dr. M. Natarajan and Dr. S. Kameswaran to go into all parts of setting up a different Medical University and make appropriate suggestions to the State Government. This is the main Medical University in Tamil Nadu fit for conceding association to new establishments under Government or Self-financing in Medical, Dental, Indian Medicine/Homeopathy and Allied Health Sciences(Pharmacy, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Occupational treatment and so on.) and granting degrees under a solitary umbrella to keep up uniform and exclusive expectations of training. Until 1988, all degrees of Health Sciences were granted by the University of Madras. The University additionally advances examine and spread learning picked up in this way. The University has been announced qualified by the UGC u/s 12(B) of the UGC Act 1956 for getting focal help. (UGC letter No. F.9-14/2007 [CPP-I] dt 12.3.2008).
Department of Immunology
The department was established in 1998 with the following Objectives o Research and Training Activities
Department has state of art equipments for sophisticated tests like serology and molecular methods of diagnosis, transplant immunology. Basic equipments for all the immunological parameters are available in the dept. Elisa technique is being routinely used for screening tests.